Principal Software Engineer salary in Austin

Average Base Salary in Austin

$156,591
$41,914
Additional Cash Compensation
$198,505
Total Compensation
Median: $157K
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 $156,591. The average additional cash compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in Austin is $41,914. The average total compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in Austin is $198,505. 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

Austin
6 hours ago
+52
As a Principal Software Engineer on our Project Management Core team, you’ll play a key role in our technology strategy by directly enabling the experiences built on the platform to seamlessly flex, extend, and meet customer’s unique construction needs on a global scale. While driving immediate and long-term strategic direction for significant parts of the technology stack, you’ll identify critical areas based on future growth and collaborate with Product, UX, and other groups to develop roadmaps and tackle initiatives. 

Principal Software Engineer (Workflows)

Austin
1 week ago
+52
As a Principal Software Engineer on our Platform Workflows team, you’ll create the workflow engine of our future application platform, empowering internal and external teams to efficiently create and deliver experiences on the Procore Platform. In addition to playing a key role in our technology strategy, your work will directly enable all experiences built on the platform to seamlessly flex, extend, and meet customer’s unique construction needs on a global scale. While driving immediate and long-term strategic direction for major parts of the technology stack, you’ll identify critical areas based on future growth and collaborate with Product, UX, and other groups to develop roadmaps and tackle initiatives. 

Principal Software Engineer, Backend

Austin
1 week ago
+33
We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join the Technology team as a Principal Software Engineer. The candidate would join a small, agile team responsible for building a platform to support our community team. The candidate will be responsible for the analysis, design, programming, testing, documentation, and implementation of new product features. 

Principal Software Engineer (Growth)

Austin
1 week ago
+52
What if you could use your technology skills to develop a product that impacts the way communities’ hospitals, homes, sports stadiums, and schools across the world are built? Construction impacts the lives of nearly everyone in the world, and yet it’s also one of the world’s least digitized industries, not to mention one of the most dangerous. That’s why we’re looking for a talented Principal Software Engineer to join Procore’s journey to

Principal Software Engineer/Architect

Austin
2 weeks ago
+26
The engineering team at Babylon is an agile machine. As we iterate toward our north star, we need a thought leader who will dream big and build fast. In your role as a Principal Architect, you will navigate a complex environment - with the intent to simplify and scale with speed. You will define and articulate a compelling vision, set it in motion, and inspire key stakeholders to see it to fruition. Using your ability to invent and simplify, you’ll support the development of repeatable patterns and scalable systems. You’ll have a strategic influence on highly visible and impactful transformation projects. These will be both technically broad and deep - and will test your strategic thinking, business acumen, and analytical skills to the fullest. Considered an advisor to the Engineering Leadership Team, you’ll drive significant change at scale - with the goal of architecting a robust, scalable, and highly consumable distributed infrastructure.

Principal Software Engineer, Frontend - Foundations

Austin
5 days ago
+52
What if you could use your technology skills to develop a product that impacts the way communities’ hospitals, homes, sports stadiums, and schools across the world are built? Construction impacts the lives of nearly everyone in the world, and yet it’s also one of the world’s least digitized industries, not to mention one of the most dangerous. That’s why we’re looking for a talented Principal Software Engineer to join Procore’s journey to

Principal Software Engineer (Mobile Tooling)

Austin
6 days ago
+52
What if you could use your technology skills to develop a product that impacts the way communities’ hospitals, homes, sports stadiums, and schools across the world are built? Construction impacts the lives of nearly everyone in the world, and yet it’s also one of the world’s least digitized industries, not to mention one of the most dangerous. That’s why we’re looking for a talented Principal Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) to join Procore’s journey to revolutionize a historically underserved industry.

