Software Engineer Salary in Seattle, Washington (United States)

A Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington earns an average salary of $88,021 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.
Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington Total Pay (?
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$60,733 - $114,615
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $88,020
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Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington Total Pay (?
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$24.89 - $81.07
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MEDIAN: $43.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$60,733 - $114,615  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,131  
Profit Sharing
$961 - $20,563  
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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$61,504 - $123,623  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 985
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$24.89 - $81.07  
   
Overtime
$25.17 - $92.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,131  
   
Profit Sharing
$961 - $20,563  
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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$61,504 - $123,623  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 985
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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington

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

Experience Affects Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

National Average
$91,000

Skills That Affect Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

C
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C++
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Java
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Linux
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JavaScript
0%
National Average
$91,000
UNIX
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C#
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.NET
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Microsoft SQL Server
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SQL
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Python
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PHP
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PL/SQL
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Gender

Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 6%
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