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Average Salary for Acquia Employees

Acquia is a software firm headquartered in Burlington, MA that hires for Senior Software Engineer positions, Software Engineer roles, and more. Acquia employees typically bring home $89K per year. Your experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for Acquia workers, followed by your job title and your city. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

Acquia typically pays:
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Employer: Acquia
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Software Engineer (4)
$46,772 - $88,115  
[-]Software Engineer (4)
Salary$52,214 - $88,981  
Total Pay$46,772 - $88,115  
[+]Senior Software Engineer (3)
$71,734 - $127,181  
[+]Senior Software Engineer (3)
Salary$72,874 - $122,078  
Total Pay$71,734 - $127,181  
[+]Solutions Architect (2)
$86,387 - $186,435  
[+]Solutions Architect (2)
Salary$79,981 - $159,347  
Total Pay$86,387 - $186,435  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $57K. By and large, the biggest segment of Acquia's workforce (50 percent) have been working for five to nine years and take home $104K annually.


Solutions Architects rake in the most money, with average earnings of $122K; Senior Software Engineers come in second with typical earnings amounting to $99K, and Software Engineers rank near the top as well (approximately $66K).


Residents of Boston pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $112K per year; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Burlington (approximately $75K) and New York ($70K). By state, Acquia pays its Massachusetts employees the most; the pay rate there is about $84K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) make the most here, hauling in around $120K per year.


In this position, it pays to have Agile in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $163K. Drupal also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; just under a third of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other top skills include PHP, Linux, and Ruby.

Benefits and Perks

The vast majority of workers report contributing to a 401(k). A strong majority of workers can count on health insurance, and a solid majority of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Acquia employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, stock options, free drinks, life insurance, and flexible hours.

Key Stats

24 %
76 %
$49,022 - $128,731
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

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