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Senior Software Engineer salary in Boston

Average Base Salary in Boston

$131,981
$14,445
Additional Cash Compensation
$146,426
Total Compensation
Median: $132K
Min: $90K
Max: $185K

How Much Does a Senior Software Engineer Make in Boston?

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Boston is $131,981. The average additional cash compensation for a Senior Software Engineer in Boston is $14,445. The average total compensation for a Senior Software Engineer in Boston is $146,426. Senior Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Boston from anonymous Senior Software Engineer employees in Boston.

Boston by the numbers

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Senior Software Engineer jobs in Boston

Sr. Software Engineer, DevTools

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+50
Create developer tools in support of a flourishing company. Use your familiarity with DevOps methodologies to improve quality and developer velocity. Take on and evolve our Android build processes, to ease developer involvement. Be able to program in a variety of different programming languages (we use Kotlin, Java, Groovy, and Python among others). Champion best practices such as quality test automation and automation of release pipelines. Coach and guide other engineers to deliver on the technical vision.

Sr Software Engineer - VoIP Protocols

Greater Boston Area
1 month ago
+23
This Senior Software Engineer will play a key role in designing and implementing components and features of a real-time speech and language processing platform. The Senior Software Engineer works in close collaboration with QA, DevOps, Product Owners, Professional Services, customers and development partners.

Senior Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
4 days ago
+59
The ideal engineer will possess a solid understanding of C++ programming at both the application and system levels, with a proven and established habit of delivering high quality code in a professional context. Our team is very collaborative and we are looking for dynamic technical leaders who can work independently while supporting the needs of the team. If you are the kind of programmer who wants to grow technically while making a meaningful contribution to cutting edge software that does some good in the world, join VMware Carbon Black! 

Senior Software Engineer - Growth

Greater Boston Area
5 days ago
+35
As a Senior Software Engineer, you will leverage the latest technologies to solve challenging problems that will impact millions of users. You will collaborate with a team of talented engineers, break down complex problems, and implement robust and scalable solutions. You’ll experiment with new ideas, and find ways to delight users!

Senior Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
5 days ago
+47
Our engineers are changing history way beyond git rebase -i. The engineering team is involved in every step of the product cycle, working closely with many other teams (and our users!) to brainstorm and build solutions to education’s toughest problems. Sure, we have strong technical chops, but we make sure to constantly challenge ourselves and grow. From lunchtime guest talks and...

Senior Software Engineer, UI

Greater Boston Area
5 days ago
+45
Chewy is hiring a Senior Software Engineer, UI for our Peth Health team in Boston, MA. This is a high-profile position that will have exposure across the entire business, influencing the vision and implementation of architecture, design and features for this critical business line. As part of a dynamic team, this role offers a tremendous opportunity for professional growth in the leading online pet retailer in the US. The role will allow you to act as an individual contributor as part of a team of strong engineers. The role will have tremendous visibility in the technology & business organization of Chewy.

Senior Software Engineer - IoT

Watertown
1 week ago
+34
Build and maintain browser applications and the underlying services that run on embedded devices. Work with Typescript and other web technologies to deliver a performant, scalable, and responsive platform. Follow atomic design principles to build features which must function on a wide range of devices. Define requirements and work effectively with other organizations and peer engineering teams on developing, testing, implementing and supporting these requirements for existing and upcoming products. Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders (such as electrical, mechanical, and materials engineers). Facilitate good technical designs and solutions based on modern software development patterns and practices. Write maintainable code, working in a professional software engineering environment (source control, shortened release cycles, continuous integration and deployment, etc.). Manage aspects of the software development, test, and release process. Work with vendors on issues, log collection, analysis and troubleshooting. Support feasibility/analysis for validation of new technologies, products, features, and services.

Senior Software Engineer, Fulfillment

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+45
Working with other technology teams, you and your team will design and build user interfaces that provide critical visibility to our Leadership teams to effectively manage and run the Fulfillment Centers. You’ll integrate with and extract from other critical Fulfillment, Supply Chain, and Business Intelligence systems. You will write simple and sustainable code that reflects a constant understanding of the business impacts. This is a terrific opportunity to join a thriving startup and have a significant role in its success. There is a tremendous opportunity to grow professionally and to be a part of a dynamic and successful team.

Senior Software Engineer, CMS

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+45
Chewy is hiring a Senior Software Engineer for our CMS Engineering Team. Our CMS engineering team is responsible for building internal tools and platforms that enables marketing and related departments to offer the best experience to our customers while providing the company efficiency and dynamic content driving capabilities. The CMS Engineering Team also works closely with various development teams to provide customer facing applications that focus on giving customers the best user experience possible. The expectations of the prospective candidate will be the design, development, testing, implementation, and support of applications and related integrations. In this role, the ideal candidate will engage in iterative development, testing, and make contributions to the growth and development of one of Chewy’s fastest growing areas. This energetic individual will partner with both technical and business teams on multiple initiatives and collaborate to deliver new features and enhancements. The role will have tremendous visibility in the technology & business organization of Chewy.

