Average Experienced Software Engineer with Linux Skills Salary in Houston, Texas

$116,624
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$8,650
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The average salary for an Experienced Software Engineer with Linux skills in Houston, Texas is $116,624.
10%
$72k
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$117k
90%
$165k
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$72k - $165k
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$2k - $13k
Total Pay
$73k - $179k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include C++ Programming Language, JavaScript, .NET, SQL 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 $68,163 based on 7 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,965 based on 34 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,476 based on 10 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 17.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (7.6% more) and San Francisco, California (6.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (17.4% less), Huntsville, Alabama (10.9% less) and San Diego, California (5.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 51 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.7%
Early Career
66.7%
Mid Career
19.6%