Software Engineer salary in Seattle

Average Base Salary in Seattle

$127,435
$24,411
Additional Cash Compensation
$151,846
Total Compensation
Median: $127K
Min: $70K
Max: $225K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in Seattle?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $127,435. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $24,411. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $151,846. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Software Engineer employees in Seattle.

Seattle by the numbers

2,323
Total number of Tech companies in Seattle
156,147
Total number of tech users on Built In Seattle
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Brand Manager
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Business Development Manager
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Business Intelligence Analyst
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Software Engineer jobs in Seattle

Software Engineer, Mobile

Seattle
3 days ago
+34
Building delightful features that make it easier to run a small trucking business. Developing a mobile platform to enable engineers to easily and quickly build mobile features. Creating a lightning fast mobile build/test/deploy system. Building a strong presence in the open source community.

Software Engineer, Machine Learning

Seattle
5 days ago
+34
Engineering new features into our existing pricing and relevance models. Exploring new pricing models to better predict the future. Building out our machine learning infrastructure. Training new automated agents to streamline operational processes. Developing new bidding/auction models to bid on shipments. Designing our experimentation framework.

Software Engineer, Evidence API

Seattle
5 days ago
+50
As an engineer on the API/SDK team, you will be intimately involved in the architecture decisions that will shape partner and customer access to Axon’s evidence data. You live and breathe cloud services that require high availability and fast, consistent performance. You love working with the latest open source technologies, and can leverage your system design skills to make the right technical decisions on a system that needs to be bullet-proof.

Software Engineer, Platform Excellence

Seattle
6 days ago
+34
Convoy is transforming the $800 billion trucking industry. Our mission is to transport the world with endless capacity and zero waste. The industry is huge and so is the opportunity to change the way freight moves. The next time you’re out driving and see an 18-wheeler on the road, that truck is empty 35% of the time. When big trucks drive empty, they throw unnecessary CO2 into the atmosphere. In fact, empty trucks generate more than 76 million

Software Engineer, Frontend

Seattle
6 days ago
+34
Building delightful features that make it easier to run a small trucking business (truck driver is the most popular job in America!). Creating rich experiences for our shippers (Fortune 500 companies to small local businesses) that bring unparalleled innovation to their supply chains. Developing a web platform to enable engineers to easily and quickly build client-side code. Inventing best-in-industry tools while working side-by-side with business teams inside the company.

Backend Software Engineer

Seattle
6 days ago
+50
Our mission is to protect life. We’re out to make the world a safer place by solving big problems and taking on the public safety challenges of our time. From our company's inception building the TASER device to a full suite of hardware and software solutions, we are focused on providing police agencies with state-of-the-art devices and services they need to successfully serve and protect us. In the next few years, we're going to eliminate the

Staff Software Engineer, Justice

Seattle
1 week ago
+50
Our mission is to protect life. We’re out to make the world a safer place by solving big problems and taking on the public safety challenges of our time. From our company's inception building the TASER device to a full suite of hardware and software solutions, we are focused on providing police agencies with state-of-the-art devices and services they need to successfully serve and protect us. In the next few years, we're going to eliminate the

Senior Software Engineer, Justice

Seattle
1 week ago
+50
Our mission is to protect life. We’re out to make the world a safer place by solving big problems and taking on the public safety challenges of our time. From our company's inception building the TASER device to a full suite of hardware and software solutions, we are focused on providing police agencies with state-of-the-art devices and services they need to successfully serve and protect us. In the next few years, we're going to eliminate the

Senior Software Engineer

Seattle
1 week ago
+50
Our mission is to protect life. We’re out to make the world a safer place by solving big problems and taking on the public safety challenges of our time. From our company's inception building the TASER device to a full suite of hardware and software solutions, we are focused on providing police agencies with state-of-the-art devices and services they need to successfully serve and protect us. In the next few years, we're going to eliminate the

Frontend Software Engineer, Fleet

Seattle
1 week ago
+50
Our mission is to protect life. We’re out to make the world a safer place by solving big problems and taking on the public safety challenges of our time. From our company's inception building the TASER device to a full suite of hardware and software solutions, we are focused on providing police agencies with state-of-the-art devices and services they need to successfully serve and protect us. In the next few years, we're going to eliminate the

Principal Software Engineer

Seattle
1 week ago
+34
Candidate should possess strong analytical and problem solving skills, be an expert in modeling controlled experiments and building A/B testing and experimentation frameworks, have solid computer science and math fundamentals, and have DevOps and cloud infrastructure skills. Candidate should also have strong ownership and be an excellent communicator.

Software Engineer, Analytics Platform

Seattle
1 week ago
+34
At Convoy’s data and analytic platform team in infrastructure organization, we are looking for a software engineer that will help us deliver the analytic platform solutions. Your expertise plays a key part of our business which enables business stakeholders generating reports and analytic solutions.

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 201-500 employees, earning $131,113 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $126,824 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $127,213.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $144,831. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $105,894.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Seattle

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Junior Software Engineer $88,667
Min: $70K
Max: $125K
QA Analyst $89,139
Min: $62K
Max: $150K
Software Test Engineer $91,334
Min: $70K
Max: $126K
QA Engineer $93,881
Min: $54K
Max: $149K
Salesforce Developer $100,889
Min: $74K
Max: $145K
Front End Developer $102,578
Min: $55K
Max: $150K
iOS Developer $105,625
Min: $76K
Max: $130K
Hardware Engineer $109,035
Min: $89K
Max: $138K
Automation Engineer $109,238
Min: $90K
Max: $145K
Android Developer $112,818
Min: $80K
Max: $130K
Sales Engineer $121,897
Min: $87K
Max: $181K
DevOps Engineer $122,670
Min: $70K
Max: $180K
Systems Engineer $122,886
Min: $93K
Max: $165K
Game Developer $124,450
Min: $114K
Max: $134K
Data Engineer $125,377
Min: $82K
Max: $190K
Software Engineer $127,435
Min: $70K
Max: $225K
Site Reliability Engineer $130,600
Min: $100K
Max: $146K
Security Engineer $132,283
Min: $85K
Max: $230K
QA Manager $136,929
Min: $80K
Max: $215K
Database Administrator $142,500
Min: $142K
Max: $143K
Data Architect $146,625
Min: $113K
Max: $195K
Senior Software Engineer $158,620
Min: $120K
Max: $230K
Machine Learning Engineer $170,800
Min: $139K
Max: $200K
Principal Software Engineer $173,152
Min: $145K
Max: $228K
Lead Software Engineer $174,417
Min: $105K
Max: $240K
Engineering Manager $178,032
Min: $131K
Max: $375K
Director of Software Engineering $213,041
Min: $147K
Max: $268K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $222,308
Min: $137K
Max: $350K
Data Engineering Manager $231,020
Min: $183K
Max: $279K
Vice President of Engineering $249,405
Min: $160K
Max: $330K

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in Seattle

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Javascript
18% have this skill
2
Java
17% have this skill
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SQL
16% have this skill
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Python
15% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
14% have this skill
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Front-end
13% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in Seattle

$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $135,000 with +$30,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A SDE I reported a yearly salary of $110,000 with +$11,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$148,000
Yearly Salary
A SDE II reported a yearly salary of $148,000 with +$22,500 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
$109,500
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $109,500 with +$11,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
$134,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $134,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Seattle
$144,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $144,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000 with +$40,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$30,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
$117,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $117,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Seattle
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