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Principal Software Engineer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

A Principal Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $123,730 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$99,443 - $143,582
(Median)
$99K
$120K
$140K
MEDIAN: $123,730
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$99,443 - $143,582  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,841  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $20,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$102,568 - $154,702  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 219

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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries



National Average
$130,000


Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Linux
up arrow 4%

C++
up arrow 3%

C
up arrow 3%

Software Architecture
up arrow 2%

Java
up arrow 2%

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
up arrow 2%

JavaScript
up arrow 1%

Software Development
0%

National Average
$130,000

Web Development
up arrow 1%

Database
up arrow 1%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 2%

SQL
up arrow 2%

C#
up arrow 6%

.NET
up arrow 7%

ASP.NET
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
0%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 91%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 3%
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