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Software Engineer salary in New York

Average Base Salary in New York

$126,559
$13,613
Additional Cash Compensation
$140,172
Total Compensation
Median: $127K
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 $126,559. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in New York is $13,613. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in New York is $140,172. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In NYC from anonymous Software Engineer employees in New York.

NYC by the numbers

4,553
Total number of Tech companies in NYC
166,854
Total number of tech users on Built In NYC
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Software Engineer jobs in NYC

Senior Software Engineer, Programmatic

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+31
The Sr. Java Engineer will join DV’s Software Development team and will use industry standards and latest technologies to enhance our programmatic and platform products. DoubleVerify runs mission-critical systems that process billions of real-time transactions a day, hence performance and scalability considerations would guide you throughout each project. You will experiment with new and cutting-edge technologies designed for Big Data and Ad Tech solutions.

Software Engineer, Core Engineering

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+37
Justworks is seeking an experienced engineer to join our Core Engineering team, focused on the core platform and 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.

Backend Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+27
You will be responsible for designing and building the next generation of products in theSkimm's membership offering. Although the platforms for these products may vary, the design patterns and programming principles necessary to build and distribute them are often the same. We're looking for software engineers of all experience levels to help us deliver applications and services that drive our organization forward. Primary responsibilities include: 

Software Engineer- Backend

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+27
You will be working with a team of other backend engineers to build the backend infrastructure that drives the Peloton platform. We’re looking for someone passionate about data and performance. You’ll be working on a fast moving team that’s rapidly changing the face of fitness industry.

Software Engineer Intern

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+16
Own and ship a meaningful project, end-to-end. We believe strongly in ownership at The Trade Desk, and we are committed to you having something substantial to show for your time here. Receive close, one-on-one mentorship from an experienced software engineer. Collaborate with a globally-connected team of other engineers & interns in cities across the world. Work with new technologies across a wide spectrum of computer science, including: distributed systems, petabyte-scale data processing, machine learning/AI, and UI/UX. Have the opportunity to visit and work from another Trade Desk office during your internship.

Staff Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
+37
Act as an expert in your domain area, serving as a partner to product. Build creative solutions to tough business challenges. Have a nose for value and empathy for your internal and external customers by proactively identifying problems that have a high impact on the business. Promote technical best practices and mentor other engineers within your team.

Senior Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
3 weeks ago
+16
WHO WE ARE: The Trade Desk is a global technology company with a mission to create a better Internet for everyone through principled, intelligent advertising.  Handling over 600 billion queries per day (more than 100X the query volume of search globally), our platform operates at unprecedented scale. We have also built something even stronger and more valuable: an award-winning culture based on trust, empathy, collaboration, and ownership. By

Senior Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
3 weeks ago
+37
We have openings for engineers across multiple product lines, technology stacks, and experience levels. We welcome full-stack engineers, passionate backend engineers, engineers that are enthusiastic about data, aspiring architects, and emerging engineering leaders. Are you dreaming of building elegant and scalable systems to help medical providers unleash the power of their data? As a Backend Engineer, you will design, implement and deploy services, data stores, instrumentation and infrastructure.

Senior Software Engineer, Platforms

Greater NYC Area
3 weeks ago
+37
Are you interested in building elegant and scalable systems to help our customers unleash the power of their data? As a Platform Software Engineer you will design and implement backend components such as services, data stores, infrastructure, instrumentation, and deployment tools. You will continuously ship new features for our cloud based infrastructure. You will empower Flatiron’s engineering team to scale both as we grow and iterate on new products. You will work on large, web-based and data processing applications. You will be responsible for the extensibility of reliable, scalable infrastructure that is used by multiple engineering teams and products.

Full Stack Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
3 weeks ago
+37
As a Full Stack Engineer, you will craft intuitive web interfaces to make complex data accessible and useful through extensive web-based applications that improve oncologists' complex workflows so that they can focus on their patients.

Senior Lead Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
3 weeks ago
+16
Senior Lead Software Engineers serve both as technical individual contributors and people managers. You will be optimizing your own code, as well as making sure that your reports are able to optimize theirs. You are an end-to-end owner. You will participate actively in all aspects of product strategy – from designing, building, and delivering products for our clients. We have dozens of individual, mission-focused teams working across a wide spectrum of technological challenges. You will have the opportunity, depending on your interests and aptitude, to lead engineers that focus on building large-scale distributed systems coordinating thousands of servers in cloud and physical data centers around the world, petabyte-scale data challenges, machine learning, advanced visualizations, and interactive user interfaces – to name a few. Senior Lead Software Engineers contribute to more than our product – they build up our team. Through a combination of mentoring, technical leadership, and direct management of local teams, you will make others better and raise the bar for those around you.

Software Engineer Frontend

Greater NYC Area
3 weeks ago
+24
Our front-end/UI software engineers work with JavaScript (React, Redux), HTML, CSS, Webpack and other technologies to build coherent and dynamic user interfaces that makes deep insights comprehensible to our users. In this role you will be building reusable UI components with React/Redux, with a focus on performance. We focus on modularity and reuse where it makes sense, while ensuring that there are no constraints to delivering world-class software continuously.

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 $130,863 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $119,744 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $127,043.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $160,167. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $104,714.

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 $103,667
Min: $70K
Max: $146K
Salesforce Developer $108,429
Min: $76K
Max: $180K
Front End Developer $110,532
Min: $70K
Max: $167K
QA Manager $119,214
Min: $84K
Max: $145K
Android Developer $119,712
Min: $50K
Max: $200K
Data Engineer $120,563
Min: $75K
Max: $200K
iOS Developer $126,464
Min: $83K
Max: $163K
Software Engineer $126,559
Min: $70K
Max: $230K
Sales Engineer $127,341
Min: $46K
Max: $185K
Security Engineer $133,175
Min: $70K
Max: $252K
DevOps Engineer $133,381
Min: $90K
Max: $200K
Data Architect $137,720
Min: $85K
Max: $224K
Senior Software Engineer $151,820
Min: $110K
Max: $225K
Principal Software Engineer $160,815
Min: $126K
Max: $240K
Engineering Manager $176,393
Min: $95K
Max: $230K
Director of Software Engineering $192,065
Min: $150K
Max: $271K
Vice President of Engineering $222,762
Min: $140K
Max: $305K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $248,098
Min: $120K
Max: $426K

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in New York

1
Javascript
16% have this skill
2
Python
12% have this skill
3
SQL
11% have this skill
4
Java
11% have this skill
5
Front-end
10% have this skill
6
Node.js
7% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in New York

$97,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $97,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
$126,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $126,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
1-10 Employees
New York
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
$132,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $132,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
New York
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $90,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $125,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
New York
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Officer reported a yearly salary of $125,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
New York
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $125,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
New York
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $140,000 with +$50,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years 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
11-50 Employees
New York
1-5 Reports

Frequently Asked Questions

Q.

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.

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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