Software Engineer salary in Seattle

Average Base Salary in Seattle

$126,215
$27,392
Additional Cash Compensation
$153,607
Total Compensation
Median: $126K
Min: $70K
Max: $222K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in Seattle?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $126,215. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $27,392. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $153,607. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Seattle from anonymous Software Engineer employees in Seattle.

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Total number of Tech companies in Seattle
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Account Manager
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Analytics Manager
Android Developer
Art Director
Associate Product Manager
Automation Engineer
Brand Manager
Budget Analyst
Business Analyst
Business Development Manager
Business Development Representative
Business Intelligence Analyst
Business Intelligence Developer
Business Intelligence Manager
CCO (Chief Creative Officer)
CFO (Chief Financial Officer)
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CIO (Chief Information Officer)
Client Success Manager
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Controller
COO (Chief Operating Officer)
Copywriter
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Creative Director
CRO (Chief Revenue Officer)
CTO (Chief Technology Officer)
Customer Support Manager
Customer Support Rep
Data Analyst
Data Architect
Data Engineer
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
Event Planner
Finance Director
Financial Analyst
Front End Developer
Game Developer
Hardware Engineer
HR Coordinator
HR Director
HR Manager
HR Specialist
Implementation Manager
Implementation Specialist
Inside Sales Manager
Inside Sales Representative
iOS Developer
Junior Business Analyst
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Junior Data Scientist
Junior Software Engineer
Lead Software Engineer
Machine Learning Engineer
Marketing Associate
Marketing Coordinator
Marketing Manager
Marketing Operations Manager
Office Manager
Operations Associate
Operations Manager
Principal Software Engineer
Product Analyst
Product Designer
Product Manager
Product Marketing Manager
Product Owner
Project Coordinator
Project Manager
Public Relations Manager
Public Relations Specialist
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Recruiter
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Senior Marketing Manager
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Senior Technical Writer
Senior UI Designer
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SEO Manager
SEO Specialist
Site Reliability Engineer
Social Media Manager
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Software Test Engineer
Systems Engineer
Technical Product Manager
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Technical Recruiter
Technical Support
Technical Writer
UI Designer
UX Designer
UX Researcher
Vice President of Care
Vice President of Engineering
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Software Engineer jobs in Seattle

Software Engineer, Front End

Seattle
4 days ago
+31
The Knock engineering team is comprised of a number of small autonomous teams that create exceptional value for our customers. These teams include CRM, marketing, data services, partner integrations, consumer applications, mobile, and dev ops. Our product space is very stimulating - we are at the intersection of advertising, communications, consumer services, enterprise workflow, and data analytics. Our tools and applications touch every part of the consumer apartment-hunting experience, as well as every part of the back-end leasing and renewal workflows. This puts us in a very unique position to utilize advanced data science to continue to innovate and add value along the customer journey - be it predictive modeling, increased automation, or adding additional services.

Software Engineer, Full Stack

Seattle
4 days ago
+31
The Knock engineering team consists of a number of small autonomous teams that create exceptional value for our customers. These teams include CRM, marketing, data services, partner integrations, consumer applications, mobile, and dev ops. Our product space is very stimulating - we are at the intersection of advertising, communications, consumer services, enterprise workflow, and data analytics. Our tools and applications touch every part of the consumer apartment-hunting experience, as well as every part of the back-end leasing and renewal workflows. This puts us in a very unique position to utilize advanced data science to continue to innovate and add value along the customer journey - be it predictive modeling, increased automation, or adding additional services.

Software Engineer, Back End

Seattle
4 days ago
+31
The Knock engineering team is comprised of a number of small autonomous teams that create exceptional value for our customers. These teams include CRM, marketing, data services, partner integrations, consumer applications, mobile, and dev ops. Our product space is very stimulating - we are at the intersection of advertising, communications, consumer services, enterprise workflow, and data analytics. Our tools and applications touch every part of the consumer apartment-hunting experience, as well as every part of the back-end leasing and renewal workflows. This puts us in a very unique position to utilize advanced data science to continue to innovate and add value along the customer journey - be it predictive modeling, increased automation, or adding additional services.

Software Engineer

Bellevue
1 hour ago
+46
We are looking for a talented software engineer to join our team and make a difference in building the next generation of our domain name registration platform. Take part in the whole software development life cycle: from design to implementation and deployment. You will also get an opportunity to work closely with our QA and IT/Operations team through that process. We use C# .net core, but are looking for someone with experience with any of the major programming languages including Java, Python, Go, etc. If you are looking for an opportunity to learn how to leverage cloud services to run a high availability enterprise solution, Donuts is the place for you! AWS Aurora Postgresql, ECS, lambda, api-gateway, dynamodb, glue and step functions are just a few of the services that you will get exposure to as part of your work with us.

Software Engineer

Seattle
1 hour ago
+34
Building delightful features that make it easier to run a small trucking business. Inventing best-in-industry tools while working side-by-side with teams inside the company who closely with our operations team. Writing scalable software for processing millions of dollars of payments. Using machine learning to improve our margins or brokerage efficiency. Crafting products to help other teams at Convoy scale.

Software Engineer, WebGL

Bellevue
1 hour ago
+57
Maintain and extend “Unity WebGL”, Unity’s Web-based platform. Help build 1.0 of Project Tiny, Unity’s new DOTS runtime for instant games. Collaborate with Unity R&D across the globe on core engine improvements and requirements. Communicate with browser vendors such as Google, Mozilla, Apple and Microsoft to help keep Unity at the frontier of the Web’s ever-changing landscape. Enable developers to ship the best games and experiences possible for the Web.

