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Senior Software Engineer Salary in Seattle (United States)

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington is $113,143 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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$88,036 - $137,647
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MEDIAN: $113,143
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Senior Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salary (?
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$38.07 - $108.50
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MEDIAN: $68.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$88,036 - $137,647  
   
Bonus
$515 - $19,986  
Profit Sharing
$290.87 - $24,917  
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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$90,156 - $151,225  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 501
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$38.07 - $108.50  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$515 - $19,986  
   
Profit Sharing
$290.87 - $24,917  
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).
)
$90,156 - $151,225  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

National Average
$118,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

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HTML
up arrow 6%
Java
up arrow 2%
JavaScript
up arrow 2%
C++
up arrow 1%
Java/J2EE
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C
0%
National Average
$118,000
Python
up arrow 2%
Oracle
up arrow 3%
UNIX
up arrow 4%
C#
up arrow 5%
SQL
up arrow 5%
ASP.NET
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Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 94 votes.

Gender

Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 82% employee benefits None: 5%