Average Entry-Level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

$72,208
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,958
Bonus
$12,500
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Boston, Massachusetts is $72,208.
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$63k
MEDIAN
$72k
90%
$109k
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Salary
$63k - $109k
Bonus
$1k - $25k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $13k
Total Pay
$61k - $112k

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

An early career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $85,963 based on 73 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 37.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (11.0% more) and New York, New York (8.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (17.0% less), Chicago, Illinois (8.8% less) and Dallas, Texas (7.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 113 survey responses.
Early Career
64.6%
Mid Career
24.8%
Experienced
10.6%