Median pay for Lead Software Development Engineers in Seattle, Wash. lies in the neighborhood of $126K annually. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 81 percent of Seattle Lead Software Development Engineers are male. Most Lead Software Development Engineers in Seattle like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn vision coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$96,741 - $154,993
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MEDIAN: $126,484
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$2,492 - $31,027  
Profit Sharing
$14,680  
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$107,440 - $172,745  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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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
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Experience Affects Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$135,000

Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

HTML
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Java
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C++
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National Average
$135,000

ASP.NET Framework
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JavaScript
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Linux
up arrow 5%

SQL
up arrow 10%

ASP.NET
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C
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C#
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.NET
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C# Programming Language
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Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
medical benefits
Vision: 82%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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