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Software Engineer salary in New York

Average Base Salary in New York

$126,430
$13,060
Additional Cash Compensation
$139,490
Total Compensation
Median: $126K
Min: $70K
Max: $230K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in New York?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in New York is $126,430. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in New York is $13,060. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in New York is $139,490. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In NYC from anonymous Software Engineer employees in New York.

NYC by the numbers

4,875
Total number of Tech companies in NYC
180,779
Total number of tech users on Built In NYC
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Software Engineer jobs in NYC

Senior Node.js Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+29
We are seeking a motivated and experienced Senior Software Engineer to enhance and extend our enterprise content management platform while implementing complex websites and applications in JavaScript, React, and Node.js. Successful candidates have a strong foundation in modern software languages and are able to effectively manage time and responsibilities within a deadline-driven environment. In addition to a passion for coding, they are expected to be motivated to continue their own learning and professional development.

Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
2 days ago
+29
Develop new products and features across all aspects of our business - financial exchange, customer accounts ledger, blockchain operations, our website, internal admin. tools, API automation access, anti-money laundering (AML) and know-your-customer (KYC) compliance. Craft automated tests and describe manual tests necessary to ensure the operation and correctness of new product features. Provide technical input and knowledge to the planning, design, and requirements process for new products and features. Collaborate with other engineers to review code. Improve the performance, maintainability, and operations of the Gemini code base by engaging in occasional refactoring and upgrade projects.

Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
2 days ago
+18
Solve hard problems and be a major contributor. Create new functionality instead of maintaining the past. Work with a modern SOA infrastructure. Work with the latest frameworks and technologies in the cloud. Build systems that serve millions of requests a day with billions of data points. Be at the forefront of our machine learning initiatives.

Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
5 days ago
+30
Deliver highly automated, intelligent and predictive solutions for our client offerings. Responsible for building out the core frameworks of the metadata-driven platform being developed in-house, including building out the Source Control. Management piece that will allow application developers to have their own isolated development environments. Deliver innovative solutions to drive next generation user experiences, designs and technologies. Responsible for ensuring the successful transition to a Service Oriented Architecture framework with the help of containers. Spearhead POC’s on the latest technologies and help Lifion by ADP move even faster. Choose the right tool for the right job.

Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
5 days ago
+35
Work closely with engineers, product managers, designers, QA, and other business partners to discover and solve challenges for our customers. Collaborate with other engineers to incrementally craft high quality products and APIs for our customers (we deploy multiples times a day). Have organization wide impact through your work, departmental initiatives like brown bags and recruiting, being a mentor or on-boarding buddy, etc.

Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+18
We are looking for experience building a complex product from scratch, preferably a platform with multiple integration points. A strong comfort level with modern JavaScript frameworks is also recommended (see our tech stack below). If you have relevant experience and are excited about fintech innovation at a startup that’s breaking down barriers to higher education, we’d love to chat!

Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
+40
As an engineer at Attune, you will collaborate on, deliver, and maintain best-in-class products from logs to pixels. Our tech stack is primarily built in TypeScript and hosted in AWS. You will build highly available and reliable services while empowering cross-functional teams at Attune to create new capabilities for our users to deliver our promise.

Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
+29
Develop and be accountable for the delivery of systems and automated solutions for business problems assigned to you. Work with senior engineers to elaborate stories and epics into implementable tasks. Design and implement unit and integration tests. Contribute to the design of new systems that the engineering team is working on. Develop visualizations for data housed in a variety of stores (Oracle, Aurora, RedShift and flat files) to extract KPIs and BI for our team and others across the business. Identify, document, and report bug cases and features in the issue/change tracking system. Provide technical guidance & support for members of the team and others in the company in your areas of expertise. Actively work to develop technical and soft skills through training, event attendance, accreditation and industry knowledge.

Software Engineer I

Greater NYC Area
1 month 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.

Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
2 months ago
Discovery Digital Media is looking for a Software Engineer to work within our Services Engineering team in implementing microservices applications that focus on content delivery, user entitlements, personalization and data. This is a fantastic opportunity to help solve complex but interesting scalability, performance and resiliency problems for products consumed by millions of users! You will have the opportunity to work with a suite of great technologies and in a highly collaborative environment.

Principal Software Engineer - Air

Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
+34
A stellar opportunity to have massive impact: join the rapidly growing team at a company continually redefining how people travel. As Principal Software Engineer, you will be directly responsible for many of the innovative features we’ll be working on, working on projects of exceptionally deep technical complexity, as well as helping us navigate our technical vision insuring we’re always continually setting a high standard for what we product.

Software Engineer - Platform

Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
+36
- Own the core services used by multiple engineering teams. - Ensure our infrastructure is highly available. - Diagnose complex issues across various levels of the stack. - Improve the instrumentation and monitoring of our platform. - Design and build our core infrastructure. - Work closely with our engineers to ensure they have the best tooling. - Improve the reliability of our distributed systems. - Design and implement impactful architectural changes. - Work in small, nimble teams.

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 500+ employees, earning $130,554 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $120,397 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $126,968.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $159,909. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $104,964.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in New York

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $77,868
Min: $65K
Max: $97K
Software Test Engineer $93,714
Min: $65K
Max: $113K
QA Engineer $95,592
Min: $60K
Max: $139K
Automation Engineer $103,800
Min: $70K
Max: $146K
Salesforce Developer $108,429
Min: $76K
Max: $180K
Front End Developer $110,995
Min: $70K
Max: $167K
QA Manager $119,214
Min: $84K
Max: $145K
Android Developer $119,712
Min: $50K
Max: $200K
Data Engineer $121,331
Min: $75K
Max: $200K
Software Engineer $126,397
Min: $70K
Max: $230K
Sales Engineer $127,341
Min: $46K
Max: $185K
iOS Developer $128,367
Min: $83K
Max: $163K
Security Engineer $133,175
Min: $70K
Max: $252K
DevOps Engineer $134,111
Min: $90K
Max: $200K
Data Architect $142,423
Min: $85K
Max: $260K
Senior Software Engineer $155,237
Min: $110K
Max: $225K
Principal Software Engineer $160,815
Min: $126K
Max: $240K
Engineering Manager $176,867
Min: $95K
Max: $230K
Director of Software Engineering $191,531
Min: $150K
Max: $271K
Vice President of Engineering $229,000
Min: $172K
Max: $305K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $248,098
Min: $120K
Max: $426K

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in New York

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Javascript
16% have this skill
2
Python
12% have this skill
3
SQL
12% have this skill
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Front-end
11% have this skill
5
Java
10% have this skill
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Node.js
8% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in New York

$96,366
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $96,366 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
$165,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $165,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
New York
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $140,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
11-50 Employees
New York
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $140,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
11-50 Employees
New York
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A New Grad Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
New York
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $110,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
New York
$105,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $105,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
New York
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$1,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
New York
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
New York
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
1-5 Reports

Frequently Asked Questions

Q.

Are software engineers in demand in NYC?

A.

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.

Q.

How do I become a software engineer in NYC?

A.

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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