Software Engineer salary in Boston, MA

Average Base Salary in Boston, MA

$114,219
$10,157
Additional Cash Compensation
$124,376
Total Compensation
Median: 112,000
Min: $75K
Max: $200K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in Boston, MA?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Boston, MA is $114,219. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Boston, MA is $10,157. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Boston, MA is $124,376. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Software Engineer employees in Boston, MA.

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Software Engineer jobs in Boston, MA

Software Engineer

Boston, MA
6 days ago
Get in on the ground floor at one of Boston's top startups and help us solve a huge challenge for developers and product teams - understanding customer experience. LogRocket is the first system that gives these teams complete visibility into their customer's experience using their web apps - through pixel-perfect replays of user sessions and clear insight into logs, errors and network activity. We've already attracted an elite roster of customers

Software Engineer

Boston, MA
1 week ago
Do you have the skills-and drive-to join a tech team that's working to digitally transform a trillion-dollar industry? From test-driving the latest technologies to creating intuitive consumer apps, Liberty Mutual is constantly innovating and creating industry-leading solutions that provide peace of mind for our customers worldwide. Global Retail Markets U.S. Underwriting is looking for a Software Engineer to work on highly complex projects and

Software Engineer

Boston, MA
3 weeks ago
Chewy is seeking a Software Engineer to join our team in Boston, MA. The expectations of the prospective candidate will be the design, development, testing, implementation, and support of applications and related integrations. In this role, the ideal candidate will engage in iterative development, testing, and make contributions to the growth and development of one of Chewy’s fastest growing areas. This energetic individual will partner with both technical and business teams on multiple initiatives and collaborate to deliver new features and enhancements.  

Software Engineer

Boston, MA
3 weeks ago
Chewy is seeking a Software Engineer to join our team in Boston, MA. The expectations of the prospective candidate will be the design, development, testing, implementation, and support of applications and related integrations. In this role, the ideal candidate will engage in iterative development, testing, and make contributions to the growth and development of one of Chewy’s fastest growing areas. This energetic individual will partner with both technical and business teams on multiple initiatives and collaborate to deliver new features and enhancements.  

Software Engineer, Full Stack

Boston, MA
9 hours ago
Biotechnology is rewriting life as we know it, from the medicines we take, to the crops we grow, the materials we wear, and the household goods that we rely on every day. But moving at the new speed of science requires better technology.Benchling’s mission is to unlock the power of biotechnology. The world’s most innovative biotech companies use Benchling’s R&D Cloud to power the development of breakthrough products and accelerate time to

Senior Software Engineer

Boston, MA
18 hours ago
Do you have the skills-and drive-to join a tech team that's working to digitally transform a trillion-dollar industry? From test-driving the latest technologies to creating intuitive consumer apps, Liberty Mutual is constantly innovating and creating industry-leading solutions that provide peace of mind for our customers worldwide. Our team works in close partnership with Solaria Labs, Liberty Mutual's innovation lab, where we deliver innovative

Staff Software Engineer - Backend

Boston, MA
1 day ago
Toast is driven by building the restaurant platform that helps restaurants adapt, take control, and get back to what they do best: building the businesses they love. Are you ready for a change? Toast Digital Ordering applications process billions of dollars in transactions for our restaurant customers. We’re hiring a Staff Software Engineer to take responsibility for building new, innovative solutions to expand our consumer-facing capabilities. We

Staff Software Engineer

Boston, MA
1 day ago
Toast is scaling rapidly, and with that growth comes exciting opportunities to evolve a developer ecosystem which enables Toast engineers and external partners to continue to deliver excellent products on top of a reliable and sustainable platform. This role will help define, design, build, and maintain software solutions which advance developer effectiveness at Toast and provide a world-class experience to engineers across the business. We’re

Lead Embedded Software Engineer

Boston, MA
2 days ago
EPAM Continuum integrates business, design, and technology consulting to focus on accelerating breakthrough ideas into meaningful impact for patients, providers, consumers, and ultimately our clients. Driving transformation in today's world requires a uniquely constructed network of connected teams, working across silos, to help tackle our client's biggest challenges. This is core to our DNA.We want to meet great people who are interested in

