The annual and hourly salary statistics of aerospace engineers in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of aerospace engineers in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$75,300|
|25th Percentile Wage||$99,340|
|50th Percentile Wage||$126,980|
|75th Percentile Wage||$148,100|
|90th Percentile Wage||$161,890|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for aerospace engineers in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $161,890. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $126,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $75,300.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of aerospace engineers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $126,980, Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown is the highest paying city for aerospace engineers in state of Texas, followed by Fort Worth-Arlington (median annual salary $119,890). In comparison, the median annual salary of aerospace engineers in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown is 5.6 percent (5.6%) higher than that in Fort Worth-Arlington.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown|| |
|Fort Worth-Arlington|| |
|Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington|| |
|North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos|| |
|Corpus Christi|| |
|San Antonio-New Braunfels|| |
|Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood|| |