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Software Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

A Software Engineer in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $72,206 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 C.

$54,984 - $102,237
(Median)
$55K
$72K
$100K
MEDIAN: $72,205
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$14.79 - $81.09
(Median)
$15
$45
$81
MEDIAN: $44.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,984 - $102,237  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,397  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $14,899  
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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$55,276 - $108,381  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 337
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $81.09  
   
Overtime
$19.08 - $63.87  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,397  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $14,899  
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).
)
$55,276 - $108,381  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer in Houston, Texas

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

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Experience Affects Software Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 54%



National Average
$74,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Linux
up arrow 19%

C
up arrow 10%

C++
up arrow 2%

National Average
$74,000

C#
up arrow 1%

Java
up arrow 1%

SQL
up arrow 1%

JavaScript
up arrow 2%

VB.Net
up arrow 2%

HTML
up arrow 4%

UNIX
up arrow 5%

ASP.NET
up arrow 8%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 9%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 9%

up arrow 10%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 7%
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