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Software Developer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts (United States)

The average pay for a Software Developer in Boston, Massachusetts is $73,524 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.
Software Developer in Boston, Massachusetts Salary (?
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$50,701 - $96,928
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $73,523
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Software Developer in Boston, Massachusetts Salary (?
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$18.38 - $58.72
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,701 - $96,928  
   
Bonus
$487.22 - $11,675  
Profit Sharing
$608 - $128,222  
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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$50,801 - $102,734  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 235
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.38 - $58.72  
   
Overtime
$21.50 - $52.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$487.22 - $11,675  
   
Profit Sharing
$608 - $128,222  
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).
)
$50,801 - $102,734  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Experience Affects Software Developer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 62%
Experienced
up arrow 24%
National Average
$75,000

Skills That Affect Software Developer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

PHP
up arrow 9%
Linux
up arrow 8%
ASP.NET
up arrow 6%
C#
up arrow 4%
JavaScript
up arrow 4%
Oracle
up arrow 4%
.NET
up arrow 3%
Ruby on Rails
up arrow 2%
UNIX
up arrow 2%
SQL
up arrow 1%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%
HTML
0%
National Average
$75,000
C++
up arrow 1%
PL/SQL
up arrow 3%
Java
up arrow 6%

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
55%
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: 10%