Software Engineer salary in New York

Average Base Salary in New York

$127,993
$13,570
Additional Cash Compensation
$141,563
Total Compensation
Median: $128K
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 $127,993. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in New York is $13,570. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in New York is $141,563. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In NYC from anonymous Software Engineer employees in New York.

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Art Director
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Brand Manager
Budget Analyst
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Business Development Manager
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Business Intelligence Analyst
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Data Engineering Manager
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Database Administrator
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DevOps Engineer
Digital Marketing Manager
Director of Analytics
Director of Customer Success
Director of Marketing
Director of Operations
Director of Product Management
Director of Product Marketing
Director of Product Marketing
Director of Software Engineering
Editor
Email Marketing Manager
Engineering Manager
Event Planner
Finance Director
Financial Analyst
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Hardware Engineer
HR Coordinator
HR Director
HR Manager
HR Specialist
Implementation Manager
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Inside Sales Manager
Inside Sales Representative
iOS Developer
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Lead Software Engineer
Machine Learning Engineer
Marketing Associate
Marketing Coordinator
Marketing Manager
Marketing Operations Manager
Office Manager
Operations Associate
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PR Manager
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Site Reliability Engineer
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Systems Engineer
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Software Engineer jobs in NYC

Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
+38
You will be part of the Detection Tools team. The adversaries White Ops encounters in our day-to-day aren't just bedroom hackers. They are technically adept and savvy fraudsters, operating at a scale and agility that makes their 'enterprise' profitable. Therefore, our detection team needs the support of experienced software engineers who build quality systems that are resilient to change. This is why you're key to our team.  We are the team that supports internal detection teams to perform their job at their best. We create software that automates processes, provides timely data, and increases the productivity of our humans. In short, we are the team that makes humans in WhiteOps behave like humans. We incarnate the principle of Tau: find the levers for disproportionate impact inside the company.

Staff Software Engineer, KYT

Greater NYC Area
1 hour ago
+41
You have successfully developed cloud-native data ingestion and aggregation processes that handle gigabytes of data per day. You've built a scalable API service on AWS that handles thousands of requests per second. Our product suite has cutting-edge features that detect market manipulation, fraud, anomalous activity, and more.  The team has clear production service level objectives (SLOs) and solutions to meet and monitor them. We’ve modernized our stack and moved to a streaming architecture. Your team has a well documented and ambitious 12-24 month tech vision. The other members of the team eagerly seek out your opinion on problems they are trying to solve. 

Software Engineer, Data Pipelines

Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
+41
A Software Engineer on the Data Engineering team is really good at building reliable and scalable backend microservices to make data available to our products, ultimately enabling law enforcement agencies, the world’s largest cryptocurrency businesses, and financial institutions to do things like take down dark web marketplaces, prosecute child predators, and solve the Twitter Hack (yeah, we do all that!). We measure success by how well we build components that are reusable and replaceable, reducing time to production, building tools that simplify data analysis and fostering collaborative relationships across the company. 

Software Engineer, Data Intelligence

Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
+41
A Software Engineer on the Data Engineering team is really good at building reliable and scalable backend pipelines to make data available to our products, ultimately enabling  law enforcement agencies, the world’s largest cryptocurrency businesses, and financial institutions to do things like take down dark web marketplaces, prosecute child predators, and solve the Twitter Hack (yeah, we do all that!). We measure success by how well we build components that are reusable and replaceable, reducing time to production, building tools that simplify data analysis and fostering collaborative relationships across the company. 

Software Engineer - Backend (Remote)

Remote
3 days ago
+42
About Thirty Madison  Thirty Madison is building the premier healthcare company for people with chronic health issues. Through our novel approach to care delivery, powered by our proprietary platform and brands built around specific chronic conditions, we combine the best of specialist-level healthcare with the convenience of telemedicine. In just three years, we've built three brands on top of our platform: Keeps (for men's hair loss), Cove (for

Software Engineer - Frontend (Remote)

Remote
3 days ago
+42
About Thirty Madison  Thirty Madison is building the premier healthcare company for people with chronic health issues. Through our novel approach to care delivery, powered by our proprietary platform and brands built around specific chronic conditions, we combine the best of specialist-level healthcare with the convenience of telemedicine. In just three years, we've built three brands on top of our platform: Keeps (for men's hair loss), Cove (for

Software Engineer - Backend

Greater NYC Area
3 days ago
+42
About Thirty Madison  Thirty Madison is building the premier healthcare company for people with chronic health issues. Through our novel approach to care delivery, powered by our proprietary platform and brands built around specific chronic conditions, we combine the best of specialist-level healthcare with the convenience of telemedicine. In just three years, we've built three brands on top of our platform: Keeps (for men's hair loss), Cove (for

