Director of Software Engineering salary in Seattle

Average Base Salary in Seattle

$217,299
$32,613
Additional Cash Compensation
$249,912
Total Compensation
Median: $217K
Min: $147K
Max: $268K

How Much Does a Director of Software Engineering Make in Seattle?

The average salary for a Director of Software Engineering in Seattle is $217,299. The average additional cash compensation for a Director of Software Engineering in Seattle is $32,613. The average total compensation for a Director of Software Engineering in Seattle is $249,912. Director of Software Engineering salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Seattle from anonymous Director of Software Engineering employees in Seattle.

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Director of Software Engineering jobs in Seattle

Sr. Engineering Director, Machine Learning Platform

Seattle
4 days ago
+50
As a Sr. Director of Machine Learning Engineering you will report directly to Axon’s SVP of AI and be a critical member of the AI Leadership team. You will be responsible for leading machine learning platform initiatives to harness Axon’s vast and growing network of sensors, signals, and data to provide measurably differentiated outcomes for our public safety customers and the communities they serve.

Director of Engineering

Bellevue
2 days ago
We are hiring a Director of Product Management in Bellevue, Washington to drive innovative and data driven Recommendation & Personalization solutions for customers across Discovery’s wide array of direct-to-consumer products, including digital products across entertainment, food, home, auto, nature, and science. The diversity of content within the Discovery portfolio provides a unique challenge to help develop user interest graphs & drive engagement across loosely coupled lifestyle interests. The Director of Product Management will be an experienced product manager with extensive background enabling teams & building solutions with actionable data and insightful analytics. He/she will drive customer focused user engagement solutions for digital products and be a leader in advancing the use of scientific methods to solve business and technology problems.

Director of Engineering

Bellevue
5 days ago
We are hiring a Director of Engineering in Bellevue, Washington to be the leader for the cross-platform player technology team. This team will be part of the Discovery global platform team developing a Direct to Consumer platform for customers across Discovery’s wide array of direct-to-consumer products, across entertainment, food, home, auto, nature, and science. The diversity of users spread across 220 countries within the Discovery portfolio provides a unique challenge to help develop a truly global cross platform video player platform. The Director of Engineering will be an experienced engineering leader with extensive background enabling teams & building solutions that delight the consumer. He/she will be the champion for consumer experience when it comes to video playback & player features and be a leader in advancing the use of innovative technologies to solve consumer desires & pain points & delight them in the act of video consumption.

Director of Engineering

Bellevue
1 week ago
+46
We are looking for a seasoned Engineering Leader to lead this greenfield opportunity to reshape a whole industry by creating the new operating system for global trade. The successful candidate is one who thrives in a fast-paced environment. You seek to dive deep into details on business, operations, and engineering. You are a technical and detail-oriented leader who can build and grow organizations and other leaders. You act as a leader who can prioritize well, communicate clearly, and have a consistent track record of delivery. You are a positive influencer across diverse teams, able to effectively rally support for your initiatives, and be able to help deeply technical teams create simple solutions to meet your program goals. You have strong judgment. Our leaders have a lot of ownership and autonomy so they need to be right a lot. 

Director, Engineering

Seattle
2 days ago
+49
We're looking for a Director of Engineering to join Monetization! Monetization team builds Snap’s revenue platform and we are responsible for providing Snapchat’s solutions for businesses and for maximizing monetization across the service. We focus on driving measurable return on investment for businesses. We are seeking an experienced engineering leader to help support our teams solving interesting technical challenges, building world-class experiences in Snapchat and maintaining software and a platform used by millions every day. Working from our Seattle office, you’ll manage teams in Seattle, Los Angeles and New York and collaborate with leaders and executives across Snap to deliver the highest quality for our product. 

Director of Engineering

Seattle
2 weeks ago
+21
Twistle is looking for a highly technical hands-on director of our Engineering team as we experience exciting growth. Success in this position will mean simultaneously managing multiple complex interdependent projects with ease while winning the hearts and minds of engineers, product managers and Twistle’s leadership team. We are looking for someone who is both an exceptional software developer and a stellar manager, problem solver and team builder. We expect that our Director of Engineering will make meaningful technical contributions - including code reviews, architecture definition, tool/framework evaluation/selection, and driving overall engineering team culture. If you are currently managing a small but high performing team as well as writing code and are ready for the next step in your career, this position could be perfect for you.

