Senior Software Engineer salary in Seattle

Average Base Salary in Seattle

$159,213
$33,639
Additional Cash Compensation
$192,852
Total Compensation
Median: 157,500
Min: $120K
Max: $230K

How Much Does a Senior Software Engineer Make in Seattle?

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Seattle is $159,213. The average additional cash compensation for a Senior Software Engineer in Seattle is $33,639. The average total compensation for a Senior Software Engineer in Seattle is $192,852. Senior Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Senior Software Engineer employees in Seattle.

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Total number of Tech companies in Seattle
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Senior Software Engineer jobs in Seattle

Senior Software Engineer- Payments

Seattle
7 hours ago
Empower the Individual Through Crypto Gemini is a crypto exchange and custodian that allows customers to buy, sell, store, and earn more than 30 cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ether, litecoin, and Zcash. Gemini is a New York trust company that is subject to the capital reserve requirements, cybersecurity requirements, and banking compliance standards set forth by the New York State Department of Financial Services and the New York

Senior Software Engineer, Lending

Seattle
5 days ago
Remitly is on a mission to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial products and services on the planet. Since 2011, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to immigrants sending their hard earned money home. Today, we are incredibly proud to have served millions of customers globally with Remitly and our newly launched Passbook app to provide immigrants access to banking. We strive

Senior Software Engineer - Fraud

Seattle
1 week ago
Empower the Individual Through Crypto Gemini is a crypto exchange and custodian that allows customers to buy, sell, store, and earn more than 30 cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ether, litecoin, and Zcash. Gemini is a New York trust company that is subject to the capital reserve requirements, cybersecurity requirements, and banking compliance standards set forth by the New York State Department of Financial Services and the New York

Senior Software Engineer

Seattle
1 week ago
Empower the Individual Through Crypto Gemini is a crypto exchange and custodian that allows customers to buy, sell, store, and earn more than 30 cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ether, litecoin, and Zcash. Gemini is a New York trust company that is subject to the capital reserve requirements, cybersecurity requirements, and banking compliance standards set forth by the New York State Department of Financial Services and the New York

Senior Software Engineer (Windows)

Seattle
1 week ago
What We DoAt GoGuardian, we're helping build a future where all learners are ready and inspired to solve the world's greatest challenges. Our award-winning system of learning solutions is purpose-built for K-12 and trusted by school leaders to promote effective teaching and equitable engagement while helping empower educators to keep students safe. What It's Like to Work at GoGuardianWe are a fast-growing learning company that thrives on making

Senior Software Engineer - Fraud Prevention

Seattle
1 day ago
Remitly is on a mission to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial products and services on the planet. Since 2011, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to immigrants sending their hard earned money home. Today, we are incredibly proud to have served millions of customers globally with Remitly and our newly launched Passbook app to provide immigrants access to banking. We strive

Senior Software Engineer, Backend (Pear Deck)

Seattle
5 days ago
What We DoAt GoGuardian, we're helping build a future where all learners are ready and inspired to solve the world's greatest challenges. Our award-winning system of learning solutions is purpose-built for K-12 and trusted by school leaders to promote effective teaching and equitable engagement while helping empower educators to keep students safe. What It's Like to Work at GoGuardianWe are a fast-growing learning company that thrives on making

Sr Software Engineer - Identity

Seattle
4 months ago
About the role:Engages with stakeholders across teams to lead the development and maintenance of backend services and solutions to support user-facing products, downstream services, or infrastructure tools and platforms used across Uber.About the Team:The Account Security & Device Intelligence team plays a crucial role in our mission to weed out the bad actors in our system while ensuring powerful, intuitive and frictionless user experiences for

Sr Software Engineer

Seattle
4 months ago
About the RoleRisk Engineering team is part of Uber Core Technology organization. Our team is responsible for Risk decisions, fraud and abuse detection and prevention, Risk management decisions for tens of billions of USDs' of transactions on the Uber platform, and the number is growing rapidly. We build cutting edge real-time fraud detection and prevention systems that scale to millions of users leveraging large scale data, distributed systems

