Senior Software Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts Salary

Median pay for Senior Software Engineers in Cambridge is around $114K annually. Most Senior Software Engineers in Cambridge, Mass. are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Most Cambridge Senior Software Engineers survey respondents are men (76 percent). The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$92,671 - $139,519
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MEDIAN: $114,243
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$92,671 - $139,519  
   
Bonus
$3,041 - $20,134  
Profit Sharing
$5,500  
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$93,092 - $145,926  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 52

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About Cambridge, Massachusetts

Middlesex County, Massachusetts
110,402
Male:
55,421 (50.2%)
Female:
54,981 (49.8%)
Cambridge is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, in the Boston metropolitan area. Situated directly north of the city of Boston, across the Charles River, it was named in honor of the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, an important center of the Puritan theology embraced by the town's founders. Cambridge is home to two of the world's most highly regarded universities, Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Cambridge has also been home to Radcliffe College, once one of the leading colleges for women in the United States before it merged with Harvard. According to the 2010 Census, the city's population was 105,162. As of July 2014, it was the fifth most populous city in the state, behind Boston, Worcester, Springfield and Lowell. Cambridge was one of the two seats of Middlesex County prior to the abolition of county government in 1997; Lowell was the...
Cambridge:
$89,847
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,871
Cambridge:
$665,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Software Engineer has a negative trend. An entry-level Senior Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $111,000 based on 13 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Software Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $116,000 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Senior Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $123,000 based on 23 salaries. A Senior Software Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲6%

▼0%

National Average
$116,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Late-Career
▼12%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

SQL
▲17%

JavaScript
▲8%

HTML
▲7%

Java
▲4%

Ruby on Rails
▼0%

National Average
$116,000

Linux
▼1%

Python
▼4%

C
▼12%

Java/J2EE
▼14%

C#
▼17%

C++
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 6%