Principal Software Engineer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

A Principal Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $124,453 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$99,577 - $143,712
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MEDIAN: $124,452
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Salary
$99,577 - $143,712  
   
Bonus
$0.39 - $19,828  
Profit Sharing
$998 - $20,044  
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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$103,229 - $154,542  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 223
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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries



National Average
$131,000


Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

C++
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C
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Linux
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Software Architecture
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Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
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Java
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JavaScript
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National Average
$131,000

Software Development
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Web Development
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Database
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SQL
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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 30 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

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: 91%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 3%
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