Average Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salary in Seattle, Washington

$117,473
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$95k
MEDIAN
$117k
90%
$144k

The average salary for a Software Development Engineer (SDE) is $117,473

Base Salary
$95k - $144k
Bonus
$6k - $39k
Profit Sharing
$3k - $40k
Total Pay
$97k - $171k
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What Do Software Development Engineer (SDE)s Do?

Software Development Engineer (SDE) 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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Gender Breakdown

Male
78.0%
Female
21.2%
Prefer to self-define
0.8%
This data is based on 368 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

93%

Dental

88%

Vision

84%

None

6%