Average Production Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

$101,042
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,136
Bonus
$3,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Production Engineer in Houston, Texas is $101,042.
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$75k
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$101k
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$143k
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MEDIAN $101,042
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Salary
$75k - $143k
Bonus
$4k - $29k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $6k
Total Pay
$74k - $163k

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Job Description for Production Engineer

Production Engineer Tasks
  • Assist in process hazard analysis and drive resulting action items to completion.
  • Perform training to operators on new processes.
  • Modify and update all Safety Information and procedures.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement.

Popular Employer Salaries for Production Engineer

Career Paths

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Production Engineer
Process Engineer
Petroleum Engineer
Manufacturing Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Production Engineer

Skills in Well Production Engineering and Production Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Chemical Process Engineering, Engineering Design and Process Improvement.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Engineer

An entry-level Production Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $76,993 based on 10 salaries. An early career Production Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,798 based on 49 salaries. A mid-career Production Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $117,491 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Production Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $132,257 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $125,000.
Employees with Production Engineer in their job title in Midland, Texas earn an average of 8.1% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (34.7% less), Denver, Colorado (24.8% less) and Chicago, Illinois (24.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 114 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.8%
Early Career
43.0%
Mid Career
33.3%
Experienced
10.5%
Late Career
4.4%