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Business Intelligence Developer
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CCO (Chief Creative Officer)
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Inside Sales Manager
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Boston
Boston

Software Engineer salary in Boston

Average Base Salary in Boston

$110,756
$7,109
Additional Cash Compensation
$117,865
Total Compensation
Median: $111K
Min: $47K
Max: $158K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in Boston?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Boston is $110,756. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Boston is $7,109. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Boston is $117,865. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Boston from anonymous Software Engineer employees in Boston.

Boston by the numbers

1,492
Total number of Tech companies in Boston
32,366
Total number of tech users on Built In Boston
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Boston Companies with the Highest Dev + Engineer Salaries

Automotive, Marketing Tech
+16
Hardware, Software
+16
Hardware, Software
+23
Information Technology, Internet of Things

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 51-200 employees, earning $113,217 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $111,750 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $102,865.

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 $84,947.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Boston

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $66,818
Min: $36K
Max: $87K
Software Test Engineer $94,417
Min: $68K
Max: $125K
QA Engineer $95,447
Min: $70K
Max: $161K
Front End Developer $97,911
Min: $62K
Max: $120K
Salesforce Developer $101,357
Min: $76K
Max: $110K
Automation Engineer $106,500
Min: $82K
Max: $158K
iOS Developer $110,286
Min: $77K
Max: $155K
Android Developer $110,700
Min: $80K
Max: $157K
Software Engineer $110,756
Min: $47K
Max: $158K
Sales Engineer $112,742
Min: $55K
Max: $160K
Data Engineer $115,000
Min: $88K
Max: $154K
Security Engineer $117,600
Min: $65K
Max: $156K
Data Architect $118,042
Min: $80K
Max: $183K
DevOps Engineer $125,111
Min: $87K
Max: $175K
Senior Software Engineer $129,024
Min: $95K
Max: $275K
Engineering Manager $144,015
Min: $109K
Max: $205K
QA Manager $147,875
Min: $136K
Max: $165K
Principal Software Engineer $155,613
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Director of Software Engineering $180,868
Min: $162K
Max: $198K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $193,917
Min: $165K
Max: $228K
Vice President of Engineering $205,867
Min: $170K
Max: $272K

Software Engineer jobs in Boston
168

Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
6 days ago
+25
As a 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. 

Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
Work in a highly collaborative environment with front end engineers, infrastructure engineers, and product management. Develop performant, object-oriented applications and APIs using PHP. Contribute to system architecture discussions, lead projects, mentor junior team members, and deliver high quality, tested code. Be a key member of the delivery team using Agile Scrum methodology.

Software Engineer, Crypto Wallets

Greater Boston Area
11 hours ago
+26
Build a secure full-stack web application that allows us to better visualize our liquidity in multiple currencies and bank accounts worldwide, as we focus on international expansion. Productize machine learning models and build a world-class automated evaluation system to manage risk exposure while delivering the best possible experience to our customers. Be a hero for our finance team by developing an automated reporting framework that allows new reports to be easily scheduled and downloaded each day, month, quarter or year. Continue investing in our core technology and shared libraries by making it easier for all teams to use multi-region storage and infrastructure and improve our resilience during outages and increase our uptime. Build an open transaction protocol where users can send money and exchange value that utilizes both new and traditional technologies to deliver value the fastest and cheapest way possible. Create, maintain, and extend a diverse array of sustainable tools and systems that will support fast product development and delivery flow, enable team autonomy and cultivate continual learning and experimentation. Provide new search capabilities across all of our financial partners so that our Customer Support team can more quickly resolve payment issues. Predict fraud before it happens by facilitating data science model creation and evaluation, and developing a high-performance rules engine.

Senior Backend Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
2 days ago
+25
Meet CarGurus—the #1 visited online car shopping website in the US. At CarGurus, we’re building the world’s most trusted and transparent automotive marketplace where it’s easy to find great deals from top-rated dealers. Founded in 2006 by Langley Steinert (co-founder of TripAdvisor), CarGurus is a technology company with a passion for data and its power to simplify every aspect of the car shopping experience. Using proprietary technology, search

Software Engineer, Data

Greater Boston Area
2 days ago
+26
As a Data Engineer at Circle, you’ll work closely with the Data Science team productizing machine learning solutions and developing the scalable data pipelines that support these solutions. Working in either Boston or New York, you’ll have the opportunity to significantly impact internal data consumption and decision-making (risk and compliance, growth, and marketing) as well as our customer experience.

Senior Software Engineer, API

Greater Boston Area
2 days ago
+26
Take the lead in developing product features from initial specs and API development, to the public release and announcement. Design and implement the APIs that Circle’s iOS, Android and Web clients run on. Collaborate with a fun, passionate team to help craft solutions to problems using the latest technologies. Learn more about Circle’s business domains while instructing others about development and design.

Software Engineer, Poloniex Services

Greater Boston Area
2 days ago
+26
We are looking for software engineers that enjoy solving complex problems within the crypto space. In this role, you'll join a team of engineers that focus on our Poloniex Services (APIs). We want to work with engineers that have a passion for their craft and care deeply about the experience of the users and operators of the systems they build.  We're looking for highly motivated individuals who seek a fun, collaborative, iterative and fast-paced environment.

Senior Software Engineer (Growth)

Greater Boston Area
5 days 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, Platform

Greater Boston Area
5 days ago
+25
Meet CarGurus—the #1 visited online car shopping website in the US. At CarGurus, we’re building the world’s most trusted and transparent automotive marketplace where it’s easy to find great deals from top-rated dealers.  Founded in 2006 by Langley Steinert (co-founder of TripAdvisor), CarGurus is a technology company with a passion for data and its power to simplify every aspect of the car shopping experience. Using proprietary technology, search

Senior Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
6 days ago
+25
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. 

Software Engineering Manager

Greater Boston Area
6 days ago
+25
As a Software Engineering Manager 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. 

Lead Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
6 days ago
+25
As a Lead 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. 

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in Boston

1
Java
23% have this skill
2
Javascript
18% have this skill
3
Python
16% have this skill
4
SQL
14% have this skill
5
Amazon Web Services
9% have this skill
6
DevOps
9% have this skill

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