2019 Software Engineer Salary Boston (Updated Daily) | Built In Boston
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Inside Sales Manager
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Boston

Software Engineer salary in Boston

Average Base Salary in Boston

$109,208
$8,148
Additional Cash Compensation
$117,356
Total Compensation
Median: $109K
Min: $47K
Max: $158K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in Boston?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Boston is $109,208. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Boston is $8,148. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Boston is $117,356. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Boston from anonymous Software Engineer employees in Boston.

Boston by the numbers

1,649
Total number of Tech companies in Boston
45,018
Total number of tech users on Built In Boston
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Software Engineer jobs in Boston
226

UAV Software Engineer

Cambridge
7 hours ago
+23
Work independently on a multi-disciplinary team to design and develop mission-critical onboard software and/or ground control applications for UAV systems. Candidates must have excellent communication and organizational skills and the desire to take on new tasks and develop new skills. Deep knowledge in a software language such as C/C++, Java, Python and Qt. Design of embedded control software and complex algorithms. Design of graphical user interface and communications software.

Principal Software Engineer, Gaming

Greater Boston Area
1 day ago
+24
Solve our most challenging technical problems. Design and code critical aspect of our platform. Develop the technical roadmaps for technologies, platforms, and domains. Mentor talented engineers who look to you for guidance through design reviews and more casual technical Lunch & Learns. Establish strategies and approaches that help your team produce scalable and fault-tolerant systems to solve business needs. 

Senior UAV Software Engineer

Cambridge
1 day ago
+23
Description Responsibilities Work independently on a multi-disciplinary team to design and develop mission-critical onboard software and/or ground control applications for UAV systems. Candidates must have excellent communication and organizational skills and the desire to take on new tasks and develop new skills. Deep knowledge in a software language such as C/C++, Java, Python and Qt. Design of embedded control software and complex

Robotics Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 day ago
+23
Aurora Flight Sciences is a world-leader in developing robot hardware and software for new aerospace applications. We develop and apply state-of-the-art technologies in sensing, actuation, planning, design, and system verification & validation to bring innovative robot prototypes to life. Minimum Requirements: 2 – 5 years experience Must be a US Person (citizen or permanent resident) Candidates must demonstrate interest and ability to design and

Associate UAV Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 day ago
+23
Work independently on a multi-disciplinary team to design and develop flight and/or mission-critical onboard software for UAV systems. Candidates must have excellent communication and organizational skills and the desire to take on new tasks and develop new skills. Deep knowledge in a software language such as C++, Python, Simulink or Stateflow.  Design of high integrity software, or complex algorithms.

Senior Software Engineer, Platform

Greater Boston Area
2 days ago
+24
You will be developing provisioning automation for our infrastructure using Chef and Terraform. Own and maintain build and deployment systems. You will develop both internal web services and CLI tools to improve developer efficiency. Define automated verification procedures to ensure DK systems are compliant with security and compliance standards

Software Engineering Manager

Greater Boston Area
3 days ago
+40
Vestmark is looking for a Software Engineering Manager with a combined passion for leadership and technology to join our rapidly growing Scrum organization! Your energy, enthusiasm and technical curiosity, combined with your appreciation and support of our core values, will be leveraged to help us build the next generation of our wealth management applications. Our employees are our most valuable assets, and the reason we’ve been named Best Places to Work by Boston Business Journal three years in a row.

Software Engineer - Front End

Greater Boston Area
3 days ago
+24
As a Front-End Engineer, you are a thoughtful, collaborative, and dynamic technologist who loves building applications for a diverse, complex, and messy world. Do you think deeply about workflow, intuitiveness, and performance both within the current UI and across the application? Are you passionate about presenting meaningful data and analysis in an elegant manner, always mindful of testing, component reuse, and code health? If so, we would love to hear from you. We are on a mission to clarify complex data through scientific, statistical, and inspired study. We take pride in our tight-knit, highly-talented community that provides our employees with an environment to bring transparency to the biggest challenges in data.

Software Engineer - Security

Greater Boston Area
6 days ago
+24
As a Principal Security Engineer, you are a thoughtful, collaborative, and dynamic technologist who loves ensuring security across a number of systems and web applications. You think deeply about the implications, relationships, edge cases, and failure modes, and you are passionate about correctness, security, and writing the next thing, so you aren't spending time maintaining older projects.

Senior Software Engineer, Mobile

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+24
Develop mobile apps as part of a rich set of applications used by a large and passionate group every day. Utilize a strong knowledge of OOP and REST design principles to build scalable applications that consume server-side APIs to deliver smooth mobile apps. Care about agility as much as you care about scalability. We roll out products very quickly and we’re looking for a team that can pivot at a moment's notice. Collaborate with team members in cross-functional roles.

Software Engineering Manager

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+24
You will lead a team of engineers to support our various teams. Establish strong lines of communication with a large and committed set of stakeholders. Grow the members of your team through career management and feedback. Drive technical discovery through collaboration with your engineers. Implement software alongside your team members when necessary. Participate in recruiting and interviewing.

Senior Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+24
As a Senior Software Engineer, you’ll be part of one of our multidisciplinary teams where you’ll work closely with designers, product managers, and data analysts. You’ll be a creative contributor to our processes and decision-making so when we build new features, we can ensure scalability and availability of the entire platform. Sound good to you? Join us.

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 $112,000 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $102,527.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $130,000. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $90,807.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Boston

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $66,818
Min: $36K
Max: $87K
QA Engineer $94,512
Min: $70K
Max: $161K
Software Test Engineer $96,000
Min: $68K
Max: $125K
Front End Developer $99,020
Min: $62K
Max: $138K
Salesforce Developer $101,357
Min: $76K
Max: $110K
Automation Engineer $107,000
Min: $82K
Max: $158K
iOS Developer $109,200
Min: $77K
Max: $155K
Software Engineer $109,208
Min: $47K
Max: $158K
Android Developer $109,692
Min: $80K
Max: $157K
Sales Engineer $113,471
Min: $55K
Max: $160K
Data Engineer $115,000
Min: $88K
Max: $154K
Data Architect $122,607
Min: $80K
Max: $183K
Security Engineer $123,429
Min: $65K
Max: $156K
DevOps Engineer $124,860
Min: $85K
Max: $175K
Senior Software Engineer $126,956
Min: $90K
Max: $175K
Engineering Manager $143,541
Min: $109K
Max: $205K
QA Manager $147,875
Min: $136K
Max: $165K
Principal Software Engineer $156,446
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Director of Software Engineering $180,295
Min: $162K
Max: $198K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $187,056
Min: $90K
Max: $260K
Vice President of Engineering $205,158
Min: $150K
Max: $272K

Boston Companies with the Highest Dev + Engineer Salaries

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in Boston

1
Javascript
16% have this skill
2
SQL
13% have this skill
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Java
11% have this skill
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Front-end
10% have this skill
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Python
9% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
8% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in 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
500+ Employees
Boston
$96,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Developer reported a yearly salary of $96,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Boston
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Developer reported a yearly salary of $100,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
$104,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $104,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
$95,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $95,000 with +$3,200 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Boston
$91,500
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $91,500 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Boston
$95,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $95,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
$92,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $92,000 with +$500 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Boston
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