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

A Principal Software Engineer in Austin, Texas earns an average salary of $119,753 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Principal Software Engineer in Austin, Texas Salary (?
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$94,074 - $139,592
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MEDIAN: $119,752
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$94,074 - $139,592  
   
Bonus
$2,928 - $17,977  
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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$97,588 - $150,177  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer in Austin, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
$124,000
Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer in Austin, Texas Salaries

Linux
up arrow 9%
Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
up arrow 3%
Java
up arrow 1%
C
up arrow 1%
National Average
$124,000
Software Development
up arrow 2%
C#
up arrow 8%
C++
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni

Years of Experience

5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 93%
vision benefits Vision: 86% employee benefits None: 1%