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Austin
Austin

Principal Software Engineer salary in Austin

Average Base Salary in Austin

$151,926
$35,220
Additional Cash Compensation
$187,146
Total Compensation
Median: $152K
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 $151,926. The average additional cash compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in Austin is $35,220. The average total compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in Austin is $187,146. 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
19

Principal Software Engineer (Backend)

Austin
1 day ago
+20
As a Principal Backend 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 Software Engineer (Frontend)

Austin
1 week ago
+20
As a Principal Frontend 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 Software Engineer (iOS)

Austin
1 week ago
+20
As a Principal iOS 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 Engineer (AWS)

Austin
17 hours ago
+37
ClearDATA is seeking Principle Engineer (AWS) to join our creative and passionate software engineering team to help us in making healthcare better every single day. Our customers include some of the biggest names in healthcare and life sciences. They depend on us to deliver tools, systems, and services that keep them compliant and secure in the cloud without slowing them down. Developers at ClearDATA have the opportunity to have a real impact on this mission every single day.

Principal Site Reliability Engineer

Austin
1 week ago
+20
As a Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) here at Procore you will be part of the overarching DevOps team that encompasses release, operations, security and foundational application challenges for a large cloud-based enterprise application for the construction industry. Within this team, our SRE’s focus on combining core engineering and software development practices to solve operational...

Principal Software Engineer

Austin
2 weeks ago
+19
This is an exciting time to join the Digital Engineering Team at H-E-B! As our customer and partner experiences continue to grow in popularity and adoption in areas like Curbside and Delivery you will have the opportunity to define the digital experience for millions of customers and hundreds of thousands of partners. We are hiring across the stack: front-end web, front-end mobile, full-stack, and backend engineering. Our engineers are utilizing the best technologies available to deliver modern and engaging experiences with the reliability, performance, and scale to service that only the best technical products can support. Your daily activities will involve oversight, mentoring, delivering key pieces of functionality, and collaborating with technology leadership to plan the technical roadmap for H-E-B. We are constantly evolving both the software and the teams that deliver it. 

Principal Software Engineer

Austin
3 weeks ago
+14
Build full stack React/Redux applications that talk to Python API services. Deliver new features to our iOS and Android mobile app using React Native. Build backend services around advanced machine learning and predictive analytic models. Design and operationalize data pipelines using advanced data architectures deployed on Amazon Web Services. Optimize our developer toolchain to support instant provisioning of new services and infrastructure, fully automate deployment, and minimize development friction..

Principal Software Engineer, VB.NET

Austin
2 days ago
+38
Blackbaud is looking for an experienced Principal Software Engineer to help us drive innovation and lead the technical strategy for our industry-leading customizable platform and products. Utilizing multiple technologies, you will collaborate with clients, project team members, and key stakeholders to ensure the development and technical strategies of our solutions meets the needs of today and tomorrow. You’ll provide technical expertise to strategic discussions, influence roadmap decisions, be a key idea contributor, and provide technical mentorship to your peers. You’ll provide input on high level product line decisions, product designs and implementations as well as write code to help bring our existing products into the future.

Principal Software Engineer - Linux Container

Austin
2 days ago
+36
This is a Principal Software Development Engineer (SDE) role in the engineering team that delivers the sensor (lightweight agent) on Linux. This role will be responsible for defining the technical direction and leading the design and implementation of new features to surface containers as logical end-points in the end-to-end Falcon product. These features will deliver the power of the Falcon end-point protection platform for Docker and other container implementations built on top of LXC.