Software Engineer - Frontend

Greater NYC Area
3 days ago
+42
About Thirty Madison  Thirty Madison is building the premier healthcare company for people with chronic health issues. Through our novel approach to care delivery, powered by our proprietary platform and brands built around specific chronic conditions, we combine the best of specialist-level healthcare with the convenience of telemedicine. In just three years, we've built three brands on top of our platform: Keeps (for men's hair loss), Cove (for

Software Engineer - Full Stack

Greater NYC Area
3 days ago
+42
About Thirty Madison  Thirty Madison is building the premier healthcare company for people with chronic health issues. Through our novel approach to care delivery, powered by our proprietary platform and brands built around specific chronic conditions, we combine the best of specialist-level healthcare with the convenience of telemedicine. In just three years, we've built three brands on top of our platform: Keeps (for men's hair loss), Cove (for

Senior Software Engineer - Pharmacy

Greater NYC Area
3 days ago
+42
About Thirty Madison  Thirty Madison is building the premier healthcare company for people with chronic health issues. Through our novel approach to care delivery, powered by our proprietary platform and brands built around specific chronic conditions, we combine the best of specialist-level healthcare with the convenience of telemedicine. In just three years, we've built three brands on top of our platform: Keeps (for men's hair loss), Cove (for

Senior Software Engineer - Backend

Greater NYC Area
3 days ago
+42
About Thirty Madison  Thirty Madison is building the premier healthcare company for people with chronic health issues. Through our novel approach to care delivery, powered by our proprietary platform and brands built around specific chronic conditions, we combine the best of specialist-level healthcare with the convenience of telemedicine. In just three years, we've built three brands on top of our platform: Keeps (for men's hair loss), Cove (for

Senior Software Engineer - Firmware

Greater NYC Area
3 days ago
+53
Senior Software Engineer  - Firmware  We are looking for a talented and passionate Senior Software Engineer, Firmware to be part of an exciting team. You will have an enormous opportunity to make a large impact on the design, architecture, and implementation of cutting edge products in Peloton Roadmap. You collaborate with software developers, systems engineers, product managers, technical program managers, and electrical and other hardware

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 $130,570 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $122,497 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $128,100.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $148,333. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $107,907.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in New York

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $79,427
Min: $55K
Max: $138K
Junior Software Engineer $89,211
Min: $42K
Max: $135K
QA Engineer $99,316
Min: $60K
Max: $152K
Software Test Engineer $100,138
Min: $65K
Max: $150K
Automation Engineer $102,793
Min: $70K
Max: $146K
Salesforce Developer $111,080
Min: $76K
Max: $180K
Systems Engineer $111,143
Min: $85K
Max: $180K
Front End Developer $117,083
Min: $70K
Max: $175K
Hardware Engineer $121,000
Min: $100K
Max: $142K
Data Engineer $123,678
Min: $75K
Max: $200K
Android Developer $124,550
Min: $50K
Max: $200K
Sales Engineer $126,333
Min: $46K
Max: $185K
Software Engineer $127,993
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
QA Manager $133,500
Min: $84K
Max: $225K
Machine Learning Engineer $133,556
Min: $105K
Max: $165K
iOS Developer $135,216
Min: $83K
Max: $250K
Game Developer $136,000
Min: $136K
Max: $136K
DevOps Engineer $138,846
Min: $56K
Max: $200K
Security Engineer $138,918
Min: $70K
Max: $252K
Site Reliability Engineer $143,125
Min: $100K
Max: $210K
Database Administrator $145,667
Min: $140K
Max: $150K
Data Architect $148,767
Min: $85K
Max: $260K
Senior Software Engineer $158,023
Min: $110K
Max: $225K
Principal Software Engineer $164,897
Min: $106K
Max: $240K
Lead Software Engineer $169,483
Min: $130K
Max: $225K
Data Engineering Manager $175,000
Min: $115K
Max: $216K
Engineering Manager $182,704
Min: $95K
Max: $265K
Director of Software Engineering $207,231
Min: $140K
Max: $420K
Vice President of Engineering $232,524
Min: $160K
Max: $450K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $249,580
Min: $120K
Max: $426K

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in New York

1
Javascript
17% have this skill
2
SQL
13% have this skill
3
Python
12% have this skill
4
Front-end
12% have this skill
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Java
11% have this skill
6
Node.js
9% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in New York

$98,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $98,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
New York
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$13,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
New York
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer III reported a yearly salary of $135,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
New York
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $140,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
New York
$92,700
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineeer reported a yearly salary of $92,700 with +$8,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
New York
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Applications Developer reported a yearly salary of $150,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
New York
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Application Developer reported a yearly salary of $135,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
New York
$118,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $118,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
501-1,000 Employees
New York
$166,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $166,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
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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