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Senior Software Engineer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts is $101,998 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.
$80,377 - $129,302
(Median)
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91K
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MEDIAN: $101,998
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$34.52 - $107.66
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MEDIAN: $67.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$80,377 - $129,302  
   
Bonus
$99.33 - $17,896  
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $19,727  
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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$83,134 - $138,962  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 348
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$34.52 - $107.66  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$99.33 - $17,896  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $19,727  
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).
)
$83,134 - $138,962  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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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 15%


National Average
$107,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Python
up arrow 14%

C++
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 4%

Linux
up arrow 3%

UNIX
up arrow 3%

Java
up arrow 1%

C
0%

National Average
$107,000

ASP.NET
up arrow 2%

C#
up arrow 4%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 4%

JavaScript
up arrow 5%

.NET
up arrow 6%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 7%

HTML
up arrow 9%

Oracle
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
47%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 6%