Principal Software Engineer salary in Austin

Average Base Salary in Austin

$155,800
$46,659
Additional Cash Compensation
$202,459
Total Compensation
Median: $156K
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 $155,800. The average additional cash compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in Austin is $46,659. The average total compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in Austin is $202,459. 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

Principal Software Engineer - Documents

Austin
1 hour 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 Software Engineer

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 Engineer

Austin
2 weeks ago
+33
We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join the HomePay Technology team in the position of Principal GoLang 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 UX Designer

Austin
4 days ago
+52
Procore is looking for a Principal UX Designer, Revenue Product to transform the construction industry by driving richer collaboration across stakeholders on a construction project. In this role, you’ll lead the design vision across the entire product lifecycle and multiple product initiatives inspiring future-facing solutions that simplify complex business processes. As a Principal UX Designer and member of the Revenue Product leadership team, y

Principal Product Manager - Identity

Austin
1 week ago
+52
Procore is looking for a Principal Product Manager to help shape the future of identity and security for our platform, ecosystem, and industry. In this role, you’ll partner closely with our Security and Platform organizations to deliver a seamless, secure, and scalable collaborative experience for all Procore users. You’ll take ownership of the end-to-end product management of Procore user identity with a focus on providing the right access to the right people at the right time. If you’re interested in making a long-lasting impact on the future direction of Procore’s collaborative platform—apply today!

Principal Android Engineer

Austin
1 week ago
+52
As a Principal Android 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 Data Engineer

Austin
1 week ago
+33
We are looking for an experienced and highly motivated application architect with Kafka experience to join our team in working on a large data modernization initiative. The role will be responsible for shaping and building Care.com’s streaming data pipeline strategy that will enable data exchange between microservices and feeding into the data lake. The right individual will be a proactive, self-starter that enjoys and thrives when connecting people and technology to solve complex problems at scale. You love researching industry trends and remaining current on emerging technology. You will design, perform POC where needed, and partner with application architects and engineers to build an enterprise distributed messaging and integration ecosystem. If you have a passion for long-term end-to-end thinking balanced with working directly with delivery teams to craft increments that enable value for customers now, this role is for you!

Principal Analyst, Revenue Operations

Austin
2 weeks ago
+62
The Principal Analyst, Revenue Operations STRATEGIST | ANALYTICAL GURU | COLLABORATOR  A Cloud Guru’s RevOps team is seeking a Principal Analyst to drive strategy, and handle the “big think” projects that establish the framework for the future.  This is a highly analytical role that will provide the context, and insights that affect key philosophies around TAM, business performance, and org strategy. You will work on everything from the highly

Principal Product Manager - Accounting Connectors

Austin
4 days ago
+52
Procore is looking for a Principal Product Manager, Accounting Connectors to help accelerate market-leading coverage of connectors with accounting systems and drive significant revenue growth in our Financials product line over the next three years. As a successful Principal Product Manager, you have a deep background in product management, are comfortable collaborating with multiple stakeholders, and can balance competing priorities with ease.

Principal Security Engineer, Purple Team

Austin
1 week ago
+52
As a Principal Security Engineer, Purple Team, you’ll be a key member of the Security Operations group, within the Security Engineering Division. You’ll use your knowledge of threat actor tools, tactics, and procedures to build an effective incident response toolset and process. This role requires a strong background in security as it relates to production cloud platform infrastructure, penetration testing, application security, and other aspects of network/cloud infrastructure. If you’re interested in becoming a foundational member of the Procore security team, setting the course for security within Procore for years to come—we’d like to hear from you.

Principal Product Manager - Platform Flexibility

Austin
1 week ago
+52
Procore is looking for a Senior Product Manager, Platform Flexibility to build scalable platform capabilities that make it faster, simpler, and safer for a broad range of stakeholders to collaborate on complex construction projects. This business-critical component of our platform will simultaneously solve multiple problems while laying the foundation for quickly building new solutions, enriching our entire product suite, and creating strategic leverage for Procore as we expand markets. Successful candidates excel at driving alignment and have proven experience digging into customer problems in order to envision horizontal solutions that meet their needs.

Principal Product Manager - API & Developer Tools

Austin
3 days ago
+52
Procore is looking for a Principal Product Manager to play an integral role in creating a world-class experience for third parties building a business within the Procore Ecosystem. In this role, you will own and manage our core developer services, including APIs, software developer kits, and developer tools, which are critical to the success of the ecosystem. The construction vertical is ripe for technological innovation. Construction impacts the

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 $207,000 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 $159,931.

Principal Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $156,867.

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 $135,401
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 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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Java
2% have this skill
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Node.js
2% have this skill

Recent Principal Software Engineer salaries in 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
$144,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $144,000 with +$6,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Austin
1-5 Reports
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Reservoir Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000 with +$30,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Austin
1-5 Reports
$153,500
Yearly Salary
A Senior Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $153,500 with +$30,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Austin
1-5 Reports
$168,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $168,000
7+ Years of Experience
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501-1,000 Employees
Austin
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