Average Entry-Level Software Engineer Salary in Seattle, Washington

$95,538
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,597
Bonus
$6,387
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington is $95,538.
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$66k
MEDIAN
$96k
90%
$111k
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Salary
$66k - $111k
Bonus
$2k - $20k
Profit Sharing
$997 - $18k
Total Pay
$66k - $122k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $101,785 based on 1,771 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $115,996 based on 594 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $120,607 based on 234 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $123,465.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 10.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (4.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (22.3% less), Austin, Texas (21.9% less) and San Diego, California (21.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,649 survey responses.
Early Career
66.9%
Mid Career
22.4%
Experienced
8.8%
Late Career
1.9%