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Senior Software Engineer Salary in Seattle (United States)

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington is $111,871 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Senior Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salary (?
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$85,523 - $137,311
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $111,870
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Senior Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salary (?
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$37.50 - $111.50
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MEDIAN: $59.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$85,523 - $137,311  
   
Bonus
$487.22 - $19,846  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $25,168  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$86,947 - $149,502  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 435
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$37.50 - $111.50  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$487.22 - $19,846  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $25,168  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$86,947 - $149,502  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

National Average
$116,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

HTML
up arrow 9%
up arrow 7%
Java/J2EE
up arrow 3%
Java
up arrow 2%
C++
up arrow 1%
JavaScript
up arrow 1%
C
up arrow 1%
National Average
$116,000
Oracle
up arrow 1%
SQL
up arrow 3%
UNIX
up arrow 3%
Python
up arrow 3%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 5%
C#
up arrow 6%
.NET
up arrow 7%
ASP.NET
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 88 votes.

Gender

Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 82% employee benefits None: 5%