Lead Software Engineer salary in Austin

Average Base Salary in Austin

$144,654
$12,913
Additional Cash Compensation
$157,567
Total Compensation
Median: $145K
Min: $112K
Max: $177K

How Much Does a Lead Software Engineer Make in Austin?

The average salary for a Lead Software Engineer in Austin is $144,654. The average additional cash compensation for a Lead Software Engineer in Austin is $12,913. The average total compensation for a Lead Software Engineer in Austin is $157,567. Lead Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Austin from anonymous Lead Software Engineer employees in Austin.

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Lead Software Engineer jobs in Austin

Lead Software Engineer, Ruby (Billing Team)

Austin
2 days ago
+55
BigCommerce is disrupting the e-commerce industry as the SaaS leader for fast- growing, mid-market businesses. We enable our customers to build intuitive and engaging stores to support every stage of their growth. BigCommerce, named a 2020 "Best Place to Work" in Austin, is looking for a Lead Software Engineer, Ruby. (Generous $$ relocation assistance provided) You’ll be working with team members to extend our products and integrate with a

Lead Software Engineer

Austin
2 weeks ago
+43
SourceDay is looking for a Lead SW Engineer to lead the Rails application team in building new features and enhancing existing ones, helping architect a more efficient infrastructure, and collaborate with the Integrations lead and team to ensure a reliable data feed to the application. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated, hands on engineer who loves mentoring, leading by example, solving problems, improving functionality, and working

Lead Software Engineer, Offensive Security

Austin
1 week ago
+50
Interest in security, hacking, and hacker culture. You are curious about how things work and willing to figure it out. Ability to learn and evaluate new technologies quickly. You’re comfortable with experimentation and uncertainty. Willingness to learn and dig into code. Not everything is spelled out, but everything is discoverable. Ability to work asynchronously and directly with a team of co-workers and volunteers from around the globe. Ready to lead a team and hold them accountable for results.

Lead Software Engineer in Test - Consumer Experience

Austin
1 day ago
+47
As our Lead Software Testing Engineer, you will play an instrumental role in our teams by planning, developing and executing manual & automation testing of web and server-side applications. You'll use your knowledge of testing and testability to influence better software design, promote proper engineering practice, bug prevention strategies, testability, privacy, and other advanced quality concepts across products.

Lead Software Engineer, Rates and Pricing

Austin
6 days ago
+43
As the leading workforce management solution for the skilled trades, Workrise makes it easier for skilled laborers to find work, and for companies to find in-demand workers. Workrise currently operates in wind, solar, construction, oil and gas, and defense industries. We’re growing, and we’d love to learn what you can add to our team! The Engineering team at Workrise leverages a variety of tools to enable and sustain a scalable and highly

Lead Engineer, Kubernetes Software Development Team

Remote
3 weeks ago
+54
As Lead Engineer of our Kubernetes Software Development team, you will be working on the development of our Kubernetes products, and the career development of the software engineering team. This is a role which mixes the responsibilities of a Tech Lead and Engineering Manager.

Lead Software Engineer in Sales Tools, Engineering Corps

Remote
2 weeks ago
+54
MongoDB seeks an experienced software engineer to help level-up the Engineering Corps and seed its new Sales Tools team. Central to MongoDB’s ability to provide the myriad of technical resources utilized daily by employees in the salesforce and its ecosystem, the Sales Tools team’s responsibility is to realize and develop internal technical solutions to problems where standard off-the-shelf technology isn’t available or simply isn’t good enough. The team’s mission is to help create a competitive advantage for our salesforce through the use of technology, and will directly impact the company’s bottom line as it works closely with Sales and Sales Operations to improve productivity and drive efficiency and effectiveness.

Lead Software Engineer

Austin
1 week 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

Austin
2 months ago
I’m Josh, a cofounder at CampusOptics. We’re building a first-of-its-kind safety platform for distributed campuses, starting in higher education. We enable teams to see the big picture, stay on top of the small details, and prevent harm on their campus. I’m looking to bring on a full-stack engineer to work closely with me to advance the foundation of the product, the codebase, and engineering team. In the early days, we’re all individual

Senior Full Stack Software Engineer (Technical Lead)

Austin
3 weeks ago
+15
Who We Are Gecko Robotics (Gecko) is focused on protecting and maintaining civilizations' most critical infrastructure, with machines and platforms. Traditional manual maintenance is dangerous, slow and reactive. Gecko’s solutions improve safety and speed (10x) while gathering more data (1000x) to predict infrastructure failures before they happen. Gecko services customers across the USA and internationally primarily in the Oil & Gas, Power

Lead Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Lead Software Engineer salary in Austin is between $160k - $170k.

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 $167,667 on average.

Lead Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Lead Software Engineer salary for women is $168,500 and the average Lead Software Engineer salary for men is $140,814.

Lead Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Lead Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $144,147.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Austin

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $72,950
Min: $42K
Max: $165K
Junior Software Engineer $75,157
Min: $60K
Max: $110K
QA Engineer $77,768
Min: $40K
Max: $115K
Software Test Engineer $88,159
Min: $61K
Max: $130K
Front End Developer $100,284
Min: $65K
Max: $153K
Salesforce Developer $100,786
Min: $70K
Max: $125K
Automation Engineer $105,048
Min: $79K
Max: $130K
Data Engineer $105,116
Min: $55K
Max: $150K
Game Developer $105,600
Min: $65K
Max: $141K
Android Developer $110,308
Min: $73K
Max: $135K
Sales Engineer $110,564
Min: $68K
Max: $168K
iOS Developer $111,386
Min: $85K
Max: $150K
Software Engineer $112,283
Min: $65K
Max: $188K
DevOps Engineer $112,646
Min: $84K
Max: $141K
Systems Engineer $123,276
Min: $90K
Max: $152K
QA Manager $126,575
Min: $95K
Max: $150K
Site Reliability Engineer $129,714
Min: $100K
Max: $150K
Security Engineer $131,482
Min: $61K
Max: $180K
Data Architect $131,944
Min: $98K
Max: $200K
Senior Software Engineer $135,270
Min: $95K
Max: $200K
Machine Learning Engineer $142,500
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Lead Software Engineer $144,654
Min: $112K
Max: $177K
Hardware Engineer $147,000
Min: $147K
Max: $147K
Database Administrator $148,333
Min: $133K
Max: $163K
Engineering Manager $150,115
Min: $109K
Max: $220K
Principal Software Engineer $155,800
Min: $120K
Max: $275K
Director of Software Engineering $174,568
Min: $140K
Max: $240K
Data Engineering Manager $175,000
Min: $175K
Max: $175K
Vice President of Engineering $212,500
Min: $145K
Max: $265K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $244,833
Min: $130K
Max: $435K

Skills that affect Lead Software Engineer salaries in Austin

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Javascript
1% have this skill
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Java
1% have this skill
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SQL
1% have this skill
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Linux
1% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
1% have this skill
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Front-end
1% have this skill

Recent Lead Software Engineer salaries in Austin

$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $140,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Austin
5-10 Reports
$111,884
Yearly Salary
A Sr Programmer Analyst reported a yearly salary of $111,884
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Austin
5-10 Reports
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Austin
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $135,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Austin
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
11-50 Employees
Austin
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $125,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Austin
$177,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $177,000 with +$17,700 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Austin
$166,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $166,000 with +$5,600 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Austin
$167,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $167,000 with +$25,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Austin
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