Lead Software Engineer salary in Boston

Average Base Salary in Boston

$149,135
$13,103
Additional Cash Compensation
$162,238
Total Compensation
Median: 155,000
Min: $80K
Max: $190K

How Much Does a Lead Software Engineer Make in Boston?

The average salary for a Lead Software Engineer in Boston is $149,135. The average additional cash compensation for a Lead Software Engineer in Boston is $13,103. The average total compensation for a Lead Software Engineer in Boston is $162,238. Lead Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Lead Software Engineer employees in Boston.

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Lead Software Engineer jobs in Boston

Lead Software Engineer - SMS

Greater Boston Area
1 hour ago
At Klaviyo, we value the unique backgrounds, experiences and perspectives each Klaviyo (we call ourselves Klaviyos) brings to our workplace each and every day. We believe everyone deserves a fair shot at success and appreciate the experiences each person brings beyond the traditional job requirements. If you’re a close but not exact match with the description, we hope you’ll still consider applying. Want to learn more about life at Klaviyo? Visit

Lead Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
3 days ago
At Klaviyo, we value the unique backgrounds, experiences and perspectives each Klaviyo (we call ourselves Klaviyos) brings to our workplace each and every day. We believe everyone deserves a fair shot at success and appreciate the experiences each person brings beyond the traditional job requirements. If you’re a close but not exact match with the description, we hope you’ll still consider applying. Want to learn more about life at Klaviyo? Visit

Lead, Software Engineer (Remote)

Remote
6 days ago
Locations: US Remote, United States of AmericaLead, Software Engineer (Remote)Do you want to work for a tech company that writes its own code, develops its own software, and builds its own products? We experiment and innovate leveraging the latest technologies, engineer breakthrough customer experiences, and bring simplicity and humanity to banking. We make a difference for 65 million customers.At Capital One, you'll be part of a big group of

Lead Embedded Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
EPAM Continuum integrates business, design, and technology consulting to focus on accelerating breakthrough ideas into meaningful impact for patients, providers, consumers, and ultimately our clients. Driving transformation in today's world requires a uniquely constructed network of connected teams, working across silos, to help tackle our client's biggest challenges. This is core to our DNA.We want to meet great people who are interested in

Lead Software Engineer- Templates

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
At Klaviyo, we value the unique backgrounds, experiences and perspectives each Klaviyo (we call ourselves Klaviyos) brings to our workplace each and every day. We believe everyone deserves a fair shot at success and appreciate the experiences each person brings beyond the traditional job requirements. If you’re a close but not exact match with the description, we hope you’ll still consider applying. Want to learn more about life at Klaviyo? Visit

Lead Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
Our Opportunity: Chewy is looking to hire a Lead Software Engineer based in Plantation, FL, Boston, MA, or Minneapolis, MN. You will be a part of the Authorization/Authentication team that is responsible for the customer’s experience with their Chewy account across Chewy’s properties. This team aims to build tools, systems, and services that provides a secure, world class experience for Chewy’s customers to access their Accounts using modern

Software Engineer, Technical Lead

Somerville
1 week ago
Name of Employer: Formlabs, Inc Position Title: Software Engineer, Technical Lead Position Location: 35 Medford Street, Somerville, MA 02143 Duties: Develop UI and associated software workflows simultaneously on desktop 3D printer control software and 3D printer embedded systems. Create and develop a C++ based software architecture across all hardware platforms, including 3D printer accessories. Work with designers and product managers to plan and

Lead Software Engineer- Segments

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
At Klaviyo, we value the unique backgrounds, experiences and perspectives each Klaviyo (we call ourselves Klaviyos) brings to our workplace each and every day. We believe everyone deserves a fair shot at success and appreciate the experiences each person brings beyond the traditional job requirements. If you’re a close but not exact match with the description, we hope you’ll still consider applying. Want to learn more about life at Klaviyo? Visit

Lead Software Engineer - Remote

Remote
4 months ago
EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow

Lead Software Engineer

Remote
4 months ago
EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow

Lead Software Engineer - K-ops

Greater Boston Area
1 day ago
At Klaviyo, we value the unique backgrounds, experiences and perspectives each Klaviyo (we call ourselves Klaviyos) brings to our workplace each and every day. We believe everyone deserves a fair shot at success and appreciate the experiences each person brings beyond the traditional job requirements. If you’re a close but not exact match with the description, we hope you’ll still consider applying. Want to learn more about life at Klaviyo? Visit

Lead Software Engineer, Digital Retail

Cambridge
1 day ago
The Digital Retail team at CarGurus is looking for a skilled Lead Software Engineer to help mentor others and drive exciting projects in the automotive space. As a member of this team, you will be a huge part in helping transform the way people buy cars by enabling a full online retail experience and building the most innovative online car purchasing platform available.

Lead Software Engineer Salary ranges

The two most common Lead Software Engineer salary ranges in Boston are $160k - $170k and $170k - $180k.

Average Lead Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Lead Software Engineer make the most at companies with 1,000+ employees, earning $164,800 on average.

Lead Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Lead Software Engineer salary for women is $135,204 and the average Lead Software Engineer salary for men is $149,635.

Lead Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Lead Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $154,653. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $126,000.

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 Lead Software Engineer salaries in Boston

1
SQL
2% have this skill
2
Javascript
2% have this skill
3
Amazon Web Services
2% have this skill
4
Java
1% have this skill
5
Front-end
1% have this skill
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C#
1% have this skill

Recent Lead Software Engineer salaries in Boston

$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Boston
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $125,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Boston
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000 with +$27,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Boston
$162,500
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $162,500 with +$16,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Boston
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer - Lead reported a yearly salary of $135,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Boston
1-5 Reports
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$25,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Boston
$170,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $170,000 with +$34,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Boston
1-5 Reports
$166,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $166,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Boston
$155,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $155,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Boston
$155,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $155,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Boston
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