2019 Software Engineer Salary Seattle (Updated Daily) | Built In Seattle
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Seattle

Software Engineer salary in Seattle

Average Base Salary in Seattle

$125,463
$31,438
Additional Cash Compensation
$156,901
Total Compensation
Median: $125K
Min: $70K
Max: $295K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in Seattle?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $125,463. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $31,438. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $156,901. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Seattle from anonymous Software Engineer employees in Seattle.

Seattle by the numbers

1,779
Total number of Tech companies in Seattle
11,919
Total number of tech users on Built In Seattle
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Software Engineer jobs in Seattle
200

Software Engineer

Kirkland
4 days ago
+24
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
5 days ago
+20
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

Bellevue
6 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
6 days ago
+16
Provide leadership and mentoring. Work with a small team of software engineers. Develop and improve a suite of web applications and mobile applications. Your primary focus on UI engineering in AngularJS and Angular.

Software Engineer

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

Sr. Software Engineer (Mobile)

Seattle
1 hour ago
+13
DCI is seeking a full-time, passionate, senior level software engineer to help develop mobile applications that interface with new and existing products. Join our enthusiastic, extremely talented team as we develop cutting-edge applications that are revolutionizing the Horizontal Directional Drilling industry. You will be able to take pride in your work as you see your code become an integral part of our hardware and software navigation solutions that solve real-world problems and are used by real customers.

Sr. Software Engineer

Seattle
2 days ago
+15
Hiya is revolutionizing the way people make and receive phone calls. We are one of the fastest growing mobile startups in the world. The phone dialer app has remained unchanged since smartphones launched over a decade ago. Hiya is changing this by working with mobile phone makers (like Samsung) and mobile carriers (like AT&T) to bring this innovation to more than 35 million monthly users in 196 countries. With offices in Seattle, London, and

Senior Software Engineer, AvaTax

Seattle
3 days ago
+21
Read and understand requirements and search out ways to “go big” to solve the underlying problems. Be inquisitive and learn about the world of accounting, tax compliance, audits, and business practices whenever the opportunity presents itself. 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 - Brand Experience

Seattle
3 days ago
+27
Focus on the development of cloud computing infrastructure at Qualtrics, and help build, distribute, scale and optimize these technologies. Develop scalable, robust, and highly available micro services related to our platform. Implement new features and optimize existing ones to drive maximum performance. Work closely with, and incorporate feedback from other specialists, tech-ops, and product managers. Attend daily stand-up meetings, collaborate with your peers, prioritize features, and work with a sense of urgency to deliver value to your customers.

Software Engineer, IAM Authorization

Seattle
4 days ago
+28
Collaborate with other developers and teams to develop new features, APIs, improvements and fixes to handle our current and future scale. Strive to ensure the quality and customer value of our product. Learn more, and in depth the domain of IAM. Be a part of the team's on-call rotations to make sure we offer our client the best availability for our services. Identify and resolve production issues and implement fixes for them.

Software Engineer - Statwing Platform

Seattle
4 days ago
+27
Developing APIs for analysis that can perform computations in realtime. Developing frameworks to perform analysis, particularly with the python data stack of numpy, that allow other developers to add new analyses quickly that are performant by default. Working with analyses like a cluster analysis, ANOVA, t-test, regressions, machine learning model builds. Building and scaling the infrastructure and services to help these APIs grow as the platform grows.

Senior Software Engineer

Kirkland
4 days ago
+24
As a Senior 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 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 $131,282 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $119,818 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $122,498.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $160,485. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $104,500.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Seattle

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $84,321
Min: $64K
Max: $109K
Software Test Engineer $91,175
Min: $70K
Max: $126K
QA Engineer $93,363
Min: $54K
Max: $149K
Front End Developer $97,015
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 $111,508
Min: $70K
Max: $150K
Android Developer $113,417
Min: $95K
Max: $126K
Sales Engineer $117,042
Min: $87K
Max: $145K
DevOps Engineer $117,485
Min: $70K
Max: $150K
Security Engineer $121,444
Min: $85K
Max: $173K
Software Engineer $125,463
Min: $70K
Max: $295K
Data Architect $125,750
Min: $113K
Max: $145K
QA Manager $126,200
Min: $80K
Max: $140K
Senior Software Engineer $155,188
Min: $120K
Max: $190K
Principal Software Engineer $169,748
Min: $145K
Max: $197K
Engineering Manager $175,430
Min: $131K
Max: $375K
Director of Software Engineering $219,647
Min: $151K
Max: $252K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $226,087
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
+29
Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning
+28
Security, Software

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in Seattle

1
SQL
23% have this skill
2
Javascript
21% have this skill
3
Java
20% have this skill
4
Amazon Web Services
18% have this skill
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C#
17% have this skill
6
Python
17% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in Seattle

$141,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Developer Engineer reported a yearly salary of $141,000 with +$80,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $140,000 with +$25,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$128,000
Yearly Salary
A SDE 2 reported a yearly salary of $128,000 with +$40,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer II reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $80,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Seattle
$123,000
Yearly Salary
A Engineer reported a yearly salary of $123,000 with +$24,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Seattle
$108,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $108,000 with +$40,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Seattle
$295,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal SDE reported a yearly salary of $295,000 with +$150,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $140,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
500+ Employees
Seattle
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A Web Developer III reported a yearly salary of $85,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
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