Senior Software Engineer salary in New York

Average Base Salary in New York

$155,685
$23,656
Additional Cash Compensation
$179,341
Total Compensation
Median: $156K
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 $155,685. The average additional cash compensation for a Senior Software Engineer in New York is $23,656. The average total compensation for a Senior Software Engineer in New York is $179,341. 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

Sr Software Engineer I -Roku

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
This is a fantastic opportunity to help solve complex but interesting scalability, performance and availability problems for products consumed by millions of users each day! You will have the opportunity to work with a suite of great technologies and in a highly collaborative environment where the engineers get together on a quarterly basis in NY to problem solve major business challenges.

Sr Full Stack Engineer

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+50
Working on problems that affect the lives of real people. Our users depend on us to make positive changes to their health and their lives. Basing your work on scientifically-proven, peer-reviewed methodologies that are designed by medical professionals. Collaborating with a team both onsite and offsite -- about 50% of our engineering team is fully remote; we worry about results, not time spent in seats.

Senior Software Engineer, AI

Remote
1 day ago
+29
We’re seeking an Senior Software Engineer, AI to join us. In this role you’ll join a team of world-leading experts in machine learning, computer vision and pathology. You’ll be part of the team that builds solutions for pathologists, clinicians and researchers to accelerate and improve the accuracy of cancer detection, classification and staging. This is an extraordinary opportunity to be part of a high-performing team and to pursue a life-changing mission.

Senior Software Engineer, ClassFund

Greater NYC Area
3 days ago
+38
As the Senior Software Engineer on TpT ClassFund, you will be responsible for the design and implementation of product features supporting the team’s mission. Specifically, you will play an instrumental role in launching new products that help teachers around the world raise funds for the resources they need. You will be expected to build and maintain the core technologies that enable this experience while also collaborating with fellow engineers on best practices and architecture to facilitate high-velocity development over time. You will work closely with product, design and engineering stakeholders to drive critical decisions impacting the direction of our product and the technology enabling it.

Senior Software Engineer, Digital

Greater NYC Area
3 days ago
+38
The Senior Frontend Engineer on the Digital team will be responsible for the design and execution of our product vision to bring TpT’s content to devices in the classroom. Specifically, you will help launch new products that help teachers prepare, distribute and evaluate interactive digital content used by students to support their learning. You will be expected to build and maintain the core frontend technologies to enable this experience while also mentoring and collaborating with fellow engineers on best practices and architecture to facilitate high-velocity development over time. Additionally, you will work closely with product, design and engineering stakeholders to drive critical decisions impacting the direction of our product and the technology enabling it. 

Senior Software Engineer, Mobile

Greater NYC Area
6 days ago
+37
Communicate and coordinate with other product engineering teams and stakeholders to scope, prioritize and execute projects. Design and develop functionality that are exposed via our Mobile applications. Enhance our testing, monitoring and continuous deployment infrastructure. Keep extremely sensitive data compartmentalized and secure. Mentor and support fellow engineers. Help define and communicate technical standards and best practices for mobile development.

Senior Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+37
We have openings for engineers across multiple product lines, technology stacks, and experience levels. We welcome full-stack engineers, passionate backend engineers, engineers that are enthusiastic about data, aspiring architects, and emerging engineering leaders. Are you dreaming of building elegant and scalable systems to help medical providers unleash the power of their data? As a Backend Engineer, you will design, implement and deploy services, data stores, instrumentation and infrastructure.

Senior Software Engineer, Platforms

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+37
Are you interested in building elegant and scalable systems to help our customers unleash the power of their data? As a Platform Software Engineer you will design and implement backend components such as services, data stores, infrastructure, instrumentation, and deployment tools. You will continuously ship new features for our cloud based infrastructure. You will empower Flatiron’s engineering team to scale both as we grow and iterate on new products. You will work on large, web-based and data processing applications. You will be responsible for the extensibility of reliable, scalable infrastructure that is used by multiple engineering teams and products.

Senior Software Engineer - iOS

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+41
Prototype new app and feature ideas and explore new technologies that are at the forefront of mobile technology Design and implement new features, create UI, debugging, data modeling. Collaborate across departments with team members representing product, design, web development, and server-side engineering. Maintain apps, listen to community and fix issues that arise. Mentor software engineers at varying levels of experience.

