An Entry-Level Software Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $87,140 per year. A skill in Linux is associated with high pay for this job.

$63,671 - $104,193
(Median)
$64K
$87K
$100K
MEDIAN: $87,140
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$63,671 - $104,193  
   
Bonus
$3,452 - $16,219  
Profit Sharing
$2,035  
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$62,042 - $109,819  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 69

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About Cambridge, Massachusetts

Middlesex County, Massachusetts
110,402
Male:
55,421 (50.2%)
Female:
54,981 (49.8%)
Cambridge is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, in the Boston metropolitan area. Situated directly north of the city of Boston, across the Charles River, it was named in honor of the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, an important center of the Puritan theology embraced by the town's founders. Cambridge is home to two of the world's most highly regarded universities, Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Cambridge has also been home to Radcliffe College, once one of the leading colleges for women in the United States before it merged with Harvard. According to the 2010 Census, the city's population was 105,162. As of July 2014, it was the fifth most populous city in the state, behind Boston, Worcester, Springfield and Lowell. Cambridge was one of the two seats of Middlesex County prior to the abolition of county government in 1997; Lowell was the...
Cambridge:
$89,847
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,871
Cambridge:
$665,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
2.3%

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Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

Linux
up arrow 10%

Python
up arrow 2%

Java
0%

National Average
$89,000

JavaScript
up arrow 2%

Ruby on Rails
up arrow 5%

SQL
up arrow 5%

C
up arrow 9%

C++
up arrow 13%

HTML
up arrow 20%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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