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Software Engineer salary in Seattle

Average Base Salary in Seattle

$128,825
$33,943
Additional Cash Compensation
$162,768
Total Compensation
Median: $129K
Min: $70K
Max: $295K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in Seattle?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $128,825. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $33,943. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $162,768. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Seattle from anonymous Software Engineer employees in Seattle.

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Software Engineer jobs in Seattle
209

Software Engineer

Seattle
8 hours ago
+21
Read and understand requirements and search out ways to “go big” to solve the underlying problems. Implement both SQL-based and NoSQL-based data storage solutions in the appropriate contexts. Understand and plan upstream and downstream impacts of software changes. Develop from the perspective of an attacker and demonstrate every way something could go wrong. Sketch out your own test cases in the planning phase. Write integration tests and unit tests. Collaborate with team members on code reviews and test plans. Work with product management and subject matter experts to ensure that each feature is useful for, and simple enough to be understood by, the target audience. Design solid data models and make effective use of database technology. Constantly seek out ways to do a better job and improve automation.

Software Engineer

Seattle
4 days ago
+21
Deliver new features. Squash bugs. Troubleshoot and debug issues. Engineer remote administration communication. Engineer content/code automation. Contribute to new design efforts.

Software Engineer

Bellevue
4 days ago
+23
We are looking for a .NET Developer to join the platform team. The platform team is responsible for providing API / services that abstracts well-being, engagement and activity data for a multitude of consumers – both web-based and mobile clients. The team focuses on ensuring the reliability, performance, and high availability of the mission critical account data and metadata. The engineer will join the team in the design, development, maintenance and monitoring of this software.

Software Engineer

Seattle
5 days ago
+30
We've all been through technical interviews (one side or the other). As a member of Karat's engineering team, you'll work on a relatable product with engineers who care: about the product, craftsmanship, and the team. We usually work in Ruby and Python, taking care to thoroughly test and continuously deploy our code.

Software Engineer

Seattle
6 days ago
+19
Skilljar is seeking a versatile Software Development Engineer to join our fast-growing team. This person will be responsible for the technical design, development, and deployment of our products. In addition, they’ll be joining a small and rapidly growing team, where they will have a direct impact on the product. We’re looking for a motivated, highly-collaborative, self-starter who is comfortable owning and driving the development of new features and services, and has a successful track record building software products in an agile development environment. This is a great opportunity to join a rapidly accelerating startup that has dozens of Fortune 1000 and mid-market clients on its roster.

Software Engineer

Kirkland
1 week ago
+37
As a Software Engineer with the Platform Development team, you will be building the framework that allows our customers to create innovative, elegant and high performing experiences across multiple devices. You will use your experience building modern web experiences and your expertise in performance, architecture, and object-oriented design to push the boundaries of our platform. You will also collaborate with cross-functional engineering teams to develop new and improve on existing platform features.

Software Engineer

Seattle
1 week ago
+32
Software Engineer    Make a positive difference in other people's lives through your work - we’re revolutionizing healthcare for all Grow your skills in modern cloud technologies on a small, passionate team  Enjoy the view from our fantastic Smith Tower offices   Xealth, one of the most exciting Health Tech startups, is growing!    We’re improving healthcare for everyone by enabling doctors and patients to easily access digital content and

Software Engineer

Bellevue
1 week ago
+34
As a Software Engineer, you will directly design and engineer significant areas of the product, and ensure our technical deliverables meet the customer expectations. You will work closely with other engineers and product managers to envision and deliver product capabilities. You will ensure our software meets all requirements of quality, security, scalability, modifiability, extensibility, testability etc. You will participate in and influence our best practices across the engineering organization.

Sr. Software Engineer

Seattle
8 hours ago
+21
We are looking for a full-stack developer that is well-versed in server side and data driven systems.  This includes developing REST based APIs, implementing complex custom business rules and implementing complex domains into data driven infrastructures. This role will be working with AWS, using micro services, and deal with large values of data sourced in diverse ways. If you like a fast-paced environment with the opportunity to help shape a product, its architecture, as well as development standards and processes, this could be the opportunity you’ve been looking for!

