A Principal Software Engineer in Austin, Texas earns an average salary of $129,325 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

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$100,488 - $150,408  
   
Bonus
$979 - $20,203  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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$104,556 - $155,054  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 55

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About Austin, Texas

Travis County, Texas
931,840
Male:
475,718 (51.1%)
Female:
456,122 (48.9%)
Austin (/ˈɒstᵻn, ˈɔː-/) is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County. It is the 11th-most populated city in the U.S and the 4th-most populated in Texas. It is the fastest growing of the 50 largest US cities and the second largest state capital city in the United States after Phoenix, Arizona. As of June 1, 2016, Austin had a population of 931,830 (U.S. Census Bureau estimate). Located in Central Texas in the foothills of Texas Hill Country, the city is home to numerous lakes, rivers, and waterways including Lady Bird Lake, Barton Springs, McKinney Falls, the Colorado River, Lake Travis, and Lake Walter E. Long. It is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock metropolitan area, which had an estimated population of 2,010,860 as of June 1, 2016. In the 1830s, pioneers began to settle the area in central Austin along the Colorado...
Austin:
$62,250
Texas:
$55,653
$1,139
Austin:
$282,700
Texas:
$152,000
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Key Stats for Principal Software Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
070
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
71%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%


National Average
$134,000

Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries

C# Programming Language
up arrow 8%

.NET
up arrow 7%

Java
up arrow 6%

Linux
up arrow 4%

Java/J2EE
0%

National Average
$134,000

Software Architecture
up arrow 2%

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
up arrow 2%

Web Development
up arrow 3%

JavaScript
up arrow 3%

C
up arrow 7%

Software Development
up arrow 9%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 9%

C#
up arrow 11%

C++
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
71%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 93%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
dental benefits
None: 2%
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