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Aerospace Engineer Salary Information in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas

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 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Aerospace Engineers in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of aerospace engineers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$126,980
7.74% 7.99%
2016
$117,150
0.94% -
2015
$116,050
-0.95% -
2014
$117,150
0.26% -
2013
$116,850
0.01% -
2012
$116,840
- -

Table 3. Compare Aerospace Engineer Salary in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown with Other Texas Cities

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
$126,980
Fort Worth-Arlington
$119,890
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$115,460
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$114,430
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$112,000
Corpus Christi
$111,560
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$110,640
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$109,440
Waco
$96,930
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$80,080



See also: Top paying jobs in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas.