Mechanical Engineer salary in Houston, TX

Average salary
$87,500/yr
Based on 191 income tax records
$33,000
$171,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$69K
 
$88K
 
$99K
 
$127K
$33,000
$171,500
How much do Mechanical Engineers make?
The average total salary for a Mechanical Engineer is $87,500 per year. This is based on data from 191 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Mechanical Engineer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Mechanical Engineer salary can vary between $33,000 to $171,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Mechanical Engineer salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Schlumberger, Harris County, TX
10 income tax records
$116,500/yr
$73K – $150K
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ExxonMobil, Harris County, TX
11 income tax records
$114,000/yr
$91K – $253K

Mechanical Engineer demographics in Houston, TX

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54% are single
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46% are married
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27% have kids
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41% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Mechanical Engineers in Houston, TX

191 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a mechanical engineer in Houston, TX is $87,500 per year. Mechanical engineer salaries in Houston, TX can vary between $33,000 to $171,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 191 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as mechanical engineer.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for mechanical engineers near Houston, TX: Lake Charles, LA ($130,500 a year), Richmond, TX ($124,000 a year), and Sugar Land, TX ($115,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.