Software Engineer salary in New York

Average Base Salary in New York

$131,802
$15,171
Additional Cash Compensation
$146,973
Total Compensation
Median: 130,000
Min: $65K
Max: $250K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in New York?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in New York is $131,802. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in New York is $15,171. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in New York is $146,973. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Software Engineer employees in New York.

New York by the numbers

6,185
Total number of Tech companies in NYC
409,361
Total number of tech users on Built In NYC
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Software Engineer jobs in New York

Senior Software Engineer

Remote
6 days ago
+44
About Narrativ Narrativ is seeking talented and experienced software and data engineers to join its growing team and develop products and infrastructure for its growing business.  We view engineering management as a people-oriented role that serves the skilled engineers on the team and seeks to develop their careers while delivering products for Narrativ and for its customers. Narrativ is building the commerce and payments infrastructure for the

Mobile Software Engineer I

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
+36
MOBILE ENGINEER I Brooklyn, NY or Remote (EST time zone work hours with up to 15% time expected onsite in Brooklyn HQ) COMPANY OVERVIEW Since 2013, our founding mission at StrongArm Technologies has been and remains to keep the world’s Industrial Athletes™ proud, protected and productive. We achieve this through our pioneering FUSE safety wearables and the actionable ergonomic data they provide to individuals and management across numerous job

Lead Senior Software Engineer

Remote
3 weeks ago
+44
About Narrativ Narrativ is building the commerce and payments infrastructure for the Creator Economy. We make it simple for creators to earn a full time income selling products from brands they love. 50 million people work in the Creator Economy today, but 95% don’t make enough to pay their monthly rent. Creators feel more pressure than ever to keep adding new revenue streams, from fan subscriptions to tips, and churn out a constant stream of

Software Engineer I - Web Frontend

Greater NYC Area
3 weeks ago
+36
Brooklyn, NY or Remote within USA with EST time zone work hours POSITION DESCRIPTION As a Software Engineer - Frontend Web, you will be responsible for driving application development for StrongArm’s web-based administration and interactive data reporting applications. Our products are used by thousands of industrial workers across Fortune 100 companies to ensure safety on the job.  StrongArm’s safety platform is at the forefront of the emerging

Casino | Senior Software Engineer iOS

Greater NYC Area
3 days ago
+46
This role is remote, with one required visit to your designated home office per quarter. Remote option is available for employees located in the following states: NY, NJ, CT, MA, PA, MD, TX, WV, GA, FL, LA, MI, IA, IN, IL, MI, CO, NV, AZ, Washington D.C. (States subject to change at any time)  Home Office: Jersey City Working with William Hill, you will be at the heart of the technological revolution with one of the world’s most trusted betting

Senior Full stack Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
3 weeks ago
+36
COMPANY OVERVIEW Since 2013, our founding mission at StrongArm Technologies has been and remains to keep the world’s Industrial Athletes™ proud, protected and productive. We achieve this through our pioneering FUSE safety wearables and the actionable ergonomic data they provide to individuals and management across numerous job types, industries and operating environments.  The Industrial Athlete™ is the beating heart of everything we represent

Senior Software Engineer in Test

Remote
3 weeks ago
+44
About Narrativ Narrativ is building the commerce and payments infrastructure for the Creator Economy. We make it simple for creators to earn a full time income selling products from brands they love. 50 million people work in the Creator Economy today, but 95% don’t make enough to pay their monthly rent. Creators feel more pressure than ever to keep adding new revenue streams, from fan subscriptions to tips, and churn out a constant stream of

Software Engineer

Remote
1 day ago
+37
We’re Medly, a human-centered digital pharmacy that prioritizes patient well-being. Our mission is to deliver prescriptions to patients at prices they can afford - regardless of income, lifestyle, language or diagnosis. We live our mission to democratize healthcare by leveraging technology to create accessible tools for improving lives. Visit us online at https://medly.com/en-us. We are looking for a Software Engineer with the desire to make an

Software Engineer

Remote
3 days ago
+17
Headway is building a new mental healthcare system that everyone can access.  1 in 4 people in the US have a treatable mental health condition, but the vast majority do not get the care they need. The primary reason is cost: the majority of therapists do not accept insurance, meaning paying for therapy is prohibitively expensive for prospective patients. That’s why Headway is building the first software-enabled network of therapists who accept

Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
4 days ago
+48
Build a system to evaluate thousands of rules and do a combinatorial search to find out what’s the best loan and how much can you afford. Build a way to match borrowers to programs to calculate and surface eligible discounts to them. Work on our Kubernetes cluster that helps us deploy 50-100 times/day with no downtime. Improve our CI pipelines that run thousands of tests across hundreds of thousands of lines of code in a few minutes (with about 85% coverage). Build a seamless customer facing experience which brings borrowers through the most complicated financial transaction of their life with confidence and ease. Integrate with email, text messages, and phone calls to unify all inbound/outbound communication and deliver real time updates to borrowers. Automate and augment the flow of data from our data stores so it can be used to drive decision making in our company. Work on integrating our loan management system with third party tools to bring us closer to automating the loan underwriting process.

Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
6 days ago
+54
Integral Ad Science (IAS) is a global technology and data company that builds verification, optimization, and analytics solutions for the advertising industry and we’re looking for a Software Engineer to join our Edge Platform - Pathfinders team. If you are excited by technology that has the power to handle hundreds of thousands of transactions per second; collect tens of billions of events each day; and evaluate thousands of data-points in

Software Engineer

Remote
1 week ago
+43
EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow.

Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Software Engineer salary in New York is between $130k - $140k.

Average Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Software Engineer make the most at companies with 51-200 employees, earning $130,528 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $127,012 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $130,918.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $152,658. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $111,571.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in New York

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $83,431
Min: $55K
Max: $145K
Automation Engineer $93,867
Min: $64K
Max: $120K
Junior Software Engineer $96,677
Min: $42K
Max: $150K
QA Engineer $103,943
Min: $65K
Max: $175K
Systems Engineer $107,556
Min: $85K
Max: $180K
Software Test Engineer $114,186
Min: $65K
Max: $150K
Front End Developer $119,977
Min: $78K
Max: $215K
Database Administrator $120,950
Min: $47K
Max: $150K
Hardware Engineer $121,000
Min: $100K
Max: $142K
Data Engineer $130,158
Min: $85K
Max: $300K
Software Engineer $131,802
Min: $65K
Max: $250K
Android Developer $132,393
Min: $50K
Max: $175K
Sales Engineer $133,190
Min: $46K
Max: $210K
Salesforce Developer $133,333
Min: $85K
Max: $180K
Game Developer $136,000
Min: $136K
Max: $136K
Site Reliability Engineer $145,476
Min: $100K
Max: $210K
iOS Developer $148,424
Min: $90K
Max: $250K
DevOps Engineer $150,549
Min: $56K
Max: $280K
Security Engineer $154,797
Min: $70K
Max: $300K
QA Manager $157,286
Min: $100K
Max: $225K
Machine Learning Engineer $158,647
Min: $105K
Max: $300K
Senior Software Engineer $163,030
Min: $110K
Max: $250K
Lead Software Engineer $172,701
Min: $130K
Max: $230K
Data Architect $179,800
Min: $100K
Max: $260K
Data Engineering Manager $184,923
Min: $115K
Max: $300K
Principal Software Engineer $191,130
Min: $106K
Max: $285K
Engineering Manager $193,151
Min: $95K
Max: $340K
Director of Software Engineering $212,373
Min: $129K
Max: $420K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $234,533
Min: $120K
Max: $340K
Vice President of Engineering $240,810
Min: $160K
Max: $450K

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in New York

1
Javascript
16% have this skill
2
SQL
13% have this skill
3
Python
12% have this skill
4
Front-end
11% have this skill
5
Java
10% have this skill
6
Node.js
9% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in New York

$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$6,500 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
New York
$145,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $145,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
New York
$182,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $182,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
New York
$145,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $145,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
$138,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $138,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
New York
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
New York
$117,500
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer I reported a yearly salary of $117,500 with +$3,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
New York
$98,070
Yearly Salary
A Engineer I reported a yearly salary of $98,070 with +$1,200 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$158,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $158,000 with +$60,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
1,000+ Employees
New York

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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