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Software Developer Salary in Seattle (United States)

A Software Developer in Seattle, Washington earns an average salary of $82,587 per year. A skill in Linux is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Software Developer in Seattle, Washington Salary (?
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$55,719 - $114,372
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $82,587
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Software Developer in Seattle, Washington Salary (?
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$23.67 - $66.66
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MEDIAN: $43.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,719 - $114,372  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,334  
Profit Sharing
$412.17 - $28,906  
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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$57,449 - $124,031  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 474
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$23.67 - $66.66  
   
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,334  
   
Profit Sharing
$412.17 - $28,906  
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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$57,449 - $124,031  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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Experience Affects Software Developer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%
National Average
$86,000

Skills That Affect Software Developer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Linux
up arrow 12%
C++
up arrow 7%
Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 7%
UNIX
up arrow 5%
Java
0%
.NET
0%
Microsoft SQL Server
0%
National Average
$86,000
ASP.NET
up arrow 1%
HTML
up arrow 2%
SQL
up arrow 3%
C#
up arrow 5%
Python
up arrow 8%
Ruby on Rails
up arrow 8%
VB.Net
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 105 votes.

Gender

Female
15%
female alumni
 
Male
85%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 9%