Average Experienced Software Engineer with Linux Skills Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

$118,822
Avg. Salary
$8,000
Bonus
$2,000
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The average salary for an Experienced Software Engineer with Linux skills in Boston, Massachusetts is $118,822.
10%
$96k
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$119k
90%
$141k
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Salary
$96k - $141k
Bonus
$0 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$96k - $141k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include C++ Programming Language, JavaScript, Java, SQL 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 $82,006 based on 18 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,122 based on 103 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,465 based on 22 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 14.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (5.6% more) and San Francisco, California (4.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (18.9% less), Huntsville, Alabama (12.5% less) and San Diego, California (7.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 153 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.8%
Early Career
67.3%
Mid Career
14.4%
Late Career
6.5%