Principal Software Engineer, Machine Learning

Austin
4 days ago
+40
At RetailMeNot, we believe that gaining valuable insights using our data is core to our future success. The Data team at RetailMeNot is responsible for developing core datasets and for exposing data services consumed by product, data science and business teams. Daily, we collect approximately a terabyte of analytics events and process hundreds of terabytes of data. Our team works efficiently to deliver new features for real-time and batch

Principal Software Engineer, Engineering Effectiveness

Austin
3 weeks ago
The Engineering Effectiveness team is a new team at ThousandEyes with the mission to empower our engineers to be more effective and happier by providing the tools, processes, infrastructure, and support they need to design, implement, test, and operationalize their code quickly and with high quality. As a Senior Software Engineer on this new team, you will have the opportunity to define how we partner with the other engineering teams to provide a productive and frictionless end-to-end developer experience encompassing the entire development, release, and operating lifecycle. You will design and implement tooling for our build, continuous integration, and deployment systems. You will work with each team to provide automated testing frameworks, guides, and infrastructure that allow fast and reliable code validation. You will work with our operations engineering teams to provide and create the tools and frameworks that allow the application teams to properly monitor and alert on their production applications. You will bring your full SDLC experience to help improve our overall engineering processes, testing approaches, deployment pipelines, and operational procedures.

Principal Engineer

Austin
1 day ago
+27
We are looking for a Principal Engineer to join to help continue building our energy jobs and services marketplace. The ideal candidate will have 15+ years of experience developing scalable software in partnership with diverse engineering teams and every aspect of our business, from the C-Suite to those in their first job.

Principal Software Engineer Salary ranges

The two most common Principal Software Engineer salary ranges in Austin are $120k - $130k and $130k - $140k.

Average Principal Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Principal Software Engineer make the most at companies with 500+ employees, earning $160,722 on average.

Principal Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Principal Software Engineer salary for women is $135,000 and the average Principal Software Engineer salary for men is $158,667.

Principal Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $150,889.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Austin

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $66,550
Min: $42K
Max: $103K
QA Engineer $78,515
Min: $40K
Max: $115K
Front End Developer $82,759
Min: $57K
Max: $120K
Software Test Engineer $87,194
Min: $61K
Max: $120K
Salesforce Developer $102,385
Min: $70K
Max: $125K
Data Engineer $103,270
Min: $55K
Max: $135K
Android Developer $103,333
Min: $73K
Max: $125K
Sales Engineer $103,925
Min: $68K
Max: $152K
Automation Engineer $104,700
Min: $79K
Max: $130K
iOS Developer $108,594
Min: $85K
Max: $122K
DevOps Engineer $111,597
Min: $84K
Max: $141K
Software Engineer $114,556
Min: $71K
Max: $188K
Security Engineer $116,913
Min: $81K
Max: $170K
Data Architect $129,688
Min: $98K
Max: $153K
QA Manager $131,600
Min: $110K
Max: $150K
Senior Software Engineer $132,005
Min: $64K
Max: $185K
Engineering Manager $142,843
Min: $120K
Max: $164K
Principal Software Engineer $151,926
Min: $120K
Max: $275K
Director of Software Engineering $166,370
Min: $140K
Max: $205K
Vice President of Engineering $212,667
Min: $164K
Max: $250K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $254,643
Min: $130K
Max: $435K

Austin Companies with the Highest Dev + Engineer Salaries

+9
Artificial Intelligence, Real Estate
Automotive, Marketing Tech
+13
Enterprise Web, Productivity
+63
Artificial Intelligence, Cloud

Skills that affect Principal Software Engineer salaries in Austin

1
SQL
5% have this skill
2
Javascript
5% have this skill
3
DevOps
4% have this skill
4
Node.js
4% have this skill
5
AngularJS
4% have this skill
6
Java
3% have this skill

Recent Principal Software Engineer salaries in Austin

$176,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $176,000 with +$25,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Austin
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Austin
1-5 Reports
$163,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $163,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Austin
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Austin
$239,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal AWS Cloud Engineer reported a yearly salary of $239,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Austin
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Technical Team Lead reported a yearly salary of $125,000 with +$1,200 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Austin
5-10 Reports
$124,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $124,000 with +$2,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Austin
$190,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $190,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Austin
$275,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $275,000 with +$150,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Austin
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $180,000 with +$125,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Austin
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