Software Engineer in Houston, Texas Salary

A Software Engineer in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $75,299 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Linux and UNIX.

$56,592 - $104,060
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$57K
$75K
$100K
MEDIAN: $75,298
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$13.08 - $89.40
(Median)
$13
$39
$89
MEDIAN: $39.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,592 - $104,060  
   
Bonus
$0.50 - $12,308  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $14,544  
Total Pay (?
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$56,834 - $109,834  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 386
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Hourly Rate
$13.08 - $89.40  
   
Hourly Tips
$9.64  
Overtime
$0.21 - $88.08  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.50 - $12,308  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $14,544  
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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$56,834 - $109,834  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%



National Average
$77,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

up arrow 13%

UNIX
up arrow 10%

Python
up arrow 9%

C
up arrow 8%

C++
up arrow 2%

Java
0%

SQL
0%

National Average
$77,000

C#
up arrow 3%

up arrow 5%

Oracle
up arrow 6%


Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 7%

up arrow 8%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 11%

ASP.NET
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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