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Seattle

Senior Software Engineer salary in Seattle

Average Base Salary in Seattle

$152,725
$35,333
Additional Cash Compensation
$188,058
Total Compensation
Median: $153K
Min: $110K
Max: $190K

How Much Does a Senior Software Engineer Make in Seattle?

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Seattle is $152,725. The average additional cash compensation for a Senior Software Engineer in Seattle is $35,333. The average total compensation for a Senior Software Engineer in Seattle is $188,058. Senior Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Seattle from anonymous Senior Software Engineer employees in Seattle.

Seattle by the numbers

1,805
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Senior Software Engineer jobs in Seattle
75

Sr. Software Engineer

Seattle
1 day ago
+21
As a small team, we need 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.  We need a problem solver, more than just a coder, to help us leverage an existing code base while moving toward a future architecture leveraging modern development technologies such as Serverless Infrastructure and .Net Core. 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!

Sr. Software Engineer

Kirkland
4 days ago
+37
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.

Sr. Software Engineer

Kirkland
1 week ago
+37
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.

Sr. Software Engineer

Seattle
2 weeks 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 - Applications

Seattle
3 days ago
+21
As a Senior Software Engineer at Igneous you’ll be joining a skilled and diverse team during this exciting time of rapid customer expansion. You’ll be part of the group expanding our application offering, creating solutions to real-world problems in a role that's highly visible within the organization. Our team provides significant ownership and impact at every level, excellent leadership, strong compensation (inc. benefits & equity), career development, and a culture built on quality.

Senior Software Engineer

Seattle
4 days ago
+30
Lay the foundation for our new systems while revamping the old. Own projects from design to release. Build up junior engineers through direct mentorship and strategic processes. Remain flexible enough to handle all of the unknowns that come with growth in the company.

Senior Software Engineer

Seattle
4 days ago
+14
Build a mass-market communication product for spatial computing (AR/VR/MR). Contribute to the entire product lifecycle from prototype to implementation to ongoing service support. Have the opportunity to work on all areas of our tech stack. Work on a small engineering team in an Agile environment. Mentor and support your fellow teammates.

Senior Software Engineer, Extensibility

Seattle
5 days ago
+31
We are looking for a Senior Engineer to join our Extensibility team to help us enhance our existing product and add new features. The Extensibility Engineer is responsible for solving complex challenges related to allowing customization in the authentication pipeline. As such, the team owns the core internal technology that allows Auth0 to execute untrusted customer code at scale in isolation--one of the first serverless or FaaS platforms that was built in the industry. You can read more about Auth0 Extensibility here.

Senior Software Engineer

Bellevue
5 days ago
+23
About us:   Limeade is a software company that elevates the employee experience and helps build great places to work. The Limeade ONE platform offers employee well-being, engagement, inclusion and communications solutions in one seamless user experience. Recognized for its own award-winning culture, Limeade helps every employee know their company cares. We’re committed to creating a mission-driven, positive culture of improvement made up of the

Senior Software Engineer

Seattle
1 week ago
+37
Developing high quality applications leveraging the industry leading ServiceNow platform. Working in a Scrum-based Agile development process that is light on documentation and meetings and heavy on coding. Designing and implement software that is simple, intuitive and easy to use that will allow customers to extend and customize the functionality to meet their specific business needs. Play a key role in the design and implementation of new products and features while also enhancing the existing product suite. Translate requirements and mock-ups into fully functional features by working closely with business and product owners, and creative designers. Collaborate with product managers and user experience designers to deliver delightful experiences. Build rich, modern web and mobile web experiences that are accessible, progressive and responsive.

Senior Software Engineer - Rails

Seattle
1 week ago
+12
We are currently looking for experienced Rails engineers that are passionate about shipping products our users love. You’re a polyglot in general, and very experienced with Rails - combined server/client, split server/client, integrated with other languages, and within a distributed service architecture. You know how to get things done with Rails, and are familiar with its pitfalls. You understand the tradeoffs of both microservices and monoliths. You are strong on programming fundamentals, and you love learning new tools and technology as you go. You’re adaptable, and ready to jump in anywhere to help your team get the job done. Leafly is looking for you!

Senior Software Engineer

Seattle
1 week 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 Salary ranges

The most common Senior Software Engineer salary in Seattle is between $140k - $150k.

Average Senior Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Senior Software Engineer make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $162,000 on average.

Senior Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Senior Software Engineer salary for women is $145,313 and the average Senior Software Engineer salary for men is $153,805.

Senior Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $157,491.

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 $111,508
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 $152,725
Min: $110K
Max: $190K
Principal Software Engineer $169,373
Min: $145K
Max: $197K
Engineering Manager $176,732
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 Senior Software Engineer salaries in Seattle

1
Javascript
10% have this skill
2
Java
10% have this skill
3
SQL
9% have this skill
4
Amazon Web Services
8% have this skill
5
.NET
8% have this skill
6
C++
8% have this skill

Recent Senior Software Engineer salaries in Seattle

$210,343
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $210,343 with +$172,375 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Development Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
1-5 Reports
$121,250
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $121,250 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Seattle
5-10 Reports
$175,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $175,000 with +$80,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$161,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $161,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $125,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Seattle
$137,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $137,000 with +$30,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $140,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Frontend Sofware Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Seattle
1-5 Reports
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