Principal Software Engineer salary in New York

Average Base Salary in New York

$164,897
$12,736
Additional Cash Compensation
$177,633
Total Compensation
Median: $165K
Min: $106K
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 $164,897. The average additional cash compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in New York is $12,736. The average total compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in New York is $177,633. 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, Data

Remote
1 week ago
+38
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 Engineer, Machine Learning Platforms

Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
+40
You're the person that other engineers come to for help solving the hardest problems. You have deep technical expertise and have earned the respect of your peers. You have built back end systems to analyze massive amounts of data. Demonstrated excellent problem solving skills and solid understanding of computer science fundamentals, including commonly used algorithms and data structures. Worked with distributed systems using microservices architecture. Built applications with OO languages (preferably in Java or Scala), using SQL and NoSQL data stores, and run them in containers in a cloud environment. 

Principal Software Engineer, Full-Stack (React Redux)

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
+40
The mobile engineering team is looking for a technical leader to partake in an ambitious revamp of our mobile product suite at Dataminr. In collaboration with design and product leaders, you would help define and build new mobile-first experiences for our customers. As a Principal engineer, you would drive the direction of the architecture, tooling, team engineering practices. We are a small mobile team building the Dataminr mobile apps (two iOS and two Android), therefore we need to be focused on building the right features. As an agile team, we are inspired by XP practices, our methodology combines Kanban and Scrum principles. 

Principal Software Engineer - Python & Java - New York Hub

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
+42
Our engineering and product teams are organized around our hubs for community and collaboration. Work anywhere means you can work at home or the office on any given day. Your product hub is based on the primary location of your product.  You should live within one timezone of your product hub. Our current product hubs are Pleasanton, Los Angeles, Columbus, Boston, NYC, Raleigh, and Toronto.    As a Principal Software Engineer on our NYC Analytics

Principal Engineer | Mobile Solutions

Greater NYC Area
22 hours ago
+47
Working with William Hill, you will be at the heart of the technological revolution with one of the world’s most trusted betting and gaming companies. William Hill deals with projects ranging from desktop or mobile casinos and betting sites, to name a few. We process 500 online Sportsbook bets per second each Saturday, that’s the same as the number of orders processed by Amazon UK, on its busiest day of the year. We deal with more than 20 million

Senior Principal Engineer, Platform

Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
+53
Reporting to the VP of Platform, you will serve as the chief architect for Peloton. This is not a whiteboard role, but a hands-on engineer-as-leader who will team with the most senior engineers and engineering leaders across Peloton to help us navigate some big questions. Here are just a few of the challenges you will help us with in your first year: What is the best architecture to move our monolith to unlock parallelism without resulting in toxic fragmentation? What should be included in our developer frameworks to strike the right balance between consistency and innovation? How do we optimize performance end-to-end, from device to backend and data, across multiple product lines and geographies? How do we test at scale, from hardware and streamed content to backend systems, in a hyper-growth environment? When should we build vs buy to optimize time-to-market and  best-in-class experience. How do we create safeguards against vendor lock-in? Additional challenges will be more meta questions, such as: how do we govern architectural direction and decisions across such a multi-disciplined company? Where do we make the right decisions to balance local autonomy and consistency? What tools do we bring to the table for design and decision-making (ADRs, Tech Radars, Architecture Councils, SIGs, etc.)?

Principal Engineer (E-commerce)

Greater NYC Area
2 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 SRE

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+29
As a principal member of the team, you will be the authority on SRE subject matter. This includes but is not limited to SLI/SLO development, error budgets, eliminating toil, and automation. You will lead cross-company projects and help set the roadmap for the team in collaboration with the Director of Site Reliability Engineering. You will mentor other engineers within the team and across Hinge in best practices regarding Kubernetes, microservices, production readiness, and others. You will be sharing ownership of the Production environment with the rest of the SRE team. You will work closely with the product developers and other engineering departments to help deploy their work in a safe and reliable manner.

Principal Backend Software Architect

Greater NYC Area
9 hours ago
+53
The Principal Software Architect will drive technical discussions leading to design decisions for Peloton’s backend software. The architect will serve as a transformational technical lead providing insights to the software leadership team on technology advancements for backend software stack, ensuring scalability is at the forefront of strategic conversations.

