Average Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

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The average salary in Boston, Massachusetts, is $70,547. As of Q1 2017, the trend in wages is up 0.8 percent. The cost of living in Boston is 47.9 percent more expensive than the national average. The most popular occupations in Boston are Mechanical Engineer, Software Engineer, and Senior Software Engineer which pay between $70,755 and $112,754 per year. Some popular Boston industries include Software as a Service (SaaS) Development, Financial Services, and Education. In Boston, some popular employers include Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, Fidelity Investments, and Harvard University.

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Liberty Mutual Insurance Group

Average Salary: $82,327

Fidelity Investments

Average Salary: $81,516

Harvard University

Average Salary: $70,168

State Street Corporation

Average Salary: $81,991

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