Lead Software Engineer salary in New York

Average Base Salary in New York

$169,685
$26,150
Additional Cash Compensation
$195,835
Total Compensation
Median: $170K
Min: $130K
Max: $210K

How Much Does a Lead Software Engineer Make in New York?

The average salary for a Lead Software Engineer in New York is $169,685. The average additional cash compensation for a Lead Software Engineer in New York is $26,150. The average total compensation for a Lead Software Engineer in New York is $195,835. Lead Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In NYC from anonymous Lead Software Engineer employees in New York.

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DevOps Engineer
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Director of Customer Success
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Finance Director
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HR Coordinator
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Inside Sales Manager
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Junior Software Engineer
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Machine Learning Engineer
Marketing Associate
Marketing Coordinator
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Office Manager
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Lead Software Engineer jobs in NYC

Lead Software Engineer / Tech Lead

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
+17
As we build out our development team, we're looking for an expert in their field who can not only build systems quickly, but architect systems that will scale as our company does. You will be asked to wear many software development hats and help our team scale as the company does.

Lead Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
4 days ago
+21
LeafLink is seeking a Lead Software Engineer to join our New York team who is passionate about working with teams that solve interesting, large-scale problems at a rapid pace. This role will contribute heavily to the buildout and iteration of LeafLink’s existing and emerging systems, powering an ever-expanding set of product offerings. As a member of our engineering team, you will be in a position to have a direct, lasting impact everywhere that technology powers our business.

Lead Software Engineer, LeafLink Logistics

Greater NYC Area
4 days ago
+21
LeafLink is seeking a Lead Software Engineer to join our New York team who is passionate about working with teams that solve interesting, large-scale problems at a rapid pace. This role will focus on the design, buildout, and iteration of LeafLink Logistic’s existing and emerging systems, enabling a new and massive revenue stream. As a member of our engineering team, you will be in a position to have a direct and lasting impact everywhere in the business. Your contribution will be immediate and have positive ripple effects across not just our business, but also the business of each of our customers.

Lead Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
+14
We are looking for an ambitious Lead Software Engineer. As an early employee, you’ll have the chance to define and work on the foundational elements of the company and work closely with the founding team. The ideal candidate is passionate about creating a seamless customer experience and is able to drive and execute end-to-end customer journeys.  You will plan, architect, build and own our backend systems and microservices using Node.js, GraphQL, Express.JS, PostgreSQL, React.JS and AWS and integrate those to our frontend using React.JS, React Native, Next.JS and Relay. You will partner with the CTO and Head of Product to bring customer touch-points to life. This position reports directly to the CTO.

Lead Software Engineer - Data Products

Greater NYC Area
8 hours ago
+47
Unqork is the no-code platform that's pioneering a new way for companies to build, deploy, and manage complex, enterprise-grade applications. At this moment, Fortune 100 companies are using Unqork to create and deliver software without writing a single line of code. Gary Hoberman, former CIO of Metlife, founded Unqork in 2017 with a team of hand-picked industry professionals, and together we're creating a massive paradigm shift in the way

Lead Software Engineer (Java+Kafka)

Remote
1 week ago
+42
You are curious, persistent, logical and clever – a true techie at heart. You enjoy living by the code of your craft and developing elegant solutions for complex problems. If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM as a Lead Software Engineer (Java+Kafka). Scroll down to learn more about the position’s responsibilities and requirements. We are looking for a Lead Software Engineer to join our team as we intensify the pace of innovation and move towards future growth through technology solutions. The goal of the project is to create/modernize a set of services. The services are Tier 1 and require high-availability and low-latency implementation under high load (10K+ requests per second). You will ensure that the platform Integrations are well designed using Mulesoft, Kafka, AWS messaging technologies with best practices to meet the scalability and reliability for growing eCommerce.

Lead Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Lead Software Engineer salary in New York is between $150k - $160k.

Average Lead Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Lead Software Engineer make the most at companies with 500+ employees, earning $187,725 on average.

Lead Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Lead Software Engineer salary for women is $155,000 and the average Lead Software Engineer salary for men is $176,767.

Lead Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Lead Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $171,800.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in New York

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $76,989
Min: $55K
Max: $100K
Junior Software Engineer $87,472
Min: $42K
Max: $135K
Software Test Engineer $96,500
Min: $65K
Max: $135K
QA Engineer $97,448
Min: $60K
Max: $145K
Automation Engineer $102,893
Min: $70K
Max: $146K
Salesforce Developer $110,708
Min: $76K
Max: $180K
Front End Developer $113,532
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 $123,685
Min: $75K
Max: $200K
Software Engineer $126,994
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Machine Learning Engineer $127,000
Min: $105K
Max: $142K
QA Manager $127,294
Min: $84K
Max: $195K
Sales Engineer $127,627
Min: $46K
Max: $185K
Site Reliability Engineer $130,000
Min: $100K
Max: $175K
iOS Developer $132,338
Min: $83K
Max: $250K
Security Engineer $135,370
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 $155,685
Min: $110K
Max: $225K
Principal Software Engineer $165,276
Min: $126K
Max: $240K
Lead Software Engineer $169,685
Min: $130K
Max: $210K
Data Engineering Manager $179,000
Min: $179K
Max: $179K
Engineering Manager $179,745
Min: $95K
Max: $265K
Director of Software Engineering $205,965
Min: $140K
Max: $420K
Vice President of Engineering $220,484
Min: $160K
Max: $305K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $250,773
Min: $120K
Max: $426K

Skills that affect Lead Software Engineer salaries in New York

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SQL
1% have this skill
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Javascript
1% have this skill
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Node.js
1% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
1% have this skill
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Front-end
0% have this skill
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Python
0% have this skill

Recent Lead Software Engineer salaries in New York

$170,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $170,000 with +$34,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$155,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Front-end Engineer reported a yearly salary of $155,000 with +$15,500 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
11-50 Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,000
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
1-10 Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$210,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $210,000 with +$80,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$190,000
Yearly Salary
A Technical Lead reported a yearly salary of $190,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
New York
5-10 Reports
$199,400
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer II reported a yearly salary of $199,400 with +$40,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
New York
$155,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $155,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$155,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $155,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$151,500
Yearly Salary
A iOS Lead reported a yearly salary of $151,500 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
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