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Software Engineer salary in Boston

Average Base Salary in Boston

$112,924
$10,188
Additional Cash Compensation
$123,112
Total Compensation
Median: $113K
Min: $80K
Max: $158K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in Boston?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Boston is $112,924. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Boston is $10,188. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Boston is $123,112. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Boston from anonymous Software Engineer employees in Boston.

Boston by the numbers

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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
1 week ago
+21
Design, build, and maintain a highly scalable web analytics platform. Ensure that the platform meets business requirements and industry practices for security and privacy. Write queries/jobs/functions to feed and enhance the data pipeline. Recommend ways to improve data reliability, efficiency and quality. Integrate new technologies and software engineering tools into existing platform. Assist customer support team with analytics and software inquiries.

Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+35
Build innovative consumer experiences, specializing on our microservice or mobile development platforms. Ship your first code in days, iterating on features in an agile manner. Work with exceptionally skilled teammates to develop best-in-breed solutions to complex problems. Collaborate with a diverse group of people, getting great feedback for career growth. Execute on big opportunities, helping Hopper rise to the top of the travel industry.

Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+44
Klaviyo is a Boston startup located right in the heart of downtown Boston. We craft software helping thousands of ecommerce companies to have engaging relationships with hundreds of millions of consumers. We love taking on tough engineering problems and look for full stack engineers who specialize in certain areas but are passionate about building, owning & scaling features end to end from scratch and breaking through any obstacle or technical challenge in their way. We push each other to move out of our comfort zone, learn new technologies and work hard to ensure each day is better than the last.

Software Engineer I

Greater Boston Area
1 month ago
+17
As a Software Engineer I, you’ll work with senior developers to interpret business requirements and create sprint plans to accomplish coding goals. Working primarily in Java, you’ll gain an understanding of our in-house systems and their myriad of functions for consumers, retail brands, analytics, and more. You’ll build domain experience as you develop solutions to business problems and eventually becoming a subject-matter expert and resource for individuals across the business to learn how your product contributes to the overall success of Peapod Digital Labs.

Senior Software Engineer - Growth

Greater Boston Area
11 hours 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 Robotics Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
4 days ago
+25
PFF is hiring a passionate and experienced Senior Robotics Software Engineer to join our engineering team. In this role you will bring your expertise in robot navigation to help gita® move and operate collaboratively with people. The Senior Robotics Software Engineer will be a key contributor in the development and improvement of gita® as well as future mobility products. Experience developing navigation algorithms in prior robotic products is necessary for success in this role at PFF.

Software Engineer - Mobile

Greater Boston Area
4 days ago
+35
Build innovative consumer experiences. Create delightful user experiences in an app (iOS or Android). Work in a complex dynamic environment with a rich API tier. Collaborating with a diverse group of people, giving and receiving feedback for growth. Execute on big opportunities, helping Hopper rise to the top of the travel industry.

Software Engineer, Back End

Cambridge
5 days ago
+24
As a backend software engineer on the Applications Team, you will be responsible for building the backend infrastructure that our web applications depend on. Our Applications Team is a tight-knit and high-velocity team that’s responsible for the web products across Kensho. With more projects than team members, we stress stability, code-quality, and communication.

Frontend Software Engineer

Somerville
6 days ago
+11
In this role, you will be responsible for developing new product from concept to launch (and beyond). We’re looking for a Frontend Software Engineer that will build delightful products to shape the future of remote meetings. We pride ourselves on being thoughtful, intentional and able to deliver value. If you love simple and elegant solutions that deliver value to users, then this is the right fit for you. Owl Labs' mission is to solve a problem we've all experienced: meetings suck, and they are especially painful for the remote participants on the other side of the call. Considering the rapid growth in remote and distributed work, this is a perfectly timed problem for Owl Labs to solve. The market is hungry for products and content that make remote and distributed work better.

Senior Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
6 days ago
+24
You will be a key technology leader with a vision within our organization. You will help scale our payment platform as we grow. You will mentor peers with the latest software development techniques for delivering quality software at scale. You will be collaborating with a fun, supportive, and high energy team that takes pride in building exceptional software.

Staff Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
6 days ago
+35
Chewy is hiring a Staff Software Engineer - Java for our eCommerce Pet Health Systems team in Boston, MA. As a Staff Engineer you will have development and operational oversight over major systems at Chewy. You will be in charge of evaluating new technologies, designing, developing impactful software capabilities to enhance or create new functionality needed to grow Chewy. You will have the opportunity to be part of a high performing engineering team where we value broad-based technical skills in cloud-based services, databases, security, serverless technologies, and more.

Software Engineer, Data

Cambridge
6 days ago
+24
As a software engineer on the Data Team, you will be responsible for aggregating thousands of messy data points and making sure they are integrated into Kensho’s systems and easily accessible to our teams. Our Data Team consists of a diverse mix of engineers working in Python to interface with many types of backends. 

Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Software Engineer salary in Boston is between $110k - $120k.

Average Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Software Engineer make the most at companies with 1-10 employees, earning $120,000 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $117,333 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $110,121.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $129,875. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $102,167.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Boston

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $67,882
Min: $36K
Max: $90K
QA Engineer $95,111
Min: $70K
Max: $161K
Software Test Engineer $96,000
Min: $68K
Max: $125K
Salesforce Developer $101,357
Min: $76K
Max: $110K
Front End Developer $101,830
Min: $62K
Max: $150K
Automation Engineer $107,000
Min: $82K
Max: $158K
iOS Developer $109,333
Min: $77K
Max: $155K
Data Engineer $112,500
Min: $75K
Max: $154K
Software Engineer $112,924
Min: $80K
Max: $158K
Android Developer $113,047
Min: $80K
Max: $163K
Sales Engineer $113,105
Min: $55K
Max: $160K
Security Engineer $121,067
Min: $65K
Max: $156K
DevOps Engineer $122,048
Min: $85K
Max: $175K
Data Architect $125,700
Min: $80K
Max: $183K
Senior Software Engineer $128,987
Min: $90K
Max: $185K
Engineering Manager $142,605
Min: $109K
Max: $205K
QA Manager $147,875
Min: $136K
Max: $165K
Principal Software Engineer $157,761
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Director of Software Engineering $177,450
Min: $155K
Max: $198K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $189,738
Min: $90K
Max: $260K
Vice President of Engineering $203,714
Min: $150K
Max: $272K

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in Boston

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Javascript
15% have this skill
2
SQL
12% have this skill
3
Front-end
10% have this skill
4
Amazon Web Services
9% have this skill
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Java
9% have this skill
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Node.js
7% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in Boston

$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Boston
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Boston
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Systems Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $100,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
500+ Employees
Boston
$88,000
Yearly Salary
A officer reported a yearly salary of $88,000 with +$7,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $110,000 with +$11,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Boston
$94,300
Yearly Salary
A Senior Mechanical Engineer reported a yearly salary of $94,300 with +$18,900 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Boston
$104,400
Yearly Salary
A Research Programmer II reported a yearly salary of $104,400
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Boston
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $110,000 with +$12,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
1-5 Reports
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $100,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
$105,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $105,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
500+ Employees
Boston
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