A Software Developer in Seattle, Washington earns an average salary of $88,832 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are C++ Programming Language and Linux. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$61,972 - $117,443
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$62K
$89K
$120K
MEDIAN: $88,831
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$20.00 - $65.00
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$20
$34
$65
MEDIAN: $33.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,972 - $117,443  
   
Bonus
$1,488 - $19,815  
Profit Sharing
$1,944 - $25,000  
Total Pay (?
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$61,987 - $123,104  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 445
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.00 - $65.00  
   
Overtime
$50.25  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,488 - $19,815  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,944 - $25,000  
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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$61,987 - $123,104  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Experience Affects Software Developer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%



National Average
$90,000


Skills That Affect Software Developer Salaries


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up arrow 7%

C++
up arrow 6%

Python
up arrow 4%

ASP.NET Framework
up arrow 3%

Java
up arrow 1%

National Average
$90,000

SQL
up arrow 1%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 2%


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C#
up arrow 10%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 10%

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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