Average Early-Career Software Engineer Salary in Seattle, Washington

$102,378
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,836
Bonus
$6,505
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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington is $102,378.
10%
$73k
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$102k
90%
$125k
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Salary
$73k - $125k
Bonus
$2k - $20k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $29k
Total Pay
$73k - $137k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $96,421 based on 318 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $116,833 based on 586 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $121,090 based on 227 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $124,178.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 14.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (9.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (20.9% less), Austin, Texas (19.9% less) and San Diego, California (19.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,181 survey responses.
Entry Level
26.9%
Mid Career
49.6%
Experienced
19.2%
Late Career
4.2%