Earnings for Software Engineers in Austin come in at around $74K per year on average. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$55,064 - $90,982
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$55K
$74K
$91K
MEDIAN: $73,938
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$54,868 - $92,491  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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About Austin, Texas

Travis County, Texas
910,649
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...
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Texas:
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Austin:
$282,700
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Experience Affects Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$76,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 13%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 5%

MySQL
up arrow 4%

Python
up arrow 3%

Linux
up arrow 3%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 2%

C++
up arrow 1%

JavaScript
0%

ASP.NET
0%

National Average
$76,000

C#
up arrow 1%

Java
up arrow 9%

.NET
up arrow 10%

SQL
up arrow 11%

HTML
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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