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

The average salary for a Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Boston, Massachusetts is $98,768 per year. A skill in Microsoft SQL Server is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$78,390 - $121,368
(Median)
$78K
$99K
$120K
MEDIAN: $98,768
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$44.31 - $103.62
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$44
$68
$100
MEDIAN: $68.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$78,390 - $121,368  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,375  
Profit Sharing
$608 - $49,316  
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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$81,926 - $142,522  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 169
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$44.31 - $103.62  
   
Overtime
$60.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,375  
   
Profit Sharing
$608 - $49,316  
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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$81,926 - $142,522  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 5%


National Average
$105,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 12%

JavaScript
up arrow 7%

ASP.NET
up arrow 4%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 2%

C#
up arrow 1%

Java
0%

Oracle
0%

National Average
$105,000

.NET
up arrow 1%

SQL
up arrow 2%

C++
up arrow 2%

PHP
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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