Senior Software Engineer, Foundations

Cambridge
1 week ago
+41
CarGurus is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join the Foundations engineering team in Cambridge, MA. The Foundations team focuses on improving overall engineering performance through architectural improvements, engineering tooling, and developing core frameworks. These projects are complex and challenging and provide the opportunity to work with sophisticated tools and technologies. To succeed in this role, you must be able to learn and adapt quickly and collaborate with other engineers to deliver solutions. Potential project opportunities: creating new micro-services, improving UI performance, re-architecting core components and building developer tools. You will own your projects and collaborate with fellow engineers and product partners as you solve interesting problems with a global impact. And no, you do not need to know about cars to work here.

Senior Software Engineer

Cambridge
1 week ago
+41
As a Senior Software Engineer at CarGurus, you will provide technical leadership in a fast-moving, data-driven environment. You will be deeply engaged in the full development lifecycle designing, developing, testing, deploying, maintaining, monitoring and improving software. You will deploy code daily and use data to drive our decisions, while delivering software and analytics to consumers and dealers. You will own your projects and collaborate with fellow engineers and product partners as you solve interesting problems with a global impact. And no, you do not need to know about cars to work here. 

Senior Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+50
We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to play a major role on the team responsible for scaling our Android platform and the supporting infrastructure. Toast’s platform supports tens of thousands of devices per day, and this number grows constantly as we add new restaurants to the platform. Android Platform has three major scopes. We are responsible for the Android app architecture and providing developers with a great platform to create features effectively. We also manage all the data produced from our devices, which allows our teams, engineering and otherwise, to have better insights into customer day-to-day interactions. We own our upgrade process and related release management process for our app rollout.

Senior Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Senior Software Engineer salary in Boston is between $130k - $140k.

Average Senior Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Senior Software Engineer make the most at companies with 1-10 employees, earning $146,500 on average.

Senior Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Senior Software Engineer salary for women is $124,000 and the average Senior Software Engineer salary for men is $134,205.

Senior Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $142,366.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Boston

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $67,882
Min: $36K
Max: $90K
Software Test Engineer $96,000
Min: $68K
Max: $125K
QA Engineer $96,146
Min: $70K
Max: $161K
Junior Software Engineer $99,500
Min: $94K
Max: $105K
Salesforce Developer $101,357
Min: $76K
Max: $110K
Front End Developer $101,690
Min: $62K
Max: $150K
Automation Engineer $107,000
Min: $82K
Max: $158K
Software Engineer $112,704
Min: $75K
Max: $160K
Android Developer $113,047
Min: $80K
Max: $163K
Data Engineer $114,150
Min: $73K
Max: $165K
iOS Developer $114,700
Min: $77K
Max: $179K
Sales Engineer $115,011
Min: $55K
Max: $178K
Security Engineer $121,067
Min: $65K
Max: $156K
DevOps Engineer $122,309
Min: $85K
Max: $175K
Game Developer $124,000
Min: $124K
Max: $124K
Data Architect $131,342
Min: $80K
Max: $185K
Senior Software Engineer $131,981
Min: $90K
Max: $185K
Site Reliability Engineer $133,000
Min: $133K
Max: $133K
Hardware Engineer $135,000
Min: $135K
Max: $135K
Systems Engineer $137,000
Min: $137K
Max: $137K
Machine Learning Engineer $138,000
Min: $138K
Max: $138K
Database Administrator $142,000
Min: $142K
Max: $142K
Engineering Manager $147,020
Min: $109K
Max: $205K
QA Manager $147,875
Min: $136K
Max: $165K
Principal Software Engineer $162,152
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Lead Software Engineer $165,000
Min: $165K
Max: $165K
Data Engineering Manager $172,000
Min: $172K
Max: $172K
Director of Software Engineering $180,438
Min: $155K
Max: $225K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $190,886
Min: $90K
Max: $260K
Vice President of Engineering $202,000
Min: $120K
Max: $272K

Skills that affect Senior Software Engineer salaries in Boston

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SQL
12% have this skill
2
Javascript
12% have this skill
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Java
10% have this skill
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Front-end
7% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
7% have this skill
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Python
7% have this skill

Recent Senior Software Engineer salaries in Boston

$123,000
Yearly Salary
A Technical Architect reported a yearly salary of $123,000 with +$11,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Boston
1-5 Reports
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Boston
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Boston
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Architect reported a yearly salary of $150,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Boston
1-5 Reports
$131,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Front End Engineer reported a yearly salary of $131,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $135,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Boston
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Software architect reported a yearly salary of $135,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $140,000 with +$14,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Boston
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Boston
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $140,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Boston
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