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

Just over a half of Senior Software Engineers in Austin, Texas are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $74K to $136K per year, and the average comes out to $95K annually. Cash earnings for Senior Software Engineers in Austin — which occasionally include more than $13K from bonuses and more than $16K from profit sharing — stretch from around $74K to approximately $136K. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. For the most part, Austin Senior Software Engineers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$73,034 - $121,629
(Median)
$73K
$95K
$120K
MEDIAN: $95,256
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$40.74 - $123.96
(Median)
$41
$71
$120
MEDIAN: $70
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$73,034 - $121,629  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,795  
Profit Sharing
$988 - $15,893  
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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$73,950 - $136,125  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 231
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$40.74 - $123.96  
   
Overtime
$60.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,795  
   
Profit Sharing
$988 - $15,893  
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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$73,950 - $136,125  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

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


The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $79K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $91K. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $105K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $104K on average.

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Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries



National Average
$99,000


Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Java
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C
up arrow 1%

Linux
0%

Oracle
0%

National Average
$99,000

ASP.NET
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C++
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Microsoft SQL Server
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C#
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JavaScript
up arrow 4%

HTML
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 5%

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 42 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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