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Electrical engineer salary in Houston, TX

How much does an Electrical Engineer make in Houston, TX?

Average base salary

as national average
Average $95,901
Low $66,845
High $137,586
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a electrical engineer is $95,901 per year in Houston, TX. 406 salaries reported, updated at June 6, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in Houston, TX

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1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Electrical Engineers in Houston, TX

  1. McDermott
    2,706 reviews8 salaries reported
    $246,291per year
  2. $174,188per year
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Highest paying cities for Electrical Engineers near Houston, TX

  1. West Lake Hills, TX
    $111,657 per year
    555 salaries reported
  2. Baytown, TX
    $106,873 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. San Antonio, TX
    $103,154 per year
    48 salaries reported
  1. Fort Worth, TX
    $98,742 per year
    80 salaries reported
  2. Austin, TX
    $96,576 per year
    118 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $95,901 per year
    406 salaries reported
  1. Dallas, TX
    $94,686 per year
    134 salaries reported
  2. Plano, TX
    $89,171 per year
    12 salaries reported
  3. Allen, TX
    $69,490 per year
    627 salaries reported
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Where can an Electrical Engineer earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Electrical Engineers

Top skills
Systems Analysis
Top fields of study
Architectural Engineering Degree
Top licenses
Professional Engineer

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
28 jobs47
696 jobs1,271
19 jobs25
130 jobs271
197 jobs278
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Most common benefits for Electrical Engineers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Adoption assistance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock ownership plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Pet insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness program
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 626 ratings

59% of Electrical Engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Houston, TX?


3,851 job openings

Average $96,957 per year

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Common questions about salaries for an Electrical Engineer

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