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Senior Software Engineer salary in Boston

Average Base Salary in Boston

$127,514
$16,000
Additional Cash Compensation
$143,514
Total Compensation
Median: $128K
Min: $95K
Max: $170K

How Much Does a Senior Software Engineer Make in Boston?

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Boston is $127,514. The average additional cash compensation for a Senior Software Engineer in Boston is $16,000. The average total compensation for a Senior Software Engineer in Boston is $143,514. Senior Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Boston from anonymous Senior Software Engineer employees in Boston.

Boston by the numbers

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Senior Software Engineer jobs in Boston
73

Sr. Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+19
As a pivotal member of the Product Engineering team, the Senior Software Engineer develops modern, web-based applications that deliver integrated data and guided analytics using commercial and clinical data to help improve the efficiency of the healthcare ecosystem. While working in a collaborative, cross-functional team environment, including dedicated UI/UX experts, you will have the autonomy to build solutions that resolve complex problems and bring to market enterprise grade products offering consumer class experience and design.

Senior Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
3 days ago
+41
As a Senior Software Engineer at CarGurus, you will provide technical leadership in a fast-moving, data-driven environment. You will be deeply engaged in the full development lifecycle designing, developing, testing, deploying, maintaining, monitoring and improving software. You will deploy code daily and use data to drive our decisions, while delivering software and analytics to consumers and dealers. You will own your projects and collaborate with fellow engineers and product partners as you solve interesting problems with a global impact. And no, you do not need to know about cars to work here. 

Senior Software Engineer, Web

Greater Boston Area
4 days ago
+16
Collaborate with Product Management, Creative, and Marketing teams to create our web apps. Build efficient, well-tested User Interface components in React and Redux. You will identify bottlenecks to improve performance. Participate in design sessions, code reviews, and pull requests. You will also write clean, well-organized, testable, and reusable JS code.

Senior Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
4 days ago
+16
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.

Senior Software Engineer, Android

Greater Boston Area
4 days ago
+16
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 that when we build new features, we can ensure scalability and availability of the entire platform. Sound good to you? Join us.

Senior Software Engineer, iOS

Greater Boston Area
4 days ago
+16
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 that when we build new features, we can ensure scalability and availability of the entire platform. Sound good to you? Join us. 

Senior Software Engineer (Growth)

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
Architect robust RESTful services to collect and provide data on potential customers. Craft highly efficient, customized campaigns to automate outreach. Work closely with Data Science and Operations to gather business intelligence firm-wide and make recommendations to improve the entire company. Operate and maintain enterprise-scale databases and external integrations.

Senior Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+23
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...

Senior Software Engineer, Product Development

Greater Boston Area
3 days ago
+41
Architect, design, develop, deploy and operate Java services that serve millions of users. Collaborate with other teams to maximize project effectiveness while reducing waste. Utilize appropriate frameworks to create highly maintainable code. Write code that is performant and takes advantage of caching strategies when appropriate Have a say in future direction of technologies and best practices.

Senior Software Engineer, Platform Engineering

Greater Boston Area
3 days ago
+41
CarGurus’ Platform/Infrastructure team is hiring a Senior Software Engineer, Platform. The Platform plays a key role for CarGurus to operate at scale. We are modernizing our technology platform and are looking to define key architectural capabilities, guide development teams on their successful implementation, and ensure the stability, security and scalability of our systems. Building the most trusted and transparent automotive marketplace requires a performant, reliable, and resilient platform for our services.  Our Platform Reliability Engineering team applies industry best practices and principles to ensure service reliability and resiliency. Note, this is not an operations role, we expect you to treat operations as a software engineering problem and work to automate and re-architect away from toil.

Senior Software Engineer, ConneX Integration

Greater Boston Area
3 days ago
+25
CrunchTime is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our point-of-sale (POS) integration team (Connex). The Connex team creates bi-directional real-time integration to every POS that our customers deploy. We are currently supporting 18 POS systems and processing almost 2 million guest checks per day. The Connex team moves quickly to add features to existing integrations and support new POS systems, our deployments occur weekly. The ideal candidate is someone who enjoys integration, continual learning, and a fast-paced development environment.

Senior Software Engineer, Programmatic Advertising

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+41
We’re looking for self-motivated Engineers who are passionate about creating software that is used by millions. Our team solves a variety of unique challenges, from designing complex data structures and algorithms to machine learning and mining big-data. We deploy code daily and use data to drive our decisions, while delivering software and analytics to consumers and dealers around the world.

Senior Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Senior Software Engineer salary in Boston is between $130k - $140k.

Average Senior Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Senior Software Engineer make the most at companies with 11-50 employees, earning $133,333 on average.

Senior Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Senior Software Engineer salary for women is $102,333 and the average Senior Software Engineer salary for men is $125,650.

Senior Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $139,364.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Boston

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $66,818
Min: $36K
Max: $87K
QA Engineer $94,550
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 $106,500
Min: $82K
Max: $158K
Software Engineer $110,057
Min: $47K
Max: $158K
iOS Developer $110,286
Min: $77K
Max: $155K
Android Developer $111,167
Min: $80K
Max: $157K
Sales Engineer $114,156
Min: $55K
Max: $160K
Data Engineer $115,278
Min: $88K
Max: $154K
Data Architect $118,042
Min: $80K
Max: $183K
Security Engineer $123,429
Min: $65K
Max: $156K
DevOps Engineer $124,310
Min: $85K
Max: $175K
Senior Software Engineer $127,514
Min: $95K
Max: $170K
Engineering Manager $143,814
Min: $109K
Max: $205K
QA Manager $147,875
Min: $136K
Max: $165K
Principal Software Engineer $155,045
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Director of Software Engineering $180,071
Min: $162K
Max: $198K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $182,938
Min: $90K
Max: $230K
Vice President of Engineering $205,158
Min: $150K
Max: $272K

Boston Companies with the Highest Dev + Engineer Salaries

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning

Skills that affect Senior Software Engineer salaries in Boston

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Java
14% have this skill
2
SQL
13% have this skill
3
Javascript
12% have this skill
4
Amazon Web Services
8% have this skill
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Node.js
7% have this skill
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Python
7% have this skill

Recent Senior Software Engineer salaries in Boston

$175,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $175,000 with +$18,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Boston
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $125,000 with +$25,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $140,000 with +$7,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Boston
1-5 Reports
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Boston
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $135,000 with +$50,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
1-5 Reports
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$23,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
$113,300
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $113,300 with +$17,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Boston
$134,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $134,000
7+ Years of Experience
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51-200 Employees
Boston
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $100,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
1-5 Reports
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