Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary in Austin, Texas

Slightly less than three-fifths of Senior Software Engineers in Austin are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $74K to $131K per year, and the average comes out to $94K per year. Cash earnings for Austin Senior Software Engineers — which occasionally include more than $14K from bonuses and more than $10K from profit sharing — stretch from around $74K to approximately $131K. Most Senior Software Engineers in Austin, Texas like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$72,591 - $118,954
(Median)
$73K
$94K
$120K
MEDIAN: $93,569
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$40.85 - $122.83
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$72,591 - $118,954  
   
Bonus
$14.68 - $14,465  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $10,000  
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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$73,742 - $130,592  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 290
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Hourly Rate
$40.85 - $122.83  
   
Overtime
$40.00 - $92.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$14.68 - $14,465  
   
Profit Sharing
$993 - $10,000  
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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$73,742 - $130,592  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Austin, Texas

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Senior Software Engineers in Austin, Texas do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $90K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $79K. Professionals who claim 10 to 20 years of experience can secure some pretty cushy paychecks; the median for this group is a six-figure $104K. Senior Software Engineers in Austin who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $105K on average.

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Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Austin, Texas Salaries



National Average
$97,000


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

Java
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C
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JavaScript
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Linux
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Oracle
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C++
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Microsoft SQL Server
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National Average
$97,000

SQL
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HTML
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ASP.NET
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C#
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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Java/J2EE
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Visual Basic (VB)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 6%
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