Director of Software Engineering salary in New York

Average Base Salary in New York

$206,667
$43,904
Additional Cash Compensation
$250,571
Total Compensation
Median: $207K
Min: $140K
Max: $420K

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 $206,667. The average additional cash compensation for a Director of Software Engineering in New York is $43,904. The average total compensation for a Director of Software Engineering in New York is $250,571. 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

Director of Engineering, Benefits

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+37
Justworks is seeking an experienced and passionate engineering leader to join our team, responsible for overseeing the engineering teams focused on our benefits and health experience for our small business customers.  This is a cross-functional group that serves the core value of our business and continues to delight our customers with benefits offerings and complex logic with a simple and elegant UX.  The group also has an audacious ambition to bring more automation and sophisticated tooling for our internal stakeholders.

Director of Software Engineering

Greater NYC Area
2 days ago
+50
About adMarketplace With 20 years of search marketing expertise our goal is to add value to every search. On the simplest level we are the largest consumer search technology platform outside of Google and Bing. adMarketplace delivers incremental search traffic across native channels, including mobile apps, consumer sites, and browsers. Our technology enables audiences to skip search results pages and navigate directly to trusted sites in moments

Director, Engineering

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+31
We are looking for a Director of Engineering to join our rapidly growing engineering organization.  Your direct reports will include about 3 engineering managers, each with teams of 6 to 8 engineers. As a Director, you will lead the multiple engineering teams to accelerate our growth. A commitment to teamwork, hustle, and healthy communication are among the defining traits of Paxos executives.  .  

Director of Software Engineering - Support & Solutions

Remote
4 days ago
+38
We are seeking an experienced leader to build and scale the team and technologies of our Support and Solutions team. Reporting to the CTO, you will have the opportunity to grow and shape what this department becomes as well as impact the entire technology organization. This group provides engineering support for our platform as well as works on new features and enhancements for particular partners as well as across all platform customers. Using principles of site reliability, we look for this team to ensure a high level or reliability and responsiveness with a strong focus on automation and proactive reporting. This role is expected to continue to define everything from our philosophy and processes to the organization and how we can best be set up to scale in the coming years.

Director of Engineering, Money

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+46
While you are not expected to be coding hands-on as a primary responsibility, you will have the ability to decide when your time is best leveraged by contributing in that capacity. You are adept at achieving results not through micromanagement, but rather through empowering your team members and helping them to run autonomously. Above all else you are an outstanding people manager who cares deeply about the well-being and growth of your engineers, and have a track record of successfully developing leads and managers under you.

Director of Engineering

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+35
Connect the engineering team with the company vision, instilling a sense of purpose while leading the team. Work closely with the CPO and other executives to advocate for the engineering team, manage competing priorities, and execute on broader business goals. Collaborate with revenue stakeholders and ad sales teams. Recruit, hire, mentor and empower a world-class diverse and inclusive engineering team. Clearly define individual roles and responsibilities, allocate resources and manage progress as well as overall team engagement and morale. Implement an effective reporting structure, manage through managers, and lead teams of engineers who love their jobs and do great work. Vet vendors for outsourced engineering work and guide those projects to completion.

Director of Engineering

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+47
As a Director of Engineering  at Unqork you will be responsible for strategy and execution of engineering team growth, culture, and value delivery. This is a critical role in shaping the teams that architect and extend an industry-changing product.

Director of Engineering, Platform

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+38
As a leader within the engineering team, you’ll help translate our vision of accelerating the way landlords and tenants plan, market, lease, and manage space. Reporting to the VP of Engineering, you will lead the platform engineering organization which is responsible for building foundational elements of our multi-product platform. As such, you will:

Director of Engineering, Data

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+38
As a leader within the engineering team, you’ll help translate our vision of accelerating the way landlords and tenants plan, market, lease, and manage space. Reporting to the VP of Engineering, you will lead the development of novel real-time data products and services for commercial real estate. As such, you will:

Director of Engineering

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+30
As our Director of Engineering you’ll work closely with our Product team to build a better health care experience. Your leadership of our software teams will result in us shipping quickly with the right amount of investment in infrastructure, bettering our product and improving the lives of millions of patients.  Your dedication to building a culture of transparency, inclusion, and support will help ensure that our engineering is always evolving and growing.  Your ability to combine technical capabilities, digging into details to unblock teams and steer through complex engineering tradeoffs, with business knowledge and context is crucial for the success of Zocdoc. 

