Software Engineer salary in Seattle

Average Base Salary in Seattle

$127,254
$23,460
Additional Cash Compensation
$150,714
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 $127,254. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $23,460. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $150,714. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Seattle from anonymous Software Engineer employees in Seattle.

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2,231
Total number of Tech companies in Seattle
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Art Director
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Brand Manager
Budget Analyst
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Business Development Manager
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Business Intelligence Analyst
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CTO (Chief Technology Officer)
Customer Support Manager
Customer Support Rep
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Data Engineering Manager
Data Scientist
Database Administrator
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 Product Marketing
Director of Product Marketing
Director of Software Engineering
Editor
Email Marketing Manager
Engineering Manager
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Finance Director
Financial Analyst
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HR Coordinator
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Implementation Manager
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Inside Sales Manager
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Junior Software Engineer
Lead Software Engineer
Machine Learning Engineer
Marketing Associate
Marketing Coordinator
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Marketing Operations Manager
Office Manager
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Software Engineer jobs in Seattle

Principal Software Engineer

Bellevue
10 hours ago
+53
We are hiring a Principal Software Engineer to join our team. The ideal candidate has a track record of having built multiple high-performance, stable, scalable systems that have been successfully shipped to customers in production. Your work and your approach to work are exemplary: you drive best practices and set standards for your team.  You are a key influencer in your team’s strategy and contribute significantly to team planning. You show good judgment making trade-offs between immediate and long-term business needs.  You are a collaborative leader that makes other engineers and team members around you more productive, by sharing your knowledge, and helping to tie-break key technical decisions. You provide mentoring to other engineers.

Principal Software Engineer

Seattle
4 days 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.

Senior Software Engineer

Remote
4 days ago
+49
On the Operator Experience team, we focus on making it easier for security professionals, developers, and systems engineers to quickly gain insight about their Auth0 implementation. We process billions of tenant logs each day and send them back to our customers in a way they can use for alerting, analytics, and to better understand traffic patterns or usage of their subscription. You would help us grow our offering to the next level and begin launching new initiatives to help our customers evolve their businesses.

Sr. Sourcer ( Software Engineering)

Seattle
6 days ago
+50
The Opportunity Chewy has an exciting opportunity to join our pack as a Sr. Sourcing Recruiter of Software Engineering. Our Strategic Sourcing team works across both business and technology to drive top talent to current openings, and to build highly engaged pipelines for future positions and in this role, you’ll specifically focus on identifying and engaging technical talent for historically difficult to fill technology roles.  What You’ll Do A

Sr. Software Engineer - iOS

Seattle
6 days ago
+50
Our Opportunity: Chewy is looking for a Senior iOS Developer in Seattle, WA to join our Mobile Apps team.  The ideal candidate succeeds in a fast-paced environment, is self-motivated, and has a passion for both the business and the technology.  You will be responsible for maintaining existing code and developing new features in a Swift based native iOS application.  We pride ourselves on the Chewy culture and are looking for teammates who value

Senior Software Engineer

Seattle
6 days ago
+50
Our Opportunity: Chewy is hiring a Senior Full Stack Engineer for our Marketing Engineering Team based in Seattle WA. Our engineering team is responsible for building and managing the tech stack supporting our Content Platform. The team is responsible for building high performing API’s to serve the most engaging content to our users based on the request. Chewy’s mission is to empower pet parents to make smarter decisions about products for their

Senior Software Engineer

Seattle
6 days ago
+50
Our Opportunity: Chewy is hiring a Senior Full Stack Engineer for our Marketing Engineering Team based in Seattle WA. Our engineering team is responsible for building and managing the tech stack supporting our Content Platform. The team is responsible for building high performing API’s to serve the most engaging content to our users based on the request. Chewy’s mission is to empower pet parents to make smarter decisions about products for their

Sr. Director, Software Engineering

Seattle
6 days ago
+50
Chewy is hiring a Senior Director of Engineering for the Native Mobile App (NMA) team in Seattle, WA to lead Chewy’s mobile app ecosystem and related Consumer Experiences (CX). The NMA team’s mandate is to deliver compelling end-to-end experiences that grow and deepen relationships with pet parents and increase their engagement with the Chewy iOS and Android apps. As a technology leader, you will own both the feature and platform engineering teams to deliver engaging customer experiences. This is a high-profile position that will have exposure across the entire business, influencing the vision and implementation of architecture, design and features for these platforms.  

