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

A little more than half of Senior Software Engineers in Austin, Texas have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $74K to $129K per year, but median earnings come to around $93K per year. Overall cash earnings for Austin Senior Software Engineers stretch from $74K on the lower end to $129K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $15K from bonuses and $10K from profit sharing. Job satisfaction for Senior Software Engineers in Austin is high. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$72,506 - $118,404
(Median)
$73K
$93K
$120K
MEDIAN: $93,394
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$40.85 - $122.83
(Median)
$41
$60
$120
MEDIAN: $60
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$72,506 - $118,404  
   
Bonus
$7.50 - $14,513  
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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$73,652 - $129,282  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 286
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$40.85 - $122.83  
   
Overtime
$40.00 - $92.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$7.50 - $14,513  
   
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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$73,652 - $129,282  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 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 with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $79K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $90K. Experienced professionals — those with 10 to 20 years in the field — see salaries in the six-figure territory, securing around $104K on average. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make about the same as folks in the 10-to-20 year range.

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



National Average
$97,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

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

Java
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C
up arrow 3%

Linux
up arrow 3%

JavaScript
up arrow 3%

Oracle
up arrow 2%

C++
up arrow 1%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%

National Average
$97,000

SQL
up arrow 1%

HTML
up arrow 1%

ASP.NET
up arrow 3%

C#
up arrow 4%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 5%

up arrow 6%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 7%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

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