Principal/Senior Software Engineer

Boston, MA
2 days ago
Do you have the skills-and drive-to join a tech team that's working to digitally transform a trillion-dollar industry? From test-driving the latest technologies to creating intuitive consumer apps, Liberty Mutual is constantly innovating and creating industry-leading solutions that provide peace of mind for our customers worldwide. As a senior software engineer at Liberty Mutual, you'll apply your talents in an agile environment that has the

Senior Security Software Engineer

Boston, MA
3 days ago
Who we are  Stavvy is transforming how business is conducted remotely by making complex legal and financial transactions easier, safer, and more accessible to all. Whether we are working to enable title companies to facilitate remote closings in a safe way, better connecting lenders with the businesses they use during the home buying process, or building the next set of tools for the platform, Stavviators (our employees) are disruptors at heart

Software Engineer II (Frontend)

Boston, MA
3 days ago
Who we are Stavvy is transforming how business is conducted remotely by making complex legal and financial transactions easier, safer, and more accessible to all. Whether we are working to enable title companies to facilitate remote closings in a safe way, better connecting lenders with the businesses they use during the home buying process, or building the next set of tools for the platform, Stavviators (our employees) are disruptors at heart

Software Engineer Salary ranges

The two most common Software Engineer salary ranges in Boston, MA are $110k - $120k and $120k - $130k.

Average Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Software Engineer make the most at companies with 51-200 employees, earning $115,158 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $117,253 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $110,812.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $138,588. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $101,707.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Boston, MA

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
QA Analyst$66,500
Min: $36K
Max: $87K
Implementation Specialist$77,113
Min: $60K
Max: $140K
Junior Software Engineer$91,553
Min: $70K
Max: $126K
QA Engineer$98,662
Min: $70K
Max: $161K
Front End Developer$102,638
Min: $62K
Max: $175K
Salesforce Developer$104,625
Min: $76K
Max: $130K
Automation Engineer$105,091
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Software Engineer$114,219
Min: $75K
Max: $200K
Android Developer$115,157
Min: $80K
Max: $163K
iOS Developer$115,273
Min: $77K
Max: $179K
Sales Engineer$115,883
Min: $55K
Max: $178K
Software Test Engineer$117,142
Min: $68K
Max: $175K
Data Engineer$119,285
Min: $73K
Max: $180K
Game Developer$124,000
Min: $124K
Max: $124K
Security Engineer$126,457
Min: $65K
Max: $180K
DevOps Engineer$127,022
Min: $85K
Max: $200K
Database Administrator$128,500
Min: $115K
Max: $142K
Hardware Engineer$130,389
Min: $95K
Max: $175K
Systems Engineer$134,169
Min: $70K
Max: $185K
Senior Software Engineer$137,590
Min: $90K
Max: $290K
QA Manager$138,706
Min: $108K
Max: $165K
Machine Learning Engineer$140,818
Min: $107K
Max: $190K
Site Reliability Engineer$141,600
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Data Architect$148,154
Min: $89K
Max: $225K
Senior Data Engineer$152,625
Min: $130K
Max: $210K
Engineering Manager$156,856
Min: $82K
Max: $284K
Lead Software Engineer$157,637
Min: $80K
Max: $200K
Data Engineering Manager$162,184
Min: $113K
Max: $200K
Principal Software Engineer$166,015
Min: $100K
Max: $280K
Director of Software Engineering$188,748
Min: $140K
Max: $308K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer)$190,413
Min: $90K
Max: $260K
Vice President of Engineering$205,368
Min: $120K
Max: $330K
CIO (Chief Information Officer)$209,571
Min: $190K
Max: $225K

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in Boston, MA

1
Java
7% have this skill
2
Javascript
6% have this skill
3
.NET
3% have this skill
4
Python
2% have this skill
5
C#
1% have this skill
6
SQL
1% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in Boston, MA

$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Backend Software Developer reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$12,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Boston, MA
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Associate Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $100,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
501-1,000 Employees
Boston, MA
$170,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $170,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Boston, MA
$145,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer II reported a yearly salary of $145,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Boston, MA
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $125,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Boston, MA
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Boston, MA
$105,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $105,000 with +$10,500 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Boston, MA
$126,581
Yearly Salary
A Engineer II reported a yearly salary of $126,581
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Boston, MA
$155,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $155,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Boston, MA
$145,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $145,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Boston, MA
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