Software Engineer salary in Seattle

Average Base Salary in Seattle

$130,669
$23,358
Additional Cash Compensation
$154,027
Total Compensation
Median: 130,000
Min: $16K
Max: $290K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in Seattle?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $130,669. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $23,358. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $154,027. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Software Engineer employees in Seattle.

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Total number of Tech companies in Seattle
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Software Engineer jobs in Seattle

Senior Software Engineer

Seattle
5 days ago
The security organization at Uber is dedicated to enabling safe and secure innovation while protecting the communities we serve both online and in the physical world. Our teams are responsible for protecting both people and their data across intersections of the digital and physical world. The primary objective for Uber Engineering Security team is to enable the technical ambitions of the company while maintaining the highest standards of

Staff Software Engineer, TLM Observability

Seattle
11 hours ago
About the roleAt Uber, we provide centralized, reliable, and interactive observability solutions to support the overall reliability of Uber engineering. Reliability Data Platform is part of the observability organization, and is responsible for building reliability metrics governance infrastructure that offers metrics onboarding, calculating and rolling up through self-help experience. The team develops both short term and long term insights from

Sr. Software Engineer - Storage Platform

Seattle
2 days ago
About the RoleWe are looking for talented engineers to join the Distributed Caching team which is part of the Storage Platform organization. We as Storage Platform provide standardized, integrated and fully managed database, object storage and cache infrastructure which powers the majority of critical services of Uber worldwide. We develop infrastructure which helps run Uber's large scale deployments in an automated fashion and dynamically scale

Software Engineer - Mobility, Marketplace & U4B

Seattle
6 days ago
About the RoleAt Uber engineers have to seek a wide variety of problems and situations as we continue to innovate and develop products. We expect backend engineers to be proficient in algorithms, problem solving, and crafting scalable fault-tolerant architectures.This includes being a specialist at your programming language of choice. We believe effective communication is an attribute in any engineer, as you and your team move in the fast paced

Staff Software Engineer - Ads Optimization

Seattle
1 week ago
---- What the Candidate Will Do ----Scale and optimize ads serving to unlock value for consumers, merchants and Uber.---- Basic Qualifications ---- Technical strength with 7+ years of experience developing and shipping code for production systems 5 years of experience in ads optimization, in one or more areas of relevance, budget pacing and bidding. Demonstrated examples of project leadership roles, delivering production-level features from

Mobile Software Engineer (All levels - Android and iOS)

Seattle
11 hours ago
About the Role:We are hiring mobile engineers for all levels across Mobility and Uber Eats teams in San Francisco, Seattle, Boulder, and Toronto.Our Uber Eats team directly impacts and continues to impact our communities. Uber Eats core teams are Restaurants, Couriers, Eaters, & Marketplace which support the exciting technical challenges of a 3-sided market. Uber's world-class engineers are empowered to push the envelope in scalability

Senior Software Engineer, Fraud

Seattle
11 hours ago
Empower the Individual Through CryptoGemini is a crypto exchange and custodian that allows customers to buy, sell, store, and earn more than 30 cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ether, litecoin, and Zcash. Gemini is a New York trust company that is subject to the capital reserve requirements, cybersecurity requirements, and banking compliance standards set forth by the New York State Department of Financial Services and the New York

Software Engineer, Backend

Seattle
20 hours ago
Empower the Individual Through CryptoGemini is a crypto exchange and custodian that allows customers to buy, sell, store, and earn more than 30 cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ether, litecoin, and Zcash. Gemini is a New York trust company that is subject to the capital reserve requirements, cybersecurity requirements, and banking compliance standards set forth by the New York State Department of Financial Services and the New York

Sr Software Engineer

Seattle
1 day ago
Every great story has a new beginning, and yours starts here.Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery... the stuff dreams are made of.Who We Are... When we say, "the stuff dreams are made of," we're not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD's vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to

Manager, Software Engineer

Seattle
1 day ago
Every great story has a new beginning, and yours starts here.Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery... the stuff dreams are made of.Who We Are... When we say, "the stuff dreams are made of," we're not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD's vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to

Senior Manager, Software Engineering

Seattle
2 days ago
Every great story has a new beginning, and yours starts here.Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery... the stuff dreams are made of.Who We Are... When we say, "the stuff dreams are made of," we're not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD's vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to

Software Engineer II

Seattle
2 days ago
Company OverviewEvery great story has a new beginning. We're excited to announce that Discovery and WarnerMedia have combined to become Warner Bros. Discovery. WBD is a premier global media and entertainment company offering audiences the world's most differentiated and complete portfolio of content, brands and franchises across television, film, sports, news, streaming and gaming. We're home to the world's best storytellers, creating world-class

Software Engineer Salary ranges

The two most common Software Engineer salary ranges in Seattle are $120k - $130k and $140k - $150k.

Average Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Software Engineer make the most at companies with 1,000+ employees, earning $138,596 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $128,906 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $129,749.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $152,118. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $109,610.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Seattle

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Junior Software Engineer$95,533
Min: $70K
Max: $140K
QA Engineer$96,352
Min: $63K
Max: $140K
Software Test Engineer$103,767
Min: $72K
Max: $160K
QA Analyst$109,250
Min: $62K
Max: $150K
Front End Developer$109,576
Min: $55K
Max: $155K
Salesforce Developer$111,650
Min: $74K
Max: $145K
Hardware Engineer$120,221
Min: $89K
Max: $152K
iOS Developer$121,857
Min: $115K
Max: $128K
Automation Engineer$123,000
Min: $90K
Max: $145K
Systems Engineer$127,827
Min: $93K
Max: $167K
Sales Engineer$130,000
Min: $84K
Max: $181K
Software Engineer$130,669
Min: $16K
Max: $290K
Data Engineer$131,190
Min: $88K
Max: $190K
Android Developer$131,375
Min: $80K
Max: $180K
Site Reliability Engineer$133,500
Min: $100K
Max: $154K
Game Developer$134,293
Min: $111K
Max: $212K
Security Engineer$136,587
Min: $85K
Max: $230K
Database Administrator$142,500
Min: $142K
Max: $143K
DevOps Engineer$143,262
Min: $92K
Max: $208K
Senior Software Engineer$159,177
Min: $120K
Max: $230K
QA Manager$159,286
Min: $135K
Max: $215K
Lead Software Engineer$172,003
Min: $105K
Max: $240K
Engineering Manager$177,243
Min: $132K
Max: $240K
Machine Learning Engineer$180,667
Min: $139K
Max: $230K
Data Architect$180,963
Min: $145K
Max: $240K
Principal Software Engineer$187,474
Min: $147K
Max: $250K
Director of Software Engineering$199,172
Min: $147K
Max: $268K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer)$223,636
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

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

Recent Software Engineer salaries in Seattle

$112,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $112,000 with +$7,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer II reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
1-5 Reports
$95,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $95,000 with +$14,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
1-10 Employees
Seattle
$143,400
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer II reported a yearly salary of $143,400 with +$15,600 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
$145,500
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $145,500 with +$14,500 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
$152,965
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $152,965 with +$10,707 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
$117,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $117,000 with +$30,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Fullstack Software Development Engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$27,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$114,500
Yearly Salary
A Sr Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $114,500 with +$7,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
$118,800
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $118,800 with +$43,244 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
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1,000+ Employees
Seattle
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