Average Early-Career Software Engineer with Linux Skills Salary in Houston, Texas

$71,965
Avg. Salary
$2,500
Bonus
$1,017
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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Engineer with Linux skills in Houston, Texas is $71,965.
10%
$56k
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$72k
90%
$92k
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Salary
$56k - $92k
Bonus
$375 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$54k - $98k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in C# Programming Language, JavaScript, Java and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,476 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $116,165 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 57.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (54.2% more) and New York, New York (37.1% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 25 survey responses.
Entry Level
28.0%
Mid Career
40.0%
Experienced
32.0%