Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Houston, Texas Salary

A Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $70,958 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Java is associated with high pay for this job.

$54,184 - $91,517
(Median)
$54K
$71K
$92K
MEDIAN: $70,957
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$10.77 - $53.64
(Median)
$11
$22
$54
MEDIAN: $22.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$54,184 - $91,517  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,826  
Profit Sharing
$2,800  
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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$50,048 - $94,397  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 75
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$10.77 - $53.64  
   
Overtime
$16.90  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,826  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,800  
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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$50,048 - $94,397  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Experience Affects Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$71,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Java
up arrow 18%

National Average
$71,000

JavaScript
up arrow 1%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 6%

C#
up arrow 11%

.NET
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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