Average Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

$66,504
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,867
Bonus
$3,000
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas is $66,504.
10%
$51k
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$67k
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$87k
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$51k - $87k
Bonus
$970 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$571 - $10k
Total Pay
$47k - $91k

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer

An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $73,410 based on 467 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,552 based on 327 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,716 based on 122 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $119,177.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 4.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (0.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (10.9% less), Chicago, Illinois (9.5% less) and Dallas, Texas (7.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 977 survey responses.
Early Career
47.8%
Mid Career
33.5%
Experienced
12.5%
Late Career
6.2%