Average Salary for BMC Software, Inc. Employees

Houston, Texas-based BMC Software, Inc. hires for positions ranging from Senior Software Engineer to Senior Business Systems Analyst in the software development. Those searching for a six-figure salary consider BMC Software, Inc., where hearty paychecks average $106K. What you do at the company influences pay for BMC Software, Inc. workers the most, followed by where you live and your experience level. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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BMC Software, Inc. Median Salary by Job


Senior Business Systems Analyst
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Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer
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Senior Technical Support Engineer
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Business Intelligence (BI) Analyst
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Information Technology (IT) Manager
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Solutions Architect
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Sr. Unix System Administrator
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  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 46
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About This Company

Houston, Texas 77042


Software Development


BMC Software

Source: Freebase


The highest paychecks go to Senior Software Engineers, who earn an average about $135K per year, closely trailed by Information Technology Managers ($118K), Senior Business Systems Analysts (approximately $111K), and Senior Contracts Managers ($110K). Among the lower-paid positions at BMC Software, Inc. are Technical Writers — the median salary for this role approaches around $55K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($129K annually) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; Santa Clara, Calif. (approximately $120K), the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas (about $93K), and Austin, Texas ($82K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($65K) in New York, N.Y., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, BMC Software, Inc. pays its Florida employees the most; the pay rate there is $134K per year.

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $59K annually. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $86K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (47 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make around $114K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Pragmatic Marketing Certifieds receive bigger paychecks ($125K per year) than those without credentials. On average, salaries rise to $120K annually for accredited Certified ITIL Leaders. BMC Software, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Management — these employees rake in about $148K per year.


Employees who count JavaScript among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $120K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at BMC Software, Inc. is Microsoft Excel, with approximately one in seven considering it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are Project Management, Business Analysis, and Technical Sales.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, BMC Software, Inc. gives paid vacation to a fifth of employees and paid sick leave to 28 percent. A large number of workers report contributing to a 401(k). For most respondents, benefits include health insurance, and a solid majority of employees get dental coverage, too. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment, flexible hours, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for BMC Software, Inc.


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64 %
$65,000 - $122,449
$58,958 - $131,912

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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