Software Engineer Salary Boston: Updated 2018 | Built In Boston
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Account Executive
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Accountant
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Art Director
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Brand Manager
Budget Analyst
Business Analyst
Business Development Manager
Business Development Representative
Business Intelligence Analyst
Business Intelligence Developer
Business Intelligence Manager
CCO (Chief Creative Officer)
CFO (Chief Financial Officer)
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Client Success Manager
CMO (Chief Marketing Officer)
Community Manager
Content Manager
Content Marketing Manager
Content Strategist
Controller
COO (Chief Operating Officer)
Copywriter
CPO (Chief Product Officer)
Creative Director
CRO (Chief Revenue Officer)
CTO (Chief Technology Officer)
Customer Support Manager
Customer Support Rep
Data Analyst
Data Architect
Data Engineer
Data Scientist
Design Director
Desktop Support
DevOps Engineer
Digital Marketing Manager
Director of Analytics
Director of Customer Success
Director of Marketing
Director of Operations
Director of Product Management
Director of Software Engineering
Editor
Email Marketing Manager
Engineering Manager
Event Planner
Finance Director
Financial Analyst
Front End Developer
HR Coordinator
HR Director
HR Manager
HR Specialist
Implementation Manager
Implementation Specialist
Inside Sales Manager
Inside Sales Representative
iOS Developer
Marketing Associate
Marketing Coordinator
Marketing Manager
Marketing Operations Manager
Office Manager
Operations Associate
Operations Manager
Principal Software Engineer
Product Analyst
Product Designer
Product Manager
Product Marketing Manager
Product Owner
Project Coordinator
Project Manager
Public Relations Manager
Public Relations Specialist
QA Analyst
QA Engineer
QA Manager
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SEO Manager
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Social Media Manager
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Technical Project Manager
Technical Recruiter
Technical Support
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UX Designer
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Vice President of Sales
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Boston
Boston

Software Engineer salary in Boston

Average Base Salary in Boston

$110,921
$5,743
Additional Cash Compensation
$116,664
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 $110,921. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Boston is $5,743. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Boston is $116,664. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Boston from anonymous Software Engineer employees in Boston.

Boston by the numbers

1,460
Total number of Tech companies in Boston
29,446
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
Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning

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 $116,619 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $108,333 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $99,318.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $125,000. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $51,840.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Boston

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $66,077
Min: $36K
Max: $87K
Software Test Engineer $83,750
Min: $68K
Max: $104K
Front End Developer $93,188
Min: $62K
Max: $110K
QA Engineer $95,459
Min: $70K
Max: $161K
Salesforce Developer $100,900
Min: $76K
Max: $108K
Automation Engineer $104,444
Min: $82K
Max: $158K
Data Engineer $109,000
Min: $88K
Max: $154K
Security Engineer $109,000
Min: $65K
Max: $156K
iOS Developer $110,286
Min: $77K
Max: $155K
Android Developer $110,700
Min: $80K
Max: $157K
Software Engineer $110,908
Min: $47K
Max: $158K
Sales Engineer $114,241
Min: $55K
Max: $160K
Data Architect $118,042
Min: $80K
Max: $183K
DevOps Engineer $125,111
Min: $87K
Max: $175K
Senior Software Engineer $127,808
Min: $95K
Max: $168K
Engineering Manager $144,097
Min: $109K
Max: $205K
QA Manager $147,875
Min: $136K
Max: $165K
Principal Software Engineer $154,857
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Director of Software Engineering $180,917
Min: $162K
Max: $198K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $193,917
Min: $165K
Max: $228K
Vice President of Engineering $205,615
Min: $170K
Max: $272K

Software Engineer jobs in Boston
158

Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
11 hours ago
+23
CloudHealth Technologies is looking for engineers to join our amazing team as we scale the business and work on a wide variety of exciting and challenging projects. About You: You have an analytical mind, an independent spirit, passion for the craft of software engineering, and the ability to execute in an agile environment.

Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
3 days ago
You’ll be joining a talented team of DevOps focused software engineers and data scientists, and will contribute to backend as well as frontend components running on AWS cloud infrastructure. As a member of this team you will be responsible for delivering best of the breed applications in a fast-paced, agile environment with great career growth potential. Some of the technologies currently being used are Python (Flask, NumPy, Pandas etc), golang, REST, RAML, MySQL, Redis, AWS, Linux, Docker.

Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 week 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. 

Sr. Software Engineer - Platform

Greater Boston Area
11 hours ago
+23
CloudHealth Technologies is looking for a talented and motivated full stack engineer capable of designing, developing and supporting a complex and fast-growing cloud-based SaaS application.  About You:  You have an analytic mind, independent spirit, a passion for the craft of software engineering, and an ability to execute in a fast-moving startup environment. You share our belief that technology stacks change over time, but great engineers are always great engineers. You Will: Design, develop and ship software supporting a highl

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, Poloniex (Boston)

Greater Boston Area
6 days ago
+26
Boston, USA Circle is a global internet finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people everywhere create and share value. We’ve already made sending money around the world free and easy using blockchain technology with Circle Pay. With Circle Invest, we’re expanding our offerings with a cryptocurrency investment product, enabling anyone to buy and sell crypto assets. Through Circle

Software Engineer, CENTRE (Boston)

Greater Boston Area
6 days ago
+26
Boston, USA Circle is a global internet finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people everywhere create and share value. We’ve already made sending money around the world free and easy using blockchain technology with Circle Pay. With Circle Invest, we’re expanding our offerings with a cryptocurrency investment product, enabling anyone to buy and sell crypto assets. Through Circle

Software Engineer, API (Boston)

Greater Boston Area
6 days ago
+26
Boston, USA Circle is a global internet finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people everywhere create and share value. We’ve already made sending money around the world free and easy using blockchain technology with Circle Pay. With Circle Invest, we’re expanding our offerings with a cryptocurrency investment product, enabling anyone to buy and sell crypto assets. Through Circle

Senior Software Engineer, Platform

Greater Boston Area
6 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, Risk (Boston)

Greater Boston Area
6 days ago
+26
Boston, USA Circle is a global internet finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people everywhere create and share value. We’ve already made sending money around the world free and easy using blockchain technology with Circle Pay. With Circle Invest, we’re expanding our offerings with a cryptocurrency investment product, enabling anyone to buy and sell crypto assets. Through Circle

Sr. Software Engineer - Cloud

Greater Boston Area
6 days ago
+23
CloudHealth is rapidly expanding its platform by integrating with the products that are used for building out and managing cloud based infrastructure. We work with products such as DataDog, New Relic, JIRA, Chef, Puppet, PagerDuty, etc. Our integration team is building open APIs and a software development kit for easily and quickly extending the CloudHealth platform with dozens of the best products on the market.

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.

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in Boston

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Javascript
6% have this skill
2
Java
4% have this skill
3
Python
3% have this skill
4
Front-end
3% have this skill
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HTML/CSS
3% have this skill
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DevOps
3% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in Boston

$112,000
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A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $112,000 with +$11,200 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
$115,000
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A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
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$82,700
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A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $82,700
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Boston
$105,000
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A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $105,000 with +$3,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Boston
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $90,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
$118,000
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A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $118,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Boston
$87,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $87,000 with +$2,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Boston
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Boston
$105,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $105,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Boston
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
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