Average Computer Programmer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

$79,336
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$4,500
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The average salary for a Computer Programmer in Boston, Massachusetts is $79,336.
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$52k
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$79k
90%
$136k
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What Do Computer Programmers Do?

Computer Programmer Tasks
  • Work with designers and content producers.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for server applications.
  • Write code to create multi-threaded, networked server applications.
  • Use source debuggers, program dumps, and performance monitoring tools.
  • Test and document software for server applications.

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What Are Popular Skills for Computer Programmers?

Skills in C# Programming Language, C++ Programming Language, Java and JavaScript are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Computer Programmers?

An entry-level Computer Programmer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $67,664 based on 7 salaries. An early career Computer Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,407 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Computer Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,429 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Computer Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (21.4% less), Houston, Texas (20.1% less) and Columbus, Ohio (16.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 34 survey responses.
Entry Level
20.6%
Early Career
32.4%
Mid Career
29.4%
Experienced
17.6%