Average Entry-Level Software Engineer Salary in Seattle, Washington

$94,929
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,652
Bonus
$5,600
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington is $94,929.
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$67k
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MEDIAN $94,929
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Salary
$67k - $110k
Bonus
$2k - $20k
Profit Sharing
$964 - $16k
Total Pay
$65k - $121k

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Job Description for Software Engineer

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in Java and Python are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SQL, 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 $100,578 based on 1,663 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $113,984 based on 612 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $118,790 based on 248 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $121,718.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 9.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (3.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (22.2% less), San Diego, California (20.8% less) and Los Angeles, California (17.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,573 survey responses.
Early Career
64.6%
Mid Career
23.8%
Experienced
9.6%
Late Career
1.9%