Principal Software Engineer salary in New York

Average Base Salary in New York

$192,885
$24,779
Additional Cash Compensation
$217,664
Total Compensation
Median: 185,000
Min: $106K
Max: $285K

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

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer in New York is $192,885. The average additional cash compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in New York is $24,779. The average total compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in New York is $217,664. Principal Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Principal Software Engineer employees in New York.

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Principal Software Engineer jobs in New York

Principal Engineer, Developer Platform

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
About the role:Uber's Infrastructure team seeks an experienced software engineering leader to help build the future of urban transportation. Engineers at this level represent the top 2% of Engineers at Uber and will have a deep impact across a wide variety of business and technology decisions spanning multiple projects and at times, locations. We are looking for an experienced technologist who can architect, implement, and scale our developer

Principal Software Engineer - Remote

Remote
18 hours ago
We are looking for a Principal Software Engineer to join our established Scrumbags squad in GRM U.S. Business Lines within the $Train. If selected, you will have the opportunity to leverage your skills with cloud-based technology to build innovative tools, solutions or products needed by our applications and our customers. As a member of the BL Pricing team you will be responsible for coding rules, services and logic to support our various rating

Principal Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
Job Description Our team is at the heart of building this new venture, focused on developing offerings that put the customer at the center. We have created a new organization and we are looking for solution-oriented, commercially minded, customer-focused engineers, used to working in a true agile environment who want to be a part of something new, built from the ground up as a green-field with zero legacy initiative within a global, diverse and i

Principal Software Engineer

Remote
1 week ago
Moov is the payments processor devoted to delighting users. We help software companies add money movement to their products, letting the end-user drive how they pay and get paid.  As a member of the Moov team, you will build new and improve existing banking and payment experiences that customers depend on every day.  We’re looking for someone who combines technical breadth and depth with strong technical leadership to successfully define and

Principal Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
Company Overview Disney Streaming encompasses the teams leading the Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+, and Star+ streaming applications and services within the Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution group. We sit at the intersection between entertainment, sports, and technology and seek to connect viewers with the stories they love, while driving the streaming industry forward with consumer-first innovation.Position Overview The Content & Experience

Principal Software Engineer I

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
Company Overview Spectrum is the nation's fastest-growing mobile provider and leading internet provider. Our tech teams create, develop, and operate leading connectivity products serving nearly 100 million users and 500 million devices. We connect people to what's next. This position is eligible to work in a hybrid work model (combination of in-office and remote days) JOB SUMMARYResponsible for building innovative customer experiences on the

Principal Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
Empower the Individual Through CryptoGemini is a crypto exchange and custodian that allows customers to buy, sell, store, and earn more than 30 cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ether, litecoin, and Zcash. Gemini is a New York trust company that is subject to the capital reserve requirements, cybersecurity requirements, and banking compliance standards set forth by the New York State Department of Financial Services and the New York

Senior Principal Software Engineer

Remote
1 week ago
Are you ready to make an impact? West Monroe is seeking a Senior Principal Software Engineer to join the Product Experience and Engineering Lab. We eat, sleep, and breathe products. We invent, build, and scale product-led businesses within industries that have tremendous impact on peoples’ lives. We are shippers, makers, and craftspeople that come together to help organizations build human-centered products that people love using, every single day

Senior or Principal Software Engineer

Remote
1 day ago
Do you have the skills and drive to join a talented tech team that's working to digitally transform a trillion-dollar industry? From test-driving the latest technologies to creating intuitive consumer apps, Liberty Mutual is constantly innovating and creating industry-leading solutions that provide peace of mind for our customers worldwide. As a Principal or Senior Software Engineer at Liberty Mutual, you'll consult on highly complex projects and

Principal Software Engineer, Graphics (Remote)

Remote
6 days ago
Company OverviewEvery great story has a new beginning. We're excited to announce that Discovery and WarnerMedia have combined to become Warner Bros. Discovery. WBD is a premier global media and entertainment company offering audiences the world's most differentiated and complete portfolio of content, brands and franchises across television, film, sports, news, streaming and gaming. We're home to the world's best storytellers, creating world-class

