Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) in Seattle Salary

Earnings for Lead Software Development Engineers in Seattle come in at around $136K annually on average. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$98,472 - $155,519
$98K
$140K
$160K
MEDIAN: $136,518
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$0$168K
Salary $98,472 - $155,519
Bonus $3,041 - $31,562
Profit Sharing $14,740
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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$105,422 - $168,980
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

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%

Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) Job Listings

Key Stats for Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE)

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
23%

Experience Affects Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

National Average
$143,000

▼3%

Mid-Career
▼22%

Skills That Affect Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

JavaScript
▲5%

HTML
▲4%

▲2%

National Average
$143,000

C++
▼5%

Linux
▼10%

ASP.NET Framework
▼10%

Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
▼12%

SQL
▼14%

ASP.NET
▼16%

C
▼16%

C# Programming Language
▼16%

C#
▼18%

.NET
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 89%
no benefits
None: