Lead Software Engineer salary in Austin

Average Base Salary in Austin

$162,213
$19,124
Additional Cash Compensation
$181,337
Total Compensation
Median: 165,000
Min: $112K
Max: $200K

How Much Does a Lead Software Engineer Make in Austin?

The average salary for a Lead Software Engineer in Austin is $162,213. The average additional cash compensation for a Lead Software Engineer in Austin is $19,124. The average total compensation for a Lead Software Engineer in Austin is $181,337. Lead Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Lead Software Engineer employees in Austin.

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Lead Software Engineer jobs in Austin

Lead Software Engineer - Remote

Austin
1 week ago
LD SOFTWARE ENGINEER WHAT IS THE OPPORTUNITY? Perform software development, refine requirements, write, test, debug, maintain, and release test software that instructs a computer to accomplish certain tasks, such as saving information, performing calculations. The Software Engineer may also be responsible for managing software development infrastructure and providing the appropriate level of functional and non-functional documentation to meeting

Principal Software Quality Assurance Engineer Lead

Austin
3 months ago
Tests company-wide software solutions, both enterprise and non-enterprise, through the use of systematic testing processes to identify deviations to requirements or expected functionality. Develops, applies, and maintains test and quality standards for company products. Analyzes requirements to develop test scenarios. Develops, modifies, and executes software test plans and manual and automated scripts for testing. Identifies, obtains, and

Lead Software Engineer

Austin
1 week ago
We are seeking an experienced Software Engineer to lead the development and transition of a highly technical R&D codebase into commercially viable software solutions. The Lead Software Engineer will be responsible for planning, organizing, and distributing workflow for cutting edge software in an industrial setting. Qualified candidates should have experience developing enterprise or industrial software and leading software teams that create well

Tech Lead UI Software Engineer

Austin
22 hours ago
OJO is committed to fostering an environment where all employees and candidates can thrive, grow, and lead. We strongly encourage members of marginalized communities, including people of color, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and non-binary people, veterans, parents, and individuals with disabilities, to apply with OJO. If you feel like you don’t meet all of the requirements for this role, we encourage you to apply anyway. We know the

Senior Staff/Tech Lead Backend Software Engineer

Austin
2 days ago
OJO is committed to fostering an environment where all employees and candidates can thrive, grow, and lead. We strongly encourage members of marginalized communities, including people of color, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and non-binary people, veterans, parents, and individuals with disabilities, to apply with OJO. If you feel like you don’t meet all of the requirements for this role, we encourage you to apply anyway. We know the

Technical Lead - Sr. Staff Software Engineer

Austin
4 days ago
Favor’s mission is ‘Anything Delivered’. Our engineers make high-touch logistics happen. The Favor technology platform is the engine behind the business enabling millions of Favors. Our technology efficiently manages the real-time assignment of Runners to Favors, facilitates communication between customers, Runners, and support, keeps thousands of customer and Runner mobile applications in sync, and more.  Do you get a thrill when you make an

Lead Software Engineer, BGP Platform (Remote)

Who We Are The name ThousandEyes was born from two big ideas: the power to see what’s not ordinarily possible, and the ability to collect intelligence from vantage points as diverse and global as the Internet. As organizations depend on cloud services, the Internet has become their defacto network connecting cloud applications to users. Our Internet and cloud intelligence platform is like a ‘Google maps of the Internet’, providing the only

Lead II Software Engineer(Backend), Full Stack Observability (Remote)

Who We Are The name ThousandEyes was born from two big ideas: the power to see things not ordinarily possible and the ability to collect insights from a multitude of vantage points. As organizations rely more on cloud services and the Internet, the network has become a black box they can't understand. Our Internet and cloud intelligence platform delivers the only collectively powered view of the Internet, cloud and SaaS platforms, helping

Lead Software Engineer

Austin
2 weeks ago
As technical lead, you’re a software engineer that also helps lead, mentor, and coach a small group of talented developers. You should be setting the tech vision and helping to chart our course, navigating issues, obstacles, and exploring how to do things faster and better. You will empower the existing engineering team to achieve a high level of technical productivity, reliability, simplicity and scale. We expect that, alongside our business leads, you’ll chart the engineering roadmap and will own the landscape for the systems that power The Daily, our flagship email, Trends, our first paid subscription product, and our engagement and membership data.

