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Software Engineer Salary in Seattle (United States)

A Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington earns an average salary of $89,218 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salary (?
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$61,355 - $115,478
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $89,217
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Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salary (?
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$25.68 - $84.43
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MEDIAN: $44.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,355 - $115,478  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,309  
Profit Sharing
$986 - $20,442  
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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$62,342 - $125,039  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,010
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$25.68 - $84.43  
   
Overtime
$34.52 - $92.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,309  
   
Profit Sharing
$986 - $20,442  
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).
)
$62,342 - $125,039  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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Experience Affects Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

National Average
$93,000

Skills That Affect Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Oracle
up arrow 8%
C
up arrow 5%
C++
up arrow 3%
Java
up arrow 1%
UNIX
0%
National Average
$93,000
JavaScript
up arrow 1%
Linux
up arrow 1%
C#
up arrow 5%
up arrow 5%
SQL
up arrow 6%
PHP
up arrow 7%
up arrow 8%
Python
up arrow 8%
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 192 votes.

Gender

Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 5%