Principal Software Engineer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

A Principal Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $124,996 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$99,710 - $144,238

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$99,710 - $144,238  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,917  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $20,000  
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$103,547 - $155,150  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 227
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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries



National Average
$132,000


Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Linux
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C++
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JavaScript
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Software Architecture
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C
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Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
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Java
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SQL
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Software Development
0%

Database
0%

National Average
$132,000

Web Development
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Java/J2EE
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C#
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ASP.NET
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
0%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 91%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 3%
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