2019 Software Engineer Salary Seattle (Updated Daily) | Built In Seattle
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Business Intelligence Analyst
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Director of Analytics
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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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Marketing Associate
Marketing Coordinator
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Office Manager
Operations Associate
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Seattle
Seattle

Software Engineer salary in Seattle

Average Base Salary in Seattle

$124,532
$29,363
Additional Cash Compensation
$153,895
Total Compensation
Median: $125K
Min: $70K
Max: $222K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in Seattle?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $124,532. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $29,363. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $153,895. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Seattle from anonymous Software Engineer employees in Seattle.

Seattle by the numbers

1,744
Total number of Tech companies in Seattle
10,323
Total number of tech users on Built In Seattle
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Software Engineer jobs in Seattle
185

Software Engineer

Seattle
1 day ago
+21
Deliver new features. Squash bugs. Troubleshoot and debug issues. Engineer remote administration communication. Engineer content/code automation. Contribute to new design efforts.

Software Engineer

Seattle
2 days ago
+28
Drive key decisions on architecture and implementation of services and data processes required to support millions of users. Innovate to keep the bar higher for the team and the engineer organization as a whole.  Provide quality and thoughtful feedback on peer code reviews. Collaborate with product managers, data analysts and other engineers to show our users meaningful data. Mentor engineers and share your knowledge and takeaways with the organization.

Software Engineer

Seattle
5 days ago
+21
The Software Development Engineer’s role is to design, develop, test, and troubleshoot software programs and applications. This includes configuring, developing, and documenting software specifications throughout the project life cycle. The Software Development Engineer adheres to architecture standards and follows best practice development standards. 

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

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

Seattle
1 week ago
+20
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.

Senior Software Engineer, AvaTax

Seattle
21 hours ago
+21
Read and understand requirements and search out ways to “go big” to solve the underlying problems. Be inquisitive and learn about the world of accounting, tax compliance, audits, and business practices whenever the opportunity presents itself. Implement both SQL-based and NoSQL-based data storage solutions in the appropriate contexts. Understand and plan upstream and downstream impacts of software changes. Develop from the perspective of an attacker and demonstrate every way something could go wrong. Sketch out your own test cases in the planning phase. Write integration tests and unit tests. Collaborate with team members on code reviews and test plans. Work with product management and subject matter experts to ensure that each feature is useful for, and simple enough to be understood by, the target audience. Design solid data models and make effective use of database technology. Constantly seek out ways to do a better job and improve automation.

Software Engineer, AvaTax

Seattle
1 day ago
+21
Read and understand requirements and search out ways to “go big” to solve the underlying problems. Be inquisitive and learn about the world of accounting, tax compliance, audits, and business practices whenever the opportunity presents itself. Implement both SQL-based and NoSQL-based data storage solutions in the appropriate contexts. Understand and plan upstream and downstream impacts of software changes. Develop from the perspective of an attacker and demonstrate every way something could go wrong. Sketch out your own test cases in the planning phase. Write integration tests and unit tests. Collaborate with team members on code reviews and test plans. Work with product management and subject matter experts to ensure that each feature is useful for, and simple enough to be understood by, the target audience. Design solid data models and make effective use of database technology. Constantly seek out ways to do a better job and improve automation.

Software Engineer, Applications

Seattle
1 day ago
+28
As a member this team, you will work closely with product, design, and other full-stack engineers to build compelling, beautifully presented user experiences that support managers in all things compensation. You will help guide the front-end architecture and contribute to a front-end platform and services spanning multiple products and teams.

Software Engineer III

Seattle
2 days ago
+28
Does empowering teams to make data driven decisions excite you? Do you wake up in the morning wondering what possibilities could be unlocked with more data? PayScale is looking for a seasoned engineer to join the data engineering team. The Data Engineering Team focuses on making possible fast, accurate, and reliable access to data. We build data pipelines, manage a data warehouse, and support the productization of our data. We advocate for good data practices and make sure that the many PayScale teams are able to make good data driven decisions.

Software Engineer - Mobile

Seattle
2 days 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.

Software Engineer - Serverless Cloud

Kirkland
4 days ago
+19
Imagine ubiquitous 5G connectivity that will deliver on the promise of 4K video, augmented reality, autonomous driving, drone delivery, and super-fast inflight internet. These bandwidth intensive technologies of the future cannot take place utilizing current wireless and broadband network infrastructure. Pivotal Commware has developed a revolutionary technology called HBF or Holographic Beam Forming, a breakthrough in electromagnetic physics.

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 $129,777 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 $119,568.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $145,539. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $103,800.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Seattle

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $84,321
Min: $64K
Max: $109K
Software Test Engineer $91,175
Min: $70K
Max: $126K
QA Engineer $92,856
Min: $54K
Max: $149K
Front End Developer $97,015
Min: $55K
Max: $134K
Salesforce Developer $97,077
Min: $74K
Max: $140K
iOS Developer $98,818
Min: $76K
Max: $130K
Automation Engineer $105,500
Min: $94K
Max: $133K
Data Engineer $111,508
Min: $70K
Max: $150K
Android Developer $113,417
Min: $95K
Max: $126K
DevOps Engineer $117,485
Min: $70K
Max: $150K
Sales Engineer $117,913
Min: $90K
Max: $145K
Security Engineer $123,200
Min: $92K
Max: $173K
Software Engineer $124,532
Min: $70K
Max: $222K
Data Architect $125,750
Min: $113K
Max: $145K
QA Manager $126,200
Min: $80K
Max: $140K
Senior Software Engineer $155,936
Min: $125K
Max: $190K
Principal Software Engineer $170,367
Min: $145K
Max: $197K
Engineering Manager $176,006
Min: $131K
Max: $375K
Director of Software Engineering $219,647
Min: $151K
Max: $252K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $228,421
Min: $137K
Max: $350K
Vice President of Engineering $253,536
Min: $160K
Max: $330K

Seattle Companies with the Highest Dev + Engineer Salaries

+30
Hardware, Software
+28
Security, Software
+22
Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in Seattle

1
SQL
21% have this skill
2
Javascript
20% have this skill
3
Java
20% have this skill
4
Amazon Web Services
18% have this skill
5
Python
15% have this skill
6
C#
15% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in Seattle

$108,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $108,000 with +$40,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Seattle
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $140,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
500+ Employees
Seattle
$105,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $105,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$106,000
Yearly Salary
A SDE 1 reported a yearly salary of $106,000 with +$65,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$107,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $107,000 with +$60,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $100,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $140,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Client Success Engineer reported a yearly salary of $125,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
1-5 Reports
$170,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $170,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
500+ Employees
Seattle
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