A Software Developer in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $67,298 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Microsoft SQL Server and ASP. NET Framework.

$47,969 - $100,047
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$48K
$67K
$100K
MEDIAN: $67,297
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$14.54 - $82.92
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$15
$48
$83
MEDIAN: $47.00
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,969 - $100,047  
   
Bonus
$974 - $19,627  
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $14,795  
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$47,301 - $107,982  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 192
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$14.54 - $82.92  
   
Overtime
$75.00  
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$974 - $19,627  
   
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $14,795  
Total Pay (?
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$47,301 - $107,982  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
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
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Pay by Experience Level for Software Developer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Software Developer Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 27%


National Average
$70,000


Skills That Affect Software Developer Salaries



SQL
up arrow 6%

Linux
up arrow 4%

ASP.NET
up arrow 3%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 3%

.NET
up arrow 3%

National Average
$70,000

C#
up arrow 2%

JavaScript
up arrow 2%

C++
up arrow 3%

Java
up arrow 3%

PL/SQL
up arrow 3%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 4%

Python
up arrow 5%

up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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