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DevOps Engineer
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Finance Director
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HR Coordinator
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Site Reliability Engineer
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Technical Product Manager
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Technical Recruiter
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Software Engineer salary in Austin

Average Base Salary in Austin

$114,161
$14,934
Additional Cash Compensation
$129,095
Total Compensation
Median: $114K
Min: $71K
Max: $188K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in Austin?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Austin is $114,161. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Austin is $14,934. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Austin is $129,095. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Austin from anonymous Software Engineer employees in Austin.

Austin by the numbers

2,642
Total number of Tech companies in Austin
119,310
Total number of tech users on Built In Austin
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Software Engineer jobs in Austin

Support Software Engineer

Austin
4 days ago
+47
BigCommerce, named a 2020 "Best Place to Work" in Austin, is looking for a Support Software Engineer. As a Support Software Engineer based in our Austin Four Points Office you will operate as the primary Engineering resource for our support and enterprise teams. You will work closely with other engineers, UI designers, and product managers to help solve platform issues and extend upon our core platform functionality.

Senior Software Engineer

Austin
6 days ago
+35
Architect and build components and systems to power new Evernote features. Work on state of the art cloud based platforms. You will have opportunities to learn and work on Machine Learning and Big Data technologies (if interested). Get to work on internet-scale projects. We currently have 2 billion notes and 75k new registrations per day!

Senior Software Engineer

Austin
6 days ago
+49
This is an exciting opportunity to apply your skill set to an organization undergoing amazing growth and technological transformation! As a .NET Developer at Arrive, you’ll be embracing a career-defining opportunity to transform our business from the ground up alongside industry experts. If you possess strong skills and a desire to make an impact, then we want to hear from you!

Software Engineer - Kubernetes Platform

Austin
1 week ago
+42
Research and implement solutions to help developers use Kubernetes. Help product teams use Kubernetes and shape best practices. Build traffic routing, service discovery, secrets, and access control solutions. Ensure platform security, and guide security best practices. Contribute back to the open source community. Leave code better than we found it.

Software Engineer - DNS

Austin
1 week ago
+42
In this role, you will be part of a small elite team that builds and maintains one of the core Cloudflare systems. You will maintain and expand our DNS infrastructure and implement features for our customers. We like to think outside the box and come up with novel approaches. The team is split between London and San Francisco offices.

Software Engineer - Network Systems

Austin
1 week ago
+42
As an engineer on the Magic Transit team, you will use your deep knowledge of Linux networking internals to design and implement distributed network functions, such as firewalls, NATs, load balancers, and QoS. You will build software systems to provide control and visibility, from user-facing APIs to distributed control systems that deploy network functions across thousands of servers. You will build internal monitoring, alerting, and management tooling to enable our operations and customer support teams to keep our global systems running at peak performance for our customers.

Software Engineer - Distributed Systems

Austin
1 week ago
+42
A TLS/HTTP proxy to make the connection from eyeball to edge as fast and secure as possible. Filtering malicious traffic and handling good traffic according to customer configuration. Content optimization that takes content served from customer sites and makes it more performant. A platform that runs “serverless” Workers and provides a key value store. A reverse-proxy system that caches customer website content according to customer configuration. Optimization of connections from Cloudflare to our customers' origin servers to reduce their load and increase performance. Our Authoritative DNS server and our public resolver 1.1.1.1.

Software Engineer in Test

Austin
1 week ago
+38
The Software Developer in Test will to join our core development team as we create the next generation of AlertMedia products and services. Producing quality software is critical to our customers' success. As a Software Developer in Test, you will help us meet ever more stringent standards for quality by designing, implementing, and documenting automated tests that mean we can move faster with greater confidence and fewer interruptions. You will work directly with one of our development teams and be your team’s subject matter expert on quality and automated testing.

Principal Software Engineer

Austin
1 week ago
+35
As a Principal Software Engineer at Evernote you’ll be a leader across Engineering, helping us design the right technical solutions on complex multi-team projects . You'll apply your deep engineering experience to a variety of problems, from turning fuzzy product ideas into concrete requirements and technical designs to crafting solutions to our most difficult technical challenges. We’re looking for people who can lead from the front, helping grow our engineers and contributing significantly to our codebase and technical evolution.

