Average Computer Programmer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

$77,687
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$3,250
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The average salary for a Computer Programmer in Boston, Massachusetts is $77,687.
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$54k
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$78k
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$122k
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MEDIAN $77,687
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Salary
$54k - $122k
Bonus
$2k - $5k
Total Pay
$53k - $117k

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Job Description for Computer Programmer

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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Popular Skills for Computer Programmer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Computer Programmer

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 $64,862 based on 11 salaries. An early career Computer Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,465 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Computer Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,999 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Computer Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (25.0% less), Los Angeles, California (17.6% less) and Chicago, Illinois (15.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 41 survey responses.
Entry Level
26.8%
Early Career
26.8%
Mid Career
29.3%
Experienced
17.1%