Senior Software Architects in Boston, Mass. take home approximately $125K per year on average. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Most Senior Software Architects in Boston report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$76,000 - $171,378
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MEDIAN: $125,413
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$3,000 - $25,532  
Profit Sharing
$10,000  
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$79,411 - $179,579  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
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Key Stats for Senior Software Architect

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
037
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Senior Software Architect Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

National Average
$128,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Architect Salaries

Java
up arrow 27%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 13%

HTML
up arrow 8%

SQL
up arrow 5%

Oracle
up arrow 4%

Software Architecture
up arrow 1%

National Average
$128,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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