Average Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary in Seattle, Washington

$98,995
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,213
Bonus
$20,000
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The average salary for a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Seattle, Washington is $98,995.
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$67k
MEDIAN
$99k
90%
$133k
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Salary
$67k - $133k
Bonus
$2k - $24k
Profit Sharing
$286 - $34k
Total Pay
$66k - $147k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

An entry-level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $80,168 based on 24 salaries. An early career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,444 based on 116 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $114,336 based on 67 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $113,392 based on 34 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $132,500.
Employees with Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 11.6% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (22.6% less), Austin, Texas (21.1% less) and Chicago, Illinois (20.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 247 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.7%
Early Career
47.0%
Mid Career
27.1%
Experienced
13.8%
Late Career
2.4%