Average Computer Programmer Salary in Houston, Texas

$61,013
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$9,826
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$5,000
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The average salary for a Computer Programmer in Houston, Texas is $61,013.
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$48k
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$61k
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$119k
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What Do Computer Programmers Do?

Computer Programmer Tasks
  • Work with designers and content producers.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for server applications.
  • Write code to create multi-threaded, networked server applications.
  • Use source debuggers, program dumps, and performance monitoring tools.
  • Test and document software for server applications.

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What Are Popular Skills for Computer Programmers?

Skills in Java, JavaScript, SQL and HTML are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include C++ Programming Language.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Computer Programmers?

An entry-level Computer Programmer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,685 based on 8 salaries. An early career Computer Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,039 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Computer Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,254 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $103,304.
Employees with Computer Programmer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 31.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (17.8% more) and Chicago, Illinois (10.1% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 35 survey responses.
Entry Level
22.9%
Early Career
40.0%
Mid Career
14.3%
Late Career
22.9%