Principal Product Manager

Greater NYC Area
21 hours ago
Discovery is looking for an expert and customer obsessed Principal Product Manager, Commerce & Monetization for the digital and direct to consumer business for Food Network Kitchen and Digital Studios portfolio of sites, including Food Network, HGTV, Discovery, and Travel Channel. As the Principal Product Manager,  Commerce & Monetization, you will combine the inspiration of our food and home brands with a data driven approach to discover, develop, and ship products that delight customers.

Principal Data Scientist

Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
+42
Crossix is a health-focused technology company dedicated to advancing healthcare marketing with analytics and innovative planning, targeting, measurement, and optimization solutions. Positioned at the center of big data, innovative technology, and multichannel media, Crossix, a Veeva Company, provides our clients with insights to help make strategic business decisions and drive improved patient outcomes. Crossix knows that our employees are

Principal Data Scientist

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+37
LeafLink is seeking a proven leader and expert in applied data science to join our New York team. The ideal candidate will possess experience and acumen of understanding business opportunities and challenges in a marketplace ecosystem and applying data science tools to solve them. You have built and deployed into production machine learning models. You are passionate about keeping up with the trends in the data science space and introducing industry leading concepts to keep LeafLink ahead of the curve. You love breaking down complex technical solutions into easy to understand concepts for a non-technical audience and showcase business value. You deeply value frequent and detailed communication to foster alignment and cross-functional collaboration to ensure data science solutions are grounded in full context of the business and align with stakeholder expectations. Above all, you firmly believe that data science applications should drive business value for all stakeholders.

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 $175,025 on average.

Principal Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Principal Software Engineer salary for women is $130,500 and the average Principal Software Engineer salary for men is $172,516.

Principal Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $176,135.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in New York

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $79,427
Min: $55K
Max: $138K
Junior Software Engineer $89,744
Min: $42K
Max: $135K
QA Engineer $99,316
Min: $60K
Max: $152K
Software Test Engineer $100,138
Min: $65K
Max: $150K
Automation Engineer $102,793
Min: $70K
Max: $146K
Salesforce Developer $111,080
Min: $76K
Max: $180K
Systems Engineer $111,143
Min: $85K
Max: $180K
Front End Developer $117,083
Min: $70K
Max: $175K
Hardware Engineer $121,000
Min: $100K
Max: $142K
Data Engineer $123,678
Min: $75K
Max: $200K
Android Developer $124,550
Min: $50K
Max: $200K
Sales Engineer $126,333
Min: $46K
Max: $185K
Software Engineer $127,993
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
QA Manager $133,500
Min: $84K
Max: $225K
Machine Learning Engineer $133,556
Min: $105K
Max: $165K
iOS Developer $135,216
Min: $83K
Max: $250K
Game Developer $136,000
Min: $136K
Max: $136K
DevOps Engineer $138,846
Min: $56K
Max: $200K
Security Engineer $138,918
Min: $70K
Max: $252K
Site Reliability Engineer $143,125
Min: $100K
Max: $210K
Database Administrator $145,667
Min: $140K
Max: $150K
Data Architect $148,767
Min: $85K
Max: $260K
Senior Software Engineer $157,755
Min: $110K
Max: $225K
Principal Software Engineer $164,897
Min: $106K
Max: $240K
Lead Software Engineer $169,897
Min: $130K
Max: $225K
Data Engineering Manager $175,000
Min: $115K
Max: $216K
Engineering Manager $182,704
Min: $95K
Max: $265K
Director of Software Engineering $207,221
Min: $140K
Max: $420K
Vice President of Engineering $232,524
Min: $160K
Max: $450K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $249,580
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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Amazon Web Services
1% have this skill
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DevOps
1% have this skill
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Linux
1% have this skill
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Front-end
1% have this skill

Recent Principal Software Engineer salaries in New York

$165,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $165,000
7+ Years of Experience
Other
51-200 Employees
New York
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$14,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
New York
$106,000
Yearly Salary
A Associate Platform Engineer reported a yearly salary of $106,000 with +$5,300 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
New York
$175,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $175,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
501-1,000 Employees
New York
$170,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $170,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
$190,000
Yearly Salary
A Staff Engineer reported a yearly salary of $190,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
$190,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $190,000
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
501-1,000 Employees
New York
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
$175,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Quantitative Engineer reported a yearly salary of $175,000 with +$25,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
New York
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