2019 Software Engineer Salary Seattle (Updated Daily) | Built In Seattle
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Software Engineer
Account Executive
Account Manager
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Android Developer
Art Director
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)
CIO (Chief Information Officer)
Client Success Manager
CMO (Chief Marketing Officer)
Community Manager
Content Manager
Content Marketing Manager
Content Strategist
COO (Chief Operating Officer)
CPO (Chief Product Officer)
Creative Director
CRO (Chief Revenue Officer)
CTO (Chief Technology Officer)
Customer Support Manager
Customer Support Rep
Data Analyst
Data Architect
Data Engineer
Data Scientist
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 Software Engineering
Email Marketing Manager
Engineering Manager
Event Planner
Finance Director
Financial Analyst
Front End Developer
HR Coordinator
HR Director
HR Manager
HR Specialist
Implementation Manager
Implementation Specialist
Inside Sales Manager
Inside Sales Representative
iOS Developer
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
QA Analyst
QA Engineer
QA Manager
Sales Development Representative
Sales Director
Sales Engineer
Sales Manager
Sales Operations Analyst
Sales Operations Manager
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Senior UI Designer
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SEO Manager
SEO Specialist
Social Media Manager
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Software Test Engineer
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Technical Recruiter
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Software Engineer salary in Seattle

Average Base Salary in Seattle

Additional Cash Compensation
Total Compensation
Median: $130K
Min: $70K
Max: $295K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in Seattle?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $129,666. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $35,923. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $165,589. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Seattle from anonymous Software Engineer employees in Seattle.

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Software Engineer jobs in Seattle

Software Engineer

3 days ago
Read and understand requirements and search out ways to “go big” to solve the underlying problems. 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

3 days ago
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.

Software Engineer

4 days ago
Skilljar is seeking a versatile Software Development Engineer to join our fast-growing team. This person will be responsible for the technical design, development, and deployment of our products. In addition, they’ll be joining a small and rapidly growing team, where they will have a direct impact on the product. We’re looking for a motivated, highly-collaborative, self-starter who is comfortable owning and driving the development of new features and services, and has a successful track record building software products in an agile development environment. This is a great opportunity to join a rapidly accelerating startup that has dozens of Fortune 1000 and mid-market clients on its roster.

Software Engineer

6 days ago
We are looking for a .NET Developer to join the platform team. The platform team is responsible for providing API / services that abstracts well-being, engagement and activity data for a multitude of consumers – both web-based and mobile clients. The team focuses on ensuring the reliability, performance, and high availability of the mission critical account data and metadata. The engineer will join the team in the design, development, maintenance and monitoring of this software.

Software Engineer

1 week ago
Having recently announced a major new partnership that allows physicians to recommend physical products, we are looking for multiple Software Engineers to join us in a role with strong mentorship and career development prospects. We offer a unique opportunity to do something meaningful in a fantastic work environment while developing your engineering skills in a variety of modern web technologies.

Software Engineer

1 week ago
As a Software Engineer with the Platform Development team, you will be building the framework that allows our customers to create innovative, elegant and high performing experiences across multiple devices. You will use your experience building modern web experiences and your expertise in performance, architecture, and object-oriented design to push the boundaries of our platform. You will also collaborate with cross-functional engineering teams to develop new and improve on existing platform features.

Software Engineer

1 week ago
As a Software Engineer, you will directly design and engineer significant areas of the product, and ensure our technical deliverables meet the customer expectations. You will work closely with other engineers and product managers to envision and deliver product capabilities. You will ensure our software meets all requirements of quality, security, scalability, modifiability, extensibility, testability etc. You will participate in and influence our best practices across the engineering organization.

Software Engineer

1 week ago
As a Software Engineer you will join our development team focused on building out our future three-dimensional modeling applications. You will be responsible for assisting in the development of the architecture and integration with the rest of the EagleView engineering organization. As a member of this team you will also be responsible for generating proof of concepts of new technology, and working with the internal product development organization on creating new internal tools. We are looking for a candidate who will enjoy working as part of a group, and is enthusiastic about making a difference in the future of our company.

Senior Software Engineer

31 minutes ago
Developing high quality applications leveraging the industry leading ServiceNow platform. Working in a Scrum-based Agile development process that is light on documentation and meetings and heavy on coding. Designing and implement software that is simple, intuitive and easy to use that will allow customers to extend and customize the functionality to meet their specific business needs. Play a key role in the design and implementation of new products and features while also enhancing the existing product suite. Translate requirements and mock-ups into fully functional features by working closely with business and product owners, and creative designers. Collaborate with product managers and user experience designers to deliver delightful experiences. Build rich, modern web and mobile web experiences that are accessible, progressive and responsive.

Software Engineer, IAM Authorization

2 days ago
Collaborate with other developers and teams to develop new features, APIs, improvements and fixes to handle our current and future scale. Strive to ensure the quality and customer value of our product. Learn more, and in depth the domain of IAM. Be a part of the team's on-call rotations to make sure we offer our client the best availability for our services. Identify and resolve production issues and implement fixes for them.

Software Engineer - College Grad

2 days ago
About Qualtrics Qualtrics is the technology platform that organizations use to collect, manage, and act on experience data, also called X-data™. The Qualtrics XM Platform™ is a system of action, used by teams, departments, and entire organizations to manage the four core experiences of business—customer, product, employee and brand—on one platform. Over 10,000 enterprises worldwide, including more than 75 percent of the Fortune 100 and 99 of the

Software Engineer, Backend

2 days ago
Work with partners and team to build corescalable e-commerce system and services for Unity. Develop new features according to team requirements and product specifications. Assist in maintaining relevant system software, advise on how to improve current features, or suggest new ones. Apply architecture and technology choices that enable a world- class user experience.

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 $135,154 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $122,269 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $129,610.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $155,209. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $106,000.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Seattle

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $84,321
Min: $64K
Max: $109K
Software Test Engineer $91,700
Min: $70K
Max: $126K
QA Engineer $92,883
Min: $54K
Max: $149K
Front End Developer $96,515
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 $111,371
Min: $70K
Max: $150K
Android Developer $114,611
Min: $95K
Max: $126K
Sales Engineer $117,080
Min: $87K
Max: $145K
DevOps Engineer $117,485
Min: $70K
Max: $150K
Security Engineer $124,000
Min: $85K
Max: $173K
QA Manager $129,333
Min: $80K
Max: $155K
Software Engineer $129,666
Min: $70K
Max: $295K
Data Architect $140,450
Min: $113K
Max: $195K
Senior Software Engineer $154,087
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Principal Software Engineer $169,373
Min: $145K
Max: $197K
Engineering Manager $176,360
Min: $131K
Max: $375K
Director of Software Engineering $219,647
Min: $151K
Max: $252K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $225,000
Min: $137K
Max: $350K
Vice President of Engineering $253,536
Min: $160K
Max: $330K

Seattle Companies with the Highest Dev + Engineer Salaries

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Recent Software Engineer salaries in Seattle

Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer II reported a yearly salary of $115,000
1-3 Years of Experience
201-500 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $117,000 with +$7,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
1-5 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000 with +$11,500 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$130,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Software Development Engineer reported a yearly salary of $133,590 with +$77,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Full Stack Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $133,000 with +$6,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
Yearly Salary
A SDE II reported a yearly salary of $142,000 with +$56,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer New Grad reported a yearly salary of $115,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
51-200 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $145,000 with +$24,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
1-5 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $157,700
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
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