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Senior Software Engineer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts is $103,081 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.

$80,651 - $129,554
(Median)
$81K
$100K
$130K
MEDIAN: $103,081
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$39.73 - $120.41
(Median)
$40
$72
$120
MEDIAN: $72.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$80,651 - $129,554  
   
Bonus
$484.79 - $16,474  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $20,426  
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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$83,309 - $139,594  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 437
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$39.73 - $120.41  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$484.79 - $16,474  
   
Profit Sharing
$993 - $20,426  
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).
)
$83,309 - $139,594  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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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.

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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries



National Average
$109,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Python
up arrow 11%

SQL
up arrow 4%

C++
up arrow 3%

UNIX
up arrow 3%

Linux
up arrow 2%

C
up arrow 1%

Java
0%

JavaScript
0%

ASP.NET
0%

National Average
$109,000

C#
up arrow 2%

HTML
up arrow 4%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 5%

.NET
up arrow 6%


Oracle
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
45%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

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