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 metropolitan 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,010
25th Percentile Wage
$78,580
50th Percentile Wage
$98,490
75th Percentile Wage
$126,190
90th Percentile Wage
$157,460

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 $157,460. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $98,490. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $65,010.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$98,490
0.09% 10.82%
2016
$98,400
-0.23% -
2015
$98,630
3.12% -
2014
$95,550
3.99% -
2013
$91,740
4.26% -
2012
$87,830
- -

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 $60,620 to $108,690. The highest paying area for electrical engineers in Texas is Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos with a median annual salary of $108,690. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Sherman-Denison (mean annual salary $104,120). The lowest paying area is Abilene with a median annual salary of $60,620.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$108,690
Sherman-Denison
$104,120
Amarillo
$101,420
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$100,110
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$99,090
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$98,230
Victoria
$97,460
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$97,440
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$96,790
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$96,780
Corpus Christi
$96,730
Wichita Falls
$94,560
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$93,960
Fort Worth-Arlington
$91,870
Longview
$91,490
Odessa
$90,880
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$90,800
Brownsville-Harlingen
$90,390
Waco
$89,560
Lubbock
$85,890
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$84,580
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$84,540
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$84,190
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$82,220
Midland
$78,910
Tyler
$77,630
El Paso
$73,160
College Station-Bryan
$68,540
Abilene
$60,620




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