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Cruise Software Engineer Salaries in Greater Austin Area

The median Software Engineer compensation in Greater Austin Area package at Cruise totals $439K per year. View the base salary, stock, and bonus breakdowns for Cruise's total compensation packages. Last updated: 6/20/2024

Median Package
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Cruise
Software Engineer
Austin, TX
Total per year
$439K
Level
L5
Base
$240K
Stock (/yr)
$163K
Bonus
$36K
Years at company
2 Years
Years exp
16 Years
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Vesting Schedule

25%

YR 1

25%

YR 2

25%

YR 3

25%

YR 4

Stock Type
RSU

At Cruise, Main RSUs are subject to a 4-year vesting schedule:

  • 25% vests in the 1st-year (25.00% annually)

  • 25% vests in the 2nd-year (6.25% quarterly)

  • 25% vests in the 3rd-year (6.25% quarterly)

  • 25% vests in the 4th-year (6.25% quarterly)

Cruise has a program called Recurring Liquidity Opportunity (RLO) to give employees liquidity on their private stock which is bought back by General Motors and other partners.



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FAQ

The highest paying salary package reported for a Software Engineer at Cruise in Greater Austin Area sits at a yearly total compensation of $580,000. This includes base salary as well as any potential stock compensation and bonuses.
The median yearly total compensation reported at Cruise for the Software Engineer role in Greater Austin Area is $418,500.

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