Software Engineer salary in Austin

Average Base Salary in Austin

$113,203
$13,908
Additional Cash Compensation
$127,111
Total Compensation
Median: $113K
Min: $65K
Max: $188K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in Austin?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Austin is $113,203. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Austin is $13,908. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Austin is $127,111. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Austin from anonymous Software Engineer employees in Austin.

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DevOps Engineer
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Software Engineer jobs in Austin

Software Engineer

Austin
3 days ago
+62
A Cloud Guru is looking for a Software Engineer to join the new Identity Services team to build out frontend and backend architectures using new tech stacks. The Software Engineer will collaborate with a team of awesome engineers and implement a new ID model, sign-up flow and self service SAML configuration. The ideal person loves learning new technologies, writing and reading challenging code, and genuinely contributing to A Cloud Guru's culture of fun, accessible cloud education.

Software Engineer, Provider Network

Remote
1 day ago
+33
Developing highly available and highly scalable applications. Collaborate with product management, peer teams, and quality assurance, and end-users to produce cutting-edge software solutions. Generate high-coverage unit and integrations tests. Generate technical documentation.

Senior Software Engineer

Austin
3 days ago
+42
AlertMedia is looking for a Senior-Level Engineer with full-stack experience. This role is an opportunity to use a wide variety of design and technical web skills to help us manage day-to-day requests as well as leverage your experience and expertise to mentor junior developers as the team grows. Strong creative and technical abilities are vital for success in this role, with the ideal candidate being an independent problem solver and critical thinker. You must have a passion for innovative software development and willingness to roll up your sleeves to collaborate with all teams. 

Staff Software Engineer

Austin
5 days ago
+52
Evolve our existing codebase from a monolithic Rails application into a modular system with clear, well enforced domain boundaries and a coherent public interface. Participate in designing and building a system that is aligned with Procore’s technical vision of a service-oriented architecture. Work up and down the stack to ship code for our Rails backend and our React frontend, and dive deep into the database layer to handle complex querying needs. Collaborate with Engineering, Product, and UX to design and build solutions that delight users and solve critical business problems. Serve as a leader and mentor to more junior engineers within your team .

Software Engineer (Integrations)

Austin
6 days ago
+30
Help architect, develop, deploy, and test new products and integrations. Here’s an example: https://spycloud.com/products/active-directory-guardian/. Take on full product roadmap items and be able to deliver high quality results on time. Participate in a fast-paced environment. Adopt existing team practices and recommend improvements as needed.

Principal Software Engineer

Austin
6 days 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 - Documents

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.

Senior Software Engineer

Austin
2 weeks ago
+33
Design, develop, and deploy features on both the front and back end; Integrate with essential third-party services and APIs; Ensure appropriate automated test coverage for optimal uptime and product reliability; Communicate both blockers and progress with the rest of the engineering team, as well as stakeholders on other teams.

Principal Software Engineer, Platform Flexibility

Austin
1 week ago
+52
As a Principal Software Engineer on our Platform Flexibility team, you’ll focus on creating the common flexible core of our future application platform, empowering internal and external teams to more efficiently create and deliver experiences on the Procore Platform. In addition to playing a key role in our technology strategy, your work will also 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. 

Senior Software Engineer, Ruby (Billing Team)

Austin
1 day ago
+55
BigCommerce, named a 2020 "Best Place to Work" in Austin, is looking for a Senior Software Engineer. You’ll be working with team members to extend our products and integrate with a broad array of external services. BigCommerce offers a heavily collaborative environment helping you expand your skill set and take ideas from inception to delivery.

Software Engineer I, Ruby (I&AM Team)

Austin
2 weeks ago
+55
BigCommerce is disrupting the e-commerce industry as the SaaS leader for fast- growing, mid-market businesses. We enable our customers to build intuitive and engaging stores to support every stage of their growth. BigCommerce, named a “Best Place to Work” in Austin, is looking for a full-time Software Engineer I on our Identity & Access Management (IAM) Team in the exciting and rapidly growing e-commerce industry. The BigCommerce Engineering

Lead Software Engineer, Ruby (Billing Team)

Austin
2 weeks ago
+55
BigCommerce is disrupting the e-commerce industry as the SaaS leader for fast- growing, mid-market businesses. We enable our customers to build intuitive and engaging stores to support every stage of their growth. BigCommerce, named a 2020 "Best Place to Work" in Austin, is looking for a Lead Software Engineer, Ruby.  (Generous $$ relocation assistance provided) You’ll be working with team members to extend our products and integrate with a

Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Software Engineer salary in Austin is between $110k - $120k.

Average Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Software Engineer make the most at companies with 1,000+ employees, earning $118,067 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $107,375 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $109,992.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $126,574. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $94,112.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Austin

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Junior Software Engineer $72,890
Min: $60K
Max: $105K
QA Analyst $73,078
Min: $42K
Max: $165K
QA Engineer $77,768
Min: $40K
Max: $115K
Software Test Engineer $89,262
Min: $61K
Max: $130K
Front End Developer $100,174
Min: $65K
Max: $153K
Salesforce Developer $102,385
Min: $70K
Max: $125K
Automation Engineer $105,048
Min: $79K
Max: $130K
Data Engineer $105,244
Min: $55K
Max: $150K
Game Developer $105,600
Min: $65K
Max: $141K
Sales Engineer $109,238
Min: $68K
Max: $168K
Android Developer $110,308
Min: $73K
Max: $135K
iOS Developer $111,386
Min: $85K
Max: $150K
DevOps Engineer $112,581
Min: $84K
Max: $141K
Software Engineer $113,203
Min: $65K
Max: $188K
Systems Engineer $120,286
Min: $90K
Max: $152K
QA Manager $126,575
Min: $95K
Max: $150K
Security Engineer $131,857
Min: $61K
Max: $180K
Data Architect $131,944
Min: $98K
Max: $200K
Site Reliability Engineer $134,667
Min: $105K
Max: $150K
Senior Software Engineer $135,673
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 $149,697
Min: $109K
Max: $220K
Principal Software Engineer $155,179
Min: $120K
Max: $275K
Director of Software Engineering $173,592
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 Software Engineer salaries in Austin

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Javascript
13% have this skill
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Front-end
9% have this skill
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SQL
9% have this skill
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Java
9% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
8% have this skill
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Node.js
8% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in Austin

$82,500
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $82,500
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Austin
$145,000
Yearly Salary
A Software development engineer II reported a yearly salary of $145,000 with +$40,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Austin
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Sr. Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Austin
$82,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $82,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Austin
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Jr. Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $90,000
1-3 Years of Experience
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51-200 Employees
Austin
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer II reported a yearly salary of $100,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Austin
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $110,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Austin
$175,000
Yearly Salary
A Staff Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $175,000 with +$22,750 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Austin
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Developer reported a yearly salary of $110,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Austin
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $110,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Austin
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