Senior Software Engineer salary in Boston

Average Base Salary in Boston

$131,689
$12,996
Additional Cash Compensation
$144,685
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 $131,689. The average additional cash compensation for a Senior Software Engineer in Boston is $12,996. The average total compensation for a Senior Software Engineer in Boston is $144,685. Senior Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Boston from anonymous Senior Software Engineer employees in Boston.

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Total number of Tech companies in Boston
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Senior Software Engineer jobs in Boston

Sr. Software Engineer - POS Integration

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+26
CrunchTime is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our Point-of-Sale (POS) Integration team (Connex). The Connex team creates bi-directional real-time integration to every POS that our customers deploy. We are currently supporting 18 POS systems and processing almost 2 million guest checks per day. The Connex team moves quickly to add features to existing integrations and support new POS systems, our deployments occur weekly. The ideal candidate is someone who enjoys integration, continual learning, and a fast-paced development environment.

Sr. Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
17 hours ago
+25
As a Software Engineer III, you'll work product managers and business stakeholders to communicate technical requirements and define the direction and velocity of our Software Development Life Cycle. You'll work to create successful paths for junior developers to complete tasks and build experience as well as mentor mid-level developers in technical leadership and their ability to work with junior talent. You'll be a resource for any stakeholder interested in learning more about your product and a valuable asset to senior leadership to explain your domain and success as it relates to the overall goals of Peapod Digital Labs. 

Sr. Software Engineer in Test

Greater Boston Area
4 days ago
+35
Abacus Insights is a mission-driven, start-up technology company that is focused on improving health outcomes, lowering the cost of healthcare, and delivering a more seamless healthcare experience.  At our core, we are passionate about advancing healthcare and improving people’s lives through technology. Abacus Insights provides a flexible, efficient, and secure platform that organizes and exchanges data from various sources and formats, allowing

Senior Software Engineer - Java

Greater Boston Area
3 days ago
+45
Create and review test cases to maximize potential for automated test execution. Implement programmatic tests at varying scope (unit, component integration, system integration, performance…). Design and implement tools and frameworks to simplify test development, including simulators/mocks and data generators. Build test infrastructure to fit into our CI platform. Assess and evaluate new tools and testing methodologies. Provided peer feedback in design and code reviews. Design test automation in one of a variety of software domains: web-based e-commerce and customer service, native iOS and Android applications, financial and accounting systems, warehouse management and supply chain systems.

Senior Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
4 days ago
+45
Our Opportunity: Chewy is looking for a Senior Software Engineer for our Fulfillment Systems team in Boston, MA. This individual will work to expand our internal Fulfillment Web Applications.  You’ll create intuitive and natural interfaces for our internal Leadership Teams to help them manage the Fulfillment business. What You'll Do: Working with other technology teams, you and your team will design and build user interfaces that provide critical

Senior Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
4 days ago
+35
Our Data Distribution Engineering team is looking to bring on an experienced Sr. Software Engineer who wants to be part of a collaborative team that is solving our clients most critical problems. Our clients (Healthcare Insurance payers) receive patient and other data from numerous disparate sources. Our Data Distribution team is responsible for transforming that data into the various formats needed to support different business use cases. You will be part of the team building our first set of distribution APIs to enable third-party applications to consume data from the Abacus Platform. As a member of this team, you will work with business partners, project managers, and systems analysts to review functional business requirements, non-functional specifications, test plans and ultimately deployment plans. You will be responsible for the design, implementation, and maintenance of cloud application environments.

Senior Software Engineer

Somerville
5 days ago
+16
Develops the printer firmware that drives our hardware and enables new and inventive uses of our products. Develops PreForm, one of the most powerful and intuitive desktop print applications on the market. Optimizes 3D geometric and print algorithms. Creates elegant and user-friendly web applications. Works across engineering disciplines to realize cutting-edge capabilities.

