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Account Executive
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Art Director
Automation Engineer
Brand Manager
Budget Analyst
Business Analyst
Business Development Manager
Business Development Representative
Business Intelligence Analyst
Business Intelligence Developer
Business Intelligence Manager
CCO (Chief Creative Officer)
CFO (Chief Financial Officer)
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Client Success Manager
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Creative Director
CRO (Chief Revenue Officer)
CTO (Chief Technology Officer)
Customer Support Manager
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Data Analyst
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Data Engineer
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Design Director
Desktop Support
DevOps Engineer
Digital Marketing Manager
Director of Analytics
Director of Customer Success
Director of Marketing
Director of Operations
Director of Product Management
Director of Software Engineering
Editor
Email Marketing Manager
Engineering Manager
Event Planner
Finance Director
Financial Analyst
Front End Developer
HR Coordinator
HR Director
HR Manager
HR Specialist
Implementation Manager
Implementation Specialist
Inside Sales Manager
Inside Sales Representative
iOS Developer
Marketing Associate
Marketing Coordinator
Marketing Manager
Marketing Operations Manager
Office Manager
Operations Associate
Operations Manager
Principal Software Engineer
Product Analyst
Product Designer
Product Manager
Product Marketing Manager
Product Owner
Project Coordinator
Project Manager
Public Relations Manager
Public Relations Specialist
QA Analyst
QA Engineer
QA Manager
Recruiter
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Sales Manager
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SEO Manager
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Software Engineer salary in Seattle

Average Base Salary in Seattle

$125,838
$30,247
Additional Cash Compensation
$156,085
Total Compensation
Median: $126K
Min: $70K
Max: $222K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in Seattle?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $125,838. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $30,247. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $156,085. 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 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 $132,236 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $120,778 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $122,996.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $152,890. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $103,250.

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 $93,170
Min: $54K
Max: $149K
Front End Developer $97,750
Min: $66K
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 $117,719
Min: $70K
Max: $150K
Sales Engineer $117,722
Min: $94K
Max: $136K
Data Architect $121,900
Min: $113K
Max: $130K
Security Engineer $123,200
Min: $92K
Max: $173K
Software Engineer $125,838
Min: $70K
Max: $222K
QA Manager $126,200
Min: $80K
Max: $140K
Senior Software Engineer $155,019
Min: $125K
Max: $180K
Principal Software Engineer $171,100
Min: $145K
Max: $197K
Engineering Manager $177,386
Min: $131K
Max: $375K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $221,667
Min: $137K
Max: $320K
Director of Software Engineering $225,357
Min: $175K
Max: $252K
Vice President of Engineering $239,450
Min: $160K
Max: $328K

Software Engineer jobs in Seattle
191

Software Engineer

Seattle
5 days ago
+20
Who is Karat? Karat is the world's leader in conducting first-round technical interviews. Our network of experienced interview engineers have conducted over 20,000 technical interviews on behalf of clients including Indeed, Pinterest, Intuit, and MuleSoft. We continuously analyze our interview data to get smarter and more predictive with every interview we conduct. As a result, our clients reclaim 60% of engineering hours per hire, accelerate

Software Engineer

Seattle
1 week ago
+18
Description At Drift, we believe the future of energy is smarter, more efficient, cheaper, and greener. We're hiring software engineers to help build the applications, services and tools to make this a reality. In this role, you'll collaborate across disciplines to understand and translate business needs into tools, applications, and APIs. You'll build and automate the systems to help us scale our product. Drift is a great place to build, learn

Software Engineer

Seattle
1 week ago
+22
The Role As a Software Engineer at Versive, you will utilize your strong hands-on technical skills, cybersecurity knowledge, and customer orientation to operationalize machine learning solutions that solve critical problems faced by enterprises - in particular, identifying advanced cyber threats within enterprise networks. The role is hands-on-keyboard with the latest big data, machine learning, and cybersecurity technologies, as well as customer

Software Engineer - Push Marketing

Seattle
4 hours ago
+12
  Groupon’s Audience Engineering team is looking for a Software Engineer to help us with our mission of connecting and engaging customers with merchants worldwide as part of a rapidly evolving local commerce platform. As a technical contributor, you will help define and build the next generation targeting engine that leverages big data, analytics, algorithms and highly available, real-time distributed system principals.     As we continue to

Software Engineer - Mobile

Seattle
16 hours ago
+15
Our Mobile Client Team is a front-end development team which owns a portfolio full of mobile native and web applications. We develop and manage our flagship apps such as Hiya (Android and iOS) and Mr. Number (Android and iOS). Also we develop global solutions for partners such as Samsung, AT&T, T-Mobile, and more.

Senior Software Engineer

Bellevue
1 day ago
+25
System1 is looking for software engineers to help us build next-generation marketing platforms for the social, email, and search channels. We work like a startup but have the revenues and profits of an established company - and we are growing rapidly. If you like to develop with cloud services, work with search engines like Elastic Search, process large volumes of data, or work on optimization algorithms, then you will enjoy working with us. We have several openings at our offices in Atlanta, GA, Bellevue, WA, and Venice, CA. Individuals should be self-motivated and interested in doing quality work in a dynamic and collaborative environment. As a software engineer, you will interact with product managers and end users to deliver an end to end experience with quality. We use Python, .NET, Java, Angular JS, and many AWS services. Flexibility, a drive to have an impact, ability to solve tough engineering problems, and the ability to collaborate and communicate effectively are keys to success in this position.

Sr. Software Engineer

Seattle
2 days 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

Software Engineering Manager/Lead

Seattle
3 days ago
+12
As a Software Engineering Manager at Leafly, you will work alongside and manage the developers on one of our cross-functional teams. You’ll partner closely with product owners and designers to scope projects. You’ll help your team deliver on time through daily mentorship, technical guidance, business guidance, and by removing roadblocks. And you’ll support the personal career growth and development of the engineers on your team. We are currently looking for managers that are excited about technology, projects, and people. Do you like to stay connected to the code, making time to contribute regularly and jumping on PRs, so you can help ensure your team is producing high quality code and high quality products? Do you like the challenge of keeping a project moving forward, facilitating scope and tradeoff discussions as new information is uncovered? Do you like working with your team to continuously improve your process and how you work? Are you passionate about supporting people and making sure they are set up for success and growth? Then Leafly is looking for you!

Software Engineer (Angular 2+)

Kirkland
4 days ago
Our cloud architects are experts in building new cloud applications and migrating legacy systems to the cloud. We focus on Java and JavaScript technologies to build custom software solutions based on Continuous Delivery - a set of processes and tools based on a combination of Lean and the heavy use of automation.

Senior Software Engineer, Infrastructure

Seattle
4 days ago
+19
As a senior software engineer, you will build software that operates the modern and scalable infrastructure at 98point6. You’ll design and implement systems and software that deals with federally protected health information, systems which much be continuously available for our patients, clinical operators and doctors.

Sr. Software Engineer

Seattle
4 days 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

Kirkland
5 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

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in Seattle

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Javascript
27% have this skill
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Java
22% have this skill
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Linux
22% have this skill
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Front-end
20% have this skill
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SQL
20% have this skill
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Node.js
17% have this skill

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500+ Employees
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