Software Engineer salary in Seattle

Average Base Salary in Seattle

$130,731
$23,795
Additional Cash Compensation
$154,526
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 $130,731. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $23,795. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $154,526. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Software Engineer employees in Seattle.

Seattle by the numbers

2,555
Total number of Tech companies in Seattle
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Total number of tech users on Built In Seattle
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Software Engineer jobs in Seattle
243

iOS Software Engineer II

Seattle
1 day ago
About Us   Our mission is to enable equitable access to exceptional care, improving quality of life for every population. Every single day you’ll be working on challenging problems with an exceptional team to profoundly transform primary care and positively impact the health and lives of every patient.   This role allows you to work from anywhere you choose across the U.S. (excluding U.S. territories), with the flexibility to work from the Seattle HQ

Software Engineer, RAMP

Seattle
2 days ago
System1 is looking for a Software Engineer that is a curious, innovative, and methodical problem solver to join the RAMP platform team. In this role, you will play a key role in defining, prototyping, and building foundational services for all of System1's application, data engineering, and data science teams. Example of services we build: Ad serving, experimentation, conversion tracking, API gateways, and more. The ideal candidate is a team

Sr. iOS Software Engineer

Seattle
2 days ago
  Our mission is to enable equitable access to exceptional care, improving quality of life for every population. Every single day you’ll be working on challenging problems with an exceptional team to profoundly transform primary care and positively impact the health and lives of every patient. This role allows you to work from anywhere you choose across the U.S. (excluding U.S. territories), with the flexibility to work from the Seattle HQ office

Principal Software Engineer, Passbook

Seattle
3 days ago
Remitly is on a mission to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial products and services on the planet. For nearly 10 years, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to immigrants sending their hard earned money home. Today, we are incredibly proud to have served millions of customers globally with Remitly and our newly launched Passbook app to provide immigrants access to banking. We

Senior Software Engineer

AIT is the world's largest provider of automation, factory integration and tooling solutions dedicated to the global aerospace, defense, and space launch vehicle industries. Job Summary: The Senior Software Engineer supports custom AIT software solutions for large scale automated aerospace assembly systems for both domestic and international customers. They actively participate throughout the entire project lifecycle - design, procurement

Software Engineer, Data

Seattle
3 days ago
System1 is looking for engineers with production data experience to join the Data Engineering team. This team is the horizontal layer that supports business intelligence, optimization, machine learning, and external & internal reporting. We process and report on billions of events and user attributes per day, gathered from an extremely heterogeneous and large set of data streams.   Our bread and butter is Python. We utilize a range of technologies

Senior Software Engineer - Pricing

Seattle
3 days ago
Remitly is on a mission to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial products and services on the planet. Since 2011, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to immigrants sending their hard earned money home. Today, we are incredibly proud to have served millions of customers globally with Remitly and our newly launched Passbook app to provide immigrants access to banking. We strive

Backend Software Engineer II

Seattle
1 week ago
Our mission is to enable equitable access to exceptional care, improving quality of life for every population. Every single day you’ll be working on challenging problems with an exceptional team to profoundly transform primary care and positively impact the health and lives of every patient. This role allows you to work from anywhere you choose across the U.S. (excluding U.S. territories), with the flexibility to work from the Seattle HQ office as

Software Engineer, Mapping

Seattle
1 week ago
System1 is looking for a Node Engineer to work on the data pipeline on one of the largest mapping apps in the world, MapQuest. Working at System1 still feels like a startup, but we have the structure, revenue, and profits of an established and successful company - and we are growing rapidly! You will design, build, operate, debug, optimize, and deploy highly-distributed and low-latency web-based systems as part of a growing team of talented

Senior Software Engineer

Seattle
1 week ago
At Liberty Mutual, technology isn't just a part of our business, it's what drives us forward. We deliver our customers peace of mind every day by helping them protect what they value most. By fully embracing agile principles within a Fortune 100 company , our team members enjoy startup-style ownership of their aligned products with the resources , opportunities , and impact of a global company . The Distribution Tech nology Book Transfer team

Senior Software Engineer

Seattle
1 week ago
System1 is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our data infrastructure team. This team team works with all teams across the company to identify opportunities where technology can be leveraged to drive improvements in a constantly expanding and evolving set of products. As a key member of the team, you will be working with both the tech and business organizations to understand the current processes and design solutions to increase

Full Stack Software Engineer II

Seattle
4 hours ago
Our mission is to enable equitable access to exceptional care, improving quality of life for every population. Every single day you’ll be working on challenging problems with an exceptional team to profoundly transform primary care and positively impact the health and lives of every patient. This role allows you to work from anywhere you choose across the U.S. (excluding U.S. territories), with the flexibility to work from the Seattle HQ office as

Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Software Engineer salary in Seattle is between $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 $129,571 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $129,583.

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$94,600
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$130,731
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$159,237
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$185,757
Min: $147K
Max: $250K
Director of Software Engineering$203,191
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

1
Javascript
15% have this skill
2
Java
13% have this skill
3
SQL
13% have this skill
4
Python
12% have this skill
5
Amazon Web Services
12% have this skill
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Front-end
11% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in 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
Prefer not to say
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$186,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $186,000 with +$25,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$116,100
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $116,100 with +$60,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
$112,200
Yearly Salary
A SDE 1 reported a yearly salary of $112,200 with +$6,400 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Other
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$124,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $124,000 with +$6,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Seattle
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