Senior Software Engineer, Pricing

Remote
6 days ago
+50
Now, more than ever, the Toast team is committed to our customers. We’re taking steps to help restaurants navigate these unprecedented times with  technology, resources, and community. Our focus is on building the restaurant platform that helps restaurants adapt, take control, and get back to what they do best: building the businesses they love. And because our technology is purpose-built for restaurants, by restaurant people, restaurants can

Senior Software Engineer, Pricing

Greater Boston Area
6 days ago
+50
Now, more than ever, the Toast team is committed to our customers. We’re taking steps to help restaurants navigate these unprecedented times with  technology, resources, and community. Our focus is on building the restaurant platform that helps restaurants adapt, take control, and get back to what they do best: building the businesses they love. And because our technology is purpose-built for restaurants, by restaurant people, restaurants can

Senior Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+60
Nuance is currently building a completely new product which combines our successful speech recognition technology with language understanding to take even more work off doctor’s shoulders. This product will be highly innovative and is intended to achieve something currently not available anywhere in the medical (or any other) market. The new software will be running in the cloud and needs to be highly scalable to support the anticipated user group – a significant percentage of medical professionals in the United States.

Senior Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+22
Collect as many types of online identifiers as possible, in real time. Process these identifiers in real-time in order to make quality matches available to our partners. Own several distributed real-time applications, written in Go, that our partners call within their website in order to exchange user information. Link user identifiers together, and maintain those mappings in BigTable to promote high quality while maintaining a high enough coverage. Exchange a high volume of messages across our applications through streaming processing like Gazette.

Senior Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+24
You’ll be involved in building, maintaining, and releasing our various backend services, as well as helping to shape and define our standards and best practices as they evolve within our team, and in our company. You’ll work collaboratively with others to enable our customers to automate their security practices and get more done with less time. Our product has an emphasis on a high quality user experience, as our visual builder, configuration components, and overall experience are tailored to taking complex processes and distilling them into simple and straightforward workflows for users.

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 11-50 employees, earning $141,364 on average.

Senior Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Senior Software Engineer salary for women is $122,571 and the average Senior Software Engineer salary for men is $133,581.

Senior Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $141,924.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Boston

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $67,882
Min: $36K
Max: $90K
Junior Software Engineer $91,125
Min: $80K
Max: $105K
QA Engineer $95,714
Min: $70K
Max: $161K
Software Test Engineer $96,000
Min: $68K
Max: $125K
Front End Developer $99,909
Min: $62K
Max: $150K
Salesforce Developer $101,357
Min: $76K
Max: $110K
Automation Engineer $101,900
Min: $75K
Max: $158K
Software Engineer $112,415
Min: $75K
Max: $160K
Android Developer $113,677
Min: $80K
Max: $163K
Data Engineer $114,150
Min: $73K
Max: $165K
iOS Developer $115,293
Min: $77K
Max: $179K
Sales Engineer $115,543
Min: $55K
Max: $178K
Security Engineer $121,625
Min: $65K
Max: $156K
DevOps Engineer $122,286
Min: $85K
Max: $175K
Game Developer $124,000
Min: $124K
Max: $124K
Database Administrator $128,500
Min: $115K
Max: $142K
Machine Learning Engineer $129,000
Min: $120K
Max: $138K
Lead Software Engineer $131,250
Min: $120K
Max: $165K
Senior Software Engineer $131,689
Min: $90K
Max: $185K
Site Reliability Engineer $133,000
Min: $133K
Max: $133K
Data Architect $134,548
Min: $80K
Max: $190K
Hardware Engineer $135,000
Min: $135K
Max: $135K
Systems Engineer $137,000
Min: $137K
Max: $137K
QA Manager $138,692
Min: $108K
Max: $165K
Engineering Manager $147,981
Min: $109K
Max: $205K
Principal Software Engineer $161,476
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Data Engineering Manager $172,000
Min: $172K
Max: $172K
Director of Software Engineering $180,890
Min: $140K
Max: $228K
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
11% have this skill
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Javascript
11% have this skill
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Java
9% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
7% have this skill
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Python
6% have this skill
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Front-end
6% have this skill

Recent Senior Software Engineer salaries in Boston

$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $140,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Boston
1-5 Reports
$141,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $141,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Boston
$144,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $144,000 with +$6,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Boston
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Boston
$100,400
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $100,400 with +$6,225 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Boston
$132,000
Yearly Salary
A Cloud Engineer reported a yearly salary of $132,000 with +$25,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Boston
1-5 Reports
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $135,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Boston
$113,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $113,000 with +$8,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Boston
1-5 Reports
$144,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $144,000 with +$16,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Boston
$145,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $145,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Boston
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