Systems Software Developers Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for systems software developers in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of systems software developers among Texas areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Systems Software Developers in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$64,600
25th Percentile Wage
$84,700
50th Percentile Wage
$107,340
75th Percentile Wage
$131,960
90th Percentile Wage
$162,150

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for systems software developers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $162,150. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $107,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $64,600.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of systems software developers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$107,340
3.73% 11.70%
2016
$103,340
1.96% -
2015
$101,310
3.39% -
2014
$97,880
1.05% -
2013
$96,850
2.14% -
2012
$94,780
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Systems Software Developers in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of systems software developers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of systems software developers in state of Texas ranges from $48,560 to $122,140. The highest paying area for systems software developers in Texas is Amarillo with a median annual salary of $122,140. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Fort Worth-Arlington (mean annual salary $115,400). The lowest paying area is El Paso with a median annual salary of $48,560.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Amarillo
$122,140
Fort Worth-Arlington
$115,400
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$114,250
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$110,830
Waco
$109,390
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$108,590
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$107,270
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$104,530
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$103,030
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$102,310
Odessa
$101,410
Corpus Christi
$101,150
Longview
$98,430
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$97,620
Sherman-Denison
$96,820
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$92,830
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$92,140
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$92,100
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$88,580
Brownsville-Harlingen
$87,520
Midland
$82,150
Abilene
$81,950
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$79,250
Tyler
$77,610
College Station-Bryan
$67,590
Lubbock
$64,530
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$61,470
El Paso
$48,560




Related:

💰 Highest paying cities for systems software developers

💰 Highest paying industries for systems software developers.