Software Engineer salary in Boston

Average Base Salary in Boston

$116,263
$14,680
Additional Cash Compensation
$130,943
Total Compensation
Median: 113,000
Min: $45K
Max: $210K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in Boston?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Boston is $116,263. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Boston is $14,680. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Boston is $130,943. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Software Engineer employees in Boston.

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

Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
2 days ago
Software Engineer, Cohere Health, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts (Hybrid) Company Overview: Cohere Health is illuminating healthcare for patients, their doctors, and all those who are important in a patient’s healthcare experience, both in and out of the doctors office.  Founded in August, 2019, we are obsessed with eliminating wasteful friction patients and doctors experience in areas that have nothing to do with health and treatment, particularly

Software Engineer

Burlington
1 week ago
Job Summary: Are you an engineer who is passionate about exploring and applying technology to help solve real world end customer business problems? Are you keen on engaging in an agile process, iteratively delivering, and applying design patterns/architectures correctly? Do you possess a strong desire to learn and contribute solutions and ideas to a broad team?Nuance's Software Engineers/Developers develop next-generation technologies that

Software Engineer

Burlington
1 week ago
Job Summary: Are you an engineer who is passionate about exploring and applying technology to help solve real world end customer business problems? Are you keen on engaging in an agile process, iteratively delivering, and applying design patterns/architectures correctly? Do you possess a strong desire to learn and contribute solutions and ideas to a broad team?Nuance's Software Engineers/Developers develop next-generation technologies that

Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
Simply Business is more than our name. It's how we approach insurance: Make it clear. Make it simple. Make it affordable. By combining exceptional talent, technology, data, and knowledge, Simply Business is the go-to online insurance brokerage that protects small businesses and the entrepreneurs who work hard to build them.  We want team members who have the drive to challenge boundaries. If you’re smart and passionate about delivering brilliant

Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
Chewy is seeking a Software Engineer to join our team in Boston, MA. 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.  

Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
To fight more effectively, military services must increase interoperability among legacy and emerging systems capabilities. STR’s team implements a novel software-based solution to this problem, enabling ad-hoc subsystem connectivity through message level translations. We support numerous opportunities to apply this capability across the DoD on various platforms, at military exercises and for mission demonstrations. The Role: The project requires

Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
LogRocket’s Engineering team is responsible for architecting and building the system that processes millions of events per day for LogRocket, our service for understanding frontend issues, along with a host of other tools, systems and applications that power our business’s growth day to day. As we continue to grow the company >100% year over year, we have a lot of interesting and complex challenges to solve across our stack and in a variety of different domains (some examples below). To support this growth, we are looking for strong, multi-disciplinary engineers to help us continue building a best-in-class product and team. If you’re looking to make meaningful contributions to a rapidly growing startup, we’d love to discuss some of the problems we’re working on with you and see if there’s a mutual fit!

Software Engineer

Remote
6 months ago
Based on the evolving situation with Covid-19 we are mostly remote, this includes the hiring process. We are in the process of moving to a hybrid of onsite and remote with some positions remaining 100% remote.Why This Role Is Important To ArcadiaArcadia helps organizations improve the quality of healthcare, and we are seeking a Senior Software Engineer in Test with a high attention to detail and a desire to improve everything they lay their hands

Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
6 months ago
Senior Software Engineer in Test responsibilities include gathering user requirements, defining system functionality through test artifacts, and writing code in various languages, like Java, JavaScript (e.g. Node and modern web frameworks), python, or .NET (e.g. C#). Our ideal candidates are familiar with the software development life cycle (SDLC) from preliminary system analysis to tests and deployment that complies with coding standards and technical design.

Software Engineer/Senior Software Engineer - Innovation Enablement

Greater Boston Area
1 hour ago
Do you have the skills and drive to join a tech team that is 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. The Solaria Engineering team works in close partnership with Solaria Labs, Liberty Mutual's global incubation lab

Sr. Manager - Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 hour ago
Center 1 (19052), United States of America, McLean, VirginiaSr. Manager - Software EngineerDo you love building and pioneering in the technology space? Do you enjoy solving complex business problems in a fast-paced, collaborative, inclusive, and iterative delivery environment? At Capital One, you'll be part of a big group of makers, breakers, doers and disruptors, who solve real problems and meet real customer needs. We are seeking Full Stack

Backend Software Engineer

Remote
1 hour 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 engineer at Liberty Mutual, you'll apply your talents in an agile environment that has the creative

Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Software Engineer salary in Boston is between $120k - $130k.

Average Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Software Engineer make the most at companies with 1,000+ employees, earning $123,397 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $116,705 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $112,835.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $146,873. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $100,626.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Boston

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Junior Software Engineer$91,494
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$116,263
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$144,874
Min: $90K
Max: $290K
Lead Software Engineer$149,017
Min: $80K
Max: $190K
QA Manager$154,375
Min: $125K
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 Software Engineer salaries in Boston

1
Javascript
14% have this skill
2
SQL
13% have this skill
3
Front-end
11% have this skill
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Python
10% have this skill
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Java
9% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
9% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in Boston

$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Boston
$128,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $128,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Boston
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $100,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Boston
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$12,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Boston
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Boston
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $125,000 with +$12,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Boston
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $135,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Boston
$93,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $93,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Boston
$105,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $105,000 with +$25,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Boston
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$18,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Boston
1-5 Reports
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