Are software engineers in demand in NYC?
Software Engineer salary in New York
Average Base Salary in New York
How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in New York?
The average salary for a Software Engineer in New York is $127,330. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in New York is $13,760. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in New York is $141,090. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In NYC from anonymous Software Engineer employees in New York.
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Average Dev + Engineer salaries in New York
|Job Title||Average Salary||Salary Range|
|Software Test Engineer||$93,714||
|Front End Developer||$110,427||
|Senior Software Engineer||$151,889||
|Principal Software Engineer||$160,720||
|Director of Software Engineering||$189,786||
|Vice President of Engineering||$222,762||
|CTO (Chief Technology Officer)||$247,744||
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Frequently Asked Questions
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.
What does a software engineer do in NYC?
NYC is a major hub for digital media, fintech, robotics, retail, health tech and cybersecurity. Full-stack software engineers are in particular demand.
How do I become a software engineer in NYC?
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.
Which languages should a software engineer in NYC know?
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