Principal Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

A Principal Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $126,565 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$99,697 - $145,416
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MEDIAN: $126,565
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$99,697 - $145,416  
   
Bonus
$502 - $20,086  
Profit Sharing
$1,011 - $19,774  
Total Pay (?
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$103,628 - $156,284  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 252
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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer Salaries



National Average
$134,000


Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries

C++
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Linux
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C
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Software Development
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Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
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JavaScript
up arrow 1%

Software Architecture
0%

SQL
0%

National Average
$134,000

Java
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Java/J2EE
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Database
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Microsoft SQL Server
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Web Development
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C#
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
0%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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