Experienced Principal Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

An Experienced Principal Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $130,540 per year.

$109,566 - $155,392
$110K
$130K
$160K
MEDIAN: $132,138
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$0$166K
Salary $109,566 - $155,392
Bonus $6,082 - $22,223
Profit Sharing $2,061 - $14,544
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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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$115,369 - $166,473
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 100

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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
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
4.6%

Principal Software Engineer Job Listings

Key Stats for Principal Software Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
10-19 years
78%
20 years or more
22%
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Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Python
▲7%

C++ Programming Language
▲2%

C++
▼0%

C programming Language
▼0%

UNIX
▼0%

National Average
$141,000

C
▼1%

JavaScript
▼1%

Software Architecture
▼3%

Java
▼5%

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
▼5%

Software Development
▼6%

C# Programming Language
▼6%

Java/J2EE
▼7%

.NET
▼8%

C#
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 99%
dental benefits
Dental: 94%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
no benefits
None: 1%
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