Lead Software Engineer salary in New York

Average Base Salary in New York

$167,060
$23,458
Additional Cash Compensation
$190,518
Total Compensation
Median: $167K
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 $167,060. The average additional cash compensation for a Lead Software Engineer in New York is $23,458. The average total compensation for a Lead Software Engineer in New York is $190,518. 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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Lead Software Engineer jobs in NYC

Lead Software Engineer, LeafLink Logistics

Greater NYC Area
3 days ago
+22
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.

Software Engineer (Tech Lead), Core Features

Greater NYC Area
5 days ago
+33
We're looking for an experienced technical leader to join as a Program Lead on the Track Anything team, focusing on fundamentally enhancing Asana’s flexibility. Our customers are pushing the humble “task” to its limits, so you’ll work on projects that help empower users to define and track the things that matter for their work (real-world examples might include customers, job applicants, contracts, bugs, specialized things like VC deal flow or vials of DNA they’re synthesizing, and more). You’ll lead the team in working across the stack to drive technical changes to features like custom fields, and will involve collaboration with several teams to realize a consistent, high-quality experience. You will be an integral part of the entire product development process, from conception to post-launch reflection. 

Lead Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
5 days ago
+21
We are looking for a Senior Full-Stack Engineer to join as our first engineering hire. As an early member of the team, you are not just an engineer. You will have the chance to define and work on the foundational elements of the company, work closely with the founding team and set the technical direction of the product. The ideal candidate is as passionate about creating seamless customer experiences as they are about solving complex infrastructure problems with elegant solutions. You will plan, architect, build and own our highly scalable systems, and partner with the product team to bring customer touchpoints to life. 

Lead Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
5 days ago
+13
Northspyre is looking for a Lead Full-Stack Engineer to join our fast-growing, venture-backed start-up team. This is an opportunity to make a huge impact at an early-stage start-up with a ton of potential in a largely untapped real estate software market. We are looking for a skilled, responsible, and high-output engineer with a track-record of productivity and success to help lead and grow Northspyre from an early stage startup into a billion dollar enterprise. We are a lean organization with minimal red-tape that prides itself on getting things done efficiently and effectively.

Lead Software Engineer, Back-end

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
+40
As Knotch’s Lead API Engineer, you will lead a growing team of four API engineers on various internal and external APIs. Our leaders empower others to succeed by giving mentorship and guidance to their team members every day. You’ll be trusted by your team to guide their efforts in constructing these APIs as part of new features and new products. Your empathy and relentlessness are key traits that will help you remain resilient and connected to your team in a fast-paced environment like ours. Your investments in your team will directly impact our products and help Knotch scale as a company. You will work closely every day with your API team, our Engineering team leads, and Product/Project Managers, and you’ll report directly to our VP of Engineering, Sekhar Vajjhala.

Lead Software Engineer - Real Estate Tech Startup

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+13
Northspyre is looking for a Lead Full-Stack Engineer to join our fast-growing, venture-backed start-up team. This is an opportunity to make a huge impact at an early-stage start-up with a ton of potential in a largely untapped real estate software market. We are looking for a skilled, responsible, and high-output engineer with a track-record of productivity and success to help lead and grow Northspyre from an early stage startup into a billion dollar enterprise. We are a lean organization with minimal red-tape that prides itself on getting things done efficiently and effectively.

Lead Software Engineer - Execution Platform Team

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
+33
As a Lead Software Engineer, you will lead a team to deliver a next generation trade execution platform. You will help build a team of passionate and highly collaborative engineers to ship an innovative product and user experience to our clients. You will skillfully architect and design a low latency system to route and connect client orders directly to exchanges, ATS's and market centers, while expanding our Smart Order Router (SOR) and Single Dealer Platform (SDP) capabilities. As we iterate together, this execution platform will be the foundation of our execution offerings. The scope and challenges inherent in delivering this product will be massive, but you will leverage your past experiences to propel the team past known obstacles and edge cases. You will lead the team to embrace the challenges of productizing our offering by using the latest scalable cloud based technologies by designing API functionality that combine speed and consistency. As the voice of experience in the team, you will help mentor teammates, evolve our technical standards and best practices, and further our culture of system designs.

Lead Software Engineer

Remote
6 days ago
+22
MayStreet Inc. has an immediate opening for a Lead Software Engineer. This is a full-time, remote position. We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic problem-solver with an interest in capital markets data to join us as we continue providing technology innovation and support to the world’s leading global capital markets companies.  Reporting directly to the CTO, in this role, you will lead a talented and open-minded software team that

Frontend Software Engineer - Javascript/React Lead Developer

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
Do you want to work for a mission-driven non-profit, building systems and writing software that will contribute to helping millions of coffee farmers out of poverty? Do you want to work on a small, nimble team using a modern tech stack and forward-looking technologies? Enveritas is a 501(c)3 non-profit and Y Combinator-backed startup looking to hire an experienced frontend engineer. You can learn more about our engineering and data teams at: http

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 501-1,000 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 $171,900.

Lead Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Lead Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $170,489.

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 $126,480
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 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
1% have this skill
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Python
1% have this skill

Recent Lead Software Engineer salaries in New York

$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Python Engineer reported a yearly salary of $140,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$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
501-1,000 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
501-1,000 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
501-1,000 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
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