Senior Software Engineer - Applications

Austin
1 month ago
+24
We are looking for engineers to be part of a talented, mission driven team that is building powerful tools that will greatly increase student success. Our engineers are collaborative and encouraged to bring new ideas to the table - we are not dogmatic about specific tools, but focused on using the right tools for the job. We are problem solvers. We want to work with people who are passionate about our mission and have a desire to be part of a rapidly expanding, high performance team. 

Senior Software Engineer

Austin
2 months ago
+36
Red Ventures is looking for a talented Senior Software Engineer to join our team in Austin. We believe in software craftsmanship and that there is real value in developing software that can be easily understood, maintained, and extended. At Red Ventures we are all about teamwork, accountability, innovation, and a customer-first approach. We work hard, but do so in a collaborative, fun, and flexible work environment.

Senior Software Engineer - Architecture

Austin
3 months ago
+24
This Sr Software Engineer on the Architecture team will build and maintain focused, scalable platform services and architectural components to be leveraged across our suite of SaaS applications. Job requires 6+ years of software engineering experience with history of designing/building RESTful, multi-tenant services and software development using Java, Spring, RestAPIs, and SQL.

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 500+ employees, earning $116,116 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $110,818 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $109,618.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $121,113. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $94,250.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Austin

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $68,100
Min: $42K
Max: $103K
Junior Software Engineer $74,725
Min: $65K
Max: $85K
QA Engineer $78,526
Min: $40K
Max: $115K
Software Test Engineer $86,417
Min: $61K
Max: $120K
Front End Developer $98,286
Min: $70K
Max: $153K
Salesforce Developer $102,385
Min: $70K
Max: $125K
Data Engineer $102,927
Min: $55K
Max: $150K
Automation Engineer $104,700
Min: $79K
Max: $130K
Android Developer $105,400
Min: $73K
Max: $125K
Game Developer $105,600
Min: $65K
Max: $141K
Sales Engineer $105,740
Min: $68K
Max: $152K
iOS Developer $109,750
Min: $85K
Max: $150K
DevOps Engineer $111,671
Min: $84K
Max: $141K
Systems Engineer $112,500
Min: $90K
Max: $135K
Software Engineer $114,161
Min: $71K
Max: $188K
Machine Learning Engineer $120,000
Min: $110K
Max: $135K
Data Architect $127,941
Min: $98K
Max: $153K
QA Manager $131,600
Min: $110K
Max: $150K
Site Reliability Engineer $135,000
Min: $130K
Max: $140K
Senior Software Engineer $136,277
Min: $95K
Max: $200K
Security Engineer $139,200
Min: $112K
Max: $180K
Engineering Manager $144,085
Min: $109K
Max: $175K
Hardware Engineer $147,000
Min: $147K
Max: $147K
Database Administrator $148,333
Min: $133K
Max: $163K
Principal Software Engineer $153,734
Min: $120K
Max: $275K
Lead Software Engineer $166,500
Min: $166K
Max: $167K
Director of Software Engineering $170,483
Min: $140K
Max: $228K
Data Engineering Manager $175,000
Min: $175K
Max: $175K
Vice President of Engineering $214,682
Min: $162K
Max: $265K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $242,300
Min: $130K
Max: $435K

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in Austin

1
Javascript
11% have this skill
2
Front-end
8% have this skill
3
Java
8% have this skill
4
Amazon Web Services
8% have this skill
5
SQL
6% have this skill
6
Node.js
6% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in Austin

$97,002
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer II reported a yearly salary of $97,002 with +$9,700 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Austin
$103,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $103,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Austin
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$13,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Austin
$117,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $117,000 with +$11,700 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Austin
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Associate reported a yearly salary of $120,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Austin
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $100,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Austin
$93,000
Yearly Salary
A SDE II reported a yearly salary of $93,000 with +$8,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Austin
$108,000
Yearly Salary
A Sr Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $108,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Austin
5-10 Reports
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Solutions Engineer II reported a yearly salary of $125,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Austin
$142,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $142,000 with +$40,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Other
500+ Employees
Austin
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