Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) in Seattle Salary

An average Lead Software Development Engineer in Seattle, Wash. can expect to take home roughly $131K per year. For the most part, Lead Software Development Engineers in Seattle enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$96,403 - $147,854
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MEDIAN: $131,209
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$96,403 - $147,854  
   
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$5,000 - $30,000  
Profit Sharing
$15,000  
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$107,024 - $166,587  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

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Key Stats for Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE)

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
54%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

▲1%

National Average
$137,000

Mid-Career
▼19%

Skills That Affect Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

JavaScript
▲10%

HTML
▲9%

▲7%

National Average
$137,000

C++
▼1%

ASP.NET Framework
▼6%

Linux
▼7%

Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
▼8%

SQL
▼11%

ASP.NET
▼12%

C
▼13%

C# Programming Language
▼13%

.NET
▼14%

C#
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
54%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 95%
vision benefits
Vision: 91%
no benefits
None:
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