Software Developer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts (United States)

The average pay for a Software Developer in Boston, Massachusetts is $71,854 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are PHP and Linux. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.
Software Developer in Boston, Massachusetts Total Pay (?
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$50,394 - $96,837
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $71,854
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Software Developer in Boston, Massachusetts Total Pay (?
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$18.38 - $60.40
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,394 - $96,837  
   
Bonus
$489.36 - $11,589  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $3,900  
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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$50,490 - $103,514  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 266
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.38 - $60.40  
   
Overtime
$25.00 - $58.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$489.36 - $11,589  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $3,900  
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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$50,490 - $103,514  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 266
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Pay by Experience Level for Software Developer in Boston, Massachusetts
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Software Developer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 64%
Experienced
up arrow 25%
National Average
$73,000

Skills That Affect Software Developer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Linux
up arrow 11%
PHP
up arrow 11%
ASP.NET
up arrow 10%
C#
up arrow 7%
JavaScript
up arrow 6%
PL/SQL
up arrow 6%
.NET
up arrow 5%
Oracle
up arrow 5%
UNIX
up arrow 4%
SQL
up arrow 3%
HTML
up arrow 3%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 3%
Ruby on Rails
up arrow 2%
C++
0%
National Average
$73,000
Java
up arrow 4%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
11%
female alumni
 
Male
89%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 9%
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