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
(Median)
$48K
$67K
$100K
MEDIAN: $67,297
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90%

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$14.54 - $82.92
(Median)
$15
$48
$83
MEDIAN: $47.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,969 - $100,047  
   
Bonus
$974 - $19,627  
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $14,795  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$47,301 - $107,982  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 192
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$14.54 - $82.92  
   
Overtime
$75.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$974 - $19,627  
   
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $14,795  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$47,301 - $107,982  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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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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