Principal Software Engineer salary in Austin

Average Base Salary in Austin

$164,494
$34,762
Additional Cash Compensation
$199,256
Total Compensation
Median: 160,000
Min: $127K
Max: $239K

How Much Does a Principal Software Engineer Make in Austin?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer in Austin is $164,494. The average additional cash compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in Austin is $34,762. The average total compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in Austin is $199,256. Principal Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Principal Software Engineer employees in Austin.

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Principal Software Engineer jobs in Austin

Principal Software Engineer, SaaS

Austin
2 weeks ago
THIS IS A REMOTE POSITIONSailPoint is the leader in identity security for the cloud enterprise. Our identity security solutions secure and enable thousands of companies worldwide, giving our customers unmatched visibility into the entirety of their digital workforce, ensuring workers have the right access to do their job - no more, no less.At SailPoint, we are building the most comprehensive suite of identity governance & access management SaaS

Principal Engineer

Austin
5 days ago
Empower the Individual Through Crypto Gemini is a crypto exchange and custodian that allows customers to buy, sell, store, and earn more than 30 cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ether, litecoin, and Zcash. Gemini is a New York trust company that is subject to the capital reserve requirements, cybersecurity requirements, and banking compliance standards set forth by the New York State Department of Financial Services and the New York

Principal Engineer

Austin
1 week ago
PRINCIPAL SOFTWARE ENGINEER(Austin, TX) OVERVIEWAtmosphere is currently looking for a highly motivated Principal Software Engineer who will help us maintain existing products as well as bring the new products to life. This individual will be knowledgeable across the stack front end, apis, datastores as well as how to quickly and safely develop, test, deploy and maintain these products. Proficiency in working with modern frameworks to build the

Principal, Global Tax

Austin
5 days ago
Empower the Individual Through Crypto Gemini is a crypto exchange and custodian that allows customers to buy, sell, store, and earn more than 30 cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ether, litecoin, and Zcash. Gemini is a New York trust company that is subject to the capital reserve requirements, cybersecurity requirements, and banking compliance standards set forth by the New York State Department of Financial Services and the New York

Principal IT Program Manager

Austin
1 week ago
The IT Principal Program Manager that fills this position will be responsible for delivering significantly complex programs and leading projects end-to-end within a highly visible Enterprise Back-office Systems portfolio. The IT Principal Program Manager will collaborate with key business partners, IT teams and vendors to for developing, deploying, and supporting solutions which are scalable, operational, and maintainable. We are looking for an

Principal Data Scientist

Austin
2 weeks ago
We are looking for an experienced data scientist responsible for delivering data-driven and actionable insights about our customers / strategic initiatives to help optimize our businesses.This role will work across a variety of behavioral data sets, leveraging customer and transaction data to boost the performance of marketing and grocery delivery initiatives. S/he will build statistical and machine models to improve customer segmentation

Principal Project Manager

Austin
2 weeks ago
Responsible for defining and managing the value proposition, work plan, resource needs, timeline, and budget for projects. Organizes and drives resources (capital, staff, tools) to achieve project objectives on time, within scope, and on budget. Responsibilities include overall project planning, direction, prioritization, change management, delivery, and post-delivery evaluation. Ensures project scope, planning, and implementation align with

Principal User Experience Researcher

Austin
2 weeks ago
Whole Foods Market is looking for a Principal User Experience Researcher. We are building, evolving, and refining an ecosystem of digital and physical products to create a best-in-class retail experience that is intuitive, joyful, and innovative. This position will design and conduct research activities that inform our understanding of the end-to-end shopping experience, identifying key opportunity areas. The ideal candidate will have a deep

Principal Pricing Strategy Manager

Austin
3 weeks ago
The Principal Pricing Strategy Manager will directly impact our growth by shaping SailPoint's pricing strategy across our products while considering our customers' needs and values, product and go-to-market strategy, competitive dynamics, and near and long-term business objectives. They'll lead the analysis, evaluation, and execution of pricing initiatives with product and go-to-market teams. Beyond specific projects, this role will serve as an

Principal Software QA Engineer

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

Senior Principal Legal Counsel

Austin
3 months ago
Responsible for advising and counseling business leaders and Team Members on all legal matters. Provides legal advice, guidance and support concerning business transactions, claim liability, lawsuit prosecution or defense, and legal rights and obligations. Studies and reviews current and proposed legislation and provides legal opinion and advice to relevant decision-makers on pertinent issues. Interprets laws, rulings, and regulations for

Principal Data Scientist, Pricing

Austin
4 months ago
Provides leadership and oversight to the Data Science team. Provides functional oversight and ensures effective and business-focused aggregation, analysis, and interpretation of customer, transaction, product, and other relevant data. Oversees the analysis of customer, transaction, and product-related data to identify patterns and drivers through machine learning, data mining, and statistical models. Works with company leadership to ensure a

Principal Software Engineer Salary ranges

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

Average Principal Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Principal Software Engineer make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $173,602 on average.

Principal Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Principal Software Engineer salary for women is $180,000 and the average Principal Software Engineer salary for men is $165,289.

Principal Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $165,869.

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 Principal Software Engineer salaries in Austin

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Javascript
2% have this skill
2
SQL
2% have this skill
3
Amazon Web Services
2% have this skill
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Front-end
2% have this skill
5
DevOps
2% have this skill
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Java
1% have this skill

Recent Principal Software Engineer salaries in Austin

$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $140,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
1,000+ Employees
Austin
$144,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $144,000 with +$14,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
1,000+ Employees
Austin
$127,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $127,000 with +$3,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Austin
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $180,000 with +$36,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
501-1,000 Employees
Austin
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Austin
$170,403
Yearly Salary
A Technical Architect reported a yearly salary of $170,403
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Austin
$170,403
Yearly Salary
A Technical Architect reported a yearly salary of $170,403
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Austin
$191,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $191,000 with +$45,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Austin
$145,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $145,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Austin
$165,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Design Engineer reported a yearly salary of $165,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Austin
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