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

$82,006
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$8,312
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Engineer with Linux skills in Boston, Massachusetts is $82,006.
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$69k
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$82k
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$99k
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$69k - $99k
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$70k - $104k

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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 C++ Programming Language and Java.

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 $86,810 based on 101 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 Jose, California earn an average of 32.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (27.5% more) and New York, New York (12.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (8.6% less), San Diego, California (5.9% less) and Austin, Texas (5.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 143 survey responses.
Early Career
70.6%
Mid Career
15.4%
Experienced
7.0%
Late Career
7.0%