Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

A Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $81,738 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.

$60,503 - $110,215
(Median)
$61K
$82K
$110K
MEDIAN: $81,738
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$17.88 - $80.54
(Median)
$18
$32
$81
MEDIAN: $32.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$60,503 - $110,215  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,181  
Profit Sharing
$494.35 - $10,241  
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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$60,728 - $118,336  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,089
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$17.88 - $80.54  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $67.92  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,181  
   
Profit Sharing
$494.35 - $10,241  
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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$60,728 - $118,336  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries




National Average
$84,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

UNIX
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Java
up arrow 1%

Linux
up arrow 1%

.NET
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Microsoft SQL Server
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PHP
0%

Ruby on Rails
0%

National Average
$84,000

JavaScript
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Python
up arrow 2%

C++
up arrow 3%

HTML
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C
up arrow 3%

SQL
up arrow 4%

C#
up arrow 5%

ASP.NET
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 134 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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