Lead Software Engineer salary in Austin

Average Base Salary in Austin

$144,188
$13,033
Additional Cash Compensation
$157,221
Total Compensation
Median: $144K
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 $144,188. The average additional cash compensation for a Lead Software Engineer in Austin is $13,033. The average total compensation for a Lead Software Engineer in Austin is $157,221. 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 (C++)

Austin
1 month ago
+34
DESCRIPTION EPAM is committed to providing our global team of 36,700+ EPAMers with inspiring careers from day one. EPAMers lead with passion and honesty and think creatively. Our people are the source of our success and we value collaboration, try to always understand our customers’ business, and strive for the highest standards of excellence. In today’s new market conditions, we continue to support operations for hundreds of clients around the

Lead Software Engineer

Austin
3 weeks ago
+44
The Lead Software Engineer is responsible for implementation and delivery of backend services and data platform frameworks. They will leverage PaaS and IaaS cloud offerings to build services that support data management, infrastructure, AI services, and industry interoperability. They should contribute to projects and development efforts using agile methodologies.

Lead Software Engineer - Testing & Automation

Austin
5 days ago
+44
As our Lead Software Engineer - Testing & Automation, 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, Ruby (Billing Platform)

Austin
1 day ago
+55
BigCommerce, named a 2021 "Best Place to Work" in Austin, is looking for a Lead Software Engineer, Ruby. (Generous $10k Sigh-on bonus and relocation assistance provided) You’ll be working with team members to extend our products and integrate with a broad array of external services. BigCommerce offers a heavily collaborative environment helping you expand your skill set and take ideas from inception to delivery. This role will require a need to balance: driving our aggressive product roadmap, improving the performance & stability of our system, introducing engineering best practices into the organization, & leading/mentoring other engineers.

Lead Software Engineer

Austin
4 days ago
+31
RapidDeploy is hiring a Team Lead for our US based engineering team. You will work in an agile environment leading a small team of software engineers, delivering user-oriented products in a fast–paced environment. Your primary responsibilities will be to design and develop applications, and to coordinate with the rest of the team working on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and quality product is essential.

Lead Software Engineer

Austin
1 week 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, Realm Cloud

Austin
1 day ago
+54
The database market is massive (the IDC estimates it to be $106B+ by 2024!) and MongoDB is at the head of its disruption. The MongoDB community is transforming industries and empowering developers to build amazing apps that people use every day. We are the leading modern data platform and the first database provider to IPO in over 20 years. Join our team and be at the forefront of innovation and creativity. Who we are MongoDB Realm is a

Senior Software Engineer (Tech Lead)

Austin
1 week ago
+48
We’re looking for a leader-engineer to drive the modernization of services that are at the foundation of everything we do. You’ll build alignment with partners across every department own the architecture & execution of a strategy that minimizes transition pain and enables us to take our products and services to the next level. Your passion for high quality, performant, and reliable systems will set the tone for the engineering culture of a brand-new group.

Lead Software Engineer (Frontend), Web Platform

Austin
5 days ago
+25
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 organisations 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 Front End Software Engineer (React)

Austin
1 week ago
About Us: Cart.com is an ecommerce software, services, and brand holding company on a mission to democratize ecommerce and give digital merchants the freedom to grow. We are integrating all the pieces of the ecommerce value chain brands need to thrive, creating a truly end-to-end Ecommerce-as-a-Service platform that helps third party brands (and a few of our own) move faster, grow later, and deliver on their promises more completely. As a Lead

Lead Software Engineer (Houston OR Austin OR Beaumont)

Austin
1 week ago
About Us: Cart.com is an ecommerce software, services, and brand holding company on a mission to democratize ecommerce and give digital merchants the freedom to grow. We are integrating all the pieces of the ecommerce value chain brands need to thrive, creating a truly end-to-end Ecommerce-as-a-Service platform that helps third party brands (and a few of our own) move faster, grow later, and deliver on their promises more completely. Job

Lead Software Engineer

Austin
1 week ago
Clearscope (https://www.clearscope.io/) is hiring a lead software engineer in Austin, TX. Join our team to help craft the product experience and feature set of a fast growing digital marketing SaaS with hundreds of companies like Adobe, Shopify, Intuit, Condé Nast, and more. About the role You will work closely with a small product team that’s building software for thousands of users in an emerging software category of Search Engine Optimization

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 $140,698.

Lead Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Lead Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $143,555.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Austin

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $72,950
Min: $42K
Max: $165K
Junior Software Engineer $73,498
Min: $55K
Max: $110K
QA Engineer $76,716
Min: $40K
Max: $115K
Software Test Engineer $88,412
Min: $61K
Max: $130K
Salesforce Developer $100,400
Min: $70K
Max: $125K
Front End Developer $101,062
Min: $65K
Max: $153K
Data Engineer $104,542
Min: $55K
Max: $150K
Automation Engineer $105,048
Min: $79K
Max: $130K
Game Developer $105,600
Min: $65K
Max: $141K
iOS Developer $110,283
Min: $85K
Max: $150K
Android Developer $110,286
Min: $73K
Max: $135K
Sales Engineer $110,841
Min: $68K
Max: $168K
Software Engineer $111,778
Min: $65K
Max: $188K
DevOps Engineer $112,646
Min: $84K
Max: $141K
Systems Engineer $121,912
Min: $90K
Max: $152K
QA Manager $127,177
Min: $95K
Max: $150K
Site Reliability Engineer $129,714
Min: $100K
Max: $150K
Security Engineer $131,482
Min: $61K
Max: $180K
Data Architect $134,048
Min: $98K
Max: $200K
Senior Software Engineer $134,698
Min: $95K
Max: $200K
Hardware Engineer $135,667
Min: $120K
Max: $147K
Machine Learning Engineer $141,000
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Lead Software Engineer $144,188
Min: $112K
Max: $177K
Database Administrator $148,333
Min: $133K
Max: $163K
Engineering Manager $149,908
Min: $109K
Max: $220K
Principal Software Engineer $156,591
Min: $120K
Max: $275K
Director of Software Engineering $172,452
Min: $130K
Max: $240K
Data Engineering Manager $195,000
Min: $175K
Max: $235K
Vice President of Engineering $212,188
Min: $145K
Max: $265K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $242,154
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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SQL
1% have this skill
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Java
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 Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $140,000 with +$14,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Austin
1-5 Reports
$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
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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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