Principal Software Engineer salary in New York

Average Base Salary in New York

$166,268
$12,182
Additional Cash Compensation
$178,450
Total Compensation
Median: $166K
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 $166,268. The average additional cash compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in New York is $12,182. The average total compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in New York is $178,450. 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 Engineer (E-commerce)

Greater NYC Area
3 weeks ago
+53
Peloton is looking for a Principal Software Engineer who will drive the architecture of our homegrown e-commerce platform and help scale our online business. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of designing and delivering e-commerce solutions.  As a lead architect, you will be the primary driver of breaking out our monolith into suitable services and engineering the next generation of the platform. You’ll use your leadership skills to gain alignment amongst your peers on various architectural decisions.

Principal Data Scientist

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
+29
Crossix is seeking intellectually curious, resourceful, and collaborative Principal Data Scientists to join the Veeva Data Cloud team. This is an excellent opportunity to help us build the technology and data science products that power Veeva Data Cloud and be at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare technology space.

Principal Data Engineer

Remote
2 weeks ago
You have a strong sense of ownership which drives you to find ways to do things better, faster, and cheaper. You look to find new and innovative ways to solve complex problems through rigorous experimentation. You are open and transparent and work in tight collaboration with the rest of White Ops.

Principal Software Architect

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
+53
Peloton is looking for a Principal Software Architect who will help drive architecture of its full software stack at the intersection of hardware, software, and backend. The principal architect will drive system architecture discussions and decisions and help with strategy and execution to fuel Peloton’s double-digit growth and market expansion. The principal architect will serve as a transformational technical lead providing insights to the software leadership team on technology advancements for full software stack, ensuring automation and process scalability is at the forefront of strategic conversations.

Principal Product Manager, Lending Platform

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+23
As a Senior Technical Product Manager at Better, you will play a pivotal role in driving that innovation. Straddling the line between high-level strategy and hands-on execution, you are well versed in product and business strategy; capable of communicating deftly about technical topics; and passionate about the importance of design in elevating customer experiences.    In this role, you will have the unique opportunity to work on our lending platform, the technology that drives our industry-leading mortgage origination process. Your work will impact both internal and external stakeholders. You will change how borrowers experience our product, and allow our internal teams to increase efficiency through automation, algorithmic decision making, and the ability to identify customer insights using vast amounts of data.

Principal Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
2 days ago
+38
Influence the direction of the foundation group, ensuring we continue to solve the most important challenges to VTS’ infrastructure. Lead the way by staying up to date with tools, trends, technologies and best practices, and then sharing that knowledge in a meaningful way to advance the overall state of technology for the entire organization. You will own key areas within our platform by envisioning, designing, creating, building and supporting. This infrastructure needs to operate with a high degree of operational excellence. Support and mentor our senior and staff engineers by being the go-to-person for questions but never be a bottleneck, see around the corner and anticipate engineers' needs, broadly distribute knowledge, and generally evangelize the platform. Be responsible for software architecture including determination of current limitations and compatibilities between subsystems, selection of new concepts and methodology, and development of major components. Lead by example and produce high-quality code that establishes coding standards and best practices for the team. Create technical requirements, software design specifications and other forms of architectural documentation.

Principal Software Engineer, Personalization

Greater NYC Area
1 week 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, Remote

Remote
1 week ago
+30
We are looking for a Principal Software Engineer (PSE) to join our engineering team at Zocdoc! As a PSE at Zocdoc you’ll balance individual contribution with mentorship all in an inclusive and supportive environment.  You’ll build scalable products that make the healthcare experience for patients, providers, and Zocdocr’s simpler, safer, and more efficient.  As a Zocdoc’r, you may be working remotely, but that doesn’t mean you’re working alone - you’ll work with a team of rockstars who are funny, intellectually curious, and passionate about giving power back to the patient!

Staff/Principal Software Engineer, Developer Workflow

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+47
• Architect, design, implement, test, deploy, and operate backend data systems and services, working with some of the largest datasets at Ro. • Advocate for technical and architectural excellence. Promote high quality standards in engineering best practices that exemplify core tenets of Ro’s solutions in code consistency, performance, and scalability. • Strive for product empathy, thinking holistically through all aspects of the product and systems we’re building. • Lead designs of major software components, systems, and features spanning across Ro’s platform. • Help build teams and cultivate partnerships and collaboration cross-functionally with product, design, and data. • Coach and mentor junior developers, performing code and architectural reviews.

Principal Engineer- Checkout Platform

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+37
We are looking for a Principal Engineer who relishes responsibility and has the interpersonal and engineering skills to collaborate, evangelize, and put state-of-the-art research into practice. As a Principal Engineer on our Checkout Platform team, you will be responsible for building and maintaining the platform of services responsible for taking and managing orders and the interactions between them. You’ll be focused on the resiliency, scale, latency, and throughput required to help Grubhub continue to meet demand.  They also need to be evangelists and collaborators. Our Checkout systems are a mix of high scale and data integration. As such, our products require collaboration between engineers, decision scientists, data analysts, a proven operations team, and a product team that’s thinking end-to-end.

Tech Lead, Data Engineering

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+51
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.

Tech Lead, JavaScript (Fullstack)

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
+28
As a Tech Lead, you’ll manage your team’s efforts to create the tools that help our partners manage campaigns, generate reports and optimize their usage of our technology. You will inspire a group of engineers to accelerate our product development timeline. You’ll have input into the whole process, from business decisions to creating milestones for your team. 

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 $177,538 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 $176,336.

Principal Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $181,375.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in New York

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $76,989
Min: $55K
Max: $100K
Junior Software Engineer $88,319
Min: $42K
Max: $135K
Software Test Engineer $96,500
Min: $65K
Max: $135K
QA Engineer $97,933
Min: $60K
Max: $145K
Automation Engineer $102,793
Min: $70K
Max: $146K
Salesforce Developer $110,708
Min: $76K
Max: $180K
Systems Engineer $114,667
Min: $85K
Max: $180K
Front End Developer $115,380
Min: $70K
Max: $175K
Hardware Engineer $121,000
Min: $100K
Max: $142K
Android Developer $122,250
Min: $50K
Max: $200K
Data Engineer $123,265
Min: $75K
Max: $200K
Sales Engineer $126,790
Min: $46K
Max: $185K
Software Engineer $126,827
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Machine Learning Engineer $127,000
Min: $105K
Max: $142K
QA Manager $127,294
Min: $84K
Max: $195K
Site Reliability Engineer $129,375
Min: $100K
Max: $180K
iOS Developer $132,803
Min: $83K
Max: $250K
Game Developer $136,000
Min: $136K
Max: $136K
Security Engineer $136,135
Min: $70K
Max: $252K
DevOps Engineer $139,644
Min: $90K
Max: $200K
Data Architect $144,464
Min: $85K
Max: $260K
Database Administrator $147,000
Min: $147K
Max: $147K
Data Engineering Manager $147,000
Min: $115K
Max: $179K
Senior Software Engineer $156,001
Min: $110K
Max: $225K
Principal Software Engineer $166,268
Min: $126K
Max: $240K
Lead Software Engineer $170,970
Min: $130K
Max: $225K
Engineering Manager $181,186
Min: $95K
Max: $265K
Director of Software Engineering $207,500
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
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Javascript
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DevOps
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Recent Principal Software Engineer salaries in New York

$200,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $200,000 with +$30,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
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
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