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Brand Manager
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Business Intelligence Developer
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Customer Support Manager
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Director of Analytics
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Finance Director
Financial Analyst
Front End Developer
HR Coordinator
HR Director
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HR Specialist
Implementation Manager
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Inside Sales Manager
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iOS Developer
Marketing Associate
Marketing Coordinator
Marketing Manager
Marketing Operations Manager
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Operations Associate
Operations Manager
PR Manager
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Software Engineer salary in New York

Average Base Salary in New York

$118,981
$12,252
Additional Cash Compensation
$131,233
Total Compensation
Median: $119K
Min: $60K
Max: $230K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in New York?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in New York is $118,981. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in New York is $12,252. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in New York is $131,233. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In NYC from anonymous Software Engineer employees in New York.

NYC by the numbers

3,432
Total number of Tech companies in NYC
127,983
Total number of tech users on Built In NYC
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Software Engineer jobs in NYC
243

Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
+37
Envision and build a best-in-class platform for Attune. Work with our team to guide system design (API design, schema design, caching, etc). Own integrations with 3rd party services: carriers, policy administration services, and more. Own what you build holistically: API design, implementation, testing, deployment, etc.. Dig into our infrastructure needs where necessary (deployment, CI/CD, containerization).

Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+24
At CB Insights, we build software that helps predict trends using data. As a Software Engineer at CB Insights you will be part of a self-motivated team that uses state-of-the-art technologies, writing quality code that ships often.

Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
3 weeks ago
Participate in full life-cycle software development. Design, implement, and deploy highly scalable and reliable systems. Build storage systems, libraries, and frameworks.. Contribute ideas for new features and identify areas for improvement proactively. Collaborate effectively across teams, including outside of engineering. Write clean, tested, and well-documented code.

Software Engineer in Test

Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
+37
Justworks is seeking a Software Engineer in Test (SET) to join our team. As a successful candidate, you have demonstrated the ability to build, deploy, and maintain complex web applications. You have worked within a service-oriented architecture and know how to separate data and functionality as necessary. You have a strong interest in software and systems testing. We work primarily in Ruby on Rails and JavaScript, but prior knowledge is not a requirement. You should have a deep understanding that goes beyond the ability to use these tools.

Software Engineer, OTT

Greater NYC Area
2 days ago
+49
Vimeo OTT helps video creators grow thriving video businesses, from small content creators to major media partners. Creators distribute and sell their amazing videos through our customer-branded websites and apps on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Android, and Roku. Our core technology is a React and Rails web app through which creators administer multiple video products and viewers watch and pay for videos. We’re a team that loves to collaborate,

Sr. Software Engineer, OTT

Greater NYC Area
2 days ago
+49
Vimeo OTT helps video creators grow thriving video businesses, from small content creators to major media partners. Creators distribute and sell their amazing videos through our customer-branded websites and apps on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Android, and Roku. Our core technology is a React and Rails web app through which creators administer multiple video products and viewers watch and pay for videos. We’re a team that loves to collaborate,

Software Engineer - Data Services

Greater NYC Area
3 days ago
Discovery Digital Media is looking for a Software Engineer to join our Data Services team implementing applications and tools within our data pipeline. These applications consume a massive amount of event data from our client applications and other origins. This is a fantastic opportunity to help solve complex but interesting scalability, performance and resiliency problems as they relate to...

Senior Software Engineer, Product

Greater NYC Area
3 days ago
+37
Justworks is seeking a Senior Engineer to join our team. As a successful candidate, you have demonstrated the ability to build, deploy and maintain large-scale, distributed applications. You have worked within a service-oriented architecture and know how to separate data and functionality as necessary. You understand and use automated testing as a productivity multiplier. 

Senior Software Engineer - Backend

Greater NYC Area
4 days ago
+24
Want to build a product that uses data to see and make sense of the future? If you are a passionate coder who wants to make an impact working on a product that clients love, we’d want to talk with you. At CB Insights, we build products that help clients make sense of the future and drive their businesses forward, using data. Our system retrieves large amounts of structured and unstructured data, uses scientific methods to extract knowledge and

Senior Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
4 days ago
+18
As a Senior Software Engineer you will be designing and implementing product features, pairing with and mentoring other software engineers, and researching the next wave of technology to bring into the fold. At Policygenius, senior engineers are adaptable technical leaders who are at the core of each team.

