Software Engineer salary in Seattle

Average Base Salary in Seattle

$125,435
$26,194
Additional Cash Compensation
$151,629
Total Compensation
Median: $125K
Min: $70K
Max: $222K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in Seattle?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $125,435. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $26,194. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Seattle is $151,629. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Seattle from anonymous Software Engineer employees in Seattle.

Seattle by the numbers

2,181
Total number of Tech companies in Seattle
114,770
Total number of tech users on Built In Seattle
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Account Executive
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)
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CRO (Chief Revenue Officer)
CTO (Chief Technology Officer)
Customer Support Manager
Customer Support Rep
Data Analyst
Data Architect
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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
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Finance Director
Financial Analyst
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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
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Principal Software Engineer
Product Analyst
Product Designer
Product Manager
Product Marketing Manager
Product Owner
Project Coordinator
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Public Relations 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
Technical Project Manager
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

Seattle
3 days ago
+25
We hire smart, adaptive engineers with diverse backgrounds and a knack for taking challenges head on. Our programmers not only solve the industry's most difficult problems, but do so in an adaptive, agile environment, shipping code every two weeks and getting feedback on their work in real-time. Programmers at Qumulo work alongside people who crave collaborative coding environments. It's a community where individual engineers have a voice, and teams have the autonomy to drive their own progress.

Software Engineer

Seattle
1 week ago
+50
You are a Senior 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.

Software Engineer

Bellevue
1 week ago
+51
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

Software Engineer

Seattle
1 week 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.

Senior Software Engineer, Identity

Remote
3 hours ago
+38
Auth0 is a unicorn that just closed a $120M Series F round of funding, with total capital raised to date of $330M and valuation of nearly $2B. We are growing rapidly and looking for exceptional new team members to add to our exceptional talent pool - and who will help take us to the next level of success. One team, one score.  Our vision is to provide people with secure access to any application in one click or less. And our promise is to make

Senior Software Engineering Manager

Seattle
21 hours ago
+46
DomainTools is seeking a Senior Software Engineering Manager to join our team. Our engineers gather, process, and analyze large data sets and build data services that are used by our customers for cybersecurity research and threat intelligence. We work with big data and machine learning that matters. We're helping organizations improve their security and protect against cyber attacks, fraud, and domain hijacking.

Software Engineer, CRM

Seattle
3 days ago
+29
CRM team is responsible for designing, developing, and running foundational services of Assurance business - including services that hosts both customer- and agent-facing UI, along with upstream and downstream APIs, integrations with various information providers (MediaAlpha, HasOffers, Experian just to name a few), as well as number of internal services. We are working on developing a generic platform that would allow us to integrate with 10x carriers/vendors at a fraction of time.

Principal Software Engineer - Platforms

Seattle
3 days ago
+46
DomainTools is seeking a Principal Software Engineer to join our Platform team. You will get to work with our Technology Council to develop data schemas, databases and data lakes to translate business rules and raw data into usable designs and information. Our Principal Engineer researches, facilitates, develops and delivers cutting edge techniques in workflow management, stream, and real time messaging to ensure services interoperability, increase consistency, and improve the lives of your coworkers every day.

Senior Software Engineer, Protocols

Remote
3 days ago
+38
We are looking for a Senior Engineer to join our Protocols team! This team is responsible for building out the core features of our authorization server with a focus on OpenID Connect and OAuth 2.0. All of the authentication and authorization transactions running through Auth0 will depend on your code, giving you the opportunity to work as part of a core product team.

Staff Software Engineer

Kirkland
4 days ago
+37
As a Staff Software Engineer, focused on cloud infrastructure automation, you will have the opportunity to work on ServiceNow Platform and Tools, build solutions using workflows, orchestration and developer tools in Private and Public Multi Cloud infrastructure.

Senior Software Engineer

Seattle
5 days ago
+46
Joining our scrum ceremonies. Designing and building new micro-service, cloud native, systems. Partnering with our SRE and architectural teams to make modern architectural choices. Supporting our existing services and integrations. Mentoring peers on best-practices.

Senior Frontend Software Engineer

Seattle
6 days ago
+46
Produce well designed, testable, efficient code using software development best practices. Integrate with and utilize data from backend services and databases. Build web applications using ES7/HTML5/CSS3 best practices. Contribute to new product ideation and implementation. Contribute to feature development of existing and new anti-cybercrime tools. Provide code reviews and design feedback with teammates. Become a subject matter expert on DomainTools’ customer facing products and services.

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 501-1,000 employees, earning $130,158 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $119,934 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $126,056.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $140,497. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $104,714.

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 $99,625
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 $122,024
Min: $70K
Max: $160K
Game Developer $124,000
Min: $114K
Max: $134K
Security Engineer $124,752
Min: $85K
Max: $173K
Data Engineer $125,227
Min: $82K
Max: $190K
Software Engineer $125,435
Min: $70K
Max: $222K
QA Manager $129,333
Min: $80K
Max: $155K
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 $157,467
Min: $120K
Max: $218K
Principal Software Engineer $171,148
Min: $145K
Max: $228K
Lead Software Engineer $172,000
Min: $162K
Max: $192K
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 $256,324
Min: $160K
Max: $330K

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in Seattle

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Java
18% have this skill
2
Javascript
17% have this skill
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SQL
14% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
14% have this skill
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Python
13% have this skill
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Front-end
11% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in Seattle

$112,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $112,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $90,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
$105,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Development Engineer reported a yearly salary of $105,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $135,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$116,000
Yearly Salary
A Full Stack Software Engineer II reported a yearly salary of $116,000 with +$11,600 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $140,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Seattle
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $110,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
$138,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $138,000 with +$30,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
$95,000
Yearly Salary
A Front end software engineer reported a yearly salary of $95,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Other
11-50 Employees
Seattle
$100,800
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $100,800 with +$3,024 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Seattle
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