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Software Developer Salary in Seattle (United States)

A Software Developer in Seattle, Washington earns an average salary of $82,860 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are UNIX and Linux. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Software Developer in Seattle, Washington Salary (?
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$56,322 - $113,640
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $82,860
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Software Developer in Seattle, Washington Salary (?
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$23.67 - $65.89
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MEDIAN: $45.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,322 - $113,640  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,522  
Profit Sharing
$425.00 - $27,500  
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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$57,881 - $122,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 500
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$23.67 - $65.89  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,522  
   
Profit Sharing
$425.00 - $27,500  
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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$57,881 - $122,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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Experience Affects Software Developer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%
National Average
$86,000

Skills That Affect Software Developer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 11%
Linux
up arrow 10%
C++
up arrow 7%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 5%
Java
up arrow 1%
National Average
$86,000
.NET
up arrow 3%
HTML
up arrow 3%
ASP.NET
up arrow 3%
Ruby on Rails
up arrow 3%
SQL
up arrow 4%
C#
up arrow 6%
PHP
up arrow 6%
Python
up arrow 7%
VB.Net
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
15%
female alumni
 
Male
85%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 9%