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Software Engineer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

A Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $79,769 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.

$59,206 - $108,603
(Median)
$59K
$80K
$110K
MEDIAN: $79,769
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90%

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$17.88 - $80.54
(Median)
$18
$31
$81
MEDIAN: $31.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,206 - $108,603  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,395  
Profit Sharing
$501 - $13,159  
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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$59,341 - $117,216  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 836
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$17.88 - $80.54  
   
Overtime
$14.79 - $65.89  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,395  
   
Profit Sharing
$501 - $13,159  
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).
)
$59,341 - $117,216  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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Experience Affects Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries




National Average
$82,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Ruby on Rails
up arrow 6%

Linux
up arrow 1%

.NET
up arrow 1%

Java
0%

PHP
0%

Microsoft SQL Server
0%

National Average
$82,000

JavaScript
up arrow 1%

Python
up arrow 1%

UNIX
up arrow 1%

C++
up arrow 2%

SQL
up arrow 2%

C
up arrow 3%

HTML
up arrow 4%

C#
up arrow 6%

ASP.NET
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 141 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 6%