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 $95,802 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Boston, Massachusetts Salary (?
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$73,065 - $120,103
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $95,802
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Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Boston, Massachusetts Salary (?
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$38.54 - $103.42
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $63.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$73,065 - $120,103  
   
Bonus
$1,800 - $19,393  
Profit Sharing
$1,532 - $14,681  
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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$76,294 - $134,630  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 401
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$38.54 - $103.42  
   
Overtime
$41.26 - $67.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,800 - $19,393  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,532 - $14,681  
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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$76,294 - $134,630  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%
Experienced
up arrow 5%
National Average
$101,000
Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Java/J2EE
up arrow 4%
C++
up arrow 2%
SQL
up arrow 1%
Java
up arrow 1%
.NET
up arrow 1%
JavaScript
up arrow 1%
ASP.NET
0%
National Average
$101,000
C#
up arrow 1%
PHP
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 110 votes.

Gender

Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 10%