A Computer Programmer in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $57,627 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. A skill in C# is associated with high pay for this job.

$40,547 - $77,423
(Median)
$41K
$58K
$77K
MEDIAN: $57,627
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$40,547 - $77,423  
   
Bonus
$4,944  
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$33,966 - $76,916  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,264,262
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

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Experience Affects Computer Programmer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

National Average
$56,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Computer Programmer Salaries

C#
up arrow 28%

.NET
up arrow 5%

National Average
$56,000

Java
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
30%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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