Average Computer Programmer Salary in Seattle, Washington

$71,885
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$10,000
Bonus
$7,000
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The average salary for a Computer Programmer in Seattle, Washington is $71,885.
10%
$44k
MEDIAN
$72k
90%
$102k
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What Do Computer Programmers Do?

Computer Programmer Tasks
  • Work with designers and content producers.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for server applications.
  • Write code to create multi-threaded, networked server applications.
  • Use source debuggers, program dumps, and performance monitoring tools.
  • Test and document software for server applications.

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What Are Popular Skills for Computer Programmers?

Skills in Python are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include C# Programming Language, JavaScript, Java and C++ Programming Language.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Computer Programmers?

An entry-level Computer Programmer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,180 based on 10 salaries. An early career Computer Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 24 salaries. A mid-career Computer Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,471 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Computer Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,264 based on 9 salaries.
Employees with Computer Programmer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 11.1% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (14.6% less), Los Angeles, California (13.3% less) and Columbus, Ohio (8.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 48 survey responses.
Entry Level
20.8%
Early Career
50.0%
Mid Career
10.4%
Experienced
18.8%