Software Engineer in Seattle Salary

A Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington earns an average salary of $98,536 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 10 years in this career.

$69,710 - $124,838
$70K
$99K
$120K
MEDIAN: $98,536
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$24.91 - $77.28
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$43
$77
MEDIAN: $42.92
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$69,710 - $124,838  
   
Bonus
$1,485 - $21,256  
Profit Sharing
$1,004 - $20,203  
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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$70,040 - $135,799  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,164
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$24.91 - $77.28  
   
Overtime
$54.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,485 - $21,256  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,004 - $20,203  
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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$70,040 - $135,799  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 55

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

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

Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 129 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

▲22%

▲16%

▲14%

National Average
$102,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

▲1%

National Average
$102,000

C++
▼1%


▼1%


C
▼3%

▼4%



C#
▼6%

▼6%

▼7%

▼7%

SQL
▼9%

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 129 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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