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Principal Software Engineer salary in Austin

Average Base Salary in Austin

$151,000
$36,356
Additional Cash Compensation
$187,356
Total Compensation
Median: $151K
Min: $120K
Max: $275K

How Much Does a Principal Software Engineer Make in Austin?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer in Austin is $151,000. The average additional cash compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in Austin is $36,356. The average total compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in Austin is $187,356. Principal Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Austin from anonymous Principal Software Engineer employees in Austin.

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Principal Software Engineer jobs in Austin
19

Principal Software Engineer (Backend)

Austin
1 week ago
+20
As a Principal Backend Engineer at Procore, you’re given the unique opportunity to partner intimately with our customer base, translating their fundamental needs into technological SaaS solutions. Backed by the might of our teams, we’ll provide you with the tools and resources needed to achieve extraordinary results that render a significant impact extending beyond the boundaries of traditional engineering roles.

Principal Engineer (AWS)

Austin
6 days ago
+37
ClearDATA is seeking Principle Engineer (AWS) to join our creative and passionate software engineering team to help us in making healthcare better every single day. Our customers include some of the biggest names in healthcare and life sciences. They depend on us to deliver tools, systems, and services that keep them compliant and secure in the cloud without slowing them down. Developers at ClearDATA have the opportunity to have a real impact on this mission every single day.

Tech Lead

Austin
1 day ago
+23
Tech Lead Your challenge, should you choose to accept: Adia is looking for an experienced Tech Lead who can work with our product development team on different aspects of the Adia platform like integrations, potential tech stacks, and data models. Our Tech Lead will understand user and client needs and help prioritize development accordingly. You will work on the Product team as their in-house liaison to the off shore dev team. You’re here to

Principal Artificial Intelligence/Deep Learning Engineer

Austin
5 days ago
+22
As part of Rapid7 Labs, you will collaborate with a globally distributed, core team of Data Scientists, Systems/Data Engineers, and Security Researchers. Your work will not only touch customers directly through products and services we create, but you will be a defining voice on the forefront of Artificial Intelligence/Deep Learning and their applications to cybersecurity to the outside world through publications and conferences. You will have opportunities to apply your skill set to tough problems in vulnerability management & prioritization, anomalous behaviour identification, web application security, threat hunting, and internet-scale adversary identification/tracking. Ultimately, the outcome of your work will be to enable scores of defenders across thousands of organizations to work better, faster, and smarter.

Principal Software Engineer

Austin
2 days ago
+30
You have a Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent STEM field. You have 8+ years professional experience in software development. You take pride in mentoring junior and other senior engineers and consider the progress of your team members a key indicator of your performance. You have experience building, scaling, and maintaining a highly available API hosted in a public cloud. You understand the nuances and challenges that come with building an API that supports both native and web apps You’re skilled in building consensus across teams and inspiring teammates to deliver a better vision and product. You’re committed to learning and believe that every day you do not progress as a technologist is a day that you’re falling behind. You delight in making simple, elegant, functional, and beautiful systems. You encourage others to do the same.

Principal Software Engineer

Austin
2 days ago
+14
Build full stack React/Redux applications that talk to Python API services. Deliver new features to our iOS and Android mobile app using React Native. Build backend services around advanced machine learning and predictive analytic models. Design and operationalize data pipelines using advanced data architectures deployed on Amazon Web Services. Optimize our developer toolchain to support instant provisioning of new services and infrastructure, fully automate deployment, and minimize development friction..

Principal Software Engineer

Austin
2 days ago
+14
Build full stack React/Redux applications that talk to Python API services. Deliver new features to our iOS and Android mobile app using React Native. Build backend services around advanced machine learning and predictive analytic models. Design and operationalize data pipelines using advanced data architectures deployed on Amazon Web Services. Optimize our developer toolchain to support instant provisioning of new services and infrastructure, fully automate deployment, and minimize development friction.

Principal Software Engineer

Austin
1 week ago
+23
TrustRadius leads the B2B software review market. Speeding and de-risking the buying process, giving voice to and connecting software users, and helping vendors improve their products while getting their customers on the record. Join if you want to bring transparency to the business software market the way Yelp and TripAdvisor have for restaurants and travel. Join if you want to learn, teach, build, have fun, and get rich. We value those things

Principal Software Engineer

Austin
1 week ago
As a Principal Software Engineer on the Technical Delivery team, you will be responsible for architecting and implementing solutions in Cortex5 based on clients’ requirements. This involves analysis, planning and technical expertise to implement a solution that will meet business needs and client commitments. As a technical expert, you will provide guidance as well as hands on execution of technical components and solutions. Additionally, the Principal Software Engineer works with the product team leads to review and analyze current Cortex5 features and its ability to support strategic objectives of the client.