Lead Software Engineer - Perception

Austin
2 weeks ago
Apptronik is building robots for the real world to improve human quality of life and to help solve the ever-increasing labor shortage problem. Our team has been building some of the most advanced robots on the planet for years, dating back to the DARPA Robotics Challenge. We apply our expertise across the full robotics stack to some of the most important and impactful problems our society faces, and expect our products and technology to change

Lead Software Engineer - Firmware

Austin
2 weeks ago
Austin-based Apptronik (https://apptronik.com/) is developing world-class robots to do the work humans don't want to do. We believe robots have the potential to reshape our existence and we are pushing the limits to make this a reality. We are a full-stack robotics company focused on building innovative, forward thinking products that solve major real-world problems. Our culture emphasizes passion, creativity, and collaboration to help us

Lead Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Lead Software Engineer salary in Austin is between $170k - $180k.

Average Lead Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Lead Software Engineer make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $175,750 on average.

Lead Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Lead Software Engineer salary for women is $171,892 and the average Lead Software Engineer salary for men is $159,516.

Lead Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Lead Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $163,173.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Austin

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Junior Software Engineer$78,124
Min: $40K
Max: $145K
QA Engineer$82,065
Min: $52K
Max: $145K
QA Analyst$82,643
Min: $45K
Max: $165K
Front End Developer$106,414
Min: $65K
Max: $165K
Salesforce Developer$107,656
Min: $80K
Max: $151K
Data Engineer$110,460
Min: $65K
Max: $160K
Sales Engineer$111,097
Min: $68K
Max: $184K
Game Developer$112,167
Min: $65K
Max: $145K
Software Engineer$112,853
Min: $50K
Max: $205K
Software Test Engineer$114,350
Min: $65K
Max: $155K
DevOps Engineer$115,032
Min: $80K
Max: $150K
iOS Developer$116,281
Min: $85K
Max: $170K
Systems Engineer$118,746
Min: $89K
Max: $152K
Hardware Engineer$119,400
Min: $100K
Max: $147K
Security Engineer$126,133
Min: $61K
Max: $180K
QA Manager$126,164
Min: $95K
Max: $160K
Automation Engineer$133,750
Min: $100K
Max: $173K
Android Developer$134,400
Min: $105K
Max: $185K
Site Reliability Engineer$137,533
Min: $100K
Max: $180K
Database Administrator$137,538
Min: $90K
Max: $163K
Senior Software Engineer$140,366
Min: $80K
Max: $212K
Machine Learning Engineer$146,100
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Data Architect$157,800
Min: $100K
Max: $205K
Engineering Manager$160,888
Min: $109K
Max: $225K
Lead Software Engineer$162,213
Min: $112K
Max: $200K
Principal Software Engineer$164,494
Min: $127K
Max: $239K
Director of Software Engineering$181,863
Min: $130K
Max: $240K
Data Engineering Manager$188,750
Min: $170K
Max: $235K
Vice President of Engineering$204,679
Min: $145K
Max: $300K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer)$210,368
Min: $135K
Max: $320K

Skills that affect Lead Software Engineer salaries in Austin

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Javascript
2% have this skill
2
SQL
1% have this skill
3
Node.js
1% have this skill
4
Amazon Web Services
1% have this skill
5
Java
1% have this skill
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DevOps
1% have this skill

Recent Lead Software Engineer salaries in Austin

$165,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $165,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Austin
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Staff Software Engineer - Team Lead reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$19,500 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Austin
1-5 Reports
$175,000
Yearly Salary
A Chief Architect reported a yearly salary of $175,000 with +$43,750 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Austin
1-5 Reports
$182,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $182,000 with +$18,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Austin
$185,400
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $185,400
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Austin
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000 with +$24,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
501-1,000 Employees
Austin
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000 with +$24,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
501-1,000 Employees
Austin
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Sr. Software Engineer (Lead Software Engineer) reported a yearly salary of $160,000 with +$16,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Other
51-200 Employees
Austin
$178,675
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer - VRM reported a yearly salary of $178,675 with +$26,801 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Austin
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $180,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Austin
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