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Director of Software Engineering salary in Austin

Average Base Salary in Austin

$170,769
$29,800
Additional Cash Compensation
$200,569
Total Compensation
Median: $171K
Min: $140K
Max: $228K

How Much Does a Director of Software Engineering Make in Austin?

The average salary for a Director of Software Engineering in Austin is $170,769. The average additional cash compensation for a Director of Software Engineering in Austin is $29,800. The average total compensation for a Director of Software Engineering in Austin is $200,569. Director of Software Engineering salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Austin from anonymous Director of Software Engineering employees in Austin.

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Director of Software Engineering jobs in Austin

Director of Engineering

Austin
3 days ago
+35
Help lead a team of 7+ engineers. Work with product to bring projects to fruition from planning to implementation. Collaborate with other people and departments to get the job done. Creative problem solving to grow the product.

Engineering Manager

Austin
5 days ago
+42
We are looking for an Engineering Manager to join our Product Strategy Team, in charge of a new project. You will lead a team of passionate, talented engineers that are building the systems that decentralize applications deployed on millions of sites. You will play an active part in shaping the product and team that will build core infrastructure. You will make sure our company hits our ambitious engineering goals. You will change the way people build applications. You bring a passion for meeting business needs by building technical, innovative solutions. You excel understand how big-picture goals inform technical details. You thrive in a fast-paced iterative engineering environment and have experience in delivering scalable distributed systems. Most importantly, you have a track record of having past teams respect you as both a technical leader and manager.

Network Engineering Manager

Austin
1 week ago
+42
You will lead a team of passionate, talented network engineers who are building a network that touches billions of web requests each day. In this role, you will run the network that our engineers use for our internal critical needs such as databases, high volume logging, or internal application clusters. You will play an active part in shaping product strategy based on what’s technically possible. You will make sure our company hits our ambitious goals from an engineering standpoint. You bring a passion for meeting business needs with building technically innovative solutions and excel at shifting between the two—understanding how big-picture goals inform technical details, and vice-versa. You thrive in a fast-paced iterative engineering environment and have experience in delivering scalable distributed systems. Most importantly, you will have a track record of having past teams respect you as both a technical leader and manager.

Engineering Manager

Austin
1 week ago
+38
As a Manager/Director of Engineering, you'll be empowered to shape how we grow our engineering team, work across departments, and scale the company from 50 to 100 in the next 12 months. Your strong background in technology and dedication to people will be the foundation that we grow on.

SOFTWARE ENGINEERING DIRECTOR

Austin
1 month ago
+13
Banyan Water has an immediate opening for a hands-on Engineering Director to lead the development of Banyan’s software and hardware team. This position requires 50% hands on leadership/mentor-ship and 50% hands on .Net development in an Agile environment.  Work closely with the Product Mgmt team/org. .Net, C#, SQL, Asp.net, JavaScript, Python languages. Banyan does not want someone who has only developed in .Net or that has just been at large enterprise orgs. We need somebody who is a technologist and somewhat agnostic from a language standpoint and who is looking at new technologies and using the right tool or language to get the best results. We do not want someone who has just come from a bootcamp but rather need someone who understands the craft of building software especially building SaaS applications. You will be responsible for organizing the team’s day-to-day work and delivering the long-term technology roadmap for our company. This is a high impact role reporting to the CEO, and you will help Banyan grow by setting our technology direction, nurturing a small but mighty engineering team, and helping to nurture and grow our core business. This position is located in Austin, Texas.

Director of Engineering, Platform

Austin
3 weeks ago
+29
We are looking for a Director of Engineering, Platform, to lead engineering efforts related to our best-of-breed eCommerce platform. This position will report directly to our Chief Technology Officer and have responsibility for a significant portion of the Volusion engineering team. 

Engineering Manager

Austin
3 days ago
+32
Hold one-on-one meetings that surface and resolve issues earl. Listen for, identify, and help team members remove frustrations and blockers. Understand individual team members' needs and create plans for them to achieve career goals. Create, improve, or even remove processes to let team members forecast and ship software. Act as a coach for one of our agile cross-functional teams. Collaborate with our Product team to help team members deliver great customer experiences. Work with Product and Engineering leadership to balance scope, quality, and timelines for more accurate forecasting over time. Help establish and reinforce a high standard of software quality alongside our Engineering and Architecture teams.

Engineering Manager

Austin
3 weeks ago
+39
The Engineering Manager role provides you with a unique opportunity to join a high growth, third-party logistics company as we pivot into a record-breaking 3rd year. We need someone to own the end to end development of features which includes clarifying requirements, designing solutions, writing code and ensuring that features are well tested. The Engineering Manager is responsible for setting and communicating the technical direction of the team, mentoring and growing the team, removing roadblocks and communicating to stakeholders. We’re laying the foundation on which our industry will be reinvented; we’re looking for individuals who want to be part of a significant change. Ideas come from being an innovator and an amplifier, that strives to achieve more, for themselves and to enable greatness in others.

