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

A Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $102,121 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$76,731 - $128,398
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MEDIAN: $102,120
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$46.71 - $101.19
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $70
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$76,731 - $128,398  
   
Bonus
$1,021 - $16,389  
Profit Sharing
$11,711  
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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$81,538 - $152,030  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 126
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$46.71 - $101.19  
   
Overtime
$60.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,021 - $16,389  
   
Profit Sharing
$11,711  
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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$81,538 - $152,030  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
621,176
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
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Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

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

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Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$106,000


Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

ASP.NET Framework
up arrow 10%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 8%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 8%

.NET
up arrow 6%

JavaScript
up arrow 4%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 4%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 3%

ASP.NET
up arrow 3%

Linux
up arrow 3%

Java
up arrow 1%

C#
0%

HTML
0%

National Average
$106,000

SQL
up arrow 2%

C++
up arrow 4%

PHP
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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