Software Engineer salary in Seattle

Average Base Salary in Seattle

$128,031
$23,206
Additional Cash Compensation
$151,237
Total Compensation
Median: $128K
Min: $80K
Max: $225K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in Seattle?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $128,031. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $23,206. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $151,237. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Software Engineer employees in Seattle.

Seattle by the numbers

2,391
Total number of Tech companies in Seattle
161,117
Total number of tech users on Built In Seattle
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Software Engineer jobs in Seattle

Senior Software Engineer

Seattle
2 days ago
+50
Location: Seattle, WAYour ImpactAxon has revolutionized Law Enforcement with a suite of connected devices, cloud services and apps that work together to protect life, reduce social conflict and accelerate truth and justice. You will work on applications that communicate to these devices and that manage information about evidence collected by law enforcement. You will be part of the Axon team where we cultivate an environment that favors team work

Staff Software Engineer, Justice

Seattle
2 days ago
+50
Location: Seattle, WAYour Impact: You are a Staff Backend Software Engineer with experience building large-scale software applications. You have deep interest in backend 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 revolutionize criminal justice

Senior Software Engineer, Justice

Seattle
2 days ago
+50
Location: Seattle, WAYour Impact You are a Senior Backend Software Engineer with experience building large-scale software applications. You have deep interest in backend 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 revolutionize criminal justice

Software Engineer, Mobile

Seattle
4 days ago
+45
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
6 days ago
+45
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, Frontend

Seattle
1 week ago
+45
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.

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, E-Commerce

Seattle
1 week ago
+48
System1 is looking for a Software Engineer that is a curious, innovative, and methodical problem solver. In this role, you will play a key part in defining and building one of our new and promising e-commerce products. The ideal candidate is a team player who can design and execute simple and elegant solutions to big problems around large datasets and distributed systems, focusing on performance and scale. This person can also manipulate and

Senior Software Engineer, Tools

Seattle
1 week ago
+48
System1 is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our tools team. The tools team works with all teams across the company to identify opportunities where technology can be leveraged to drive improvements in a constantly expanding and evolving set of products. As a key member of the team, you will be working with both the tech and business organizations to understand the current processes and design solutions to increase efficiency, automate, and scale out processes.

Software Engineer, T6

Seattle
1 week ago
+45
Convoy is transforming the $800 billion trucking industry, where even 10 years ago, most truck drivers did not have smartphones and paper driver logs were common. In 2015, Convoy launched the digital freight movement with an open and fully connected marketplace for brands and manufacturers to work directly with freight carriers who move truckload shipments throughout the country. This ‘Digital Freight Network’ is powered by machine learning and

Software Engineer, T4

Seattle
1 week ago
+45
Convoy is transforming the $800 billion trucking industry, where even 10 years ago, most truck drivers did not have smartphones and paper driver logs were common. In 2015, Convoy launched the digital freight movement with an open and fully connected marketplace for brands and manufacturers to work directly with freight carriers who move truckload shipments throughout the country. This ‘Digital Freight Network’ is powered by machine learning and

Software Engineer, T5

Seattle
1 week ago
+45
Convoy is transforming the $800 billion trucking industry, where even 10 years ago, most truck drivers did not have smartphones and paper driver logs were common. In 2015, Convoy launched the digital freight movement with an open and fully connected marketplace for brands and manufacturers to work directly with freight carriers who move truckload shipments throughout the country. This ‘Digital Freight Network’ is powered by machine learning and

Software Engineer Salary ranges

The two most common Software Engineer salary ranges in Seattle are $130k - $140k and $140k - $150k.

Average Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Software Engineer make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $133,913 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $128,440 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $128,375.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $144,362. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $106,740.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Seattle

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Junior Software Engineer $88,667
Min: $70K
Max: $125K
QA Engineer $93,660
Min: $63K
Max: $140K
Software Test Engineer $96,020
Min: $72K
Max: $135K
QA Analyst $106,000
Min: $62K
Max: $150K
Hardware Engineer $109,035
Min: $89K
Max: $138K
Front End Developer $111,339
Min: $55K
Max: $155K
Salesforce Developer $115,500
Min: $74K
Max: $145K
Automation Engineer $120,000
Min: $90K
Max: $145K
iOS Developer $120,600
Min: $115K
Max: $128K
Game Developer $124,450
Min: $114K
Max: $134K
Sales Engineer $125,000
Min: $84K
Max: $181K
Android Developer $127,583
Min: $80K
Max: $180K
Site Reliability Engineer $128,000
Min: $100K
Max: $146K
Software Engineer $128,031
Min: $80K
Max: $225K
Systems Engineer $128,344
Min: $93K
Max: $167K
Data Engineer $132,113
Min: $88K
Max: $190K
DevOps Engineer $135,531
Min: $92K
Max: $180K
Database Administrator $142,500
Min: $142K
Max: $143K
Security Engineer $147,422
Min: $85K
Max: $230K
Senior Software Engineer $158,137
Min: $120K
Max: $230K
QA Manager $159,286
Min: $135K
Max: $215K
Machine Learning Engineer $170,800
Min: $139K
Max: $200K
Data Architect $170,976
Min: $145K
Max: $195K
Lead Software Engineer $172,386
Min: $105K
Max: $240K
Engineering Manager $177,997
Min: $140K
Max: $240K
Principal Software Engineer $180,542
Min: $147K
Max: $228K
Director of Software Engineering $203,191
Min: $147K
Max: $268K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $226,000
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 Software Engineer salaries in Seattle

1
Javascript
15% have this skill
2
Java
14% have this skill
3
SQL
13% have this skill
4
Python
12% have this skill
5
Amazon Web Services
12% have this skill
6
Front-end
11% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in Seattle

$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $110,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Seattle
$149,600
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $149,600
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Seattle
$165,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $165,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $140,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$116,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $116,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Seattle
$137,700
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $137,700
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Backend Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $125,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Backend Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Backend Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$25,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Seattle
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