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Director of Software Engineering salary in Austin

Average Base Salary in Austin

$169,906
$26,333
Additional Cash Compensation
$196,239
Total Compensation
Median: $170K
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 $169,906. The average additional cash compensation for a Director of Software Engineering in Austin is $26,333. The average total compensation for a Director of Software Engineering in Austin is $196,239. 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, Engineering – SecOps

Austin
4 months ago
+44
CrowdStrike is seeking a Director of Engineering to play a critical role in our SecOps product organization. You will help drive cloud security product strategy and the technical roadmap for your areas of responsibilities, and deliver world-class products which delight CrowdStrike’s customers. CrowdStrike is growing rapidly and you will be instrumental in the hiring, retaining and growth of world class engineers. You will work cross-functionally with your peers in the engineering organization as well as leaders in sales, product management, sensor engineering and UI/UX. We are a remote first company so you will bring your excellent verbal and written communication skills to bear when you are working with your engineering teams and cross functional teams across the globe.  

Engineering Manager

Austin
1 month ago
+24
We are looking for a dedicated, high achieving Engineering Manager who will lead a talented, mission driven team that is building powerful tools to greatly increase student success. Our Engineering Managers know how to lead an engineering organization into building the right product that solves the right needs at the right time. Furthermore, our Engineering Managers are the glue between the engineering team and the rest of the organization to ensure we are solving the needs of the organization.

Engineering Manager

Austin
4 months ago
+44
CrowdStrike is seeking a Manager of Cloud Engineering.  This critical role in the organization will be responsible for leading one or more key areas of the cloud platform. You will help drive and deliver on the technical strategy and roadmap. CrowdStrike is growing rapidly and you will be instrumental in the hiring, retaining and growth of our world class engineers. You will work cross functionally with your peers in the engineering organization as well as leaders in sales and  product. We are a remote first company so you must bring your excellent verbal and written communication skills to bear when you are working with your engineering teams and cross functional teams across the globe.

Systems Reliability Engineering Manager

Austin
5 days ago
+42
We are looking for an Engineering Manager to join our team. You will lead a team of passionate, talented engineers that are building innovative products that touch billions of web requests each day. In this role, you will introduce tools and processes to make our engineer’s lives better. 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 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 - Cloudflare Workers

Austin
1 week ago
+42
We are looking for an Engineering Manager to join our Storage team. 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 Cloudflare’s storage roadmap. You will make sure our company hits our ambitious engineering goals. You will change the way people build applications.

Senior Engineering Manager, Account Services

Austin
1 week ago
+45
You will challenge and grow our engineers in this critical part of our product. Your primary responsibility is to your team - not only hiring and building it, but also ensuring that the members are growing as engineers, doing valuable work and thriving at Optimizely. You enjoy being of service to your team and to the larger engineering organization, and your leadership is grounded in empathy and compassion. You value the success and growth of your team over anything else.

Director of Engineering

Austin
6 days ago
+32
As AlertMedia’s Director of Engineering, this role is critical to our growth. You will focus on mentoring our existing team as well as helping bring on new talent while still being alongside the team and contributing. You will report directly to our CTO in Austin, TX. 

Engineering Manager

Austin
5 days ago
+45
In your role as manager, you will define SLOs for a squad of engineers to continually improve operational excellence and mentor team in how to deliver efficiently through continuous iteration. You'll work closely with the embedded designer and product manager to craft a long-term vision for the cash back business, and a diverse team across marketing, operations, and sales to develop new capabilities to streamline the operational aspect of the business.

Engineering Manager

Austin
2 weeks ago
+45
As an Engineering Manager at Cision, you will be responsible for a team delivering market leading solutions powered by large scale data systems and complex analytics. Your team will include a group of highly experienced full-stack engineers that design, build, test, deploy, maintain and support their work on a continuous basis. You will ensure that your team is engaged, growing professionally, and delivering high-quality, robust, and scalable software to production on a regular basis. 

