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Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

A Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $95,471 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$75,341 - $120,143
(Median)
$75K
$95K
$120K
MEDIAN: $95,471
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50%
90%

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$40.55 - $104.09
(Median)
$41
$66
$100
MEDIAN: $66.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$75,341 - $120,143  
   
Bonus
$995 - $15,781  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $25,000  
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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$78,118 - $136,710  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 235
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$40.55 - $104.09  
   
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.
)
$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$995 - $15,781  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $25,000  
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).
)
$78,118 - $136,710  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Boston, Massachusetts

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$102,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 4%

JavaScript
up arrow 3%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 3%

C++
up arrow 2%

Java
up arrow 2%

ASP.NET
0%

National Average
$102,000

SQL
up arrow 1%

C#
up arrow 2%

.NET
up arrow 2%

PHP
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 11%
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