2019 Software Engineer Salary Boston (Updated Daily) | Built In Boston
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Business Intelligence Developer
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Finance Director
Financial Analyst
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HR Coordinator
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Implementation Manager
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Inside Sales Manager
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iOS Developer
Marketing Associate
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Office Manager
Operations Associate
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Software Engineer salary in Boston

Average Base Salary in Boston

$114,647
$9,140
Additional Cash Compensation
$123,787
Total Compensation
Median: $115K
Min: $85K
Max: $158K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in Boston?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Boston is $114,647. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Boston is $9,140. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Boston is $123,787. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Boston from anonymous Software Engineer employees in Boston.

Boston by the numbers

1,699
Total number of Tech companies in Boston
49,040
Total number of tech users on Built In Boston
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Software Engineer jobs in Boston
265

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 Software Engineer, Infrastructure

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

Lead Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
2 days ago
+24
Take ownership development, maintenance, testing strategy, design discussions and operations of a full stack team, with API services written primarily in C# with SQL databases hosted in AWS. You will be developing systems and APIs that power a rich set of applications used by a large and passionate group of users every day. Care about agility as much as you care about scalability. We roll out products very quickly and are looking for a team that can pivot at a moment’s notice. Work with your team under fast deadlines to design, build, and deliver innovative applications. Lead your team in design sessions and ensure your team delivers high quality work that aligns with the mission of our platform.

Senior Robotics Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
2 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.

Senior Software Engineer - InsightIDR

Greater Boston Area
3 days ago
+24
You will work with technologies like NoSQL databases and AWS to extend Rapid7’s investment in a cloud based security. You will be responsible for designing and building data pipelines, APIs for ETL and analytics on our big datasets in the cloud. You will be adding modern design paradigms to the codebase, like microservices, circuit breakers, resilient systems, and code coverage with unit and component testing. The tools and services to be developed will cover a wide range of applications – data visualization, large scale analytics, fast in-memory aggregation, workflow coordination, bulk data pipelines, and microservice APIs. You will help mentor more junior engineers via design discussions and code reviews.

Software Engineer II - InsightIDR

Greater Boston Area
3 days ago
+24
You will work with technologies like NoSQL databases and AWS to extend Rapid7’s investment in a cloud based security. You will be responsible for building data pipelines, APIs for ETL and analytics on our big datasets in the cloud. You will be adding modern design paradigms to the codebase, like microservices, circuit breakers, resilient systems, and code coverage with unit and component testing. The tools and services to be developed will cover a wide range of applications – data visualization, large scale analytics, fast in-memory aggregation, workflow coordination, bulk data pipelines, and microservice APIs.

Software Engineer - Graph Infrastructure

Greater Boston Area
4 days ago
+24
A Graph Infrastructure Engineer at Kensho is passionate about applying cutting-edge database and distributed systems ideas to solve real-world data problems. As an engineer on the team, you will contribute to expanding the capabilities of the Kensho Knowledge Graph – a large graph database that captures the complex situations and relationships present in the world, and answers complex graph queries in milliseconds. We firmly believe in giving back to the community, so you will also contribute to the open-source projects that our projects rely on.

Software Engineer - Front End

Greater Boston Area
4 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.

Firmware Software Engineer - C/C++

Somerville
4 days ago
+16
Design and implement embedded software applications from ideation to release. Write and ship meaningful code that makes our custom hardware work, find the bugs, and ultimately pushes the limits of 3D printing. Collaborate with a stellar team of diverse engineers to enhance the user experience of our products.

Senior Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
4 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.

Algorithms Software Engineer - C++

Somerville
5 days ago
+16
Develop world-class desktop 3D printer software with a focus on geometric algorithms. Guide the development of cutting-edge software features from inception to release. Bring innovative features to our users from underlying algorithms to intuitive user interface.

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.

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 11-50 employees, earning $120,600 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $119,111 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $113,581.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $134,143. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $104,333.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Boston

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $66,818
Min: $36K
Max: $87K
QA Engineer $94,651
Min: $70K
Max: $161K
Software Test Engineer $96,000
Min: $68K
Max: $125K
Front End Developer $100,670
Min: $62K
Max: $140K
Salesforce Developer $101,357
Min: $76K
Max: $110K
Automation Engineer $107,000
Min: $82K
Max: $158K
Android Developer $109,000
Min: $80K
Max: $157K
iOS Developer $109,200
Min: $77K
Max: $155K
Data Engineer $113,095
Min: $75K
Max: $154K
Sales Engineer $113,833
Min: $55K
Max: $160K
Software Engineer $114,413
Min: $85K
Max: $158K
Data Architect $122,607
Min: $80K
Max: $183K
Security Engineer $123,429
Min: $65K
Max: $156K
DevOps Engineer $123,442
Min: $85K
Max: $175K
Senior Software Engineer $127,588
Min: $90K
Max: $175K
Engineering Manager $143,425
Min: $109K
Max: $205K
QA Manager $147,875
Min: $136K
Max: $165K
Principal Software Engineer $157,329
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Director of Software Engineering $179,848
Min: $162K
Max: $198K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $187,056
Min: $90K
Max: $260K
Vice President of Engineering $203,714
Min: $150K
Max: $272K

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in Boston

1
Javascript
13% have this skill
2
SQL
11% have this skill
3
Java
7% have this skill
4
Front-end
7% have this skill
5
Amazon Web Services
6% have this skill
6
Python
6% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in Boston

$105,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer II reported a yearly salary of $105,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Boston
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $100,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $110,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
500+ Employees
Boston
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $100,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
$114,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $114,000 with +$12,500 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Boston
$114,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $114,000 with +$14,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
$117,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $117,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Boston
$128,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $128,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Boston
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $135,000 with +$16,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
$92,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $92,000
500+ Employees
Boston
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