Average Mid-Career Mechanical Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

$84,273
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,068
Bonus
$2,549
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas is $84,273.
10%
$67k
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$84k
90%
$110k
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$67k - $110k
Bonus
$987 - $17k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $8k
Total Pay
$68k - $119k

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

Skills in Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, SolidWorks and Engineering Design.

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 $66,394 based on 147 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,410 based on 461 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,521 based on 124 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 3.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (0.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (8.0% less), Denver, Colorado (5.7% less) and New York, New York (4.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 790 survey responses.
Entry Level
18.6%
Early Career
58.4%
Experienced
15.7%
Late Career
7.3%