How much does a Senior Software Engineer make in Boston, MA?

Updated Aug 4, 2021

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$126,085 /yr
Average Base Pay

5,360 salaries

$101K

Low

$126K

Average

$158K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$13,394Range$3,435 - $52,232
The average salary for Senior Software Engineer is $126,085 per year in Boston, MA Area. Salaries estimates are based on 5360 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Software Engineer employees in Boston, MA Area.

Seniority Levels

L3
Senior Software Engineer$126,085 /yr
L4
Software Engineer IV$137,772 /yr
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MathWorks
4.4

MathWorks

Senior Software Engineer

$135,877

 /yr
Range: $19K - $171K
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$19K

$171K

$18,635 - $171,296 Range

Wayfair
3.5

Wayfair

Senior Software Engineer

$141,633

 /yr
Range: $81K - $171K

$81K

$171K

$81,151 - $170,678 Range

EMC
3.8

EMC

Senior Software Engineer

$112,083

 /yr
Range: $88K - $133K

$88K

$133K

$87,654 - $132,858 Range

Qualcomm
4.1

Qualcomm

Senior Software Engineer

$123,605

 /yr
Range: $117K - $130K

$117K

$130K

$117,342 - $130,375 Range

IBM
3.9

IBM

Senior Software Engineer

$165,424

 /yr
Range: $88K - $216K

$88K

$216K

$87,934 - $216,072 Range

Fidelity Investments
4.2

Fidelity Investments

Senior Software Engineer

$104,576

 /yr
Range: $87K - $131K

$87K

$131K

$86,979 - $130,988 Range

HubSpot
4.6

HubSpot

Senior Software Engineer

$138,957

 /yr
Range: $123K - $179K

$123K

$179K

$122,845 - $178,698 Range

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Akamai
4.5

Akamai

Senior Software Engineer

$146,874

 /yr
Range: $85K - $164K

$85K

$164K

$84,735 - $163,738 Range

ServiceNow
4.4

ServiceNow

Senior Software Engineer

$115,769

 /yr
Range: $116K - $153K

$116K

$153K

$115,769 - $153,000 Range

Wellington Management
4.3

Wellington Management

Senior Software Engineer

$136,868

 /yr
Range: $90K - $168K

$90K

$168K

$90,459 - $168,025 Range

Liberty Mutual Insurance
3.8

Liberty Mutual Insurance

Senior Software Engineer

$113,112

 /yr
Range: $102K - $151K

$102K

$151K

$101,507 - $151,049 Range

Amadeus
3.8

Amadeus

Senior Software Engineer

$122,091

 /yr
Range: $107K - $141K

$107K

$141K

$106,549 - $141,209 Range

Charles River Development
3.9

Charles River Development

Senior Software Engineer

$138,451

 /yr
Range: $107K - $183K

$107K

$183K

$107,226 - $183,192 Range

Airvana
3.4

Airvana

Senior Software Engineer

$117,039

 /yr
Range: $100K - $132K

$100K

$132K

$100,270 - $131,725 Range

Tripadvisor
3.8

Tripadvisor

Senior Software Engineer

$153,987

 /yr
Range: $113K - $177K

$113K

$177K

$112,967 - $177,432 Range

Nokia
4.1

Nokia

Senior Software Engineer

$121,154

 /yr
Range: $103K - $144K

$103K

$144K

$102,918 - $143,660 Range

Philips
3.8

Philips

Senior Software Engineer

$128,839

 /yr
Range: $111K - $170K

$111K

$170K

$110,904 - $169,836 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Senior Software Engineer

$176,068

 /yr
Range: $145K - $206K

$145K

$206K

$144,824 - $205,862 Range

Oracle
3.7

Oracle

Senior Software Engineer

$118,771

 /yr
Range: $83K - $158K

$83K

$158K

$83,133 - $158,397 Range

Staples
3.3

Staples

Senior Software Engineer

$110,947

 /yr
Range: $89K - $141K

$89K

$141K

$88,825 - $141,034 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Senior Software Engineer salaries

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer is $126,085 per year in Boston, MA Area. Salaries estimates are based on 5360 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Software Engineer employees in Boston, MA Area.

The highest salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Boston, MA Area is $158,016 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Boston, MA Area is $100,606 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Senior Software Engineer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Senior Software Engineer.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent senior software engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$126,000
per year
A Sr. Software Engineer reported making $126,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$138,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer reported making $138,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$130,000
per year
A Sr. Software Engineer reported making $130,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k stock bonus
$3k profit sharing
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$113,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer reported making $113,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$165,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer reported making $165,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$140,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer reported making $140,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$175,000
per year
A Sr. Software Engineer reported making $175,000 per year
Additional Pay
$20k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$128,000
per year
A Sr. Software Engineer reported making $128,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$162,000
per year
A Sr. Software Engineer reported making $162,000 per year
Additional Pay
$240k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$99,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer reported making $99,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
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