Senior Software Engineer salary in New York

Average Base Salary in New York

$157,679
$21,964
Additional Cash Compensation
$179,643
Total Compensation
Median: $158K
Min: $110K
Max: $225K

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

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer in New York is $157,679. The average additional cash compensation for a Senior Software Engineer in New York is $21,964. The average total compensation for a Senior Software Engineer in New York is $179,643. Senior Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In NYC from anonymous Senior Software Engineer employees in New York.

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Senior Software Engineer jobs in NYC

Senior Software Engineer, KYT

Greater NYC Area
4 days ago
+41
You have successfully developed cloud-native data ingestion and aggregation processes that handle gigabytes of data per day. You've built a scalable API service on AWS that handles thousands of requests per second. Our product suite has cutting-edge features that detect market manipulation, fraud, anomalous activity, and more.  The team has clear production service level objectives (SLOs) and solutions to meet and monitor them. We’ve modernized our stack and moved to a streaming architecture. The other members of the team eagerly seek out your opinion on problems they are trying to solve. 

Senior Software Engineer (Infrastructure)

Greater NYC Area
4 days ago
+53
Triage problems across the API stack to help address production issues. Build and improve various components of the Core API such as queuing systems, build and deployment scripts, observability monitors, error handling,  logging libraries, api frameworks, authentication endpoints and more. Use your expertise to assist other engineering groups with application architecture and traffic pattern planning.

Senior Software Engineer - Backend

Greater NYC Area
5 days ago
+42
About Thirty Madison  Thirty Madison is building the premier healthcare company for people with chronic health issues. Through our novel approach to care delivery, powered by our proprietary platform and brands built around specific chronic conditions, we combine the best of specialist-level healthcare with the convenience of telemedicine. In just three years, we've built three brands on top of our platform: Keeps (for men's hair loss), Cove (for

Senior Software Engineer - Pharmacy

Greater NYC Area
5 days ago
+42
About Thirty Madison  Thirty Madison is building the premier healthcare company for people with chronic health issues. Through our novel approach to care delivery, powered by our proprietary platform and brands built around specific chronic conditions, we combine the best of specialist-level healthcare with the convenience of telemedicine. In just three years, we've built three brands on top of our platform: Keeps (for men's hair loss), Cove (for

Senior Software Engineer - OS

Greater NYC Area
6 days ago
+53
As a senior engineer, you will be responsible for defining and improving the development process, choose the right technology, and guide the teams to work on multi-dependency modules. You will also have a responsibility to mentor junior engineers technically and in their professional growth. 

Senior Software Engineer, Leaderboard

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+53
The Leaderboard Engineering team is responsible for the core leaderboard experience when someone takes a Peloton class. The leaderboard shows a person’s real time ranking or presence in the class. It is one of the most heavily used features and serves some of the heaviest traffic within the Peloton system.

Senior Software Engineer, Digital

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+38
As a senior software engineer on the digital team, you will help lead the engineering team in delivering iterative value to our users while building on top of a sound technical foundation. In addition to being a prolific contributor yourself, you will uplevel the rest of the team by introducing new technology standards and mentoring junior engineers. You are also expected to help the team identify and taaction on process improvements that allow it to accomplish its goals more efficiently and with improving quality. Finally, you’ll be asked to take on progressively more responsibilities to lead major projects and initiatives, working across teams and functions to deliver on aggressive goals. 

Senior Software Engineer - Generalist

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+42
DESCRIPTION Block is a renovation platform transforming the $400 billion renovation industry. Doing a home renovation is a stressful and hard process. Block simplifies the process and gives homeowners certainty on outcomes, quality, price, and time. Our mission is to give homeowners a better way to improve the spaces they live in, and to give contractors a better way to work. We are building an ambitious, tenacious, and creative team who is

Senior Software Engineer (Frontend)

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+53
Here on the Product Engineering team we build products and features that motivate our Members to become the best version of themselves every day. We work closely together to come up with creative ways to improve the member experience. Ideas here go as far as you can take them. And we still have a lot further to go to connect the world through fitness.

Senior Software Engineer (iOS)

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+53
The Test Infrastructure team develops and maintains high quality automated testing platforms across Engineering. As a Senior Software Engineer on the Test Infrastructure team, you’ll drive the technical direction for the tools and testing patterns essential for our engineering teams across disciplines and across the stack, and be an evangelist for best testing practices. You will evaluate technical tradeoffs and push for the best user experience to confidently test & release application code multiple times a day.

Senior Software Engineer - Backend

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
+52
As a senior technical leader of our technology team, you will be responsible for designing and building key components of a system that impacts thousands of creators and millions of students. As our team continues to grow, your experience will be essential in ensuring that we hit our company targets and continue to improve the supportive engineering culture we already have here. You will help define our roadmap and the best execution strategy to drive the progression of our stack and our team at large.

Senior Software Engineer - Homeowner Experience

Greater NYC Area
2 days ago
+23
Better is redefining homeownership and making it simpler, faster—and most importantly—more accessible for everyone. We leverage technology and expertise to find ways that we can make the homebuying journey more approachable and understandable.  Right now we’re funding over $3 billion in home loans per month We’ve funded over $14 billion in loans and $3.5 billion in insurance  We ranked #1 in the U.S. on LinkedIn's Top Startups 2020 We ranked

Senior Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Senior Software Engineer salary in New York is between $160k - $170k.

Average Senior Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Senior Software Engineer make the most at companies with 51-200 employees, earning $161,750 on average.

Senior Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Senior Software Engineer salary for women is $150,000 and the average Senior Software Engineer salary for men is $157,999.

Senior Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $162,244. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $115,000.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in New York

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $79,620
Min: $55K
Max: $138K
Junior Software Engineer $90,024
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 $116,937
Min: $70K
Max: $175K
Hardware Engineer $121,000
Min: $100K
Max: $142K
Data Engineer $123,808
Min: $75K
Max: $200K
Android Developer $124,897
Min: $50K
Max: $200K
Sales Engineer $126,516
Min: $46K
Max: $185K
Software Engineer $128,162
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 $138,828
Min: $56K
Max: $200K
Security Engineer $138,918
Min: $70K
Max: $252K
Site Reliability Engineer $145,500
Min: $100K
Max: $210K
Database Administrator $145,667
Min: $140K
Max: $150K
Data Architect $148,767
Min: $85K
Max: $260K
Senior Software Engineer $157,679
Min: $110K
Max: $225K
Principal Software Engineer $166,080
Min: $106K
Max: $240K
Lead Software Engineer $170,188
Min: $130K
Max: $225K
Data Engineering Manager $182,000
Min: $115K
Max: $216K
Engineering Manager $183,218
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) $248,551
Min: $120K
Max: $426K

Skills that affect Senior Software Engineer salaries in New York

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Javascript
8% have this skill
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SQL
7% have this skill
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Python
6% have this skill
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Front-end
6% have this skill
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Java
5% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
5% have this skill

Recent Senior Software Engineer salaries in New York

$143,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $143,000 with +$26,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
New York
$121,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $121,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
New York
$175,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $175,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
New York
$181,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $181,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
11-50 Employees
New York
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Platform Engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
New York
$200,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $200,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
New York
$170,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Backend Engineer reported a yearly salary of $170,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
$210,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $210,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
New York
$210,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $210,000
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
11-50 Employees
New York
$185,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $185,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
New York
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