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Average Salary for BMC Software, Inc. Employees

Operating out of Houston, Texas, software development company BMC Software, Inc. employs talent in positions ranging from Finance Analyst to Senior Database Administrator. BMC Software, Inc. generally pays its employees $89K annually. Where you live primarily drives compensation; however, your job title and how long you've been working are also reported as secondary influences on salary at BMC Software, Inc. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

BMC Software, Inc. typically pays:
above market

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Employer: BMC Software, Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Finance Analyst (3)
$35,440 - $70,237  
[-]Finance Analyst (3)
Salary$37,297 - $67,535  
Bonus$854 - $7,923  
Total Pay$35,440 - $70,237  
[+]Information Technology (IT) Consultant (2)
$48,167 - $147,078  
[+]Information Technology (IT) Consultant (2)
Total Pay$48,167 - $147,078  
[+]Recruiting Coordinator (2)
$28,586 - $61,358  
[+]Recruiting Coordinator (2)
Total Pay$28,586 - $61,358  
[+]Business Development Representative (2)
$35,553 - $101,949  
[+]Business Development Representative (2)
Salary$35,429 - $78,034  
Total Pay$35,553 - $101,949  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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BMC Software, Inc. Details

Houston, Texas 77042


Software Development


BMC Software

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Median pay is highest in San Jose ($137K per year), followed by Boston ($121K), Austin (around $112K), and Chicago (approximately $88K). On the lower end is Houston at about $68K. Across its U.S. offices, the state of New Jersey pays BMC Software, Inc. the most — $138K annually on average.


The highest average salaries go to Senior Software Engineers, who bring in close to $120K, though Senior Counsels are not far behind at $113K along with Information Technology Project Managers (approximately $95K) and Senior Database Administrators ($77K). Finance Analysts make around $53K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Years of Experience

Once employees enter the five- to ten-year zone, average salaries hits the about $83K mark. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make $60K. By and large, the biggest segment of BMC Software, Inc.'s workforce (31 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and take home $116K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ITIL Leaders have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $105K. Certified Public Accountant s also rank high on the pay scale, with expected earnings of about $99K annually. At BMC Software, Inc., employees who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) receive the highest salaries at approximately $125K.


The best paying skill to have in this role appears to be Project Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $110K. A relatively widespread skill at BMC Software, Inc. is Microsoft Excel; just under one-fifth of employees use it for work. Financial Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Data Analysis are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at BMC Software, Inc.; the company rewards only 29 percent with paid vacation time and only a fifth of workers with sick leave. Almost all employees save for retirement through BMC Software, Inc.'s 401(k) plan. For a solid majority of workers, benefits include health insurance, and most workers get dental coverage, too. Other privileges include a company cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, and free drinks.

Key Stats

28 %
72 %
$67,793 - $114,280
$52,976 - $124,748
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

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