Principal Software Engineer salary in New York

Average Base Salary in New York

$165,276
$10,400
Additional Cash Compensation
$175,676
Total Compensation
Median: $165K
Min: $126K
Max: $240K

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

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer in New York is $165,276. The average additional cash compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in New York is $10,400. The average total compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in New York is $175,676. Principal Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In NYC from anonymous Principal Software Engineer employees in New York.

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Principal Software Engineer jobs in NYC

Principal Software Engineer, Personalization

Greater NYC Area
5 days ago
+42
We are looking for Principal Software Engineers to work across our engineering teams to build scalable, extensible, reliable, and performant systems that provide significant company and industry level impact. Our ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced startup environment that allows them to take ownership over their work, add considerable value, and play a hand in driving the overall growth and success of Bluecore. Our stack consists primarily of Python and Golang on the backend, and JavaScript (React) on the frontend. We use Google Cloud hosted infrastructure services including Google App Engine, Kubernetes/GKE, BigQuery, and Cloud SQL. We hold a true “Tech-First” mentality here at Bluecore, enabling us to build an Engineering organization that values constant innovation and encourages its members to bring in new ideas, try them out, and really implement them. Bluecore’s Engineering team is made up of exemplary engineers who believe in working collaboratively to solve complex technical problems and build creative solutions that are as simple as possible, but as powerful as necessary. We emphasize a culture of making good tradeoffs, working as a team, and leaving your ego at the door.

Principal Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
+29
As a Principal Software Engineer on the Veeva Data Cloud development team, you will be responsible for building out the systems and processes from the ground up for our product launch. You’ll continue to be focused on building software that can scale and continue to evolve with new features and capabilities over time. You’ll be a part of a small team focused on building Veeva Data Cloud from the ground up. 

Principal Software Engineer - Documents

Remote
2 weeks ago
+23
As a Principal Software Engineer on our Documents team, you’ll enable our customers to manage enterprise-level document management and control. You’ll design and implement a system to link millions of documents to both internal and external applications, clients, and services. In collaboration with Product, QA, UX, and other teams, you’ll identify critical areas, develop roadmaps, and drive immediate and long-term strategic direction for major parts of the technology stack. If you’re a strong leader with proven experience evaluating industry best-of-class technical approaches—we have a spot for you on our team.

Principal Software Engineer - Extensibility

Remote
3 weeks ago
+23
As a Principal Backend Engineer on our Extensibility and Experience team, you’ll enable our customers to dynamically customize and extend the Procore Platform to fit each of their projects’ unique needs. You’ll drive immediate and long-term strategic direction for major parts of the technology stack by identifying critical areas based on future growth and collaborating with Product, QA, UX, and other groups to develop roadmaps and tackle initiatives. If you’re a strong leader with proven experience evaluating industry best-of-class technical approaches—we have a spot for you on our team.

Principal Software Engineer - Quality & Safety

Remote
1 week ago
+23
As a Principal Engineer on our Quality & Safety team, you’ll enable our customers to manage, log, and report on incidents, inspections, defects, and other aspects of quality control on enterprise construction projects. You’ll design and implement the application and platform to make connections between 3rd party applications and Procore’s construction platform. In collaboration with Product, QA, UX, and other teams, you’ll identify critical areas, develop roadmaps, and drive immediate and long-term strategic direction for major parts of the technology stack. If you’re a strong leader with proven experience evaluating industry best-of-class technical approaches—we have a spot for you on our team.

Principal Software Engineer, Email Pipeline

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+42
As a Principal Engineer at Bluecore, you will join forces with other cross-functional engineering teams to build scalable, extensible, reliable, and performant systems that provide significant company and industry-level impact. We have clear roadmaps and initiatives, which help us leverage the work we’ve completed. You’ll have ownership over your work, and will be influential in driving the overall growth and success of Bluecore.

Principal Software Engineer - Design Systems

Remote
1 week ago
+23
As a Principal Software Engineer on our Extensibility and Experience team, you’ll enable our teams to leverage the Design System to provide incredible user experiences. In collaboration with Product, QA, UX, and other teams, you’ll identify critical areas, develop roadmaps, and drive immediate and long-term strategic direction for major parts of the technology stack. If you’re a strong leader with proven experience evaluating industry best-of-class technical approaches—we have a spot for you on our team.

Principal Software Engineer - Resource Management

Remote
2 weeks ago
+23
As a Principal Engineer on our Resource Management team, you’ll enable our customers to manage large-scale logistics including enterprise-level time management, labor tracking, and equipment allocation. You’ll design and implement the application and platform to make connections between 3rd party applications and Procore’s construction platform. In collaboration with Product, QA, UX, and other teams, you’ll identify critical areas, develop roadmaps, and drive immediate and long-term strategic direction for major parts of the technology stack. If you’re a strong leader with proven experience evaluating industry best-of-class technical approaches—we have a spot for you on our team.

SRE Tech Lead

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+22
The ideal candidate will have 7-10 years experience in cloud operations as a Devops Engineer / SRE. The person will have experience at building and operating new cloud services from the ground up and maturing those services for high scale and security. The candidate will be a key leadership member to define and build our cloud technology and culture at a fast moving and early stage startup.

Tech Lead, Data Engineering

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+47
Working on Big Data technologies such as Hadoop, MapReduce, Kafka, and/or Spark in columnar databases. Architect, design, code and maintain components for aggregating tens of billions of daily transactions. Lead the entire software lifecycle including hands-on development, code reviews, testing, deployment, and documentation for streaming and batch ETL's and RESTful API's. Mentor junior team members.

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.

Software Engineer (Tech Lead), Track Anything

Greater NYC Area
3 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. 

Principal Software Engineer Salary ranges

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

Average Principal Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Principal Software Engineer make the most at companies with 51-200 employees, earning $175,042 on average.

Principal Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Principal Software Engineer salary for women is $155,000 and the average Principal Software Engineer salary for men is $175,021.

Principal Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $180,211.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in New York

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $76,989
Min: $55K
Max: $100K
Junior Software Engineer $87,595
Min: $42K
Max: $135K
Software Test Engineer $96,500
Min: $65K
Max: $135K
QA Engineer $97,746
Min: $60K
Max: $145K
Automation Engineer $102,893
Min: $70K
Max: $146K
Salesforce Developer $110,708
Min: $76K
Max: $180K
Front End Developer $113,942
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 $123,700
Min: $75K
Max: $200K
Software Engineer $126,607
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 $134,936
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 $155,402
Min: $110K
Max: $225K
Principal Software Engineer $165,276
Min: $126K
Max: $240K
Lead Software Engineer $167,564
Min: $130K
Max: $210K
Data Engineering Manager $179,000
Min: $179K
Max: $179K
Engineering Manager $180,082
Min: $95K
Max: $265K
Director of Software Engineering $205,965
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 Principal 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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DevOps
1% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
1% have this skill
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C#
1% have this skill
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Linux
1% have this skill

Recent Principal Software Engineer salaries in New York

$195,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Engineer reported a yearly salary of $195,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$143,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Engineer reported a yearly salary of $143,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$215,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $215,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
$220,375
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $220,375
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
$175,000
Yearly Salary
A Group Manager reported a yearly salary of $175,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$164,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal System Architect reported a yearly salary of $164,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
New York
$165,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $165,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
New York
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Staff Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $180,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
$144,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $144,000 with +$3,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
New York
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
New York
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