Android Software Engineer (Senior)

Greater NYC Area
4 days ago
+22
As a Senior Android Engineer you will be responsible for paving the path forward in our Android projects. Your tasks will include pushing the latest libraries, refactoring our code to MVVM architecture, and administrating best practices. Working with and mentoring junior engineers. 

Software Engineer, Infrastructure Engineering

Greater NYC Area
4 days ago
+37
Justworks is seeking an experienced engineer to join our Infrastructure Engineering team, focused on the platform and foundational services that power Justworks. As a successful candidate, you have demonstrated the ability to build, deploy and maintain large-scale, distributed applications. You have worked within a service-oriented architecture and know how to separate data and functionality as necessary. We work primarily in Ruby on Rails and JavaScript, but prior knowledge is not a requirement, and you should have a deep understanding that goes beyond the ability to use these tools.

Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Software Engineer salary in New York is between $120k - $130k.

Average Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Software Engineer make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $128,883 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $112,755 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $116,816.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $150,083. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $98,107.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in New York

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $78,188
Min: $65K
Max: $97K
Software Test Engineer $92,048
Min: $65K
Max: $113K
QA Engineer $94,324
Min: $60K
Max: $139K
Salesforce Developer $104,850
Min: $76K
Max: $140K
Automation Engineer $105,737
Min: $70K
Max: $146K
Front End Developer $111,866
Min: $70K
Max: $167K
Android Developer $115,857
Min: $50K
Max: $200K
Software Engineer $118,981
Min: $60K
Max: $230K
Data Engineer $119,698
Min: $75K
Max: $185K
QA Manager $120,300
Min: $84K
Max: $145K
iOS Developer $124,652
Min: $83K
Max: $163K
Sales Engineer $126,171
Min: $46K
Max: $185K
Security Engineer $130,806
Min: $70K
Max: $252K
DevOps Engineer $133,368
Min: $90K
Max: $200K
Data Architect $135,217
Min: $85K
Max: $224K
Senior Software Engineer $150,284
Min: $110K
Max: $200K
Principal Software Engineer $158,238
Min: $126K
Max: $240K
Engineering Manager $172,349
Min: $95K
Max: $230K
Director of Software Engineering $191,750
Min: $150K
Max: $271K
Vice President of Engineering $228,842
Min: $172K
Max: $305K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $258,031
Min: $132K
Max: $426K

NYC Companies with the Highest Dev + Engineer Salaries

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in New York

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Javascript
29% have this skill
2
Front-end
22% have this skill
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Java
20% have this skill
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Python
19% have this skill
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SQL
19% have this skill
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Node.js
14% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in New York

$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $90,000 with +$9,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
New York
$87,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $87,000 with +$3,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
New York
$126,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $126,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
New York
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Full-Stack Engineer reported a yearly salary of $100,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1-10 Employees
New York
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
New York
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $135,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
New York
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $100,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$96,000
Yearly Salary
A full stack developer reported a yearly salary of $96,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
New York
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $85,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
New York

Frequently Asked Questions

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Are software engineers in demand in NYC?

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Yes. With $13 billion in investment, NYC is second only to Silicon Valley as the world's highest performing tech ecosystem, according to Startup Genome's "Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2018." Talented software engineers and developers are in high demand.

Q.

What does a software engineer do in NYC?

A.

NYC is a major hub for digital media, fintech, robotics, retail, health tech and cybersecurity. Full-stack software engineers are in particular demand.

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How do I become a software engineer in NYC?

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You don't need a computer science degree to become a software engineer. Companies like the NYC-based Codeacademy, for example, provides immersive interactive courses in all the major programming languages. While any software engineer needs a strong foundation in coding, critical thinking and problem solving skills are the true keys to success.

Q.

Which languages should a software engineer in NYC know?

A.

According to Stack Overflow, the top five most popular programming languages in NYC are Python, Java, Nod.JS and Ruby. Check out the Built In NYC job board to find companies hiring developers with these skills

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