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Senior Software Architect Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

On average, Senior Software Architects in Boston, Mass. earn six-figure salaries ($138K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Boston Senior Software Architects — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all claim medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$95,379 - $151,091
(Median)
95K
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140K
MEDIAN: $123,451
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Salary
$95,379 - $151,091  
   
Bonus
$3,993 - $25,713  
Profit Sharing
$4,943 - $10,476  
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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$97,720 - $173,995  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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Experience Affects Senior Software Architect in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
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National Average
$138,000

Skills That Affect Senior Software Architect in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Java/J2EE
up arrow 4%

HTML
0%

National Average
$138,000

SQL
up arrow 2%

Software Architecture
up arrow 3%

Oracle
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
59%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 99% dental benefits Dental: 97%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 1%