Average Computer Programmer Salary in Seattle, Washington

$69,555
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,500
Bonus
$5,000
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The average salary for a Computer Programmer in Seattle, Washington is $69,555.
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MEDIAN $69,555
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Salary
$40k - $104k
Bonus
$1k - $49k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$42k - $112k

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Job Description for Computer Programmer

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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Popular Skills for Computer Programmer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Computer Programmer

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 $57,614 based on 20 salaries. An early career Computer Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 29 salaries. A mid-career Computer Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,353 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Computer Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 10 salaries.
Employees with Computer Programmer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 10.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (16.2% less), Los Angeles, California (8.0% less) and Chicago, Illinois (5.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 69 survey responses.
Entry Level
29.0%
Early Career
42.0%
Mid Career
14.5%
Experienced
14.5%