Software Engineer Salary Austin: Updated 2018 | Built In Austin
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Business Development Manager
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Business Intelligence Analyst
Business Intelligence Developer
Business Intelligence Manager
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Client Success Manager
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Customer Support Manager
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Director of Analytics
Director of Customer Success
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Email Marketing Manager
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Finance Director
Financial Analyst
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HR Coordinator
HR Director
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HR Specialist
Implementation Manager
Implementation Specialist
Inside Sales Manager
Inside Sales Representative
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Marketing Associate
Marketing Coordinator
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Marketing Operations Manager
Office Manager
Operations Associate
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Product Owner
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Public Relations Manager
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Austin
Austin

Software Engineer salary in Austin

Average Base Salary in Austin

$112,114
$12,750
Additional Cash Compensation
$124,864
Total Compensation
Median: $112K
Min: $72K
Max: $188K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in Austin?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Austin is $112,114. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Austin is $12,750. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Austin is $124,864. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Austin from anonymous Software Engineer employees in Austin.

Austin by the numbers

2,039
Total number of Tech companies in Austin
60,536
Total number of tech users on Built In Austin
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Austin Companies with the Highest Dev + Engineer Salaries

Automotive, Marketing Tech
+13
Enterprise Web, Productivity
+26
Legal Tech, Software

Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Software Engineer salary in Austin is between $100k - $110k.

Average Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Software Engineer make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $126,800 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $96,500 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $100,000.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $117,750. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $80,750.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Austin

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $64,364
Min: $42K
Max: $103K
Software Test Engineer $75,389
Min: $58K
Max: $104K
QA Engineer $80,240
Min: $55K
Max: $115K
Salesforce Developer $81,100
Min: $55K
Max: $121K
Front End Developer $85,278
Min: $70K
Max: $120K
Android Developer $88,600
Min: $60K
Max: $125K
Automation Engineer $95,571
Min: $79K
Max: $128K
Sales Engineer $100,000
Min: $45K
Max: $152K
Data Engineer $101,667
Min: $55K
Max: $130K
iOS Developer $104,571
Min: $98K
Max: $115K
Security Engineer $104,667
Min: $81K
Max: $116K
DevOps Engineer $105,215
Min: $64K
Max: $141K
Software Engineer $112,114
Min: $72K
Max: $188K
Data Architect $128,500
Min: $98K
Max: $153K
QA Manager $131,600
Min: $110K
Max: $150K
Senior Software Engineer $135,108
Min: $106K
Max: $185K
Principal Software Engineer $137,059
Min: $120K
Max: $158K
Engineering Manager $143,857
Min: $120K
Max: $164K
Director of Software Engineering $166,136
Min: $140K
Max: $205K
Vice President of Engineering $220,545
Min: $164K
Max: $250K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $261,818
Min: $130K
Max: $435K

Software Engineer jobs in Austin
88

Software Engineer

Austin
1 day ago
Job Description LegalZoom runs on technology, and as dot com innovators, we look to technology to help us advance and optimize everything we do. Because of this, we rely on a backbone of committed tech superstars who make our site and software more stellar every day. We're looking for a Lead Web Developer who is a self-starter and can learn quickly, maintain focus, work collaboratively in an Agile environment, and contribute to the improvement of

Software Engineer I

Austin
4 days ago
We are now looking for a software engineer in InsightPhishing engineering team who can help us build the next generation offensive security products using the power of rapid7 Insight Platform. We seek self-organized, highly motivated team members passionate about solving difficult problems and making a difference. The ideal candidate is passionate to learn new skills and new technologies. Experience with agile software development, understanding of both back-end and front-end development, AWS infrastructure, and the security industry are strong plusses.

Software Engineer

Austin
4 days ago
Amherst Residential is hiring for a Software Engineer for its office in Austin, TX. As our Software Engineer and database developer you will use your broad skill set and passion for data to help to enhance and grow our current ETL toolsets and data delivery. You will also be helping to build our data warehouse analytics platform for our Single Family Buy-to-Rent business which will provide property level data and analytics for each property within our nationwide portfolio. This role will include supporting ETL operations with a small team of data engineers and will require some nights/weekends oncall support. This position reports to the Director of Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence.

