2019 Principal Software Engineer Salary NYC | Built In NYC
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Principal Software Engineer salary in New York

Average Base Salary in New York

$151,833
$12,500
Additional Cash Compensation
$164,333
Total Compensation
Median: $152K
Min: $126K
Max: $201K

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

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer in New York is $151,833. The average additional cash compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in New York is $12,500. The average total compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in New York is $164,333. Principal Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In NYC from anonymous Principal Software Engineer employees in New York.

NYC by the numbers

3,282
Total number of Tech companies in NYC
108,198
Total number of tech users on Built In NYC
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NYC Companies with the Highest Dev + Engineer Salaries

+30
Cloud, Software
Automotive, Marketing Tech
+20
Mobile, Software

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 $157,000 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 $154,667.

Principal Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $167,500.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in New York

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $80,077
Min: $67K
Max: $97K
Software Test Engineer $93,150
Min: $65K
Max: $113K
QA Engineer $94,200
Min: $60K
Max: $139K
Salesforce Developer $104,850
Min: $76K
Max: $140K
Automation Engineer $107,611
Min: $70K
Max: $146K
Front End Developer $107,923
Min: $70K
Max: $167K
Software Engineer $118,709
Min: $70K
Max: $230K
Android Developer $120,059
Min: $89K
Max: $200K
QA Manager $120,300
Min: $84K
Max: $145K
Data Engineer $120,306
Min: $75K
Max: $185K
iOS Developer $122,714
Min: $83K
Max: $163K
Sales Engineer $126,914
Min: $60K
Max: $185K
DevOps Engineer $130,500
Min: $90K
Max: $170K
Security Engineer $132,324
Min: $93K
Max: $252K
Data Architect $135,217
Min: $85K
Max: $224K
Principal Software Engineer $151,833
Min: $126K
Max: $201K
Senior Software Engineer $152,442
Min: $120K
Max: $200K
Engineering Manager $173,661
Min: $138K
Max: $230K
Director of Software Engineering $192,389
Min: $154K
Max: $239K
Vice President of Engineering $231,941
Min: $172K
Max: $305K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $262,400
Min: $132K
Max: $426K

Principal Software Engineer jobs in NYC
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Senior Software Engineer (Tech Lead)

Greater NYC Area
3 days ago
+22
WW is looking for candidates to help change people's lives. We are a global wellness technology company inspiring millions of people to adopt healthy habits for real life. We do this through engaging digital experiences, face-to-face workshops and sustainable programs that encourage people to move more, shift their mindset and eat healthier while enjoying the foods they love. By drawing on over five decades of experience and expertise in

Principal Technical Recruiter

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
As a Principal Technical Recruiter at Yext, you will be accountable for identifying, attracting and hiring unparalleled technology talent. You will be responsible for ensuring a world class candidate experience, while managing the entire recruiting lifecycle, from sourcing and outreach to closing candidates. In this role, you will act as a trusted advisor and partner to Yext's technology leadership team and work with everyone in the company to reach our big recruiting goals.

Principal Decision Scientist (Decision Engineering)

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
+24
Understand the business! Work with stakeholders to shape and address their needs. Win the Delivery Wars! Help organize and design the best last-mile logistics system. Lead talented people! Step in wherever needed to help guide our growing team. Question our assumptions! Find new and better ways to do what we’re doing. Relentlessly analyze, hypothesize, and improve the performance of our business. Design algorithms for and apply structured approaches to difficult problems.

Principal Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
22 hours ago
+24
Namely is seeking a Principal Engineer to join our growing team in New York City. Our primary focus is to hire smart and motivated engineers that are eager to continue growing, mentoring, and driving big projects forward. Whether you’re looking to focus on front-end or back-end, or enjoy working across all levels of the software stack, you’ll have an opportunity to be hands-on as part of an agile development team. Our hiring process is language agnostic, we use a diverse set of tools and languages such as Go, Python, .NET Core, Kubernetes, Istio, Spinnaker, Kafka and more. We work with React and SPA’s in the front-end, and are moving towards an API driven architecture, powered by gRPC-based services.

