An Entry-Level Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $81,721 per year.

$62,618 - $102,274
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MEDIAN: $81,720
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$19.39 - $45.62
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$62,618 - $102,274  
   
Bonus
$1,512 - $10,388  
Profit Sharing
$783 - $9,978  
Total Pay (?
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$62,459 - $107,961  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 692
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.39 - $45.62  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $69.04  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,512 - $10,388  
   
Profit Sharing
$783 - $9,978  
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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$62,459 - $107,961  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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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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Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
8%
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Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

PHP
up arrow 6%

JavaScript
0%

National Average
$84,000

Java
up arrow 1%

Python
up arrow 1%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 1%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 1%

Linux
up arrow 1%

.NET
up arrow 1%

C programming Language
up arrow 1%

SQL
up arrow 2%

Ruby on Rails
up arrow 2%

HTML
up arrow 3%

C
up arrow 5%

C++
up arrow 7%

C#
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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