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Seattle

Senior Software Engineer salary in Seattle

Average Base Salary in Seattle

$157,111
$33,754
Additional Cash Compensation
$190,865
Total Compensation
Median: $157K
Min: $125K
Max: $190K

How Much Does a Senior Software Engineer Make in Seattle?

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Seattle is $157,111. The average additional cash compensation for a Senior Software Engineer in Seattle is $33,754. The average total compensation for a Senior Software Engineer in Seattle is $190,865. Senior Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Seattle from anonymous Senior Software Engineer employees in Seattle.

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Seattle Companies with the Highest Dev + Engineer Salaries

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 $163,400 on average.

Senior Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Senior Software Engineer salary for women is $157,500 and the average Senior Software Engineer salary for men is $161,524.

Senior Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $164,248.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Seattle

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $84,321
Min: $64K
Max: $109K
Salesforce Developer $89,200
Min: $74K
Max: $120K
Software Test Engineer $91,175
Min: $70K
Max: $126K
QA Engineer $92,856
Min: $54K
Max: $149K
Front End Developer $96,276
Min: $55K
Max: $134K
iOS Developer $98,818
Min: $76K
Max: $130K
Automation Engineer $105,500
Min: $94K
Max: $133K
Data Engineer $112,759
Min: $82K
Max: $150K
Android Developer $113,417
Min: $95K
Max: $126K
DevOps Engineer $117,485
Min: $70K
Max: $150K
Sales Engineer $117,722
Min: $94K
Max: $136K
Security Engineer $123,200
Min: $92K
Max: $173K
Data Architect $125,750
Min: $113K
Max: $145K
Software Engineer $126,023
Min: $70K
Max: $222K
QA Manager $126,200
Min: $80K
Max: $140K
Senior Software Engineer $157,111
Min: $125K
Max: $190K
Principal Software Engineer $171,100
Min: $145K
Max: $197K
Engineering Manager $176,158
Min: $131K
Max: $375K
Director of Software Engineering $219,647
Min: $151K
Max: $252K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $221,667
Min: $137K
Max: $320K
Vice President of Engineering $253,536
Min: $160K
Max: $330K

Senior Software Engineer jobs in Seattle
59

Sr. Software Engineer

Seattle
1 day 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

Sr. Software Engineer

Seattle
1 week ago
+26
About the role:  We’re seeking an experienced Sr Software Developer to augment the velocity and skills of our Software Development team. Our Software Developers are the backbone of the organization, providing real-time value to users by consistently and rapidly shipping high-quality tests and features to our site and app. This person would collaborate daily with a team of other Software Developers and other product-focused contributors. Our

Sr. Software Engineer – API Team

Seattle
1 week ago
The successful candidate will be a well-rounded software development engineer with strong experience in C# and database design, passionate about developing useful software that will be deployed around the world.  API team engineers write their own tests and develop their own requirements with assistance from business analysts.  Team members are expected to carefully balance tradeoffs such as usability, security, performance, maintainability, comments, code reviews, automated deployment, and ongoing analysis and improvement.

Sr. Software Engineer - Web Platform

Seattle
1 week ago
Demonstrate high-quality software engineering practices. Work effectively as a member of the team. Manage workload professionally.

Sr. Software Engineer (Lead Management)

Seattle
1 week ago
+26
We are looking for a Sr Software Engineer to help us craft more intuitive tools to help doctors engage with RealSelf consumers and understand the value that they get from RealSelf. At over 10 million unique visitors a month, individuals use RealSelf to seek advice when looking to improve their face, body or smile, and get connected to doctors around the U.S. who can provide answers...

Sr Software Engineer

Seattle
2 days ago
+18
Skykick Engineering is in search of creative, proactive, and adaptable Sr Software Engineers to join our SWAT, Migrations, and Cloud Backup Teams. You will work with a team of experienced Software Engineers, Leads, Software Architects, and Product Managers to deliver complex features and automation on our platform. You are equally passionate about learning and mentoring. In this critical role, you will impact the success of not only your team and our company – but most importantly, the success of our clients on a global scale. This opportunity will have directly influence, develop, and ship core components of products and services that are pioneering the Cloud Market. You’re a strong team player and have been waiting for the right opportunity to do something revolutionary and make a huge impact.

Sr Software Engineer

Kirkland
6 days ago
+24
This position reports to: Manager, Development ServiceNow is changing the way people work. With a service-orientation toward the activities, tasks and processes that make up day-to-day work life, we help the modern enterprise operate faster and be more scalable than ever before. We’re disruptive. We work hard but try not to take ourselves too seriously. We are highly adaptable and constantly evolving. We are passionate about our product, and we

*Sr. Software Engineer

Seattle
1 week ago
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 that includes some of the latest technologies – AWS, MVC, Angular, .Net Core, Web API – to name a few. 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 in Test

Seattle
2 days ago
+18
SkyKick is currently looking for a highly skilled and passionate Software Engineer in Test to join our Software Test Team. You are someone who loves to ensure shipment of high quality software. You enjoy learning as much as teaching. You are looking for an opportunity to work with highly intelligent and skilled engineers, product managers, and architects to ship impactful products. In this key role, you will define the success not only of your immediate Test Team, but also the product and services that companies are relying on globally.

Sr.Software Engineer- Search Engines

Seattle
3 days ago
+15
We are looking for an experienced Sr. Software Engineer based in Seattle to help us build and improve one of our products with millions of monthly users and tens of millions of API requests per month. You'll provide technical guidance, architecture design, and implementation while working with other senior and junior developers. The work is highly technical and you must have experience with creating low-latency, high-performance, and highly scalable web services (via an API). You need to feel comfortable implementing new features and new components from a basic specification, maintaining existing features and components, and investigating reliability and performance issues.

*Sr. Software Engineer in Test (SDET)

Seattle
1 week ago
In this role, you will be responsible for functional, performance and integration testing by creating automated test cases to ensure world class quality of Avalara products. You will be responsible for understanding requirements and designing test cases from the requirements. You will be working closely with product and developer teams on a day to day basis. You will be the voice of the customer within the organization, demanding zero defects, five nine’s reliability, and ease of use.

Senior Software Engineer, Simulations

Bellevue
5 days ago
+29
We are looking for an exceptional distributed computing engineer to make a profound impact on how real-time simulations will be used to power a new generation of applications. Today, we’ve built the industry’s leading gaming and simulation engine that runs on billions of devices. We are moving forward on creating a whole new line of products and services centered around running massively...

Skills that affect Senior Software Engineer salaries in Seattle

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Java
15% have this skill
2
C#
11% have this skill
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C++
11% have this skill
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C
10% have this skill
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Javascript
10% have this skill
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SQL
10% have this skill

Recent Senior Software Engineer salaries in Seattle

$185,000
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A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $185,000 with +$150,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$190,000
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A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $190,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Seattle
$176,000
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7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
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$144,400
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A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $144,400 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
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Male
500+ Employees
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1-5 Reports
$165,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $165,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Seattle
$157,900
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A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $157,900 with +$31,200 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$143,000
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A senior software engineer reported a yearly salary of $143,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$138,890
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A SDE-II reported a yearly salary of $138,890 with +$38,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $125,000 with +$22,500 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$153,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Development Engineer reported a yearly salary of $153,000 with +$15,300 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
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