Principal Software Engineer salary in Austin

Average Base Salary in Austin

$166,600
$40,133
Additional Cash Compensation
$206,733
Total Compensation
Median: $167K
Min: $130K
Max: $239K

How Much Does a Principal Software Engineer Make in Austin?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer in Austin is $166,600. The average additional cash compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in Austin is $40,133. The average total compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in Austin is $206,733. 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 - CIO Advisory Services

Austin
3 weeks ago
+34
EPAM is committed to providing our global team of more than 45,000 EPAMers with inspiring careers from day one. We think creatively and lead with passion. Our people are the source of our success. We value collaboration, work in partnership with our customers, and strive for the highest standards of excellence. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential. Here at EPAM, we are building a global Business Consulting practice. The growth we are experiencing is driving the need for talented CIO Advisory consultants to deliver value for EPAM clients. Req. #182633341 #LI-DNI #LI-DNP

Principal, Cloud Solution Architect

Austin
3 weeks ago
+34
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 world remotely, with the vast majority of our teams working from home. No matter where you are located, you’ll join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential. Description Are you an industry visionary and technologist at heart with a passion for designing complex Cloud solutions? Are you able to guide and advise business and IT teams on creating new Cloud-native applications and services? Do you have strong soft skills, solid stakeholder management and technology governance experience? Do you want to transform businesses, so they are able to operate and grow successfully in the cloud-first world? Then you have an opportunity to join as a Senior/Principal Cloud Architect to work with highly skilled and engaged teams across the globe to build Azure Cloud solutions.

Principal, Digital Financial Services Consultant

Austin
3 weeks ago
+34
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 world remotely, with the vast majority of our teams working from home. No matter where you are located, you’ll join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.

Managing Principal, Data Analytics Technology Consultant

Austin
3 weeks ago
+34
EPAM is committed to providing our global team of more than 41,150 EPAMers with inspiring careers from day one. EPAMers think creatively and lead with passion and honesty. Our people are the source of our success. We value collaboration, work in partnership with our customers, and strive for the highest standards of excellence. In today’s market conditions, we’re supporting operations for hundreds of clients around the world remotely. No matter where you are located, you’ll join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential. DescriptionEPAM Data Practice is looking for a Principal Data and Analytics Consultants with a strong Life Sciences background, who can help our customers create information strategies, design best-in-class data platforms, and support data-driven transformation of customer enterprises. We are passionate about delivering value from data and are searching for people with the same mindset to join our team! What we offer strategic engagements where you will have an opportunity to make an impact and create something new, not just follow decisions made earlier. Minimal routine and no vanilla software development. Typical engagement types include discovery, assessments, and target state architecture and design. Opportunity to work with client C-level stakeholders, as well as best technology and business experts from EPAM. Opportunity to take ownership of a particular competency. REQ #: 208161871#LI-DNI#LI-DNP

Principal, Business Consulting, Media & Entertainment Industry Lead

Austin
3 weeks ago
+34
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 world remotely, with the vast majority of our teams working from home. No matter where you are located, you’ll join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.

Principal, Business Consulting, Telecom Industry Lead

Austin
3 weeks ago
+34
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 world remotely, with the vast majority of our teams working from home. No matter where you are located, you’ll join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential. Description You are curious, persistent, logical and clever - a true techie at heart. You enjoy living by the code of your craft and developing elegant solutions for complex problems. If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM as a Senior Azure Cloud Engineer. Scroll down to learn more about the position's responsibilities and requirements.#LI-DNI#LI-DNP#financialservicesNA01

Principal Software Engineer (Growth)

Austin
1 week ago
+52
Job Description 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

Principal Software Engineer (Workflows)

Austin
1 week ago
+52
Job Description 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

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, SaaS

Austin
1 week ago
+45
SailPoint is seeking a Principal Software Engineer to help build a new cloud-based SaaS identity analytics product. We are looking for well-rounded backend or full stack engineers who are passionate about building and delivering reliable, scalable microservices and infrastructure for SaaS products.As one of the first members on the team, you will be integral in building this product and will be part of an agile team that is in startup mode. This

Principal Software Engineer- Identity

Austin
3 days ago
+52
Job Description Construction impacts the lives of nearly everyone in the world, and yet it’s one of the world’s least digitized industries, not to mention one of the most dangerous. That’s why we’re looking for a Principal Software Engineer to join Procore’s mission to serve our underserved industry. As a Principal Software Engineer on our Identity team, you’ll create the core of our future application platform, empowering internal and external

Principal Software Engineer/Architect

Austin
1 day ago
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 Salary ranges

The most common Principal Software Engineer salary in Austin is between $160k - $170k.

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 $182,800 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 $166,619.

Principal Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $167,708.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Austin

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Engineer $73,026
Min: $52K
Max: $100K
Junior Software Engineer $74,984
Min: $40K
Max: $145K
QA Analyst $79,644
Min: $45K
Max: $165K
Salesforce Developer $95,667
Min: $80K
Max: $112K
Software Test Engineer $98,917
Min: $65K
Max: $130K
Automation Engineer $102,333
Min: $95K
Max: $112K
Data Engineer $104,843
Min: $65K
Max: $150K
Game Developer $105,600
Min: $65K
Max: $141K
Front End Developer $105,630
Min: $65K
Max: $165K
Software Engineer $109,244
Min: $50K
Max: $180K
Sales Engineer $109,630
Min: $68K
Max: $168K
DevOps Engineer $111,947
Min: $84K
Max: $140K
iOS Developer $112,192
Min: $85K
Max: $150K
Hardware Engineer $121,333
Min: $100K
Max: $147K
Systems Engineer $121,721
Min: $90K
Max: $152K
Android Developer $122,714
Min: $105K
Max: $140K
QA Manager $124,579
Min: $95K
Max: $140K
Security Engineer $127,600
Min: $61K
Max: $180K
Senior Software Engineer $134,404
Min: $80K
Max: $200K
Site Reliability Engineer $139,778
Min: $100K
Max: $180K
Machine Learning Engineer $141,000
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Data Architect $145,833
Min: $100K
Max: $200K
Database Administrator $148,333
Min: $133K
Max: $163K
Engineering Manager $154,423
Min: $109K
Max: $220K
Lead Software Engineer $158,180
Min: $112K
Max: $200K
Principal Software Engineer $166,600
Min: $130K
Max: $239K
Director of Software Engineering $177,327
Min: $130K
Max: $240K
Data Engineering Manager $195,000
Min: $175K
Max: $235K
Vice President of Engineering $207,300
Min: $145K
Max: $265K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $220,400
Min: $135K
Max: $320K

Skills that affect Principal Software Engineer salaries in Austin

1
Javascript
2% have this skill
2
SQL
2% have this skill
3
Front-end
2% have this skill
4
Amazon Web Services
2% have this skill
5
DevOps
2% have this skill
6
Java
1% have this skill

Recent Principal Software Engineer salaries in 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
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000 with +$24,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
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
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