How much does a Software Engineer make in Seattle, WA?

Updated Jun 20, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$131,434 /yr
Average Base Pay

23,500 salaries

$99K

Low

$131K

Average

$174K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$23,788Range$5,041 - $112,253
The average salary for a Software Engineer is $131,434 in Seattle, WA. Salaries estimates are based on 23,500 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Software Engineer employees in Seattle, WA.

Seniority Levels

L2
Software Engineer$131,434 /yr
L3
Senior Software Engineer$147,809 /yr
L4
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Entry Level Software Engineer

$94,567

per year

Principal Software Engineer

$183,425

per year

Software Development Engineer

$114,696

per year

Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET)

$99,184

per year

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Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Software Engineer

$120,059

 /yr
Range: $63K - $244K
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$63K

$244K

$63,443 - $243,840 Range

Facebook
4.3

Facebook

Software Engineer

$182,073

 /yr
Range: $100K - $285K

$100K

$285K

$99,694 - $285,107 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Software Engineer

$144,922

 /yr
Range: $66K - $277K

$66K

$277K

$65,838 - $277,304 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Software Engineer

$121,981

 /yr
Range: $24K - $278K

$24K

$278K

$23,942 - $278,016 Range

Uber
4

Uber

Software Engineer

$125,198

 /yr
Range: $98K - $173K

$98K

$173K

$97,858 - $173,187 Range

NVIDIA
4.7

NVIDIA

Software Engineer

$151,747

 /yr
Range: $109K - $188K

$109K

$188K

$108,623 - $188,057 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Software Engineer

$118,159

 /yr
Range: $98K - $162K

$98K

$162K

$97,784 - $161,880 Range

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Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Software Engineer - Monthly Intern

$7,862

 /mo
Range: $4K - $13K

$4K

$13K

$3,529 - $12,933 Range

Quadrant Resource
3.9

Quadrant Resource

Software Engineer

$107,297

 /yr
Range: $86K - $126K

$86K

$126K

$86,403 - $126,434 Range

Electronic Arts
4.1

Electronic Arts

Software Engineer

$141,456

 /yr
Range: $100K - $173K

$100K

$173K

$100,116 - $173,001 Range

PK
3.8

PK

Software Engineer

$125,909

 /yr
Range: $117K - $155K

$117K

$155K

$116,702 - $155,207 Range

MyAppsHub
3

MyAppsHub

Software Engineer

$107,297

 /yr
Range: $88K - $120K

$88K

$120K

$87,836 - $120,112 Range

Tableau Software
4

Tableau Software

Software Engineer

$132,293

 /yr
Range: $84K - $155K

$84K

$155K

$83,773 - $154,998 Range

Snowflake
4.2

Snowflake

Software Engineer

$151,850

 /yr
Range: $133K - $181K

$133K

$181K

$132,707 - $180,772 Range

F5
4.1

F5

Software Engineer

$120,260

 /yr
Range: $84K - $164K

$84K

$164K

$84,206 - $163,802 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Software Engineer - Monthly Intern

$7,677

 /mo
Range: $3K - $11K

$3K

$11K

$2,759 - $10,685 Range

Intel Corporation
4.1

Intel Corporation

Software Engineer

$123,787

 /yr
Range: $92K - $165K

$92K

$165K

$91,584 - $164,925 Range

Mindtree
3.9

Mindtree

Software Engineer

$63,009

 /yr
Range: $53K - $88K

$53K

$88K

$53,425 - $88,426 Range

Airbnb
4.3

Airbnb

Software Engineer

$189,650

 /yr
Range: $136K - $252K

$136K

$252K

$136,086 - $252,038 Range

Salesforce
4.4

Salesforce

Software Engineer

$119,068

 /yr
Range: $105K - $248K

$105K

$248K

$105,117 - $248,085 Range

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$135,000
per year
A Software Engineer reported making $135,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$120,000
per year
A Software Engineer reported making $120,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$128,000
per year
A Software Engineer reported making $128,000 per year
Additional Pay
$19k cash bonus
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3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$113,700
per year
A Software Development Engineer reported making $113,700 per year
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1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$130,000
per year
A Software Engineer reported making $130,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$122,000
per year
A Software Engineer reported making $122,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$210,000
per year
A Software Engineer reported making $210,000 per year
Additional Pay
$32k cash bonus
$328k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$156,000
per year
A Software Development Engineer reported making $156,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$108,000
per year
A Software Development Engineer reported making $108,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$110,000
per year
A Software Development Engineer (SDE) reported making $110,000 per year
Additional Pay
$20k stock bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public