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

A substantial slice of final earnings for Senior Software Engineers in Austin, Texas (just under a third) arrives through commissions. Median overall income in this area is approximately $113K. In the world of Austin Senior Software Engineers, overall income ranges from $77K near the bottom to $144K at the top; this can include more than $15K from bonuses and more than $35K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Most Senior Software Engineers in Austin like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$74,269 - $132,450
$74K
$100K
$130K
MEDIAN: $103,829
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$39.31 - $124
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MEDIAN: $55.98
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$0$146K
Salary $74,269 - $132,450
Bonus $1,973 - $15,603
Profit Sharing $1,010 - $34,645
Commission $32,500
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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$75,397 - $146,285
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 1 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 250
Hourly Data $0$123
Hourly Rate $39.31 - $124
Overtime $53.68
Annual Data $0$146K
Bonus $1,973 - $15,603
Commission $32,500
Profit Sharing $1,010 - $34,645
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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$75,397 - $146,285
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 1 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

Job Description for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Sr. software engineers/developers/programmers are in charge of a team of computer professionals who develop the different software programs sold by software companies or used by various businesses. As the head of this department, they must be able to solve problems that even the intelligent people whom they work with may not be able to handle. Their job is to lead a team in developing products that make work and everyday life easier for the general public or for business employees.

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Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Tasks

  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Write code to create single-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.

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:
$55,653
$1,139
Austin:
$282,700
Texas:
$152,000
3.1%

Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Job Listings

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
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

▲16%

▲4%

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 37 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 10%