Principal Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
+15
Help us scale our business to meet the needs of our growing customer base and develop new products on the VTS platform. You'll be a critical part of our growing company, working on a cross-functional team to implement best practices in technology, architecture, and process. You’ll have the chance to work in an open and collaborative environment, receive and give hands-on mentorship and have opportunities to grow and accelerate your career.

Principal Engineer, Backend

Greater NYC Area
6 days ago
+17
As a Principal Backend Engineer you will be a technical leader sought out for architecting, designing and implementing backend services to support a variety of business needs. You will refine the design of our existing architecture and understand the impact that this can have across the company. You care about software elegance and enjoy doing code reviews to raise the bar for efficiency and programming best practices. You will report to the Director of Backend Services.

Lead Architect at SVRF

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
In this role, you will work with data pipelines that deliver video, photo, and 3D media files to a wide range of clients including: mobile, desktop, and HMD. As a Lead Architect, you will be responsible for setting software architecture and design best-practices for the team, and building efficient, performant, and scalable solutions. You will set a challenging learning curve for yourself and the rest of the engineering team. You will be a technical leader at SVRF, where the team will seek your guidance on best practices and how to become phenomenal engineers.

Tech Lead, Mobile

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+21
LiveLike is looking to bring on a Mobile Tech Lead to be the iOS and/or Android Guru for our team. This person will architect the initial frameworks for our mobile apps and function as a tech lead for all aspects of native mobile development. At LiveLike you will help create software products that are cutting edge, easy to use, and that make an appreciated and notable difference in our customers daily lives. There is a strong emphasis on writing highly reliable and maintainable code for the long-run. We add new features regularly, refactor constantly, and rewrite when necessary. We trust our developers and make sure they have the tools they need and resources to continuously learn. 

Tech Lead, Leaderboard

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
Scale Peloton’s leaderboard system to improve its performance and reliability as the number of users on the leaderboard reaches hundreds of thousands. Peloton’s Leaderboard shows the real time rankings of users in the same class, live or on-demand. Define leaderboard technical roadmap, propose and architect solutions to meet leaderboard scaling needs. Lead and contribute significantly to implementations for improving leaderboard. Foster technical innovation, grow and mentor engineers on the leaderboard team. Collaborate with cross functional team members from Design, Product, Program Management and UX in order to deliver against quarterly and annual roadmap objectives. Instill a culture of ownership, automation, re-use and engineering efficiency through the use of software design patterns and leveraging commercial, off the shelf tools. Achieve on-time delivery without compromising quality.

Principal Front End Engineer

Greater NYC Area
15 hours ago
+18
The Principal Front End Engineer will be a technical leader for a cross-product team of Engineers focused on front-end solutions. This will include: helping to bootstrap and set foundations for new initiatives; lead efforts to standardize best-practices in Javascript and CSS through training, pairing, and code reviews; create, manage and maintain infrastructure efforts across the product suite; and vet, contribute to, or create open source projects used in our stack.

Principal Data Scientist

Greater NYC Area
6 days ago
+24
Namely is seeking a (Type B) Principal Data Scientist to join our growing Data team in New York City. Our primary focus is to hire smart and motivated engineers that are eager to continue growing, mentoring, and driving big projects forward. Namely has a lot of interesting analytics problems to solve and build into our technology offerings.

Principal Product Manager

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+26
We are seeking an exceptional product manager with an extensive financial background and experience in building enterprise solutions. As Principal Product Manager you will have the opportunity to serve as the product lead for one our most critical initiatives and become an integral part of the WeWork team.

Skills that affect Principal Software Engineer salaries in New York

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DevOps
2% have this skill
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Node.js
2% have this skill
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.NET
2% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
2% have this skill
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C#
2% have this skill
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Javascript
2% have this skill

Recent Principal Software Engineer salaries in New York

$200,000
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A Principal Developer Consultant reported a yearly salary of $200,000 with +$50,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
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51-200 Employees
New York
$149,000
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A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $149,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
$158,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $158,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
New York
$155,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $155,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
New York
$157,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $157,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
New York
$141,000
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A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $141,000
500+ Employees
New York
$140,000
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A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $140,000
500+ Employees
New York
$126,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $126,000
500+ Employees
New York
$158,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $158,000
500+ Employees
New York
$152,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $152,000
500+ Employees
New York
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