Director of Software Engineering salary in Boston

Average Base Salary in Boston

$189,701
$36,639
Additional Cash Compensation
$226,340
Total Compensation
Median: 185,000
Min: $140K
Max: $308K

How Much Does a Director of Software Engineering Make in Boston?

The average salary for a Director of Software Engineering in Boston is $189,701. The average additional cash compensation for a Director of Software Engineering in Boston is $36,639. The average total compensation for a Director of Software Engineering in Boston is $226,340. Director of Software Engineering salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Director of Software Engineering employees in Boston.

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Director of Software Engineering jobs in Boston

Associate Director of Software Engineering

Greater Boston Area
1 day ago
Our Opportunity: Chewy is hiring an Associate Director for our Pet Health Engineering team. This is a high-profile leadership position with exposure across the entire business, influencing the vision and implementation of architecture, design and features for this new business. Chewy has a unique Pet Health ecosystem – selling prescriptions and vet diet, compounding (prescription manufacturing), insurance, vet video appointments – connected to our

Associate Director of Software Engineering

Greater Boston Area
4 months ago
Our Opportunity: Chewy is growing and we are looking to expand our autoship systems and services team with talented software engineers in multiple locations.  Chewy is looking for an Associate Director Software Engineering to join our autoship platform team. This is a high-profile position that will have exposure across the entire subscription business, influencing the vision and implementation of architecture, design and features for the autoship

Director of Engineering, Device Software

Greater Boston Area
2 days ago
Toast is driven by building the restaurant platform that helps restaurants adapt, take control, and get back to what they do best: building the businesses they love. Every day, many thousands of servers, hosts, and chefs use Toast devices to serve millions of guests in their restaurants. To make our restaurants successful, we need to develop products that install painlessly, work together seamlessly, and quickly guide restaurant staff and Toast

Director of Technology Business Development, Mid-Atlantic - Remote

Remote
1 day ago
Are you strategic, resilient, engaging with people and a natural self-starter? Do you have a passion for new client and business hunting, building deep and lasting relationships, solving complex business problems through technology implementation, and beating the competition? If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM as a Director, Business Development. If you are looking for a place where you can truly thrive

Director of Engineering - Cloud, SRE & Observability

Cambridge
13 hours ago
Who we areAt CarGurus (NASDAQ: CARG), our mission is to give people the power to reach their destination. We started as a small team of developers determined to bring trust and transparency to car shopping. Since then, our history of innovation and go-to-market acceleration has driven industry-leading growth. In fact, we’re the largest and fastest-growing automotive marketplace, and we’ve been profitable for over 15 years. What we doThe market is

Director of Software Engineering, Sustainability

Greater Boston Area
1 day ago
About Indigo Indigo Ag is a mission-driven company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. We innovate across a breadth of technology and science disciplines to help enhance agriculture's long-term sustainability and profitability and mitigate the climate crisis. We seek to positively impact the world through the digital and biological solutions we bring to the market, creating a more resilient earth, healthier

Director of Software Engineering

Waltham
1 week ago
Vicarious Surgical is hiring a Director of Software Engineering to join our team in Waltham, MA.  In close collaboration with peer Directors leading the areas of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Controls, as the Director of Software Engineering you will lead all aspects of the software engineering process for our innovative surgical robot including requirements, design, development, software testing, UI development, DevOps and the product

Director of Engineering, Platform

Remote
6 days ago
1upHealth Engineering is a world class team of builders characterized by a love for cutting-edge technology, a desire to solve problems, and a never-ending goal to build simple, elegant products that delight customers and simplify all levels of health care data engagement Our Engineering team supports 1upHealth in its mission to improve how healthcare operates, and to provide a better quality of care for everyone. We are looking for a Director of

Director of Engineering, Virtual/Augmented Reality

Remote
6 days ago
*Axon requires employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved. As such, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. Our TeamWe believe that happy teams make the best products, so we foster a friendly, open, introspective team culture that encourages everyone to speak their mind, collaborate together, and have fun. (The team

Senior Director, Engineering

Remote
2 days ago
What We're Looking For:We're seeking a Senior Director, Engineering to lead the Marketplace Growth Team. Marketplace Growth includes up-funnel organic marketing content, the catalog of course and program content available, search and discovery on the platform, and matching the right offering to the right learner. This is a technical team focused on work that will grow and enable our software to work with multiple systems. We need a technical

