Engineering Technician in Houston, Texas Salary

An Engineering Technician in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $58,544 per year. A skill in Data Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.

$42,008 - $98,166
$42K
$60K
$98K
MEDIAN: $59,884
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50%
90%

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$14.10 - $31.79
$14
$21
$32
MEDIAN: $20.85
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$0$98K
Salary $42,008 - $98,166
Bonus $0.00 - $14,075
Profit Sharing $250.00
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,661 - $88,885
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 34
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $14.10 - $31.79
Overtime $21.95 - $46.56
Annual Data $0$88K
Bonus $0.00 - $14,075
Profit Sharing $250.00
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,661 - $88,885
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 36

Job Description for Engineering Technician

An engineering technician's primary task is assisting engineers or scientists, with specific duties usually depending on the technician's field of specialization. Engineering technicians primarily play three roles: support, diagnostics, and maintenance. However, the actual requirements and duties vary widely and include creative tasks such as aiding in product or tool design. Other duties may include maintaining assembly or manufacturing systems, assessing and controlling production quality, diagnosing flaws, and conducting repairs.

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Engineering Technician Tasks

  • Maintain equipment, including ordering parts and directing or performing preventative and repair maintenance as needed.
  • Maintain logs and write reports of activity results and equipment maintenance.
  • Create and review technical drawings, blueprints, schematics or specifications.
  • Operate instruments, track test results, and troubleshoot when problems arise.

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

Engineering Technician Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Engineering Technician

Pay by Experience for an Engineering Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Engineering Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 35 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Engineering Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Engineering Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 12 salaries. An Engineering Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 12 salaries.

Key Stats for Engineering Technician

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Engineering Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
$59,000

▼4%

▼6%

Skills That Affect Engineering Technician Salaries

▲13%

Systems Troubleshooting
▲8%


Troubleshooting
▲5%

Microsoft Word
▲4%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲3%

Microsoft Office
▲2%

Maintenance
▲1%

National Average
$59,000

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼2%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▼7%

AutoCAD
▼14%

autodesk autocad
▼20%

Test Engineering
▼21%

Technical Analysis
▼28%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼32%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
no benefits
None: 11%