2019 Software Engineer Salary Seattle (Updated Daily) | Built In Seattle
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Seattle

Software Engineer salary in Seattle

Average Base Salary in Seattle

$128,942
$32,692
Additional Cash Compensation
$161,634
Total Compensation
Median: $129K
Min: $70K
Max: $295K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in Seattle?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $128,942. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $32,692. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $161,634. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Seattle from anonymous Software Engineer employees in Seattle.

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Software Engineer jobs in Seattle
204

Software Engineer

Seattle
4 days ago
+30
We've all been through technical interviews (one side or the other). As a member of Karat's engineering team, you'll work on a relatable product with engineers who care: about the product, craftsmanship, and the team. We usually work in Ruby and Python, taking care to thoroughly test and continuously deploy our code.

Software Engineer

Seattle
5 days ago
+23
We’re looking for a motivated, highly-collaborative, self-starter who is comfortable owning and driving the development of new features and services, and has a successful track record building software products in an agile development environment. This is a great opportunity to join a rapidly accelerating startup that has dozens of Fortune 1000 and mid-market clients on its roster.

Software Engineer

Bellevue
1 week ago
+26
As a Software Engineer you will join our development team focused on building out our future three-dimensional modeling applications. You will be responsible for assisting in the development of the architecture and integration with the rest of the EagleView engineering organization. As a member of this team you will also be responsible for generating proof of concepts of new technology, and working with the internal product development organization on creating new internal tools. We are looking for a candidate who will enjoy working as part of a group, and is enthusiastic about making a difference in the future of our company.

Software Engineer

Seattle
1 week ago
+35
Having recently announced a major new partnership that allows physicians to recommend physical products, we are looking for multiple Software Engineers to join us in a role with strong mentorship and career development prospects. We offer a unique opportunity to do something meaningful in a fantastic work environment while developing your engineering skills in a variety of modern web technologies.

Software Engineer

Seattle
1 week ago
+43
You are a Senior Full Stack Software Engineer with experience building large-scale software applications. You have deep interest in backend and frontend technologies. You are excited about the care, feeding and growth of a high-availability, scalable cloud-based systems. Come work in an exciting environment where you use your passion, experience, and analytical skills to help bring new solutions to public safety and leave a positive impact on the world.

Senior Software Engineer

Bellevue
3 days ago
+26
We are looking for a talented Senior Software Engineer to join our agile development team. As an experienced member, you will participate in all aspects of the software development life cycle: scoping, design, coding, testing, implementation and support. You will help in the development of highly available, scalable, secure and flexible solutions for our ecommerce platform. In this role, you must be able to multi-task, quickly adapt to new development environments, learn new systems, create reliable/maintainable code, and find creative and scalable solutions to difficult and complex problems. You take pride and ownership in your work as well as the overall contributions of the team. You must also have the ability to take a system-wide understanding, recognize use of system components and disparate technologies and be able to diagnose and debug components across an entire system. Your ability to communicate clearly and concisely (both written and verbal) is also key as is being a self-starter.

Front End Software Engineer

Seattle
3 days ago
+18
You will play a key role in the development of our Downdetector and Speedtest web platform, throughout all phases of application development. You will be asked to solve for reliability, scale and flexibility, as well as implement a visually rich and engaging user experience. You will collaborate on architecture, technology choices, and interactions with other core components such as backend APIs, analytics, our distributed testing network, and other application platforms (mobile and native apps). You will focus on the front-end but be capable of developing across the full stack. You will collaborate with a small group of motivated team members who love to get things done.

Senior Software Engineer - SingleFile

Seattle
3 days ago
+21
You’re a full-stack developer interested in quickly bringing products to market that make your customers say, “wow!” You’re passionate about business and using software to create efficiency for businesses. You developed a knack for thinking like your customers and nothing pleases you more than making their day. You strive to deliver customers the solutions they know they need and dramatic improvements in processes they didn’t know were problematic. As an engineer, you know leverage. You take time on the critical things that you have to own and let others build the things that don’t improve the customer’s experience. You use your own code, open source, AWS and every tool in your toolbox to help you deliver faster, more reliably, with reduced long-term cost of ownership.

Senior Software Engineer, Extensibility

Seattle
3 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.

Software Engineer - Data Platform

Seattle
4 days ago
+27
The Data Platform supports all of the Qualtrics experience management products. Our services ingest, store, process, and perform analytics on experience data, all at scale. We design systems for high availability, high throughput, data consistency and security. The platform we have built enables all of the customer, employee, brand and product experience teams to rapidly develop data-driven workflows and tools to help our customers manage their businesses.

Software Engineer, Engineering Insights

Seattle
4 days ago
+27
Developing scalable, fast, robust, and simple web-based solutions to solve complex business problems. Close collaboration with your team to collect and incorporate feedback into your feature design. Drive operational excellence by investigating production issues, driving root cause analysis and follow-up actions for mitigation. Improve performance, availability, reliability, scale, throughput and latency. Work with your team in order to meet customer work you're doing, understand the decisions that are being made and make your voice heard.

Android Software Engineer

Seattle
4 days ago
+18
Develop and maintain features of our Android applications on a variety of form factors (phones, tablets, TVs). This includes design, implementation, testing, documentation, deployment, develop support and maintenance. Solve for reliability, scale and flexibility, all the while implementing a visually rich and slick user experience. Integrate analytics to ensure optimal performance of deployed code. Collaborate on architecture, technology choices, and interactions with other core components such as shared libraries, backend APIs or our distributed server network.

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 500+ employees, earning $133,805 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $122,269 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $128,803.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $154,259. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $110,125.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Seattle

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $84,321
Min: $64K
Max: $109K
Software Test Engineer $90,537
Min: $70K
Max: $126K
QA Engineer $92,883
Min: $54K
Max: $149K
Front End Developer $97,300
Min: $55K
Max: $134K
iOS Developer $98,818
Min: $76K
Max: $130K
Salesforce Developer $99,125
Min: $74K
Max: $140K
Automation Engineer $107,167
Min: $94K
Max: $133K
Data Engineer $113,864
Min: $70K
Max: $155K
Android Developer $114,611
Min: $95K
Max: $126K
Sales Engineer $117,080
Min: $87K
Max: $145K
DevOps Engineer $120,132
Min: $70K
Max: $160K
Security Engineer $124,000
Min: $85K
Max: $173K
Software Engineer $128,942
Min: $70K
Max: $295K
QA Manager $129,333
Min: $80K
Max: $155K
Data Architect $140,450
Min: $113K
Max: $195K
Senior Software Engineer $155,523
Min: $110K
Max: $218K
Principal Software Engineer $169,373
Min: $145K
Max: $197K
Engineering Manager $174,775
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

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in Seattle

1
Java
19% have this skill
2
Amazon Web Services
18% have this skill
3
Javascript
18% have this skill
4
SQL
16% have this skill
5
Python
14% have this skill
6
Linux
13% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in Seattle

$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer 2 reported a yearly salary of $125,000 with +$12,500 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$96,000
Yearly Salary
A Associate Cloud Developer reported a yearly salary of $96,000 with +$25,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$142,110
Yearly Salary
A Software Development Engineer 2 reported a yearly salary of $142,110
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$124,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Development Engineer 2 reported a yearly salary of $124,000 with +$6,500 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A SDE 2 reported a yearly salary of $115,000 with +$13,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$97,000
Yearly Salary
A Solutions Engineer reported a yearly salary of $97,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$146,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer II reported a yearly salary of $146,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Seattle
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Prefer not to say
500+ Employees
Seattle
$145,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $145,000 with +$60,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
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