Senior Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts is $110,582 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$88,670 - $134,475
$89K
$110K
$130K
MEDIAN: $111,408
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$30.91 - $145.44
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$150
MEDIAN: $75.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$88,670 - $134,475  
   
Bonus
$2,036 - $15,465  
Profit Sharing
$996 - $14,848  
Total Pay (?
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$91,154 - $144,877  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 354
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$30.91 - $145.44  
   
Overtime
$74.15  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$2,036 - $15,465  
   
Profit Sharing
$996 - $14,848  
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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$91,154 - $144,877  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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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
4.6%

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Software Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $112,000 based on 71 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 $114,000 based on 172 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 $119,000 based on 161 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 $127,000 based on 49 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲8%

▲2%

National Average
$117,000

▼2%

▼4%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲5%


▲2%

▲1%

National Average
$117,000

C++
▼2%

▼2%

SQL
▼2%

▼3%

▼4%


C#
▼6%

C
▼6%

▼6%

▼6%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 9%
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