Software Engineer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

A Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $80,165 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$60,037 - $109,607
(Median)
$60K
$80K
$110K
MEDIAN: $80,165
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90%

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$18.12 - $79.46
(Median)
$18
$31
$79
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
$60,037 - $109,607  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,193  
Profit Sharing
$490.68 - $11,693  
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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$60,269 - $118,260  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 900
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$18.12 - $79.46  
   
Overtime
$14.68 - $66.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,193  
   
Profit Sharing
$490.68 - $11,693  
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).
)
$60,269 - $118,260  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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Experience Affects Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries




National Average
$83,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Ruby on Rails
up arrow 4%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%

Linux
up arrow 1%

.NET
up arrow 1%

JavaScript
0%

Python
0%

PHP
0%

UNIX
0%

National Average
$83,000

Java
up arrow 1%

C++
up arrow 1%

SQL
up arrow 2%

HTML
up arrow 2%

C
up arrow 3%

C#
up arrow 5%

ASP.NET
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 126 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

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%
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