How much does a Software Engineer III make in Houston, TX? The average Software Engineer III salary in Houston, TX is $115,371 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $105,230 and $125,834. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Software Engineer III

Software Engineer III designs and develops software applications. Performs coding, debugging, testing and troubleshooting throughout the application development process. Being a Software Engineer III may direct a few junior level software engineers. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Software Engineer III typically reports to a manager. The Software Engineer III contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. To be a Software Engineer III typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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About Houston, Texas    Houston is located 165 miles (266 km) east of Austin, 88 miles (142 km) west of the Louisiana border, and 250 miles (400 km) south of Dallas. The city....More

Houston, Texas  area prices were up 2.3% from a year ago    View the Cost of Living in Houston, Texas

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