The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts is $109,173 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$87,370 - $132,069
(Median)
$87K
$110K
$130K
MEDIAN: $109,173
10%
50%
90%

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$49.66 - $122.96
(Median)
$50
$72
$120
MEDIAN: $72.00
10%
50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$87,370 - $132,069  
   
Bonus
$2,440 - $15,260  
Profit Sharing
$973 - $15,319  
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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$89,885 - $141,505  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 343
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$49.66 - $122.96  
   
Overtime
$74.15  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$2,440 - $15,260  
   
Profit Sharing
$973 - $15,319  
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).
)
$89,885 - $141,505  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries



National Average
$115,000



Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries


Java
up arrow 3%

Linux
up arrow 3%

Python
up arrow 3%

SQL
0%

National Average
$115,000

C++
up arrow 1%

JavaScript
up arrow 1%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 1%

.NET
up arrow 2%

HTML
up arrow 3%

C#
up arrow 4%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 4%

ASP.NET
up arrow 4%

ASP.NET Framework
up arrow 4%

C
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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