Principal Software Engineer

Austin
1 week ago
+28
As a leader, you will be driving Vrbo's engineering culture, by building, evangelizing and supporting the environments used by all of Vrbo's engineers globally. You'll have the chance to drive the development experience on the bleeding edge of cloud technologies. Our ever-growing footprint will give you the opportunity to work at scale while being creative in an agile team. You'll be joining a credible team where people go out of their way to help each other succeed. You'll also get to work with stakeholders across the globe gaining international experience in a fast paced eCommerce industry all while working in an incredible office space!

Principal Software Engineer

Austin
1 week ago
+38
As a Principal Software Engineer you will be joining one of our software development teams dedicated to creating/enhancing web-based applications while working with some of the latest technologies in user interfaces, server architecture and cloud based computing. Our relaxed work environment promotes open seating, paired programming, cross team/office collaboration, efficient communication, Scrum methodologies and TDD principles. Engineers at Blackbaud are thought leaders in our department and local development community. Duties include solving complex issues, learning/teaching new technologies, promoting growth and assuring your team delivers on its commitments.

Principal Software Engineer, Engineering Effectiveness

Austin
5 days ago
The Engineering Effectiveness team is a new team at ThousandEyes with the mission to empower our engineers to be more effective and happier by providing the tools, processes, infrastructure, and support they need to design, implement, test, and operationalize their code quickly and with high quality. As a Senior Software Engineer on this new team, you will have the opportunity to define how we partner with the other engineering teams to provide a productive and frictionless end-to-end developer experience encompassing the entire development, release, and operating lifecycle. You will design and implement tooling for our build, continuous integration, and deployment systems. You will work with each team to provide automated testing frameworks, guides, and infrastructure that allow fast and reliable code validation. You will work with our operations engineering teams to provide and create the tools and frameworks that allow the application teams to properly monitor and alert on their production applications. You will bring your full SDLC experience to help improve our overall engineering processes, testing approaches, deployment pipelines, and operational procedures.

Principal Software Engineer Salary ranges

The two most common Principal Software Engineer salary ranges in Austin are $120k - $130k and $130k - $140k.

Average Principal Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Principal Software Engineer make the most at companies with 500+ employees, earning $159,824 on average.

Principal Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Principal Software Engineer salary for women is $135,000 and the average Principal Software Engineer salary for men is $157,647.

Principal Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $149,412.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Austin

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $64,364
Min: $42K
Max: $103K
QA Engineer $78,470
Min: $40K
Max: $115K
Front End Developer $81,804
Min: $57K
Max: $120K
Software Test Engineer $84,412
Min: $61K
Max: $120K
Data Engineer $101,227
Min: $55K
Max: $130K
Salesforce Developer $102,385
Min: $70K
Max: $125K
Android Developer $103,125
Min: $73K
Max: $125K
Automation Engineer $104,947
Min: $79K
Max: $130K
Sales Engineer $106,833
Min: $68K
Max: $152K
Software Engineer $106,874
Min: $65K
Max: $188K
iOS Developer $107,731
Min: $85K
Max: $120K
DevOps Engineer $111,874
Min: $84K
Max: $141K
Security Engineer $116,913
Min: $81K
Max: $170K
Data Architect $128,500
Min: $98K
Max: $153K
QA Manager $131,600
Min: $110K
Max: $150K
Senior Software Engineer $133,261
Min: $64K
Max: $185K
Engineering Manager $143,263
Min: $120K
Max: $164K
Principal Software Engineer $151,000
Min: $120K
Max: $275K
Director of Software Engineering $166,000
Min: $140K
Max: $205K
Vice President of Engineering $216,143
Min: $164K
Max: $250K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $263,846
Min: $130K
Max: $435K

Austin Companies with the Highest Dev + Engineer Salaries

Skills that affect Principal Software Engineer salaries in Austin

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SQL
5% have this skill
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Javascript
5% have this skill
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AngularJS
5% have this skill
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DevOps
5% have this skill
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Node.js
5% have this skill
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Java
4% have this skill

Recent Principal Software Engineer salaries in Austin

$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Austin
1-5 Reports
$163,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $163,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Austin
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Austin
$239,000
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A Principal AWS Cloud Engineer reported a yearly salary of $239,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Austin
$125,000
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A Technical Team Lead reported a yearly salary of $125,000 with +$1,200 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Austin
5-10 Reports
$124,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $124,000 with +$2,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Austin
$190,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $190,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Austin
$275,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $275,000 with +$150,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Austin
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $180,000 with +$125,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Austin
$132,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Member of Technical Staff reported a yearly salary of $132,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Austin
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