Director of Engineering

Remote
2 weeks ago
Computer Vision and Machine Learning tell us how to cut keys. Low-level device management and higher-level subsystems process our orders and collect payment. Selection and validation of new hardware for the constant job of evolving our fleet of kiosks. Unique UX of interacting with a kiosk to copy a physical key and purchase a locksmith service. Backend fleet command system that remotely administers kiosks and helps us scale. Order management system that ensures we securely handle customers’ money and data. Internal tools that power our mail-order key business. Multi-sided marketplace that connects locked-out customers with human locksmiths who can perform complex jobs for them on-demand. Infrastructure to make sure all of the above functions correctly and at scale. CI/CD pipeline that keeps it easy to write and deploy code here.

Director of Engineering, Infrastructure

Greater NYC Area
3 weeks ago
+23
We are looking for a Director of Engineer, Infrastructure. You are someone who love making other engineers more productive, and care about the quality of software in production. The Core Tech team that you will be in charge of, consists of about 20 engineers who own developer tooling, monitoring, alerting, QA, and shared infrastructure such as authentication, message bus, and databases. We want to take this team to the next level and we are looking for someone with passion and experience in the field.

Director of Software Engineering Salary ranges

The two most common Director of Software Engineering salary ranges in New York are $180k - $190k and $210k - $220k.

Average Director of Software Engineering Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Director of Software Engineering make the most at companies with 501-1,000 employees, earning $216,238 on average.

Director of Software Engineering Salary by gender

The average Director of Software Engineering salary for women is $213,000 and the average Director of Software Engineering salary for men is $207,111.

Director of Software Engineering Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Director of Software Engineering with 7+ years of experience is $211,826.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in New York

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $76,989
Min: $55K
Max: $100K
Junior Software Engineer $87,377
Min: $42K
Max: $135K
Software Test Engineer $96,500
Min: $65K
Max: $135K
QA Engineer $97,933
Min: $60K
Max: $145K
Automation Engineer $102,893
Min: $70K
Max: $146K
Salesforce Developer $110,708
Min: $76K
Max: $180K
Front End Developer $114,130
Min: $70K
Max: $167K
Systems Engineer $114,667
Min: $85K
Max: $180K
Hardware Engineer $121,000
Min: $100K
Max: $142K
Android Developer $122,250
Min: $50K
Max: $200K
Data Engineer $123,632
Min: $75K
Max: $200K
Site Reliability Engineer $125,833
Min: $100K
Max: $175K
Software Engineer $126,577
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Machine Learning Engineer $127,000
Min: $105K
Max: $142K
Sales Engineer $127,255
Min: $46K
Max: $185K
QA Manager $127,294
Min: $84K
Max: $195K
iOS Developer $132,338
Min: $83K
Max: $250K
Security Engineer $134,104
Min: $70K
Max: $252K
Game Developer $136,000
Min: $136K
Max: $136K
DevOps Engineer $138,278
Min: $90K
Max: $200K
Data Architect $144,464
Min: $85K
Max: $260K
Database Administrator $147,000
Min: $147K
Max: $147K
Senior Software Engineer $155,103
Min: $110K
Max: $225K
Principal Software Engineer $165,276
Min: $126K
Max: $240K
Lead Software Engineer $167,060
Min: $130K
Max: $210K
Data Engineering Manager $179,000
Min: $179K
Max: $179K
Engineering Manager $179,736
Min: $95K
Max: $265K
Director of Software Engineering $206,667
Min: $140K
Max: $420K
Vice President of Engineering $221,469
Min: $160K
Max: $305K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $249,435
Min: $120K
Max: $426K

Skills that affect Director of Software Engineering salaries in New York

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SQL
3% have this skill
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Javascript
2% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
2% have this skill
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Java
2% have this skill
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Python
2% have this skill
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DevOps
2% have this skill

Recent Director of Software Engineering salaries in New York

$265,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $265,000
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
New York
5-10 Reports
$210,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $210,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
New York
>10 Reports
$185,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Engineering reported a yearly salary of $185,000 with +$6,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$215,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Engineering Manager reported a yearly salary of $215,000 with +$65,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
New York
>10 Reports
$175,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $175,000 with +$60,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
501-1,000 Employees
New York
>10 Reports
$275,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $275,000 with +$275,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
New York
$420,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $420,000 with +$69,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
New York
$300,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $300,000
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
11-50 Employees
New York
5-10 Reports
$200,000
Yearly Salary
A Head of Engineering reported a yearly salary of $200,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $180,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
5-10 Reports
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