$71,539
Avg. Salary
$23.90
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$3,082

Profit Sharing

$1,983

The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas is $23.90 per hour.

The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas is $71,539 per year.

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MEDIAN $24
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MEDIAN $71,539
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$0$96K
Salary $53,638 - $92,051
Bonus $324 - $11,796
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,243
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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$50,441 - $96,634
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 547
Hourly Data $0$60
Hourly Rate $14.30 - $38.52
Overtime $20.43 - $60.91
Annual Data $0$96K
Bonus $324 - $11,796
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,243
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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$50,441 - $96,634
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 48

Job Description for Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical engineers participate in the planning and manufacturing of new products by performing engineering duties and developing, designing and testing mechanical devices. Job requirements include either a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering, a master of science in engineering, or a related degree. The EIT exam, membership in a professional society and specific industry-related certifications may also be encouraged or required.

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Mechanical Engineer Tasks

  • Estimates time and cost to complete projects.
  • Researches designs and makes recommendations based on appearance, safety, budget, and function.
  • Performs engineering duties; develops, designs, and tests mechanical devices.
  • Writes technical reports, handbooks, and bulletins for use by staff or customers.

Popular Employer Salaries for Mechanical Engineer

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%

Mechanical Engineer Job Listings

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 85 votes.
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
14%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

ANSYS
▲5%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
▲5%

Project Management
▲5%


ANSYS Simulation Software
▲4%

Matlab
▲3%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▲2%

C++
▲2%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%


Microsoft Word
▼0%

AutoDesk
▼0%

National Average
$72,000


▼2%

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 10%