Principal Software Engineer - Data Science Enablement

Austin
5 days ago
+56
About The Role We’re looking for a Principal Software Engineer to lead our Data Science Enablement and MLOps initiatives. As a data-driven company, Data Science and MLOps are crucial to our overall business strategy and we have a large, cross-functional team excited about adopting enabling technologies.  The Principal Engineer of ML Ops will contribute to the vision, drive the architecture, build solutions, and advocate for the adoption of ML Ops

Principal Software Engineer - Collaborative File Management

Austin
1 week ago
+52
As a Principal Software Engineer on our Documents team, you’ll enable our customers to manage enterprise-level document management and control. You’ll design and implement a system to link millions of documents to both internal and external applications, clients, and services. In collaboration with Product, QA, UX, and other teams, you’ll identify critical areas, develop roadmaps, and drive immediate and long-term strategic direction for major parts of the technology stack. If you’re a strong leader with proven experience evaluating industry best-of-class technical approaches—we have a spot for you on our team.

Principal Engineer, Specialty Contractors

Austin
1 day ago
+52
What if you could use your technology skills to develop a product that impacts the way communities' hospitals, homes, sports stadiums, and schools across the world are built? Construction impacts the lives of nearly everyone in the world, and yet it's also one of the world's least digitized industries, not to mention one of the most dangerous. That's why we're looking for a talented Principal Software Engineer to join Procore's journey to revolutionize a historically underserved industry.

Principal Engineer/Architect - API

Austin
2 weeks ago
+26
Babylon Health is building a world-class enterprise API platform for use by its developer community using a mix of best-of-breed solutions and custom development as required. Internal users will rely on the API platform to take a “Design First”, self-service approach to creating API contracts using the latest API technologies such as GraphQL, OAS3, and JSON Schema which then will drive the rest of the process and toolchain to accelerate and automate the creation of mocking, testing, and documentation services for Babylon’s API estate. The goal is for developers to be able to rely on the Babylon API “platform aaS” to help them achieve their deliverables with minimum toil. In addition, Babylon’s API “platform aaS” will deliver a collaborative governance framework for allowing all of the cross-cutting teams to ensure that the APIs are consistent, secure, compliant, and performant throughout the API lifecycle.

Principal Product Manager - Payments

Austin
2 days ago
+33
About Care.com:  Care.com is a consumer tech company with heart. We’re on a mission to solve a human challenge we all face: finding great care for the ones we love. We’re moms and dads and pet parents. We have parents and grandparents so we understand that everyone, at some point in their lives, could use a helping hand. Our culture and our products reflect that. Here, entrepreneurs, self-starters, team players, and big thinkers unite behind a

Principal Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Principal Software Engineer salary in Austin is between $140k - $150k.

Average Principal Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Principal Software Engineer make the most at companies with 1,000+ employees, earning $193,333 on average.

Principal Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Principal Software Engineer salary for women is $157,500 and the average Principal Software Engineer salary for men is $160,581.

Principal Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $157,765.

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 $101,330
Min: $65K
Max: $153K
Data Engineer $104,589
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
DevOps Engineer $111,964
Min: $84K
Max: $141K
Software Engineer $111,975
Min: $65K
Max: $188K
Systems Engineer $121,721
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 $134,791
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 $149,843
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 Principal Software Engineer salaries in Austin

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SQL
3% have this skill
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Javascript
2% have this skill
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DevOps
2% have this skill
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Front-end
2% have this skill
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AngularJS
2% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
2% have this skill

Recent Principal Software Engineer salaries in Austin

$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Architect reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$13,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Austin
1-5 Reports
$163,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $163,000 with +$24,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
1,000+ Employees
Austin
$155,000
Yearly Salary
A Solution Architect reported a yearly salary of $155,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
11-50 Employees
Austin
$210,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Staff Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $210,000 with +$40,000 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
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Austin
5-10 Reports
$168,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $168,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1-10 Employees
Austin
$207,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal software engineer reported a yearly salary of $207,000 with +$300,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Austin
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Tech Lead reported a yearly salary of $140,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 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
Female
201-500 Employees
Austin
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $140,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Austin
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