Director, Engineering, Anthos Security, Google Cloud

Seattle
1 day ago
In this role, you will be a thoughtful leader helping to create an inclusive and safe environment, which attracts a diverse talent pool and enables the team to thrive while creating security solutions and infrastructure that are easy for both customers and Google to use and operate. You will lead the Cloud Security Engineering team for Anthos.

Director of Software Engineering Salary ranges

The most common Director of Software Engineering salary in Seattle is between $230k - $240k.

Average Director of Software Engineering Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Director of Software Engineering make the most at companies with 501-1,000 employees, earning $222,676 on average.

Director of Software Engineering Salary by gender

The average Director of Software Engineering salary for women is $238,000 and the average Director of Software Engineering salary for men is $216,929.

Director of Software Engineering Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Director of Software Engineering with 7+ years of experience is $218,577.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Seattle

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Junior Software Engineer $81,750
Min: $70K
Max: $92K
QA Analyst $87,031
Min: $62K
Max: $150K
Software Test Engineer $90,537
Min: $70K
Max: $126K
QA Engineer $92,169
Min: $54K
Max: $149K
iOS Developer $98,818
Min: $76K
Max: $130K
Front End Developer $99,351
Min: $55K
Max: $140K
Salesforce Developer $100,889
Min: $74K
Max: $145K
Automation Engineer $108,200
Min: $90K
Max: $145K
Android Developer $116,100
Min: $95K
Max: $130K
Sales Engineer $119,115
Min: $87K
Max: $170K
DevOps Engineer $120,683
Min: $70K
Max: $160K
Security Engineer $124,752
Min: $85K
Max: $173K
Data Engineer $125,227
Min: $82K
Max: $190K
Software Engineer $125,717
Min: $70K
Max: $222K
QA Manager $129,333
Min: $80K
Max: $155K
Game Developer $134,000
Min: $134K
Max: $134K
Systems Engineer $135,000
Min: $135K
Max: $135K
Hardware Engineer $138,000
Min: $138K
Max: $138K
Machine Learning Engineer $139,000
Min: $139K
Max: $139K
Site Reliability Engineer $141,000
Min: $140K
Max: $142K
Database Administrator $143,000
Min: $143K
Max: $143K
Data Architect $146,625
Min: $113K
Max: $195K
Senior Software Engineer $157,467
Min: $120K
Max: $218K
Principal Software Engineer $171,148
Min: $145K
Max: $228K
Lead Software Engineer $172,000
Min: $162K
Max: $192K
Engineering Manager $173,972
Min: $131K
Max: $375K
Data Engineering Manager $183,000
Min: $183K
Max: $183K
Director of Software Engineering $217,299
Min: $147K
Max: $268K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $223,200
Min: $137K
Max: $350K
Vice President of Engineering $256,324
Min: $160K
Max: $330K

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Recent Director of Software Engineering salaries in Seattle

$219,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $219,000 with +$25,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Seattle
5-10 Reports
$250,000
Yearly Salary
A Director, Technology reported a yearly salary of $250,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Seattle
$267,850
Yearly Salary
A Head of Engineering reported a yearly salary of $267,850 with +$40,178 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
501-1,000 Employees
Seattle
$205,000
Yearly Salary
A Director, Cybersecurity reported a yearly salary of $205,000
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
501-1,000 Employees
Seattle
$175,000
Yearly Salary
A Sr. Director, Engineering reported a yearly salary of $175,000
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
501-1,000 Employees
Seattle
$147,030
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $147,030
1-3 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Seattle
$190,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Engineering reported a yearly salary of $190,000 with +$35,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Seattle
5-10 Reports
$151,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Engineering reported a yearly salary of $151,000 with +$7,500 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Seattle
$238,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $238,000 with +$38,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Seattle
$245,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $245,000 with +$50,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Seattle
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