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Director of Software Engineering salary in New York

Average Base Salary in New York

$191,531
$31,338
Additional Cash Compensation
$222,869
Total Compensation
Median: $192K
Min: $150K
Max: $271K

How Much Does a Director of Software Engineering Make in New York?

The average salary for a Director of Software Engineering in New York is $191,531. The average additional cash compensation for a Director of Software Engineering in New York is $31,338. The average total compensation for a Director of Software Engineering in New York is $222,869. Director of Software Engineering salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In NYC from anonymous Director of Software Engineering employees in New York.

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Director of Software Engineering jobs in NYC

Engineering Director / VCTO

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
+24
Oversee all aspects of the engineering organization, including technical strategy, technology blueprint, hiring and retaining talent and best practices & technology stacks. Manage the end to end technology execution. Define and manage the technology landscape and blueprint for entire solution stack. Work closely with lead engineers and architects to co-own the architecture and component strategy. Actively engage in sprint planning, delivery and managing the releases. Provide hands-on technology leadership to the engineering team. Provide expert technical guidance to all functional areas, including strategy, operations, sales and product. Ensure consistent best practices, processes, and procedures for software development, quality assurance, and maintenance. Identify risks and opportunities for each project.

Director of Engineering

Greater NYC Area
6 days ago
+32
First and foremost, be a strong leader and nurturer of engineering talent.  Work with product and technology leadership to retain and continuously groom a strong engineering culture. Provide air cover to the engineering team to enable them to do their best, and then some.  Cultivate an environment of inclusion and collaboration. Engineers can do a lot more than code. Provide them the space to do it.  Be a mentor and guide to the engineering team, grooming future leaders and ensuring the team members have the space to grow professionally.  Be a master of process. No single software development process works everywhere. Continuously refine our software development with a goal of maximizing impact in a measurable way.  In collaboration with product leadership, maintain and groom a strong backlog of innovative products and features. 

Senior Director of Engineering

Greater NYC Area
6 days ago
+32
An engineering leader at Blink Health is respected by colleagues for your deep technical contributions to the industry, your ability to inspire and attract key talent, your passion for customers and the impact of your work, and your ability to deliver large scale engineering solutions with quality. You will be responsible for leading engineering teams to build industry-defining services and products, leveraging modern cloud technology, and data technologies, setting long term technical vision, and creating a culture of quality and continuous improvement. You will be managing multiple frontend and mobile development teams, responsible for building our world class product suite.

Director of Engineering

Greater NYC Area
4 days ago
+37
In your role as a Director of Engineering, you will be a key leader of Sidewalk Labs’ Engineering team, working to build and integrate the products, services, and solution that we believe can radically improve the lives of city residents, workers, and visitors while protecting user privacy and security. This will involve solving complex computational problems, dealing with messy sources of data, and building systems that scale. 

Director of Software Engineering

Greater NYC Area
3 weeks ago
+40
The Member Experience mission is responsible for delivering technology that creates intelligent environments and connected, consciously-engineered communities for every space in the world. Our team is interested in increasing lifetime value, satisfaction productivity, and building engaging community models in smart environments. Our tools give our members superpowers to connect with the people and things which will make them happy and successful. We are able to do this primarily through the WeWork App (Android, iOS, web) and its core services.

Engineering Director, Apps

Greater NYC Area
6 days ago
+44
At Meetup, we bring people together. Every month 2.6 million people use our mobile apps to Meetup in real life and find their community. To continue to help these tight-knit communities grow, and to help new ones form, we are rapidly growing our teams to maximize our impact on lives. Our mobile team has native apps for iOS and Android using Swift, Java, and Kotlin and embracing Flat and Material Design conventions. We're ready to reshape and rebuild Meetup for the mobile, global future, and to craft experiences that echo the amazing feeling of going to a great Meetup in real life.

