Average Early-Career Mechanical Engineer with Engineering Design Skills Salary in Houston, Texas

$73,199
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,080
Bonus
$1,973
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The average salary for an Early-Career Mechanical Engineer with Engineering Design skills in Houston, Texas is $73,199.
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$58k
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$89k
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$58k - $89k
Bonus
$789 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$972 - $10k
Total Pay
$57k - $92k

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

Skills in Microsoft Excel and Computer Aided Design (CAD) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft Office and SolidWorks.

Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer

An entry-level Mechanical Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $69,308 based on 47 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,547 based on 191 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,394 based on 55 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $120,079.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 16.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (1.8% more) and Seattle, Washington (0.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (7.0% less), New York, New York (5.0% less) and San Diego, California (2.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 312 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.1%
Mid Career
61.2%
Experienced
17.6%
Late Career
6.1%