Average Salary for Acquia Employees

Based in Burlington, MA,software industry player Acquia offers many employment opportunities, including Senior Software Engineer and Software Engineer positions. A typical Acquia employee can expect to make $89K annually. For the most part, employee paychecks at Acquia fluctuate depending on how long you've been working; your job title and your city also matter, but to a lesser degree. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Employer: Acquia
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Software Engineer (4)
$46,003 - $86,174  
[-]Software Engineer (4)
Salary$50,007 - $86,145  
Total Pay$46,003 - $86,174  
[+]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: 20
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About This Company

Burlington, MA 



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Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make about $57K. The greater proportion of employees (50 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home $104K per year.


Bringing in the most money are Solutions Architects — their earnings average around $122K. Senior Software Engineers are a close second at $99K along with Software Engineers ($66K).


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

Certifications and Degrees

Regarding salaries and education, Acquia pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) the most — $120K.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Agile; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $163K. A garden variety skill at Acquia is Drupal; slightly less than a third of Acquia's people use it regularly. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with PHP, Linux, and Ruby.

Benefits and Perks

The vast majority of workers participate in a 401(k) program. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a strong majority of workers, and a solid majority of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment, stock options, free drinks, life insurance, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for Acquia


24 %
76 %
$49,022 - $128,731
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

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