Average Early-Career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

$86,064
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,042
Bonus
$12,500
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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Boston, Massachusetts is $86,064.
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$63k
MEDIAN
$86k
90%
$110k
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Salary
$63k - $110k
Bonus
$710 - $13k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $13k
Total Pay
$62k - $119k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Skills in Java and MySQL are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Python, SQL and JavaScript.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

An entry-level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,197 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,254 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $109,245 based on 12 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 25.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (8.6% more) and New York, New York (0.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (16.4% less), Austin, Texas (11.2% less) and Chicago, Illinois (7.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 53 survey responses.
Entry Level
24.5%
Mid Career
52.8%
Experienced
22.6%