Average Early-Career Software Engineer with Linux Skills Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

$86,810
Avg. Salary
$7,910
Bonus
$4,880
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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Engineer with Linux skills in Boston, Massachusetts is $86,810.
10%
$71k
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$87k
90%
$112k
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Salary
$71k - $112k
Bonus
$1k - $16k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $8k
Total Pay
$72k - $120k

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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 $82,006 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,465 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $118,822 based on 10 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $135,948.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 31.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (27.7% more) and New York, New York (13.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (8.4% less), Austin, Texas (6.2% less) and San Diego, California (2.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 60 survey responses.
Entry Level
30.0%
Mid Career
36.7%
Experienced
16.7%
Late Career
16.7%