Principal Software Engineer Salary in Austin, Texas (United States)

A Principal Software Engineer in Austin, Texas earns an average salary of $120,208 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Principal Software Engineer in Austin, Texas Total Pay (?
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$97,181 - $140,313
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MEDIAN: $120,207
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$97,181 - $140,313  
   
Bonus
$2,923 - $17,344  
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $10,500  
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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$99,809 - $149,468  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 68
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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

Linux
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Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
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Java
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C
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National Average
$125,000
C++
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Software Development
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C#
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Gender
Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni
Years of Experience
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
31%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 98% dental benefits Dental: 92%
vision benefits Vision: 86% employee benefits None: 2%
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