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Director of Software Engineering salary in Boston

Average Base Salary in Boston

$179,006
$29,000
Additional Cash Compensation
$208,006
Total Compensation
Median: $179K
Min: $160K
Max: $198K

How Much Does a Director of Software Engineering Make in Boston?

The average salary for a Director of Software Engineering in Boston is $179,006. The average additional cash compensation for a Director of Software Engineering in Boston is $29,000. The average total compensation for a Director of Software Engineering in Boston is $208,006. Director of Software Engineering salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Boston from anonymous Director of Software Engineering employees in Boston.

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Director of Software Engineering jobs in Boston
7

Director of Engineering

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+21
We’re looking for a driven and entrepreneurial director of software engineering with a proven track record of managing multiple engineering teams as they execute on cross-departmental projects. You will be the primary engineering leader in our Westwood, MA office, overseeing 3 agile teams as you collaborate with leaders across the company. Product Management will be your closest partner as you design and build the next phase of the Talent Optimization platform. We are in the early design stage of rebuilding our core platform so strong vision, architectural, and project management skills are a must. You will report directly to the VP of Engineering, but you are the CEO of your teams and have the autonomy to set the mission and drive it to completion. 

Director of Engineering

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+22
Localytics, is looking for a Director of Engineering to own and drive all aspects of engineering activities and projects within our growing company. A leading, SaaS-based end-to-end Mobile Analytics and Engagement solution provider, our clients include many top brands, including ESPN, The Weather Channel, Soundhound, Macy’s, L’Oreal, and Live Nation.

Director, Engineering Operations

Greater Boston Area
14 hours ago
As part of this role, you will define, structure, and execute operational initiatives by developing work plans, gathering and synthesizing relevant data, leading analyses, and developing actionable recommendations including presenting these findings to executive management. Develop standard team-based metrics and associated reporting reporting required to analyze and improve engineering team performance. Define, implement and enforce execution of the software development lifecycle and product release processes and standards. Develop and implement regular cadence for executive review of product and engineering priorities. Develop standard processes for allocating resources to business priorities. Develop and use balanced scorecard and prioritization frameworks to help evaluate, compare and rank engineering investment opportunities.

Director of Engineering

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+35
Chewy is hiring an Engineering Director for our Storefront Conversion and Auto-ship team in Boston, MA. The Storefront Conversion and Auto-ship team is responsible for the customer facing portions and back-end services of Chewy.com for the Account and Auto-ship section through to Cart and Checkout (Conversion). This is a high-profile position that will have exposure across the entire business, influencing the vision and implementation of architecture, design and features for Storefront. This role offers a tremendous opportunity for professional growth in the leading online pet retailer in the US.

Director of Engineering

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+21
We're looking for skilled hands-on Director of Engineering to act as a player/coach, helping to nurture our growing team of full stack engineers and further our SaaS platform. You are part principal level engineer, part teacher / trainer / mentor / recruiter / career coach.

Director of Engineering - Data/BI

Greater Boston Area
4 days ago
+35
We’re looking for a data-savvy individual to join our Engineering team to design and build a data environment that is robust, high-quality, and blazingly performant. You’ll work with a highly skilled and motivated team. Your efforts and expertise will have a direct impact on framing and solving some of the most challenging problems in mobile commerce at a scale and complexity that few organizations can match. You care deeply about formalism & correctness; you have strong software and data modeling skills. Data is at the core of what we do at Hopper, both in providing data-driven travel advice to our users, and in analyzing our user behavior to improve the product experience and enable us to best manage our business.

Director, Engineering (Platform)

Greater Boston Area
4 days ago
+26
Help our clients to achieve their real goals by understanding the requirements and how it would help them in their business. Define needs, develop plans, coordinate resources and implement action plans. Manage multiple projects simultaneously, resolve scheduling and other conflicts in order to meet all deadlines. Coach a team of engineers both on technical and career development needs. Focus on building an efficient and collaborative team environment.

Director of Software Engineering Salary ranges

The most common Director of Software Engineering salary in Boston is between $180k - $190k.

Average Director of Software Engineering Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Director of Software Engineering make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $183,000 on average.

Director of Software Engineering Salary by gender

The average Director of Software Engineering salary for women is $169,883 and the average Director of Software Engineering salary for men is $180,143.

Director of Software Engineering Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Director of Software Engineering with 7+ years of experience is $177,065.

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
Front End Developer $99,736
Min: $62K
Max: $140K
Salesforce Developer $101,357
Min: $76K
Max: $110K
Automation Engineer $107,000
Min: $82K
Max: $158K
iOS Developer $109,200
Min: $77K
Max: $155K
Android Developer $113,047
Min: $80K
Max: $163K
Data Engineer $113,095
Min: $75K
Max: $154K
Software Engineer $113,527
Min: $80K
Max: $158K
Sales Engineer $113,919
Min: $55K
Max: $160K
DevOps Engineer $122,914
Min: $85K
Max: $175K
Security Engineer $123,429
Min: $65K
Max: $156K
Data Architect $125,700
Min: $80K
Max: $183K
Senior Software Engineer $127,762
Min: $90K
Max: $175K
Engineering Manager $142,667
Min: $109K
Max: $205K
QA Manager $147,875
Min: $136K
Max: $165K
Principal Software Engineer $157,663
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Director of Software Engineering $179,006
Min: $160K
Max: $198K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $187,737
Min: $90K
Max: $260K
Vice President of Engineering $203,714
Min: $150K
Max: $272K

Skills that affect Director of Software Engineering salaries in Boston

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Java
3% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
3% have this skill
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SQL
2% have this skill
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QA
2% have this skill
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DevOps
2% have this skill
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Android (Java)
1% have this skill

Recent Director of Software Engineering salaries in Boston

$159,650
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $159,650
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Boston
$170,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $170,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Boston
1-5 Reports
$185,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Director Engineering reported a yearly salary of $185,000 with +$34,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
>10 Reports
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Sr Director Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $180,000 with +$45,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
>10 Reports
$165,000
Yearly Salary
A Sr. Advisor Technology reported a yearly salary of $165,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Boston
5-10 Reports
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $180,000 with +$25,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Boston
1-5 Reports
$168,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $168,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Boston
>10 Reports
$198,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $198,000 with +$30,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Boston
$195,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $195,000
51-200 Employees
Boston
$176,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $176,000
500+ Employees
Boston
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