A Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) in Seattle, Washington earns an average salary of $123,452 per year. Pay for this job does not change much between less experienced and more experienced workers. A skill in C++ Programming Language is associated with high pay for this job.

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$481.77 - $27,821  
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$103,658 - $167,442  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 100

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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 Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE)

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
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1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries




National Average
$131,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 11%

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C# Programming Language
0%

National Average
$131,000

Linux
up arrow 2%

C++
up arrow 4%

JavaScript
up arrow 5%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 5%

C#
up arrow 6%

C
up arrow 6%

SQL
up arrow 9%

up arrow 9%

HTML
up arrow 11%

ASP.NET
up arrow 14%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 15%

Ajax
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 93%
vision benefits
Vision: 90%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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