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Software Engineer Specialist Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$116,108 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Software Engineer Specialist is $116,108 a year and $56 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Software Engineer Specialist is between $81,266 and $144,224. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Software Engineer Specialist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

  • Develops, researches, designs, implements, tests, and evaluates software and systems, in conjunction with hardware product development, that enable computers to perform their applications, applying principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Software Engineer Specialist Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Software Developers, Applications

Job family population: 849,230

Estimated population of Software Engineer Specialist jobs: 548,382

Rate of error: 1.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Software Engineer Specialist Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Software Engineering Specialist
May 2
Seattle, WA, USA
... Software engineering background or degree is a must. • 2-4 years of work experience, preferably from a start-up like work environment. • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) in ...
Software Engineer - Statwing Products
May 1
Seattle, WA, USA
Software Engineer - Statwing Products Company Description Qualtrics is the technology platform that ... Partner with and incorporate feedback from other specialists, tech-ops, and product managers
Sr. Software Engineer
Jun 10
Bellevue, WA, USA
IHS Markit
We are over 14,000 analysts, data scientists and specialists armed with real-time technology and ... We're seeking a talented and highly motivated software engineer to help us develop a scalable, high ...
Software Engineer - Statwing Platform
May 1
Seattle, WA, USA
Senior Software Engineer - Statwing Platform Company Description Qualtrics is the technology ... Partner with and incorporate feedback from other specialists, tech-ops, and product managers
Publishing Lead Software Engineer
Apr 3
Redmond, WA, USA
Principle Software Engineer Microsoft Studios Global Publishing Microsoft Studios Global Publishing ... Strong technical skills in a specialist field like AI, Animation, Audio, Tools Pipelines or other ...
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