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

Senior Software Engineers in Austin, Texas enjoy a hefty income, with average pay passing six figures ($104K) annually. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Though the majority of Senior Software Engineers in Austin do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$71,872 - $131,551
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MEDIAN: $103,577
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$30.20 - $126.71
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MEDIAN: $92.50
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Salary
$71,872 - $131,551  
   
Bonus
$1,973 - $14,147  
Profit Sharing
$10,000  
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$73,045 - $142,748  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 144
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Hourly Rate
$30.20 - $126.71  
   
Overtime
$60.00  
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,973 - $14,147  
   
Profit Sharing
$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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$73,045 - $142,748  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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About Austin, Texas

Travis County, Texas
931,840
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...
Austin:
$62,250
Texas:
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Texas:
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Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Pay by Experience for a Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer has a positive trend. An entry-level Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 27 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 71 salaries. An experienced Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $114,000 based on 73 salaries. A Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $127,000 based on 23 salaries.

Key Stats for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

▲16%

▲5%

National Average
$109,000

▼7%

▼18%

Skills That Affect Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

▲10%

Linux
▲10%


Java
▼0%

National Average
$109,000

▼5%



▼8%

C
▼9%

ASP.NET
▼10%

C++
▼11%

ASP.NET Framework
▼11%

SQL
▼12%

C#
▼13%

▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 9%