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Business Intelligence Developer
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Director of Analytics
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Finance Director
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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
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Office Manager
Operations Associate
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Product Owner
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Seattle

Software Engineer salary in Seattle

Average Base Salary in Seattle

$123,627
$31,000
Additional Cash Compensation
$154,627
Total Compensation
Median: $124K
Min: $70K
Max: $171K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in Seattle?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $123,627. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $31,000. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $154,627. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Seattle from anonymous Software Engineer employees in Seattle.

Seattle by the numbers

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Total number of Tech companies in Seattle
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Seattle Companies with the Highest Dev + Engineer Salaries

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 $127,489 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $136,000 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $109,780.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $138,333. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $91,500.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Seattle

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $80,950
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
Automation Engineer $93,464
Min: $56K
Max: $109K
Front End Developer $97,296
Min: $66K
Max: $134K
iOS Developer $98,818
Min: $76K
Max: $130K
Data Engineer $106,675
Min: $83K
Max: $125K
Android Developer $113,417
Min: $95K
Max: $126K
DevOps Engineer $116,839
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 $123,627
Min: $70K
Max: $171K
QA Manager $126,200
Min: $80K
Max: $140K
Senior Software Engineer $153,259
Min: $130K
Max: $180K
Engineering Manager $167,667
Min: $131K
Max: $210K
Principal Software Engineer $170,316
Min: $145K
Max: $197K
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
171

Software Engineer

Seattle
3 days 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
6 days 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
+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

iOS/macOS Software Engineer

Seattle
18 hours ago
+18
Ookla, the company behind Speedtest, is a hard-working, fun-loving team of passionate individuals who have turned a clever idea into a unique product and thriving business. Globally, millions of tests are performed every day across the Speedtest ecosystem on the web, desktop and mobile apps - even on embedded routers! We are looking for a highly capable software engineer to join our Apple platform team. You will be responsible for building

Android Software Engineer

Seattle
18 hours ago
+18
Ookla, the company behind Speedtest, is a hard-working, fun-loving team of passionate individuals who have turned a clever idea into a unique product and thriving business. Globally, millions of tests are performed every day across the Speedtest ecosystem on the web, desktop and mobile apps - even on embedded routers! We are looking for a highly capable software engineer to join our Android team. You will be responsible for building features that

Software Engineering Intern

Seattle
19 hours ago
+20
As a member of Karat's engineering team, you will get to work on an exciting mission with a superstar team that feels like family. You will be able to easily relate to the product given that we've all been through technical interviews. We work in a Ruby and Unix environment, practice continuous integration and regularly unit test. As we are a young company, you will receive close mentorship from industry veterans as you help us to shape the premium interviewing experience we are endeavoring to create. We want individuals who are hungry to take ownership of their work and who want to make a significant impact. We believe that a flexible work environment is where people are most comfortable and productive.

Senior Software Engineer

Seattle
3 days ago
+22
The Role Our Senior Software Engineers (think Sr SDE and above) build out our line of Machine Learning-based products. We’re looking for creative and self-motivated mission-driven engineers of software who thrive in mid-stage, collaborative startup environments. What You’ll Do Complex application engineering: To build our ML applications, we need to deeply understand the different domains we are working in, so that we can deliver a product and a

Software Engineer - R&D (contract)

Seattle
3 days ago
+18
About Drift is a Series A funded, energy-tech startup located in Seattle WA, who has raised over 10 million dollars to fund our vision for the future of energy. We believe this future is smarter, more efficient, cheaper, and greener. We’re already delivering some of that vision to our customers, and we’re hiring a contract software engineer to help build the internal infrastructure and proof-of-concepts to make our software platform even smarter

Embedded Application Software Engineer

Kirkland
3 days ago
+19
Pivotal is seeking a customer facing Software Engineer to support Embedded Linux user space application layer development. This role will have a dual purpose of application development as well as will support development efforts for product demos. This is an opportunity to work on multiple fast-paced projects while working closely with a diverse group of scientists, engineers and business leaders in a dynamic environment.  

Software Engineer - Mobile

Seattle
4 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.

Senior Platform Software Engineer

Seattle
4 days ago
+18
What are we up to at Tango Card?Almost every application and SaaS platform we use today incorporates a great reward or incentive. From meeting a step goal in your company's wellness program, to completing an online or mobile survey, to referring a friend or colleague to a new service, or rewarding someone with points or credits for repeat engagement or purchase ... rewards and incentives are a key building block in our modern economy. In fact,

Software Engineer - Push Marketing

Seattle
4 days 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

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in Seattle

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Java
30% have this skill
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Linux
30% have this skill
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Node.js
20% have this skill
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Front-end
20% have this skill
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20% have this skill
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20% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in Seattle

$100,000
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A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $100,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
>10 Reports
$130,000
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A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
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500+ Employees
Seattle
$135,000
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A Software Development Engineer 2 reported a yearly salary of $135,000 with +$50,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$78,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $78,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $135,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Seattle
$128,000
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A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $128,000 with +$12,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Seattle
$165,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $165,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$132,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $132,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Seattle
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $135,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Seattle
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