Senior Software Engineer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts (United States)

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts is $101,482 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Python is associated with high pay for this job.
Senior Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salary (?
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$79,470 - $128,159
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $101,481
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Senior Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salary (?
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$34.03 - $99.33
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MEDIAN: $67.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$79,470 - $128,159  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,315  
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $19,866  
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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$82,361 - $138,336  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 322
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$34$68$102
Hourly Rate
$34.03 - $99.33  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,315  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $19,866  
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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$82,361 - $138,336  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%
National Average
$107,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Python
up arrow 12%
C++
up arrow 4%
SQL
up arrow 4%
UNIX
up arrow 2%
Java
up arrow 1%
Linux
0%
National Average
$107,000
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%
ASP.NET
up arrow 1%
C#
up arrow 3%
C
up arrow 3%
JavaScript
up arrow 4%
.NET
up arrow 4%
Java/J2EE
up arrow 9%
HTML
up arrow 10%
Oracle
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
48%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 6%
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