Software Engineer salary in Boston

Average Base Salary in Boston

$116,019
$14,802
Additional Cash Compensation
$130,821
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 $116,019. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Boston is $14,802. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Boston is $130,821. 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
694

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!

Senior Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
2 days 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.

Fullstack Software Engineer Onboarding eXperience - Remote Italy

Remote
3 hours ago
Headquartered in New York City, Dataiku was founded in Paris in 2013 and achieved unicorn status in 2019. Now, more than 1,000 employees work across the globe in our offices and remotely. Backed by a renowned set of investors and partners including CapitalG, Tiger Global, and ICONIQ Growth, we’ve set out to build the future of AI.  Helping users to successfully use your product, continuously nudging them with the right elements, at the right

Software Engineer Data Presentation - Remote Portugal

Remote
2 days ago
Headquartered in New York City, Dataiku was founded in Paris in 2013 and achieved unicorn status in 2019. Now, more than 1,000 employees work across the globe in our offices and remotely. Backed by a renowned set of investors and partners including CapitalG, Tiger Global, and ICONIQ Growth, we’ve set out to build the future of AI.  Data visualization is often the most striking (and for some, the most accessible) part of the data-to-insights

Software Engineer Data Presentation - Remote Italy

Remote
2 days ago
Headquartered in New York City, Dataiku was founded in Paris in 2013 and achieved unicorn status in 2019. Now, more than 1,000 employees work across the globe in our offices and remotely. Backed by a renowned set of investors and partners including CapitalG, Tiger Global, and ICONIQ Growth, we’ve set out to build the future of AI.  Data visualization is often the most striking (and for some, the most accessible) part of the data-to-insights

Software engineer Cloud Platform - Remote Portugal

Remote
2 days ago
Headquartered in New York City, Dataiku was founded in Paris in 2013 and achieved unicorn status in 2019. Now, more than 1,000 employees work across the globe in our offices and remotely. Backed by a renowned set of investors and partners including CapitalG, Tiger Global, and ICONIQ Growth, we’ve set out to build the future of AI.  As enterprises worldwide become more and more invested in the cloud, Dataiku looks to expand its services and

Software engineer Cloud Platform - Remote Italy

Remote
2 days ago
Headquartered in New York City, Dataiku was founded in Paris in 2013 and achieved unicorn status in 2019. Now, more than 1,000 employees work across the globe in our offices and remotely. Backed by a renowned set of investors and partners including CapitalG, Tiger Global, and ICONIQ Growth, we’ve set out to build the future of AI.  As enterprises worldwide become more and more invested in the cloud, Dataiku looks to expand its services and

Software Engineer Data Preparation - Remote Italy

Remote
1 week ago
Headquartered in New York City, Dataiku was founded in Paris in 2013 and achieved unicorn status in 2019. Now, more than 1,000 employees work across the globe in our offices and remotely. Backed by a renowned set of investors and partners including CapitalG, Tiger Global, and ICONIQ Growth, we’ve set out to build the future of AI.  As enterprises worldwide become more and more invested in the cloud, Dataiku looks to expand its services and

Fullstack Software Engineer Onboarding eXperience - Remote Portugal

Remote
1 week ago
Headquartered in New York City, Dataiku was founded in Paris in 2013 and achieved unicorn status in 2019. Now, more than 1,000 employees work across the globe in our offices and remotely. Backed by a renowned set of investors and partners including CapitalG, Tiger Global, and ICONIQ Growth, we’ve set out to build the future of AI.  Helping users to successfully use your product, continuously nudging them with the right elements, at the right

Software Engineer

Burlington
20 hours ago
Do you want to positively help change the healthcare industry - and the world - by working at the forefront of AI-powered clinical innovations that are truly transforming the clinician-patient relationship? If this kind of work fuels your passion, come join the pioneer and leader in conversational AI as we help unburden physicians, clinicians, and radiologists around the world while promoting better outcomes for patients. Together, through

Software Engineer

Remote
1 day ago
Empower the Individual Through Crypto Gemini is a crypto exchange and custodian that allows customers to buy, sell, store, and earn more than 30 cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ether, litecoin, and Zcash. Gemini is a New York trust company that is subject to the capital reserve requirements, cybersecurity requirements, and banking compliance standards set forth by the New York State Department of Financial Services and the New York

Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
2 days 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. We prefer candidates to be based in East Coast or Central Time Zones. Job

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 $115,858 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $112,720.

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 $100,072.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Boston

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Junior Software Engineer$91,903
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$113,146
Min: $70K
Max: $185K
Software Engineer$116,019
Min: $45K
Max: $210K
Automation Engineer$117,941
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Hardware Engineer$118,867
Min: $70K
Max: $173K
Data Engineer$118,978
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$132,636
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$167,952
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
15% have this skill
2
SQL
13% have this skill
3
Front-end
11% have this skill
4
Python
10% have this skill
5
Java
10% have this skill
6
Amazon Web Services
9% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in 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
$104,500
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $104,500 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Boston
$95,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $95,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Boston
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Embedded Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $125,000 with +$25,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Boston
1-5 Reports
$136,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $136,000 with +$12,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Boston
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer 2 reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$7,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Boston
1-5 Reports
$116,139
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $116,139
1-3 Years of Experience
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51-200 Employees
Boston
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