Average Entry-Level Software Engineer with Java Skills Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

$82,662
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$6,000
Bonus
$5,700
Profit Sharing
What am I worth?
Get pay report
How should I pay?
Price a job
The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Engineer with Java skills in Boston, Massachusetts is $82,662.
10%
$60k
MEDIAN
$83k
90%
$103k
Is Software Engineer your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.What's this?
How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
United States (change)
Salary
$60k - $103k
Bonus
$3k - $13k
Profit Sharing
$204 - $12k
Total Pay
$60k - $110k
Find your market worth – how it works:
Tell us about your job and pay factors like skills and educationTell us about your job and pay factors like skills and education
Find your market worth with a report tailored to youFind your market worth with a report tailored to you
Negotiate your pay with confidenceNegotiate your pay with confidence

Job Description for Software Engineer

Software Engineer Job Listings

Search for more jobs
Search

Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in Python, JavaScript and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Linux and C++ Programming Language.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $90,380 based on 393 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,013 based on 95 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $114,271 based on 23 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $142,563.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 28.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (20.0% more) and Seattle, Washington (18.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (7.9% less), Austin, Texas (7.8% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (7.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 521 survey responses.
Early Career
75.4%
Mid Career
18.2%
Experienced
4.4%
Late Career
1.9%