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Software Engineer Salary in Seattle

A Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington earns an average salary of $91,857 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$63,264 - $117,994
(Median)
$63K
$92K
$120K
MEDIAN: $91,856
10%
50%
90%

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$25.76 - $70.30
(Median)
$26
$45
$70
MEDIAN: $44.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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
Salary
$63,264 - $117,994  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,854  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $20,382  
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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$64,098 - $127,158  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,238
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$25.76 - $70.30  
   
Overtime
$34.52 - $89.09  
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$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,854  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $20,382  
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).
)
$64,098 - $127,158  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 61

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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salaries




National Average
$96,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

C++
up arrow 3%

Java
up arrow 1%

C
0%

Ruby on Rails
0%

National Average
$96,000

JavaScript
up arrow 1%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%

UNIX
up arrow 1%

Linux
up arrow 2%

C#
up arrow 4%

.NET
up arrow 4%

Python
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 5%

up arrow 8%

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PHP
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 198 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 4%