Senior Software Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts Salary

Cambridge Senior Software Engineers pull down an average of $120K per year. Most Senior Software Engineers in Cambridge, Mass. like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Senior Software Engineers in Cambridge who answered the questionnnaire. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$96,809 - $147,820
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$120K
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MEDIAN: $121,770
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Salary $96,809 - $147,820
Bonus $5,152 - $25,209
Profit Sharing $10,000
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$101,552 - $164,806
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 61

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About Cambridge, Massachusetts

Middlesex County, Massachusetts
110,402
Male:
55,421 (50.2%)
Female:
54,981 (49.8%)
Cambridge is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, in the Boston metropolitan area. Situated directly north of the city of Boston, across the Charles River, it was named in honor of the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, an important center of the Puritan theology embraced by the town's founders. Cambridge is home to two of the world's most highly regarded universities, Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Cambridge has also been home to Radcliffe College, once one of the leading colleges for women in the United States before it merged with Harvard. According to the 2010 Census, the city's population was 105,162. As of July 2014, it was the fifth most populous city in the state, behind Boston, Worcester, Springfield and Lowell. Cambridge was one of the two seats of Middlesex County prior to the abolition of county government in 1997; Lowell was the...
Cambridge:
$89,847
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,871
Cambridge:
$665,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
2.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Software Engineer has a negative trend. An entry-level Senior Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $111,000 based on 13 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Software Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $116,000 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Senior Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $123,000 based on 23 salaries. A Senior Software Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

National Average
$128,000

Experienced
▼3%

▼9%

Entry-Level
▼13%

Late-Career
▼20%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

SQL
▲7%

National Average
$128,000

JavaScript
▼2%

HTML
▼2%

Java
▼5%

Ruby on Rails
▼9%

Linux
▼10%

Python
▼12%

C
▼19%

Java/J2EE
▼22%

C#
▼25%

C++
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 6%
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