Software Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

A Software Engineer in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $73,387 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 Python.

$55,648 - $103,498
(Median)
$56K
$73K
$100K
MEDIAN: $73,386
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$14.20 - $90.60
(Median)
$14
$46
$91
MEDIAN: $45.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,648 - $103,498  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,397  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $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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$55,894 - $109,063  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 337
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$14.20 - $90.60  
   
Overtime
$19.08 - $63.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,397  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $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).
)
$55,894 - $109,063  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Experience Affects Software Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 53%



National Average
$75,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Linux
up arrow 16%

Python
up arrow 10%

C
up arrow 9%

UNIX
up arrow 6%

C++
up arrow 2%

National Average
$75,000

C#
up arrow 1%

Java
up arrow 2%

SQL
up arrow 3%

JavaScript
up arrow 3%

HTML
up arrow 5%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 10%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 10%

up arrow 11%

ASP.NET
up arrow 11%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 7%
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