Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

A Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $83,351 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$61,626 - $107,199
$62K
$83K
$110K
MEDIAN: $83,351
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$15.42 - $50.87
$42
MEDIAN: $42.00
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Salary
$61,626 - $107,199  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,279  
Profit Sharing
$8,000  
Total Pay (?
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$58,374 - $112,428  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 50
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$42.50  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,279  
   
Profit Sharing
$8,000  
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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$58,374 - $112,428  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

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Key Stats for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$86,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Linux
up arrow 5%

SQL
up arrow 4%

Java
up arrow 2%

JavaScript
up arrow 2%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 2%

National Average
$86,000

Python
up arrow 1%

C++
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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