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Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary in Austin, Texas (United States)

About three in five of Senior Software Engineers in Austin have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $73K to $125K per year, but median earnings come to around $94K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $14K and $9K, respectively — total cash payment to Senior Software Engineers in Austin, Texas can bottom out near $73K or peak near $125K depending on individual performance. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Austin Senior Software Engineers. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Austin, Texas Salary (?
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$71,865 - $116,794
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $93,504
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Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Austin, Texas Salary (?
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$39.28 - $79.07
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$71,865 - $116,794  
   
Bonus
$491.59 - $14,191  
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $9,335  
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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$73,044 - $124,913  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 399
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$39.28 - $79.07  
   
Overtime
$41.12 - $63.87  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$491.59 - $14,191  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $9,335  
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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$73,044 - $124,913  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Austin, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$97,000

Skills That Affect Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Austin, Texas Salaries

C
up arrow 5%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%
Java
up arrow 1%
Linux
up arrow 1%
C++
0%
ASP.NET
0%
JavaScript
0%
National Average
$97,000
C#
up arrow 1%
SQL
up arrow 1%
HTML
up arrow 1%
Oracle
up arrow 3%
.NET
up arrow 4%
Java/J2EE
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 105 votes.

Gender

Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 6%