Software Engineering Manager, Marketplace

Remote
6 days ago
+49
Lead and grow a healthy, inclusive, collaborative team rooted in the opportunities they’re creating for customers. Ensure each person on the team is deepening their skills through coaching, training, and mentoring. Work with product and design to build the roadmap for Marketplace at Auth0. This involves talking to engineers, other teams and customers. Tie every piece of work back to the mission of making the internet safer and the business value of making it easier for companies to solve Auth. Have the opportunity to gain a great understanding and context about how Auth0 works and learn more about security protocols and how to build reliable, highly available systems.

Senior Software Engineer, Backend

Remote
1 week ago
+48
We are searching for a seasoned senior developer to grow our existing team of senior engineers and to leverage their experience building highly scalable and resilient services to power our back-end API platform. We are looking for engineers that take pride in delivering quality products and are enthusiastic about technology and strives for the opportunity to learn and share their knowledge. 

Software Engineer, Developer Tools

Remote
1 week ago
+49
Design, build and maintain tools and a toolchain to improve the development lifecycle. Help build and scale our development environment as engineering teams grow. Research and build prototypes using new technologies. Investigate, discuss and propose new engineering productivity practices and tools. Collaborate with fellow team members on priorities, specifications, and progress communication. Evangelize Auth0 engineers about our new tools offering.

Software Engineer, Data Science

Seattle
1 week ago
+36
As a Software Engineer, you will develop software to automate our forecasting systems and assist in building schedules for our physicians. You’ll design and implement software across a range of disciplines, including back-end engineering, front-end engineering, AWS infrastructure and databases. You will also collaborate closely with business intelligence engineers, product managers, medical professionals, research scientists, systems engineers, user experience designers and many others.

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 $131,725 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $126,343 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $126,976.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $145,067. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $105,294.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Seattle

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $87,031
Min: $62K
Max: $150K
Junior Software Engineer $89,909
Min: $70K
Max: $125K
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 $101,667
Min: $55K
Max: $150K
iOS Developer $105,625
Min: $76K
Max: $130K
Automation Engineer $108,200
Min: $90K
Max: $145K
Android Developer $112,818
Min: $80K
Max: $130K
Hardware Engineer $113,500
Min: $89K
Max: $138K
Sales Engineer $120,179
Min: $87K
Max: $181K
DevOps Engineer $123,733
Min: $70K
Max: $180K
Game Developer $124,450
Min: $114K
Max: $134K
Data Engineer $125,377
Min: $82K
Max: $190K
Software Engineer $127,254
Min: $70K
Max: $225K
Security Engineer $132,283
Min: $85K
Max: $230K
Systems Engineer $132,440
Min: $93K
Max: $165K
QA Manager $136,929
Min: $80K
Max: $215K
Site Reliability Engineer $138,250
Min: $125K
Max: $146K
Database Administrator $142,500
Min: $142K
Max: $143K
Data Architect $146,625
Min: $113K
Max: $195K
Senior Software Engineer $159,249
Min: $120K
Max: $230K
Machine Learning Engineer $170,800
Min: $139K
Max: $200K
Principal Software Engineer $172,647
Min: $145K
Max: $228K
Lead Software Engineer $173,750
Min: $105K
Max: $240K
Engineering Manager $177,579
Min: $131K
Max: $375K
Director of Software Engineering $214,629
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
17% have this skill
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Java
17% have this skill
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SQL
14% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
14% have this skill
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Python
13% have this skill
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Front-end
12% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in Seattle

$142,000
Yearly Salary
A Solutions Architect reported a yearly salary of $142,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Seattle
1-5 Reports
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Member of Technical Staff reported a yearly salary of $135,000 with +$60,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
$122,105
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer II Full Stack reported a yearly salary of $122,105 with +$11,868 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $135,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
$141,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer 2 reported a yearly salary of $141,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer 1 reported a yearly salary of $120,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$12,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $125,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$108,500
Yearly Salary
A Software engineer reported a yearly salary of $108,500
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Seattle
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