Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salary in Seattle

A Software Development Engineer (SDE) in Seattle, Washington earns an average salary of $95,722 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$76,172 - $117,036
(Median)
$76K
$96K
$120K
MEDIAN: $95,722
10%
50%
90%

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$23.49 - $65.44
(Median)
$23
$43
$65
MEDIAN: $43.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$76,172 - $117,036  
   
Bonus
$1,042 - $25,409  
Profit Sharing
$1,003 - $17,311  
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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$76,840 - $129,773  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 771
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$23.49 - $65.44  
   
Overtime
$28.75 - $47.50  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,042 - $25,409  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,003 - $17,311  
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).
)
$76,840 - $129,773  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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Experience Affects Software Development Engineer (SDE) in Seattle, Washington Salaries



National Average
$101,000


Skills That Affect Software Development Engineer (SDE) in Seattle, Washington Salaries

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C
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Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
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C#
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Java
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C++
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ASP.NET
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Python
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National Average
$101,000

SQL
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Microsoft SQL Server
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Linux
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HTML
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JavaScript
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UNIX
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Ruby on Rails
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 133 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 5%