Software Engineer in Houston, Texas Salary

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Houston, Texas is $78,021 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$52,625 - $106,433
$53K
$77K
$110K
MEDIAN: $76,940
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50%
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$15.10 - $61.28
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$34
$61
MEDIAN: $33.77
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$0$112K
Salary $52,625 - $106,433
Bonus $514 - $13,293
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $15,659
Total Pay (?
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$53,018 - $112,235
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 238
Hourly Data $0$64
Hourly Rate $15.10 - $61.28
Overtime $49.67
Annual Data $0$112K
Bonus $514 - $13,293
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $15,659
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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$53,018 - $112,235
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

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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
4.0%

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Software Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 135 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 79 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 55 salaries. A Software Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

▲32%

▲19%

▲10%

National Average
$77,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

SQL
▲8%

▲8%

C
▲7%


▲5%

▲5%

C++
▲1%



National Average
$77,000

▼2%

▼3%


C#
▼4%

▼7%

▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 7%
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