Average Early-Career Software Engineer with C++ Programming Language Skills Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

$86,151
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,707
Bonus
$4,958
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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Engineer with C++ Programming Language skills in Boston, Massachusetts is $86,151.
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$70k
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$86k
90%
$105k
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$70k - $105k
Bonus
$2k - $11k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $10k
Total Pay
$70k - $112k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $78,521 based on 35 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,823 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $105,941 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $129,344.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in Mountain View, California earn an average of 41.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (30.0% more) and San Jose, California (28.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (4.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 99 survey responses.
Entry Level
35.4%
Mid Career
43.4%
Experienced
14.1%
Late Career
7.1%