Principal Software Engineer Salary in Austin, Texas

A Principal Software Engineer in Austin, Texas earns an average salary of $119,984 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$94,604 - $143,138
(Median)
$95K
$120K
$140K
MEDIAN: $119,984
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$94,604 - $143,138  
   
Bonus
$2,919 - $17,452  
Profit Sharing
$1,017 - $5,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$97,867 - $151,958  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 85

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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer in Austin, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$125,000

Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer in Austin, Texas Salaries

Software Architecture
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Linux
up arrow 9%

Web Development
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JavaScript
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Java
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National Average
$125,000

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Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
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Software Development
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C++
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C#
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 99% dental benefits Dental: 94%
vision benefits Vision: 87% employee benefits None: 1%