Senior Engineering Manager

Austin
4 days ago
+52
Lead, coach and mentor a team of Engineers skilled in Android and other technologies. Drive new features, improve performance and maintain high standards for app quality. Define and review architectural standards and processes that guide development of the Native Mobile apps. Drive performance analysis and optimization efforts. Represent the team in engineering and product meetings collaborating with Product Engineering teams, Product Managers, Analytics, Data Science, and Design. Work with teams across Vrbo and Expedia to ensure a seamless user experience for customers across all of their devices in a platform based way. Champion continuous improvement and deployment to help raise the bar on quality, performance and maintainability of mobile applications. Define and fulfil the engineering hiring plan for the team including sourcing, screening and interviewing. Explore and stay on top of the changes in the industry and champion new technologies and development processes within the team like Instant Apps. Collaborate effectively with engineering leaders across the company and contribute to building the platform for the vacation rental industry.

Engineering Manager - Data Platform

Austin
5 days ago
+45
We are looking for a skilled Engineering Manager to lead our Identity & Data Platform teams. As the manager on this team you’ll lead execution for ongoing enhancements to this fast, high-traffic site as we constantly add more content and incremental value for our users and merchants. You will support the team's interactions with product managers, as well as teams from across the company to ensure efficient delivery of platform improvements tightly aligned to the company's business objectives. Technologies we use include Node.js, Java, Python, GraphQL, AWS, Docker and Kubernetes.

Senior Engineering Manager

Austin
1 week ago
+52
As a technology leader, you will be working closely with our business partners, designing products to enable travelers to have a world-class eCommerce experience when booking through Vrbo & Expedia Group. As a team, we will build highly performant services capable of booking millions of dollars an hour in near real time. Develop fast, scalable, highly available, and reliable services that book millions of dollars each hour. Develop features that will drive our business to be the leading global marketplace for travelers and property managers.

Director of Software Engineering Salary ranges

The two most common Director of Software Engineering salary ranges in Austin are $160k - $170k and $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 $176,750 on average.

Director of Software Engineering Salary by gender

The average Director of Software Engineering salary for women is $184,000 and the average Director of Software Engineering salary for men is $171,524.

Director of Software Engineering Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Director of Software Engineering with 7+ years of experience is $172,759.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Austin

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $66,550
Min: $42K
Max: $103K
Junior Software Engineer $75,000
Min: $65K
Max: $85K
QA Engineer $78,176
Min: $40K
Max: $115K
Software Test Engineer $86,417
Min: $61K
Max: $120K
Front End Developer $92,771
Min: $65K
Max: $153K
Data Engineer $101,358
Min: $55K
Max: $135K
Salesforce Developer $102,385
Min: $70K
Max: $125K
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 $108,594
Min: $85K
Max: $122K
DevOps Engineer $110,467
Min: $84K
Max: $141K
Software Engineer $110,919
Min: $71K
Max: $188K
Systems Engineer $112,500
Min: $90K
Max: $135K
Machine Learning Engineer $125,000
Min: $115K
Max: $135K
Data Architect $129,688
Min: $98K
Max: $153K
QA Manager $131,600
Min: $110K
Max: $150K
Senior Software Engineer $133,027
Min: $64K
Max: $200K
Security Engineer $139,200
Min: $112K
Max: $180K
Site Reliability Engineer $140,000
Min: $140K
Max: $140K
Engineering Manager $142,959
Min: $120K
Max: $164K
Hardware Engineer $147,000
Min: $147K
Max: $147K
Database Administrator $148,750
Min: $142K
Max: $163K
Principal Software Engineer $153,050
Min: $120K
Max: $275K
Lead Software Engineer $166,000
Min: $166K
Max: $166K
Director of Software Engineering $169,906
Min: $140K
Max: $228K
Data Engineering Manager $175,000
Min: $175K
Max: $175K
Vice President of Engineering $221,824
Min: $164K
Max: $265K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $242,300
Min: $130K
Max: $435K

Skills that affect Director of Software Engineering salaries in Austin

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SQL
2% have this skill
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Front-end
2% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
2% have this skill
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Javascript
2% have this skill
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Python
2% have this skill
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.NET
1% have this skill

Recent Director of Software Engineering salaries in Austin

$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
$228,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $228,000 with +$42,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Austin
>10 Reports
$192,000
Yearly Salary
A Sr. Engineering Manager reported a yearly salary of $192,000 with +$12,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Austin
>10 Reports
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Head of Software reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Austin
5-10 Reports
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $180,000 with +$60,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Austin
5-10 Reports
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