Senior Software Engineer - Marketplace

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+41
Develop, maintain, and grow Marketplace applications.  Collaborate with engineers, designers and product owners to create a customer-focused experience.  Practices disciplined software engineering (e.g. automated testing, code reviews, and writing beautiful, readable code). Encourage the technical growth of your team and teammates. Contribute to technical decision making.

Senior Software Engineer, Resource Satisfaction

Greater NYC Area
3 days ago
+38
Experience building and scaling high-traffic services and applications (one of the team’s services receives ~2K requests/second at peak). Passionate about system architecture best practices like logging, monitoring, alerting, chaos engineering, and graceful error handling. Passionate about building and participating in a fun and collaborative team culture. Experience with web development practices and tools including SQL databases, caching strategies, backend APIs, JavaScript, and CSS. Enjoys working collaboratively with peer engineering teams. Comfortable with mentoring teammates, communicating, and teaching your learnings.

Senior Software Engineer - Data Engineering

Greater NYC Area
3 days ago
+41
As a member of our Data Engineering team, you’ll sit with a diverse team of software engineers, data scientists and business analysts, working closely with your team to turn complex sources into understandable data. The data sets, pipelines and tools that you build will be involved in pivotal, company-level decisions for years to come. Not only that, but you’ll work on a team where constant learning and team-wide knowledge sharing is a core part of our culture. You will report to our Team Lead, Data Engineering in our NYC Headquarters.

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 $159,987 on average.

Senior Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Senior Software Engineer salary for women is $143,087 and the average Senior Software Engineer salary for men is $157,401.

Senior Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $159,848. 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 $76,989
Min: $55K
Max: $100K
Junior Software Engineer $87,472
Min: $42K
Max: $135K
Software Test Engineer $96,500
Min: $65K
Max: $135K
QA Engineer $97,448
Min: $60K
Max: $145K
Automation Engineer $102,893
Min: $70K
Max: $146K
Salesforce Developer $110,708
Min: $76K
Max: $180K
Front End Developer $113,688
Min: $70K
Max: $167K
Systems Engineer $114,667
Min: $85K
Max: $180K
Hardware Engineer $121,000
Min: $100K
Max: $142K
Android Developer $122,250
Min: $50K
Max: $200K
Data Engineer $123,685
Min: $75K
Max: $200K
Software Engineer $126,994
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Machine Learning Engineer $127,000
Min: $105K
Max: $142K
QA Manager $127,294
Min: $84K
Max: $195K
Sales Engineer $127,627
Min: $46K
Max: $185K
Site Reliability Engineer $130,000
Min: $100K
Max: $175K
iOS Developer $132,338
Min: $83K
Max: $250K
Security Engineer $135,370
Min: $70K
Max: $252K
Game Developer $136,000
Min: $136K
Max: $136K
DevOps Engineer $138,278
Min: $90K
Max: $200K
Data Architect $144,464
Min: $85K
Max: $260K
Database Administrator $147,000
Min: $147K
Max: $147K
Senior Software Engineer $155,685
Min: $110K
Max: $225K
Principal Software Engineer $165,276
Min: $126K
Max: $240K
Lead Software Engineer $169,685
Min: $130K
Max: $210K
Data Engineering Manager $179,000
Min: $179K
Max: $179K
Engineering Manager $179,745
Min: $95K
Max: $265K
Director of Software Engineering $205,965
Min: $140K
Max: $420K
Vice President of Engineering $220,484
Min: $160K
Max: $305K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $250,773
Min: $120K
Max: $426K

Skills that affect Senior Software Engineer salaries in New York

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Javascript
9% have this skill
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SQL
7% have this skill
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Python
7% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
6% have this skill
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Front-end
6% have this skill
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Java
5% have this skill

Recent Senior Software Engineer salaries in New York

$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer 4 reported a yearly salary of $160,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
New York
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $140,000 with +$7,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
New York
$145,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Associate reported a yearly salary of $145,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
New York
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $180,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
$167,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $167,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
New York
$152,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $152,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $140,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
New York
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
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