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Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts (United States)

A Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $95,555 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Boston, Massachusetts Salary (?
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$73,354 - $120,491
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $95,555
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Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Boston, Massachusetts Salary (?
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$39.45 - $119.17
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MEDIAN: $67.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$73,354 - $120,491  
   
Bonus
$1,611 - $17,232  
Profit Sharing
$1,510 - $14,899  
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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$76,328 - $134,919  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 336
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$39.45 - $119.17  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,611 - $17,232  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,510 - $14,899  
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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$76,328 - $134,919  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%
Experienced
up arrow 4%
National Average
$101,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

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

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 4%
Java/J2EE
up arrow 4%
C++
up arrow 2%
JavaScript
up arrow 2%
Java
up arrow 1%
SQL
0%
.NET
0%
National Average
$101,000
C#
up arrow 1%
ASP.NET
up arrow 1%
PHP
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 10%