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Software Engineer salary in Boston

Average Base Salary in Boston

$107,980
$7,000
Additional Cash Compensation
$114,980
Total Compensation
Median: $108K
Min: $47K
Max: $158K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in Boston?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Boston is $108,212. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Boston is $7,000. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Boston is $114,980. 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 Salary ranges

The most common Software Engineer salary in Boston is between $100k - $110k.

Average Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Software Engineer make the most at companies with 51-200 employees, earning $111,308 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $110,000 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $103,368.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $125,000. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $51,840.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Boston

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $66,077
Min: $36K
Max: $87K
Software Test Engineer $83,750
Min: $68K
Max: $104K
Front End Developer $92,400
Min: $62K
Max: $110K
QA Engineer $95,459
Min: $70K
Max: $161K
Salesforce Developer $100,900
Min: $76K
Max: $108K
Automation Engineer $104,444
Min: $82K
Max: $158K
Software Engineer $107,980
Min: $47K
Max: $158K
Data Engineer $109,000
Min: $88K
Max: $154K
Security Engineer $109,000
Min: $65K
Max: $156K
DevOps Engineer $109,500
Min: $70K
Max: $151K
iOS Developer $110,286
Min: $77K
Max: $155K
Android Developer $110,700
Min: $80K
Max: $157K
Sales Engineer $114,241
Min: $55K
Max: $160K
Data Architect $118,042
Min: $80K
Max: $183K
Senior Software Engineer $128,264
Min: $97K
Max: $168K
Engineering Manager $142,433
Min: $109K
Max: $205K
QA Manager $147,875
Min: $136K
Max: $165K
Principal Software Engineer $154,857
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Director of Software Engineering $181,676
Min: $162K
Max: $198K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $193,917
Min: $165K
Max: $228K
Vice President of Engineering $205,615
Min: $170K
Max: $272K

Dev + Engineer jobs in Boston
135

Front End Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
Front End Software Engineer Boston, MA PatientPing is a venture-backed health technology company based in Boston, MA that is transforming healthcare delivery. We are building a national network that connects providers with real-time notifications when their patients receive care anywhere, so that providers can better coordinate patient care. Our customers include hundreds of health systems, physician organizations, and post-acute care providers

Managing Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
Managing Software Engineer Boston, MA PatientPing is a venture-backed health technology company based in Boston, MA that is transforming healthcare delivery. We are building a national network that connects providers with real-time notifications when their patients receive care anywhere, so that providers can better coordinate patient care. Our customers include hundreds of health systems, physician organizations, and post-acute care providers

Full Stack Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
Full Stack Software Engineer Boston, MA PatientPing is a venture-backed health technology company based in Boston, MA that is transforming healthcare delivery. We are building a national network that connects providers with real-time notifications when their patients receive care anywhere, so that providers can better coordinate patient care. Our customers include hundreds of health systems, physician organizations, and post-acute care providers

Principal Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
Principal Software Engineer Boston, MA PatientPing is a venture-backed health technology company based in Boston, MA that is transforming healthcare delivery. We are building a national network that connects providers with real-time notifications when their patients receive care anywhere, so that providers can better coordinate patient care. Our customers include hundreds of health systems, physician organizations, and post-acute care providers

Senior Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+18
SHYFT was founded on a simple yet powerful idea – through powerful analytics find meaningful patterns in complex data that impacts and shapes the future of healthcare. Over the last decade our technology has played a critical part in changing how companies connect and visualize healthcare information. As a leader in this quickly evolving industry, a career at Shyft offers countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing company. Key

Senior Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+22
Our engineers are changing history way beyond git rebase -i. The engineering team is involved in every step of the product cycle, working closely with many other teams (and our users!) to brainstorm and build solutions to education’s toughest problems. Sure, we have strong technical chops, but we make sure to constantly challenge ourselves and grow. From lunchtime guest talks and...

Infrastructure Services Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
As an Infrastructure Services SW Engineer, you will be responsible for a wide range of internal systems, tooling and automations from developing CI to managing systems integrations to owning and evolving Acquia’s existing product monitoring services and more. You will work with your fellow IS engineers, Product Engineering, Operations and Customer Success teams to identify...

Principal Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
Acquia runs one of the world's largest Platform as a Service (PaaS) offerings. Our Drupal optimized cloud runs on over 15,000 AWS instances and delivers billions of page views monthly for our clients, running some of the largest and most mission-critical websites in the world. We are seeking exceptional cloud infrastructure engineers who desire to deliver world-class performance & reliability...

Manager, Software Engineering

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
Acquia is seeking a Manager of Cloud Engineering with experience and passion for building and leading high performing complex engineering organizations. You must have a deep and proven track record of leading technology teams entering the maturity phase and potentially through future financial events. You will advocate for technology, infrastructure, quality, security, performance...

Software Engineer (Frontend, Backend, or Full Stack)

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
Come build the future of conversations & commerce At Drift, we create conversations that make our customers successful. We want engineers who are ready to tackle some of the most meaningful problems in the industry—from building adaptive AI for bot-supported conversations, to designing next generation chat experiences, to bridging the gap between old and new ways to buy. We want you to join us as we change the global buying experience. You will:

Senior Software Engineer (Frontend, Backend, or Full Stack)

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
Come build the future of conversations & commerce At Drift, we create conversations that make our customers successful. We want engineers who are ready to tackle some of the most meaningful problems in the industry—from building adaptive AI for bot-supported conversations, to designing next generation chat experiences, to bridging the gap between old and new ways to buy. We want you to join us as we change the global buying experience. You will:

Senior Engineer - DevOps

Greater Boston Area
3 days ago
+26
SLALOM CONSULTING   Do you want to lead the design, development, and delivery of creative DevOps and cloud solutions while working on team-based projects? Would you like to help fuel a growing software engineering culture at the best consulting firm in the world? One of our fastest-growing capabilities is our Cross-Market Delivery Network, which uses agile engineering to deliver custom-built digital products and solutions. The centers, which are

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in Boston

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Front-end
3% have this skill
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Javascript
3% have this skill
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Python
2% have this skill
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Java
2% have this skill
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Node.js
2% have this skill
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PHP
1% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in Boston

$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Boston
$105,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $105,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Boston
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $90,000 with +$9,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
$51,840
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $51,840
< 1 Year of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
1-5 Reports
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $125,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Boston
$105,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $105,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Boston
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Boston
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $110,000
500+ Employees
Boston
$112,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $112,000
500+ Employees
Boston

Boston Companies with the Highest Software Engineer Salaries

Automotive, Marketing Tech
+16
Hardware, Software
+23
Information Technology, Internet of Things
Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning
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