Software Engineer in Seattle Salary

A Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington earns an average salary of $94,833 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.

$67,246 - $121,429
(Median)
$67K
$95K
$120K
MEDIAN: $94,833
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50%
90%

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$25.05 - $71.50
(Median)
$25
$44
$71
MEDIAN: $43.00
10%
50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$67,246 - $121,429  
   
Bonus
$493.16 - $20,565  
Profit Sharing
$1,038 - $30,201  
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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$67,614 - $132,480  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,658
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$25.05 - $71.50  
   
Overtime
$40.43 - $87.70  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$493.16 - $20,565  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,038 - $30,201  
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).
)
$67,614 - $132,480  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 84
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries




National Average
$99,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

C++
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Java
up arrow 1%

C
0%

UNIX
0%

National Average
$99,000

Microsoft SQL Server
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C#
up arrow 3%

Python
up arrow 3%

Linux
up arrow 3%

ASP.NET
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Ruby on Rails
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SQL
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PHP
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 235 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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