Principal Software Engineer-Remote Eligible

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
11 West 19th Street (22008), United States of America, New York, New YorkPrincipal Software Engineer-Remote EligibleDo you love building and pioneering in the technology space? Do you enjoy solving complex business problems in a fast-paced, collaborative, inclusive, and iterative delivery environment? At Capital One, you'll be part of a big group of makers, breakers, doers and disruptors, who love to solve real problems and meet real customer

Principal Software Engineer - Insurance & Eligibility

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
Our MissionZocdoc is the tech company at the beginning of a better healthcare experience. Every day, we are driven by our mission to give power to the patient, building products and services that simplify and streamline the overall healthcare journey for patients and providers, delivering the modern healthcare experience they expect and deserve.Healthcare moves slow. We move fast. Patients deserve speed and convenience.  Your Impact on our Mission

Principal Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Principal Software Engineer salary in New York is between $180k - $190k.

Average Principal Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Principal Software Engineer make the most at companies with 11-50 employees, earning $221,667 on average.

Principal Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Principal Software Engineer salary for women is $161,800 and the average Principal Software Engineer salary for men is $195,335.

Principal Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $194,992.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in New York

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
QA Analyst$83,431
Min: $55K
Max: $145K
Automation Engineer$94,882
Min: $64K
Max: $120K
Junior Software Engineer$97,647
Min: $42K
Max: $150K
QA Engineer$105,287
Min: $65K
Max: $175K
Systems Engineer$107,462
Min: $84K
Max: $180K
Software Test Engineer$110,922
Min: $65K
Max: $150K
Front End Developer$119,768
Min: $78K
Max: $215K
Database Administrator$120,950
Min: $47K
Max: $150K
Hardware Engineer$123,400
Min: $100K
Max: $153K
Android Developer$131,750
Min: $50K
Max: $175K
Data Engineer$132,359
Min: $85K
Max: $300K
Software Engineer$132,578
Min: $65K
Max: $250K
Salesforce Developer$134,286
Min: $85K
Max: $180K
Game Developer$136,000
Min: $136K
Max: $136K
Sales Engineer$136,053
Min: $46K
Max: $250K
Site Reliability Engineer$146,783
Min: $100K
Max: $210K
iOS Developer$147,200
Min: $90K
Max: $250K
DevOps Engineer$150,434
Min: $56K
Max: $280K
Security Engineer$154,797
Min: $70K
Max: $300K
QA Manager$157,286
Min: $100K
Max: $225K
Machine Learning Engineer$162,591
Min: $105K
Max: $300K
Senior Software Engineer$163,761
Min: $110K
Max: $250K
Lead Software Engineer$171,493
Min: $130K
Max: $240K
Data Architect$179,800
Min: $100K
Max: $260K
Data Engineering Manager$181,571
Min: $115K
Max: $300K
Principal Software Engineer$192,885
Min: $106K
Max: $285K
Engineering Manager$194,252
Min: $95K
Max: $340K
Director of Software Engineering$212,327
Min: $129K
Max: $420K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer)$232,677
Min: $120K
Max: $340K
Vice President of Engineering$240,326
Min: $160K
Max: $450K

Skills that affect Principal Software Engineer salaries in New York

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Amazon Web Services
1% have this skill
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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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Java
1% have this skill
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Linux
1% have this skill

Recent Principal Software Engineer salaries in New York

$240,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $240,000 with +$250,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
New York
$203,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $203,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
New York
$264,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Engineer reported a yearly salary of $264,000 with +$13,200 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
New York
$185,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $185,000 with +$22,500 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
New York
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A l reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
$275,000
Yearly Salary
A Staff Machine Learning Engineer reported a yearly salary of $275,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
New York
$226,667
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $226,667
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
New York
$226,667
Yearly Salary
A Principal Engineer reported a yearly salary of $226,667
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
New York
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $180,000 with +$18,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
New York
$225,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Engineer reported a yearly salary of $225,000 with +$30,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
New York
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