Sr. Software Engineer, Android - Eats for Business

Seattle
4 months ago
Uber for Business (U4B) is Uber's strategic focus on enterprise business and the Employee Products vertical (Eats & Rides) is one of the fastest growing verticals in the organization. We build solutions for our corporate users in the travel and eats space.Under the Uber for Business Umbrella, Employee Products builds products, services, and experiences that empower organizations to grow their business. More specifically, we are the backbone of

Sr Software Engineer, Production Engineering

Seattle
1 week ago
At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 10,000 cities around the world.We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let's move the world forward

Sr Software Engineer, Risk Platforms

Seattle
4 months ago
About the role:Engages with stakeholders across teams to lead the development and maintenance of backend services and solutions to support user-facing products, downstream services, or infrastructure tools and platforms used across Uber.About the Team:The Risk Platform team builds scalable platform solutions to tackle the challenging problem of fraud & abuse across the entire Uber Product space.The team has built state-of-the-art systems for

Senior Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Senior Software Engineer salary in Seattle is between $170k - $180k.

Average Senior Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Senior Software Engineer make the most at companies with 501-1,000 employees, earning $164,108 on average.

Senior Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Senior Software Engineer salary for women is $162,095 and the average Senior Software Engineer salary for men is $158,748.

Senior Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $163,989.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Seattle

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Junior Software Engineer$94,600
Min: $70K
Max: $140K
QA Engineer$96,352
Min: $63K
Max: $140K
Software Test Engineer$103,767
Min: $72K
Max: $160K
QA Analyst$109,250
Min: $62K
Max: $150K
Front End Developer$109,576
Min: $55K
Max: $155K
Salesforce Developer$111,650
Min: $74K
Max: $145K
Hardware Engineer$120,221
Min: $89K
Max: $152K
iOS Developer$121,857
Min: $115K
Max: $128K
Automation Engineer$123,000
Min: $90K
Max: $145K
Systems Engineer$127,827
Min: $93K
Max: $167K
Sales Engineer$130,000
Min: $84K
Max: $181K
Software Engineer$130,744
Min: $16K
Max: $290K
Data Engineer$131,190
Min: $88K
Max: $190K
Android Developer$131,375
Min: $80K
Max: $180K
Site Reliability Engineer$133,500
Min: $100K
Max: $154K
Game Developer$134,293
Min: $111K
Max: $212K
Security Engineer$136,587
Min: $85K
Max: $230K
Database Administrator$142,500
Min: $142K
Max: $143K
DevOps Engineer$143,262
Min: $92K
Max: $208K
Senior Software Engineer$159,213
Min: $120K
Max: $230K
QA Manager$159,286
Min: $135K
Max: $215K
Lead Software Engineer$172,003
Min: $105K
Max: $240K
Engineering Manager$177,243
Min: $132K
Max: $240K
Machine Learning Engineer$180,667
Min: $139K
Max: $230K
Data Architect$180,963
Min: $145K
Max: $240K
Principal Software Engineer$187,474
Min: $147K
Max: $250K
Director of Software Engineering$203,191
Min: $147K
Max: $268K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer)$223,636
Min: $180K
Max: $350K
Data Engineering Manager$231,020
Min: $183K
Max: $279K
Vice President of Engineering$239,125
Min: $195K
Max: $300K

Skills that affect Senior Software Engineer salaries in Seattle

1
Javascript
10% have this skill
2
SQL
8% have this skill
3
Java
7% have this skill
4
Front-end
7% have this skill
5
Amazon Web Services
6% have this skill
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Node.js
6% have this skill

Recent Senior Software Engineer salaries in Seattle

$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Seattle
$165,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $165,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Android software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $125,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Seattle
$128,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Algorithms Engineer reported a yearly salary of $128,000 with +$2,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$160,568
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,568 with +$23,100 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
$200,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $200,000 with +$30,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000 with +$28,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Seattle
$167,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $167,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Seattle
$146,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $146,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Seattle
$165,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $165,000 with +$24,750 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
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