Senior Engineering Manager

Austin
2 days ago
+55
At OJO Engineering, we highly value a thirst for learning, the ability to collaborate, and passion for our customers. We are excited to tackle hard technical problems. We take our responsibility seriously as we use technology to help our customers make important, sometimes life-changing, buying decisions. If you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment alongside some of the best engineers in Austin, come join us! We’re looking for a mindful, empathetic, and self-aware Senior Engineering Manager to join our team to help us move our product and engineering teams forward. 

Sr. Engineering Manager

Austin
1 week ago
+28
The Sr. Engineering Manager is responsible for leading the team of engineers on a day-to-day basis. The Engineering Manager ensures that projects are being completed on time and meet product / project expectations. A team of engineers looks to the Engineering Manager for process, trouble-shooting, mentoring, and technical expertise. The Engineering Manager will be the point person for Product and Project Managers looking to assign a project to a developer.

Software Engineer Manager

Austin
2 weeks ago
+29
As a Software Engineer Manager you are accountable for the outcomes of your team(s) and the teams over which you might have influence but not manage directly. You are the person who ensures your team is running smoothly, delivering results on time, and openly communicating the team’s results to outside stakeholders. You are responsible for ensuring the technical products/features being completed align with and satisfy the requirements for the product manager’s vision. You may lead around 4–6 people. Ideally you would be able to lead multiple accelerators at one time. 

IT Engineering Manager

Austin
2 weeks ago
+29
We are looking for an experienced and motivated IT Manager who will oversee our corporate IT operations. You will be in charge of managing all hardware, software and networking used by Bestowers. The tools and systems you put in place will allow employees to seamlessly do their jobs with the highest level of security. 

Director of Software Engineering Salary ranges

The most common Director of Software Engineering salary in Austin is between $180k - $190k.

Average Director of Software Engineering Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Director of Software Engineering make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $180,500 on average.

Director of Software Engineering Salary by gender

The average Director of Software Engineering salary for women is $183,017 and the average Director of Software Engineering salary for men is $171,653.

Director of Software Engineering Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Director of Software Engineering with 7+ years of experience is $174,712.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Austin

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $68,100
Min: $42K
Max: $103K
Junior Software Engineer $74,756
Min: $65K
Max: $85K
QA Engineer $78,526
Min: $40K
Max: $115K
Software Test Engineer $86,417
Min: $61K
Max: $120K
Front End Developer $97,690
Min: $70K
Max: $153K
Salesforce Developer $102,385
Min: $70K
Max: $125K
Data Engineer $102,927
Min: $55K
Max: $150K
Automation Engineer $104,700
Min: $79K
Max: $130K
Android Developer $105,400
Min: $73K
Max: $125K
Game Developer $105,600
Min: $65K
Max: $141K
Sales Engineer $105,740
Min: $68K
Max: $152K
iOS Developer $109,750
Min: $85K
Max: $150K
DevOps Engineer $111,671
Min: $84K
Max: $141K
Systems Engineer $112,500
Min: $90K
Max: $135K
Software Engineer $114,161
Min: $71K
Max: $188K
Machine Learning Engineer $120,000
Min: $110K
Max: $135K
Data Architect $127,941
Min: $98K
Max: $153K
QA Manager $128,680
Min: $110K
Max: $150K
Site Reliability Engineer $135,000
Min: $130K
Max: $140K
Senior Software Engineer $136,027
Min: $95K
Max: $200K
Security Engineer $139,200
Min: $112K
Max: $180K
Engineering Manager $144,085
Min: $109K
Max: $175K
Hardware Engineer $147,000
Min: $147K
Max: $147K
Database Administrator $148,333
Min: $133K
Max: $163K
Principal Software Engineer $153,734
Min: $120K
Max: $275K
Lead Software Engineer $166,500
Min: $166K
Max: $167K
Director of Software Engineering $170,769
Min: $140K
Max: $228K
Data Engineering Manager $175,000
Min: $175K
Max: $175K
Vice President of Engineering $214,682
Min: $162K
Max: $265K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $242,300
Min: $130K
Max: $435K

Skills that affect Director of Software Engineering salaries in Austin

1
SQL
2% have this skill
2
Python
2% have this skill
3
Front-end
2% have this skill
4
Amazon Web Services
2% have this skill
5
DevOps
2% have this skill
6
.NET
1% have this skill

Recent Director of Software Engineering salaries in Austin

$181,050
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $181,050 with +$36,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Austin
>10 Reports
$159,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Application Development reported a yearly salary of $159,000 with +$47,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Austin
5-10 Reports
$171,500
Yearly Salary
A Director, Software Development reported a yearly salary of $171,500 with +$34,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Austin
>10 Reports
$185,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $185,000
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Austin
>10 Reports
$199,900
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $199,900 with +$30,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Austin
>10 Reports
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Quality reported a yearly salary of $160,000 with +$16,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Austin
$190,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $190,000 with +$38,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Austin
5-10 Reports
$155,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Engineering reported a yearly salary of $155,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Austin
5-10 Reports
$184,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $184,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Austin
1-5 Reports
$148,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Engineering reported a yearly salary of $148,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Austin
>10 Reports
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