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

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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Engineer with Java skills in Boston, Massachusetts is $90,010.
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$71k - $123k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in JavaScript, Python and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include C++ Programming Language and 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 $81,927 based on 97 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,152 based on 93 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 31.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (24.3% more) and Seattle, Washington (15.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (11.7% less), Chicago, Illinois (9.7% less) and Austin, Texas (6.7% less).

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