Principal Software Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts Salary

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts is $130,410 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$113,673 - $169,284
$110K
$130K
$170K
MEDIAN: $130,969
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$113,673 - $169,284  
   
Bonus
$8,500  
Profit Sharing
$28,500  
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$114,510 - $179,765  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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About Cambridge, Massachusetts

Middlesex County, Massachusetts
110,402
Male:
55,421 (50.2%)
Female:
54,981 (49.8%)
Cambridge is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, in the Boston metropolitan area. Situated directly north of the city of Boston, across the Charles River, it was named in honor of the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, an important center of the Puritan theology embraced by the town's founders. Cambridge is home to two of the world's most highly regarded universities, Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Cambridge has also been home to Radcliffe College, once one of the leading colleges for women in the United States before it merged with Harvard. According to the 2010 Census, the city's population was 105,162. As of July 2014, it was the fifth most populous city in the state, behind Boston, Worcester, Springfield and Lowell. Cambridge was one of the two seats of Middlesex County prior to the abolition of county government in 1997; Lowell was the...
Cambridge:
$89,847
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,871
Cambridge:
$665,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
2.3%

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Key Stats for Principal Software Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
56%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲7%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$138,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries

JavaScript
▲6%

Java
▲3%

National Average
$138,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
56%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 23%
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