Senior Software Engineer salary in Boston

Average Base Salary in Boston

$144,807
$19,732
Additional Cash Compensation
$164,539
Total Compensation
Median: 140,000
Min: $90K
Max: $290K

How Much Does a Senior Software Engineer Make in Boston?

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Boston is $144,807. The average additional cash compensation for a Senior Software Engineer in Boston is $19,732. The average total compensation for a Senior Software Engineer in Boston is $164,539. Senior Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Senior Software Engineer employees in Boston.

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Senior Software Engineer jobs in Boston

Sr Software Engineer

Remote
1 week ago
Description At Liberty Mutual, technology isn't just a part of our business, it's what drives us forward. We deliver our customers peace of mind every day by helping them protect what they value most. By fully embracing agile principles within a Fortune 100 company, our team members enjoy startup-style ownership of their aligned products with the resources, opportunities, and impact of a global company. The Distribution Technology Book Transfer

Sr Software Engineer - Mobile

Greater Boston Area
4 months ago
Our Opportunity: Chewy is looking for a Senior Mobile Developer to join our Native Mobile Apps Team based in Bellevue, WA or Boston, MA. The ideal candidate succeeds in a fast-paced environment, is self-motivated, and has a passion for both the business and the technology. You have experience in either iOS or Android native development (or both!). You work independently but understand the importance of teamwork and mentorship. You need to be

Sr. Software Engineer, Front End - Pet Health

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
Our Team:  Chewy's Pet Health is on a mission to build innovative solutions for our pet parents and our partner vets, such as Pet Insurance, Practice Hub and Telehealth Service. Engineering plays a critical role in defining and executing our platform roadmap. We take the time to understand the "why" before we start shaping up the "how." We celebrate engineering successes and promote a blameless and continuous learning and improvement engineering

Sr. Software Engineer and/ or Principal Software Engineer - Remote

Greater Boston Area
4 months ago
This position can be fully remote. Do you have the skills-and drive-to join a tech team that's working to digitally transform a trillion-dollar industry? From test-driving the latest technologies to creating intuitive consumer apps, Liberty Mutual is constantly innovating and creating industry-leading solutions that provide peace of mind for our customers worldwide. As a principal software engineer at Liberty Mutual, you'll consult on highly

Senior Software Engineer - Marketing

Greater Boston Area
6 hours 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

Senior Software Engineer, iOS

Cambridge
14 hours ago
Jobcase is a social media platform dedicated to empowering and advocating for the world’s workers. We develop technology to help people lead better, more meaningful work-lives – providing access to jobs, tools to take action, and a community for support. Jobcase is an affiliate of MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab, and collaborates with employers, nonprofits and government agencies to both improve, and diversify access to

Senior Software Engineer, B2B

Cambridge
1 day ago
Our B2B engineering team, Dealer Solutions, is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join the team in Cambridge, MA. On the Dealer Solutions team you’ll enhance or create new product offerings for car dealers to help their vehicles reach interested shoppers. Potential project opportunities: create algorithms to identify fraudulent listings to help protect consumers and dealers, create interfaces on top of third party tools, create micro-services to improve application scalability and flexibility, and gain hands-on experience with the digital marketing ad-tech domain. CarGurus is a tech company, you don’t need to know about cars to work here.

Principal/Senior Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 day ago
Do you have the skills-and drive-to join a tech team that's working to digitally transform a trillion-dollar industry? From test-driving the latest technologies to creating intuitive consumer apps, Liberty Mutual is constantly innovating and creating industry-leading solutions that provide peace of mind for our customers worldwide. As a senior software engineer at Liberty Mutual, you'll apply your talents in an agile environment that has the

Senior Software Engineer

Remote
1 day ago
Do you have the skills-and drive-to join a tech team that's working to digitally transform a trillion-dollar industry? From test-driving the latest technologies to creating intuitive consumer apps, Liberty Mutual is constantly innovating and creating industry-leading solutions that provide peace of mind for our customers worldwide. As a software or senior software engineer at Liberty Mutual, you'll apply your talents in an agile environment that

Senior Software Engineer (Remote)

Remote
1 day ago
Do you have the skills-and drive-to join a tech team that's working to digitally transform a trillion-dollar industry? From test-driving the latest technologies to creating intuitive consumer apps, Liberty Mutual is constantly innovating and creating industry-leading solutions that provide peace of mind for our customers worldwide. As a senior software engineer at Liberty Mutual, you'll apply your talents in an agile environment that has the

Senior Software Engineer - Remote

Greater Boston Area
1 day ago
We deliver our customers peace of mind every day by helping them protect what they value most. Our passion for placing the customer at the center of everything we do is driving a transformational shift at Liberty Mutual. Operating as a tech startup within a Fortune 100 company, we are leading a digital disruption that will redefine how people experience insurance. If you're a curious learner who has a penchant for getting things done, thrives on

Senior Software Engineer, ATA

Cambridge
1 day 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

Senior Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Senior Software Engineer salary in Boston is between $140k - $150k.

Average Senior Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Senior Software Engineer make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $148,133 on average.

Senior Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Senior Software Engineer salary for women is $149,135 and the average Senior Software Engineer salary for men is $141,647.

Senior Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $152,712. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $160,000.

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 Senior Software Engineer salaries in Boston

1
Javascript
10% have this skill
2
SQL
10% have this skill
3
Python
8% have this skill
4
Java
7% have this skill
5
Amazon Web Services
7% have this skill
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Front-end
7% have this skill

Recent Senior Software Engineer salaries in Boston

$170,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $170,000 with +$17,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Boston
$170,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $170,000 with +$17,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Boston
$145,000
Yearly Salary
A Full Stack Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $145,000 with +$90,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Boston
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $110,000 with +$6,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Boston
$131,341
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $131,341 with +$13,141 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Boston
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $180,000 with +$230,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Boston
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Boston
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A IT Developer reported a yearly salary of $110,000 with +$11,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Boston
$145,248
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $145,248
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Boston
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000 with +$8,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Boston
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