Software Engineer

Austin
3 weeks ago
+11
5+ years of experience developing. Experience with front and back end. Database experience. Experience with Node.js. Experience with Javascript.

Software Engineer - Analytics

Austin
1 day ago
+22
NSS Labs is seeking an Analytics Software Engineer in Austin, Texas to design and develop advanced event processing and analytics systems in NSS  Key Responsibilities Design and develop new features for the Threat Detection/Event Pipeline core product. Work with the NSS analytics engineering team using agile processes. Develop high-performance algorithms to process structured and unstructured data.

Junior Software Engineer

Austin
4 days ago
The Junior Software Engineer will join our internal team and work with our technology team. This role will have a direct impact on our company growth and work within a highly collaborative team of engineers.

Backend Software Engineer

Austin
4 days ago
Amherst seeks an intelligent and motivated Backend Software Engineer with superior problem solving skills to join our rapidly growing team. As an Engineer of Amherst, you will be developing strategic and complex applications where your contributions will have a direct impact on the growth of our backend platforms. We work in a highly collaborative environment where we solve business problems with technology.

Software Engineering Intern

Austin
5 days ago
+16
You're looking for a team where you can drive decisions, be challenged and build a powerful and novel product. You want to collaborate with smart, creative, and energetic people. You’re comfortable with being uncomfortable. You look for projects where you can learn new technologies and techniques. You’re comfortable designing, developing, testing, and launching software. You’re creative. And if this sounds like you, you sound like someone we want on our team.

Sr. Software Engineer - Platform

Austin
1 week ago
Forcepoint is transforming cybersecurity by focusing on what matters most: understanding people’s intent as they interact with critical data and intellectual property wherever it resides. Our uncompromising systems enable companies to empower employees with unobstructed access to confidential data while protecting intellectual property and simplifying compliance. Based in Austin, Texas, Forcepoint supports more than 20,000 organizations worldwide

Software Engineer I - DevOps

Austin
1 week ago
The Platform Delivery team is a high-profile group that supports all Rapid7 products through dev tooling and cloud operations. We work directly with developers to ensure high uptime of our SaaS products. We strive to maintain a DevOps culture, empowering development while promoting security and reliability. Engage with other engineering teams to improve the lifecycle of services on our platform - from design to deployment to operation and maintenance. Optimize our SaaS platform for performance and cost effectiveness. Monitor and scale distributed services in AWS and clustered datastores such as Cassandra.

Software Engineer - Data Platform

Austin
1 week ago
+28
In engineering, we solve problems of scale and work on cutting edge and open-source technologies. Our culture is one that strives on solving difficult problems focusing on product engineering based on hypothesis testing to empower people to come up with ideas. Technologies we work with include Kafka, KStream,Spark, Samza, Core Java, Flink, Hadoop, Docker, AWS (EC2, S3, Lambda, multi data center architecture). What you’ll do: If you’re the right

Staff Software Engineer, Geospatial

Austin
1 week ago
+28
HomeAway, a world leader in the vacation rental industry, is the place to book beach houses, cabins, and condos with more than two million places to stay in 190 countries. The site makes it easy to find and book the perfect vacation rental for any getaway, often for less than the cost of traditional hotel accommodations. HomeAway is part of the Expedia Group family of brands. The Opportunity: As a member of the Digital Platform team, you will

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in Austin

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Javascript
29% have this skill
2
Java
23% have this skill
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HTML/CSS
19% have this skill
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Front-end
19% have this skill
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Node.js
16% have this skill
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Python
13% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in Austin

$95,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Deployment Engineer reported a yearly salary of $95,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Austin
$85,500
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $85,500 with +$9,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Austin
$95,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $95,000 with +$14,250 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Austin
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Austin
$85,500
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $85,500 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Austin
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $90,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Austin
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $100,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Austin
$95,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $95,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1-10 Employees
Austin
1-5 Reports
$103,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $103,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
51-200 Employees
Austin
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000 with +$42,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Austin
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