Electrical Engineer Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for electrical engineers in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of electrical engineers among Texas areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Electrical Engineers in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,970
25th Percentile Wage
$78,800
50th Percentile Wage
$98,400
75th Percentile Wage
$124,760
90th Percentile Wage
$155,540

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical engineers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $155,540. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $98,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $65,970.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31.72
25th Percentile Wage
$37.88
50th Percentile Wage
$47.31
75th Percentile Wage
$59.98
90th Percentile Wage
$74.78

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for electrical engineers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $74.78. The median hourly salary is $47.31. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31.72.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of electrical engineers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201698,400-0.23%10.74%
201598,6303.12%-
201495,5503.99%-
201391,7404.26%-
201287,830--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Electrical Engineers in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of electrical engineers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electrical engineers in state of Texas ranges from $58,290 to $116,640. The highest paying area for electrical engineers in Texas is Beaumont-Port Arthur with a median annual salary of $116,640. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos (mean annual salary $114,330). The lowest paying area is Abilene with a median annual salary of $58,290.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$116,640
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$114,330
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$100,440
Corpus Christi
$100,150
Longview
$99,260
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$98,150
Tyler
$97,730
Victoria
$97,460
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$95,080
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$93,910
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$93,880
Fort Worth-Arlington
$93,670
Odessa
$90,880
Brownsville-Harlingen
$90,390
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$88,790
Lubbock
$84,930
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$82,220
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$80,030
Midland
$78,910
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$74,920
El Paso
$72,150
College Station-Bryan
$70,560
Abilene
$58,290


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