Average Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary in Houston, Texas

$72,237
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,482
Bonus
$1,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Houston, Texas is $72,237.
10%
$51k
MEDIAN
$72k
90%
$102k
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$51k - $102k
Bonus
$500 - $15k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$50k - $108k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

An entry-level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,906 based on 15 salaries. An early career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,564 based on 37 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,049 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,740 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $130,000.
Employees with Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 52.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (36.8% more) and New York, New York (20.7% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 100 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.0%
Early Career
37.0%
Mid Career
26.0%
Experienced
17.0%
Late Career
5.0%