Average Experienced Software Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

$100,435
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$7,816
Bonus
$10,000
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The average salary for an Experienced Software Engineer in Houston, Texas is $100,435.
10%
$74k
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$100k
90%
$148k
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Salary
$74k - $148k
Bonus
$1k - $25k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $18k
Total Pay
$77k - $162k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,901 based on 83 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,933 based on 285 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,273 based on 132 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $107,924.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 42.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (33.8% more) and Seattle, Washington (21.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 521 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.9%
Early Career
54.7%
Mid Career
25.3%
Late Career
4.0%