2019 Software Engineer Salary Boston (Updated Daily) | Built In Boston
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Marketing Associate
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Boston
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Software Engineer salary in Boston

Average Base Salary in Boston

$113,887
$9,060
Additional Cash Compensation
$122,947
Total Compensation
Median: $114K
Min: $85K
Max: $158K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in Boston?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Boston is $113,887. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Boston is $9,060. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Boston is $122,947. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Boston from anonymous Software Engineer employees in Boston.

Boston by the numbers

1,712
Total number of Tech companies in Boston
51,418
Total number of tech users on Built In Boston
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Software Engineer jobs in Boston
265

Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 day ago
+21
Design, build, and maintain a highly scalable web analytics platform. Ensure that the platform meets business requirements and industry practices for security and privacy. Write queries/jobs/functions to feed and enhance the data pipeline. Recommend ways to improve data reliability, efficiency and quality. Integrate new technologies and software engineering tools into existing platform. Assist customer support team with analytics and software inquiries

Software Engineer

Waltham
4 days ago
+39
When finance professionals need to do big deals beyond business boundaries, Intralinks is their platform of choice for content distribution and collaboration. We help power financial markets. When Whole Foods was acquired by Amazon, they turned to Intralinks to provide their due diligence virtual data room. When Ares Management LLC grew their investor base and raised more than $65B of capital they chose Intralinks to support their capital

Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
6 days ago
+23
Being hands-on in developing our products using best practices, appropriate tools and technologies. Working with cross functional collaborative teams, helping to clarify requirements at the onset of projects and suggesting different and relevant technical approaches. Highlighting areas for continuous improvement and driving their prioritization. Being proactive in suggesting new tools, technologies and ways of working.

Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+25
 The Business Operations team at Piaggio Fast Forward is looking for a Data Engineer to help develop our analytics platform, pipeline, and tooling. This engineer needs to have a strong understanding of SQL, Databases, Analytics, and Systems Architecture/Integrations and experience implementing, developing, and delivering Business Intelligence solutions and reporting models. You will work to automate processes and data pipelines, reporting into a small and tight-knit team. We are looking for a candidate that flourishes in an autonomous startup environment and thrives on seeking out new challenges. 

Senior Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 day ago
+21
Design, build, and maintain a highly scalable web analytics platform. Ensure that the platform meets business requirements and industry practices for security and privacy. Integrate new technologies and software engineering tools into existing platform. Mentor other software engineers. Provide software architecture support.

Software Engineer - C++ / Python

Somerville
2 days ago
+16
Formlabs continues to develop one of the most powerful and intuitive desktop print applications on the market: PreForm. Beyond the desktop, our Software Team makes all of our backend tools work together – from calibration software at the factory to world-class web functionality all over.

Senior Mobile Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
2 days ago
+22
As a mobile software engineer, you’ll work closely with backend and frontend engineers on enabling the latest in mobile engagement features, powered by machine learning and petabytes of analytics data. This position is unique in the ability to work deeply on iOS and Android with ample opportunity to branch out to technologies like React.js or Scala. The opportunity for learning and career growth is massive. If you are looking for a place on the cutting edge, come join us. We hire engineers that are passionate about their work and want to be part of a company that feels the same way.

Data Science Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
2 days ago
+42
Our data science team is analyzing large data sets (we’re collecting billions of individual actions every month) and building products that enable our customers to grow faster and communicate more effectively with their customers. We’re looking for data science software engineers to build production features, models and pipelines.

Senior VoIP Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
3 days ago
+29
In this position you will be responsible for owning, developing and maintaining key components in our client media framework or the backend media services. You will develop services that are deployed globally and run in mixed environments including our own datacenters and AWS. You will be responsible for making key technical recommendations and then executing on your recommendations.You will be responsible for coming up with and implementing innovative solution to difficult problems. You must be hands on and have a passion for developing software.

Embedded Aerospace Software Engineer

Cambridge
4 days ago
+23
Work independently on a multi-disciplinary team to design and develop mission-critical onboard software and/or ground control applications for UAV systems. Candidates must have excellent communication and organizational skills and the desire to take on new tasks and develop new skills. Deep knowledge in a software language such as C/C++, Java, Python and Qt. Design of embedded control software and complex algorithms. Design of graphical user interface and communications software

Lead Embedded Software Engineer

Somerville
4 days ago
+16
Lead and mentor a small team of firmware engineers (setting priorities, pull requests, etc.). Design embedded software applications from beginning to release. Collaborate with a stellar team of diverse engineers to always enhance the user experience of our products. Write and ship meaningful code that makes our custom hardware work, find the bugs, and push the limits of 3D printing.

Software Engineer - Linux

Greater Boston Area
5 days ago
+52
Brief Description Our Carbon Black Response Linux Endpoint team is looking for a software engineer who will design and implement security and functionality focused features into the Response product. This work will be done primarily in C and C++ and at times will include shell and other scripting languages. Description We are looking for an endpoint Software Engineer who can work in a highly agile environment on our Response Linux Endpoint team

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 $119,300 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $111,271.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $130,471. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $99,600.

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 $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
Software Engineer $113,887
Min: $85K
Max: $158K
Sales Engineer $113,919
Min: $55K
Max: $160K
DevOps Engineer $123,017
Min: $85K
Max: $175K
Security Engineer $123,429
Min: $65K
Max: $156K
Data Architect $125,700
Min: $80K
Max: $183K
Senior Software Engineer $127,873
Min: $90K
Max: $175K
Engineering Manager $143,425
Min: $109K
Max: $205K
QA Manager $147,875
Min: $136K
Max: $165K
Principal Software Engineer $158,083
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

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Javascript
14% have this skill
2
SQL
12% have this skill
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Java
8% have this skill
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Front-end
8% have this skill
5
Python
7% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
6% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in Boston

$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Associate reported a yearly salary of $90,000 with +$9,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Boston
$121,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $121,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Boston
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $85,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
$104,764
Yearly Salary
A Backend Engineer reported a yearly salary of $104,764 with +$5,238 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
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
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