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

$91,688
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$8,607
Bonus
$6,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Engineer with SQL skills in Boston, Massachusetts is $91,688.
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$72k
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$92k
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$116k
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Salary
$72k - $116k
Bonus
$2k - $13k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $16k
Total Pay
$72k - $125k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include C++ Programming Language, C# Programming Language, Python, Java and JavaScript.

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 $83,732 based on 50 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $105,140 based on 74 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $118,080 based on 25 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $141,500.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 28.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (9.4% more) and Seattle, Washington (8.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (16.1% less), Chicago, Illinois (13.7% less) and San Diego, California (12.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 158 survey responses.
Entry Level
31.6%
Mid Career
46.8%
Experienced
15.8%
Late Career
5.7%