Software Engineer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts (United States)

A Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $77,608 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Total Pay (?
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$55,089 - $102,617
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MEDIAN: $77,607
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Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Total Pay (?
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$17.45 - $79.46
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,089 - $102,617  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,183  
Profit Sharing
$504 - $13,058  
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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$55,410 - $110,229  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 708
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$17.45 - $79.46  
   
Overtime
$29.32 - $66.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,183  
   
Profit Sharing
$504 - $13,058  
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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$55,410 - $110,229  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 708
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Experience Affects Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 57%
National Average
$80,000

Skills That Affect Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Linux
up arrow 4%
Java
up arrow 1%
C++
0%
UNIX
0%
PHP
0%
PL/SQL
0%
National Average
$80,000
Python
up arrow 1%
C
up arrow 2%
SQL
up arrow 4%
JavaScript
up arrow 4%
up arrow 5%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 5%
C#
up arrow 6%
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ASP.NET
up arrow 10%
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Gender
Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 7%
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