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Software Engineer salary in New York

Average Base Salary in New York

$126,465
$13,916
Additional Cash Compensation
$140,381
Total Compensation
Median: $126K
Min: $65K
Max: $240K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in New York?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in New York is $126,465. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in New York is $13,916. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in New York is $140,381. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In NYC from anonymous Software Engineer employees in New York.

NYC by the numbers

4,954
Total number of Tech companies in NYC
191,524
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
1 day 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
1 day ago
+46
Teachable is looking for a Full-Stack or Back-End software engineer. We're a small, tight-knit team of smart people who like to get a lot done with minimal overhead. We collaborate on roadmap, design, and architecture, and are on a mission to revolutionize education. As a Software Engineer, you'll work directly on a system that impacts thousands of instructors and millions of students. You will work to create beautiful systems that are robustly designed to meet the needs of a massively growing user base.

Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
1 day 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
4 days ago
+39
Contribute ideas for projects to drive the team forward. Develop new features that surprise and delight our users. Work up and down the stack, from schema changes to front end javascript in the same day. Work with product managers and designers to build a well-rounded product. Measure and graph your features so we can know how something is performing. Constantly be learning from teammates, as well as sharing any knowledge and skills you have with others. Create with empathy - always considering the end user and be an advocate for their experience.

Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
1 week 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

Greater NYC Area
1 month 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 I

Greater NYC Area
2 months 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
3 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.

Software Engineer - Mobile - Air

Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
+34
Build innovative consumer experiences. Create delightful user experiences in an app (iOS or Android). Work in a complex dynamic environment with a rich API tier. Collaborating with a diverse group of people, giving and receiving feedback for growth. Execute on big opportunities, helping Hopper rise to the top of the travel industry.

Software Engineer - Growth

Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
+34
As a Software Engineer, you will leverage the latest technologies to solve challenging problems that will impact millions of users. You will collaborate with a team of talented engineers, break down complex problems, and implement robust and scalable solutions. You’ll experiment with new ideas, and find ways to delight users!

Senior Software Engineer - Growth

Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
+34
As a Senior Software Engineer, you will leverage the latest technologies to solve challenging problems that will impact millions of users. You will collaborate with a team of talented engineers, break down complex problems, and implement robust and scalable solutions. You’ll experiment with new ideas, and find ways to delight users!

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 $130,221 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $119,674 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $125,992.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $156,820. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $103,733.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in New York

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Junior Software Engineer $71,333
Min: $42K
Max: $92K
QA Analyst $75,893
Min: $55K
Max: $97K
Software Test Engineer $93,714
Min: $65K
Max: $113K
QA Engineer $97,601
Min: $60K
Max: $145K
Automation Engineer $103,654
Min: $70K
Max: $146K
Salesforce Developer $108,130
Min: $76K
Max: $180K
Front End Developer $112,146
Min: $70K
Max: $167K
Android Developer $119,712
Min: $50K
Max: $200K
Site Reliability Engineer $122,500
Min: $100K
Max: $145K
Data Engineer $124,181
Min: $75K
Max: $200K
Sales Engineer $125,698
Min: $46K
Max: $185K
Software Engineer $126,465
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
QA Manager $127,294
Min: $84K
Max: $195K
Machine Learning Engineer $131,000
Min: $120K
Max: $142K
iOS Developer $133,500
Min: $83K
Max: $250K
Security Engineer $134,591
Min: $70K
Max: $252K
Game Developer $136,000
Min: $136K
Max: $136K
DevOps Engineer $137,147
Min: $90K
Max: $200K
Hardware Engineer $142,000
Min: $142K
Max: $142K
Data Architect $144,464
Min: $85K
Max: $260K
Database Administrator $147,000
Min: $147K
Max: $147K
Senior Software Engineer $155,336
Min: $110K
Max: $225K
Principal Software Engineer $161,533
Min: $126K
Max: $240K
Data Engineering Manager $179,000
Min: $179K
Max: $179K
Engineering Manager $181,826
Min: $95K
Max: $235K
Lead Software Engineer $185,000
Min: $170K
Max: $200K
Director of Software Engineering $197,348
Min: $140K
Max: $280K
Vice President of Engineering $223,148
Min: $170K
Max: $305K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $245,091
Min: $120K
Max: $426K

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in New York

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Javascript
16% have this skill
2
Python
13% have this skill
3
SQL
12% have this skill
4
Front-end
11% have this skill
5
Java
11% have this skill
6
Node.js
8% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in New York

$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$1,200 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Analyst reported a yearly salary of $110,000 with +$30,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
500+ 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
$105,000
Yearly Salary
A Full Stack Engineer reported a yearly salary of $105,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
New York
$103,500
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $103,500 with +$7,500 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
New York
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A software developer reported a yearly salary of $100,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
New York
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $135,000 with +$4,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
New York
$155,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $155,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
New York
$103,500
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $103,500 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
New York
$93,500
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $93,500 with +$8,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 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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