Director, Engineering - Trust and Privacy

Remote
4 months ago
We’re looking for a Director to take our Data Protection and customer trust to the next level! This Director will be responsible for ensuring consumer and employee privacy through products and services, standards in engineering, and building services and platforms. You will work across the company to ensure good Data Protection patterns are followed, assist in adding Data Protection features across a wide range of products, and produce the tooling

Director, Engineering - Trust and Privacy

Greater Boston Area
4 months ago
We’re looking for a Director to take our Data Protection and customer trust to the next level! This Director will be responsible for ensuring consumer and employee privacy through products and services, standards in engineering, and building services and platforms. You will work across the company to ensure good Data Protection patterns are followed, assist in adding Data Protection features across a wide range of products, and produce the tooling

Director of Software Engineering Salary ranges

The most common Director of Software Engineering salary in Boston is between $190k - $200k.

Average Director of Software Engineering Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Director of Software Engineering make the most at companies with 1,000+ employees, earning $233,550 on average.

Director of Software Engineering Salary by gender

The average Director of Software Engineering salary for women is $171,163 and the average Director of Software Engineering salary for men is $180,045.

Director of Software Engineering Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Director of Software Engineering with 7+ years of experience is $191,627.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Boston

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Junior Software Engineer$91,847
Min: $60K
Max: $155K
QA Analyst$95,215
Min: $73K
Max: $117K
QA Engineer$108,389
Min: $75K
Max: $151K
Front End Developer$109,797
Min: $70K
Max: $175K
Systems Engineer$114,018
Min: $70K
Max: $185K
Software Engineer$116,022
Min: $45K
Max: $210K
Automation Engineer$117,941
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Hardware Engineer$118,867
Min: $70K
Max: $173K
Data Engineer$119,597
Min: $72K
Max: $180K
Sales Engineer$122,661
Min: $64K
Max: $212K
Game Developer$124,000
Min: $124K
Max: $124K
DevOps Engineer$126,205
Min: $85K
Max: $167K
Database Administrator$129,000
Min: $115K
Max: $142K
Android Developer$130,147
Min: $100K
Max: $175K
Machine Learning Engineer$131,462
Min: $107K
Max: $180K
iOS Developer$133,844
Min: $80K
Max: $179K
Security Engineer$134,021
Min: $88K
Max: $200K
Software Test Engineer$135,700
Min: $73K
Max: $175K
Site Reliability Engineer$143,642
Min: $110K
Max: $205K
Senior Software Engineer$144,807
Min: $90K
Max: $290K
QA Manager$145,000
Min: $125K
Max: $175K
Lead Software Engineer$149,135
Min: $80K
Max: $190K
Data Engineering Manager$162,473
Min: $113K
Max: $205K
Data Architect$165,818
Min: $100K
Max: $205K
Engineering Manager$168,571
Min: $115K
Max: $284K
Principal Software Engineer$173,957
Min: $100K
Max: $287K
Director of Software Engineering$189,701
Min: $140K
Max: $308K
Vice President of Engineering$197,208
Min: $120K
Max: $265K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer)$217,542
Min: $165K
Max: $318K

Skills that affect Director of Software Engineering salaries in Boston

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Java
2% have this skill
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Javascript
2% have this skill
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DevOps
2% have this skill
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SQL
2% have this skill
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C++
2% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
2% have this skill

Recent Director of Software Engineering salaries in Boston

$200,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $200,000 with +$200,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
1,000+ Employees
Boston
>10 Reports
$186,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Engineering reported a yearly salary of $186,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Boston
5-10 Reports
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $180,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Boston
$240,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Sales Engineering reported a yearly salary of $240,000 with +$80,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
1,000+ Employees
Boston
$200,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Engineering reported a yearly salary of $200,000 with +$3,600 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Boston
$230,000
Yearly Salary
A Sr Director of Engineering reported a yearly salary of $230,000 with +$45,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Boston
$200,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Test Engineering reported a yearly salary of $200,000
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Boston
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $160,000 with +$32,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Boston
1-5 Reports
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $160,000 with +$32,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Boston
1-5 Reports
$185,000
Yearly Salary
A Director, Engineering reported a yearly salary of $185,000 with +$28,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Boston
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