Salary: Principal Software Engineer in Austin, TX | Glassdoor

Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Austin, TX Area

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4,881 SalariesUpdated Mar 30, 2018
Average Base Pay
$118,481/yr
13% below national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$89K
Low
$118K
Average
$147K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,321
Range$2,058 - $23,893
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Austin, TX?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $118,481 in Austin, TX. Salaries estimates are based on 4,881 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in Austin, TX.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Textron Systems
    $124,777/yr
    Range: $111K - $137K
    13 salaries
    $124,777
    $111K$137K
    Dell
    $123,244/yr
    Range: $114K - $140K
    11 salaries
    $123,244
    $114K$140K
    Oracle
    $121,130/yr
    Range: $99K - $157K
    6 salaries
    $121,130
    $99K$157K
    Emerson
    $100,904/yr
    Range: $88K - $122K
    5 salaries
    $100,904
    $88K$122K
    LSI
    $133,076/yr
    Range: $124K - $139K
    4 salaries
    $133,076
    $124K$139K
    Clear Measure
    $111,250/yr
    Range: $100K - $125K
    4 salaries
    $111,250
    $100K$125K
    Symantec
    $129,897/yr
    Range: $118K - $150K
    3 salaries
    $129,897
    $118K$150K

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    Advisory Board
    $137,157/yr
    Range: $127K - $150K
    3 salaries
    $137,157
    $127K$150K
    IGT
    $103,333/yr
    Range: $90K - $117K
    3 salaries
    $103,333
    $90K$117K
    PayPal
    $135,156/yr
    Range: $125K - $146K
    2 salaries
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    $125K - $146K
    $125K$146K
    Micron Technology
    $135,161/yr
    Range: $128K - $142K
    2 salaries
    About
    $128K - $142K
    $128K$142K
    National Instruments
    $117,535/yr
    Range: $112K - $122K
    2 salaries
    About
    $112K - $122K
    $112K$122K
    Red Hat
    $134,718/yr
    Range: $126K - $141K
    2 salaries
    About
    $126K - $141K
    $126K$141K
    BMC Software
    $133,192/yr
    Range: $118K - $146K
    2 salaries
    About
    $118K - $146K
    $118K$146K
    MaxPoint
    $118,303/yr
    Range: $111K - $125K
    2 salaries
    About
    $111K - $125K
    $111K$125K
    Hewlett-Packard
    $134,081/yr
    Range: $128K - $140K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $128K - $140K
    $128K$140K
    EMC
    $125,353/yr
    Range: $119K - $129K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $119K - $129K
    $119K$129K
    Raytheon
    $119,343/yr
    Range: $114K - $124K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $114K - $124K
    $114K$124K
    Xerox
    $97,252/yr
    Range: $93K - $100K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $93K - $100K
    $93K$100K
    Broadcom
    $146,400/yr
    Range: $139K - $153K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $139K - $153K
    $139K$153K

    Recent Salary Reports

    Below are the most recent Principal Software Engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

    $125,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $125,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
    $115,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $115,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $8k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
    $140,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $140,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Private
    $125,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $125,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1 to 50 employees
    Company - Private
    $132,990
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $132,990 per year
    Additional Pay
    $23k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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