Senior Software Engineer

Seattle
8 hours ago
+21
Read and understand requirements and search out ways to “go big” to solve the underlying problems. Implement both SQL-based and NoSQL-based data storage solutions in the appropriate contexts. Understand and plan upstream and downstream impacts of software changes. Develop from the perspective of an attacker and demonstrate every way something could go wrong. Sketch out your own test cases in the planning phase. Write integration tests and unit tests. Collaborate with team members on code reviews and test plans. Work with product management and subject matter experts to ensure that each feature is useful for, and simple enough to be understood by, the target audience. Design solid data models and make effective use of database technology. Constantly seek out ways to do a better job and improve automation.

Senior Software Engineer

Seattle
8 hours ago
+21
We are an engineering team developing a product which focuses on the management of tax liability payments between thousands of our customers and tax jurisdictions around the world. As such, we are seeking a senior software engineer to join a growing team dedicated to helping convert existing processes into an automated and scalable system. This position will require interaction with internal customers, creative thinking to automate existing processes, and continual focus on risk reduction. 

Research Software Engineer Intern

Bellevue
8 hours ago
+26
The Research Software Engineer Intern with will join our research development team, a. As a member, they will be responsible for assisting in the developing development of the framework our company will use for implementing new geospatial data extraction techniques in products and solutions for our different market verticals. This person will work closely with our researchers and other subject matter experts to help move exciting new technology out of the lab and into our products. We are looking for a candidate who will enjoy working as part of a group, and is enthusiastic about making a difference in the future of our company.

Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Software Engineer salary in Seattle is between $130k - $140k.

Average Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Software Engineer make the most at companies with 500+ employees, earning $134,748 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $121,519 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $128,214.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $157,273. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $104,200.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Seattle

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $84,321
Min: $64K
Max: $109K
Software Test Engineer $91,700
Min: $70K
Max: $126K
QA Engineer $93,363
Min: $54K
Max: $149K
Front End Developer $96,515
Min: $55K
Max: $134K
Salesforce Developer $97,077
Min: $74K
Max: $140K
iOS Developer $98,818
Min: $76K
Max: $130K
Automation Engineer $105,500
Min: $94K
Max: $133K
Data Engineer $111,137
Min: $70K
Max: $150K
Android Developer $113,417
Min: $95K
Max: $126K
Sales Engineer $116,680
Min: $87K
Max: $145K
DevOps Engineer $117,485
Min: $70K
Max: $150K
Security Engineer $124,000
Min: $85K
Max: $173K
Software Engineer $128,825
Min: $70K
Max: $295K
QA Manager $129,333
Min: $80K
Max: $155K
Data Architect $140,450
Min: $113K
Max: $195K
Senior Software Engineer $153,655
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Principal Software Engineer $169,373
Min: $145K
Max: $197K
Engineering Manager $176,360
Min: $131K
Max: $375K
Director of Software Engineering $219,647
Min: $151K
Max: $252K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $225,000
Min: $137K
Max: $350K
Vice President of Engineering $253,536
Min: $160K
Max: $330K

Seattle Companies with the Highest Dev + Engineer Salaries

+30
Hardware, Software
+31
Security, Software
+26
Cloud, Software

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in Seattle

1
Java
20% have this skill
2
Javascript
18% have this skill
3
Amazon Web Services
17% have this skill
4
SQL
16% have this skill
5
Python
14% have this skill
6
Linux
12% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in Seattle

$133,000
Yearly Salary
A Full Stack Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $133,000 with +$6,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$142,000
Yearly Salary
A SDE II reported a yearly salary of $142,000 with +$56,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer New Grad reported a yearly salary of $115,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$103,000
Yearly Salary
A Consultant Developer reported a yearly salary of $103,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Seattle
$145,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $145,000 with +$24,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
1-5 Reports
$157,700
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $157,700
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$133,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Development Engineer reported a yearly salary of $133,000 with +$77,000 in additional cash compensation
500+ Employees
Seattle
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000 with +$11,500 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Seattle
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Development Engineer II reported a yearly salary of $140,000 with +$30,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$137,800
Yearly Salary
A Software Development Engineer reported a yearly salary of $137,800 with +$60,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Seattle
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