Senior Software Engineer, API

Seattle
1 hour ago
+33
We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to help us architect, implement, and maintain our APIs. This role is with the team that provides high-availability, latency-sensitive APIs to telecoms, mobile apps, and other partners. You will help us craft this product to better serve the users who send us hundreds of millions of requests per month. In addition, you'll work with other engineering teams at Hiya, some in Seattle and some in Europe, to define and deliver shared components and services.

Software Engineer - Platform Excellence

Seattle
1 hour ago
+34
Solid system design skills and operational expertise to enable teams to make the right design trade-offs. Strong collaboration skills to help drive operational best practices and help teams raise the bar on service health. Strong debugging skills to diagnose and root cause issues across the entire stack. Experience handling large scale servicesA history of developing and reliable services and ability to impart the lessons learned therein. The ability to dive deep into new technologies and learn quickly. Confidence in reading and writing service or automation code.

Senior SRE Software Engineer

Seattle
1 hour ago
+50
You will work closely with your teammates in the Site Reliability organization, which includes a diverse array of backgrounds and expertise, from software engineers, seasoned Linux gurus, database administrators, and infrastructure architects. It is common for us to debug complex networking issues that require us to understand how our software is interacting with the kernel, as well as the virtual disks and network interfaces of our cloud providers. Axon's older services run on a legacy platform consisting of long-running VMs that are managed by Puppet, and Axon's newer services are all containerized and run in a Kubernetes-based platform. You will be solving problems and making improvements on both platforms.

Senior Software Engineer, Records

Seattle
1 hour ago
+50
As a Senior Software Engineer on the Axon Records Search team, you will build a high-performance, scalable search platform to equip law enforcement officers with the information they need to document critical incidents, report their interactions, and protect their communities. And that’s just the beginning. By building a data analytics platform to gather real-time insights from criminal data to help agencies solve crimes and keep patrol officers safe in the field, you will help transform the future of public safety.

Senior Software Engineer, Platform

Seattle
1 hour ago
+50
You are a Senior Full Stack Software Engineer with experience building large-scale software applications. You have developed strong mastery and interested in backend technologies and are capable of connecting frontend solutions to them. 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 public safety and leave a positive impact on the world.

Software Engineer, Infrastructure & SRE

Bellevue
1 day ago
+43
WHO WE ARE Postmates enables anyone to have just about anything on-demand. We pioneered the on-demand space and currently serve 80% of US households with a fleet of more than 350,000 Postmates and the largest network of merchants in the US. We’re changing the landscape of commerce by making cities our warehouses, providing the delivery infrastructure, and connecting our customers to any product, anywhere, anytime. Postmates isn’t just an app, it

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 $130,555 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $120,555 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $126,428.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $142,302. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $105,462.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Seattle

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Junior Software Engineer $81,750
Min: $70K
Max: $92K
QA Analyst $87,031
Min: $62K
Max: $150K
Software Test Engineer $90,537
Min: $70K
Max: $126K
QA Engineer $92,169
Min: $54K
Max: $149K
iOS Developer $98,818
Min: $76K
Max: $130K
Front End Developer $99,351
Min: $55K
Max: $140K
Salesforce Developer $100,889
Min: $74K
Max: $145K
Automation Engineer $108,200
Min: $90K
Max: $145K
Android Developer $116,100
Min: $95K
Max: $130K
Sales Engineer $119,115
Min: $87K
Max: $170K
DevOps Engineer $120,683
Min: $70K
Max: $160K
Security Engineer $124,752
Min: $85K
Max: $173K
Data Engineer $125,227
Min: $82K
Max: $190K
Software Engineer $126,215
Min: $70K
Max: $222K
QA Manager $129,333
Min: $80K
Max: $155K
Game Developer $134,000
Min: $134K
Max: $134K
Systems Engineer $135,000
Min: $135K
Max: $135K
Hardware Engineer $138,000
Min: $138K
Max: $138K
Machine Learning Engineer $139,000
Min: $139K
Max: $139K
Site Reliability Engineer $141,000
Min: $140K
Max: $142K
Database Administrator $143,000
Min: $143K
Max: $143K
Data Architect $146,625
Min: $113K
Max: $195K
Senior Software Engineer $157,024
Min: $120K
Max: $218K
Lead Software Engineer $162,000
Min: $162K
Max: $162K
Principal Software Engineer $171,148
Min: $145K
Max: $228K
Engineering Manager $173,972
Min: $131K
Max: $375K
Data Engineering Manager $183,000
Min: $183K
Max: $183K
Director of Software Engineering $217,299
Min: $147K
Max: $268K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $223,200
Min: $137K
Max: $350K
Vice President of Engineering $253,594
Min: $160K
Max: $330K

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in Seattle

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Java
18% have this skill
2
Javascript
16% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
15% have this skill
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SQL
14% have this skill
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Python
14% have this skill
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Linux
11% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in Seattle

$94,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $94,000 with +$12,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
500+ Employees
Seattle
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $110,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Seattle
$138,000
Yearly Salary
A SDE reported a yearly salary of $138,000 with +$100,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$101,000
Yearly Salary
A System development engineer reported a yearly salary of $101,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $125,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
500+ Employees
Seattle
$112,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer II reported a yearly salary of $112,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Seattle
$105,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $105,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Seattle
$112,700
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $112,700 with +$9,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Seattle
$116,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $116,000 with +$18,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Developer reported a yearly salary of $90,000 with +$1,300 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Seattle
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