Director of Engineering, Data

Greater NYC Area
3 weeks ago
+38
A proven leader who is passionate about data to help iterate on our data strategies, grow our capabilities, and expand our data platform team. The person in this role will be focused on extending/supporting our critical data products, including real time business metrics and analytics capabilities. The Director of Engineering, Data directs enterprise-wide data operations, data platforms, engineering and architecture management related activities. Thought leader and champion for our data-driven culture as well as manage and grow our data engineering team. Focus is on supporting and driving business initiatives.

Director of Engineering

Greater NYC Area
3 weeks ago
+38
As a Director of Engineering at Rent the Runway, you will be responsible for leading and guiding the most important part of our engineering organization– our people and our technical strategy. Our passion is to deliver experiences that make our users fall in love with us again and again, and this means nurturing our culture of collaboration, communication, and coordination between and within teams.

Director of Engineering, Inventory Innovation

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
+38
Build out both a technical strategy and an engineering team to develop products that will manage, assess, & track the quality of items we own and increase their longevity. You'll report directly to our VP of Engineering for Inventory and Operations, and are responsible for finding unique, creative, technical solutions to some very complicated business needs that will continue to drive the success of our company into the future. This role will be primarily located at our NYC HQ but will frequent our Warehouse in Secaucus, NJ. We’re looking for someone who can think creatively around our full inventory lifecycle; manufacturing, repairs, quality tracking, and overall customer happiness.

Director of Software Engineering Salary ranges

The most common Director of Software Engineering salary in New York is between $170k - $180k.

Average Director of Software Engineering Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Director of Software Engineering make the most at companies with 500+ employees, earning $198,533 on average.

Director of Software Engineering Salary by gender

The average Director of Software Engineering salary for women is $168,500 and the average Director of Software Engineering salary for men is $191,625.

Director of Software Engineering Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Director of Software Engineering with 7+ years of experience is $193,316.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in New York

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $77,868
Min: $65K
Max: $97K
Software Test Engineer $93,714
Min: $65K
Max: $113K
QA Engineer $95,592
Min: $60K
Max: $139K
Automation Engineer $103,667
Min: $70K
Max: $146K
Salesforce Developer $108,429
Min: $76K
Max: $180K
Front End Developer $110,995
Min: $70K
Max: $167K
QA Manager $119,214
Min: $84K
Max: $145K
Android Developer $119,712
Min: $50K
Max: $200K
Data Engineer $120,700
Min: $75K
Max: $200K
Software Engineer $126,446
Min: $70K
Max: $230K
iOS Developer $126,464
Min: $83K
Max: $163K
Sales Engineer $127,341
Min: $46K
Max: $185K
Security Engineer $133,175
Min: $70K
Max: $252K
DevOps Engineer $134,111
Min: $90K
Max: $200K
Data Architect $142,423
Min: $85K
Max: $260K
Senior Software Engineer $153,657
Min: $110K
Max: $225K
Principal Software Engineer $160,815
Min: $126K
Max: $240K
Engineering Manager $176,393
Min: $95K
Max: $230K
Director of Software Engineering $191,531
Min: $150K
Max: $271K
Vice President of Engineering $222,762
Min: $140K
Max: $305K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $248,098
Min: $120K
Max: $426K

Skills that affect Director of Software Engineering salaries in New York

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SQL
2% have this skill
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Java
2% have this skill
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DevOps
1% have this skill
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Javascript
1% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
1% have this skill
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QA
1% have this skill

Recent Director of Software Engineering salaries in New York

$175,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $175,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$250,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Developer reported a yearly salary of $250,000
7+ Years of Experience
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51-200 Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $180,000
11-50 Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$210,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $210,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Director reported a yearly salary of $160,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$172,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $172,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
>10 Reports
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $180,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
500+ Employees
New York
$200,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $200,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
5-10 Reports
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$3,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$271,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineers reported a yearly salary of $271,000 with +$27,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
New York
>10 Reports
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