Software Engineer salary in New York

Average Base Salary in New York

$132,502
$15,630
Additional Cash Compensation
$148,132
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 $132,502. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in New York is $15,630. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in New York is $148,132. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Software Engineer employees in New York.

New York by the numbers

6,594
Total number of Tech companies in NYC
724,916
Total number of tech users on Built In NYC
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Software Engineer jobs in New York
1,389

Sportsbook, Android Software Engineer

Remote
3 weeks ago
Job DescriptionThis 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; AZ, CO, CT, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MS, MT, NC, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TX, TN, WA, WV, and Washington D.C. (States subject to change at any time)Home Office: Jersey City, NJWith William Hill now a part of Caesars Entertainment, we plan to lead the pack

Software Engineer, Mobile

Greater NYC Area
2 months ago
SOFTWARE ENGINEER, MOBILE Brooklyn, NY or Remote (EST time zone work hours) COMPANY OVERVIEW Since 2013, our founding mission at StrongArm Technologies has been unwavering: keep the world’s Industrial Athletes™ proud, protected and productive. We recognize that the beating heart of our economy is made up of millions of hardworking and dedicated individuals who put their bodies on the line to perform critical job functions that positively impacts

Sportsbook, Senior Software Engineer Frontend

Job DescriptionThis 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; AZ, CO, CT, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, LA, MA, MD, MI, MS, MT, NC, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TX, TN, WA, WV, and Washington D.C. (States subject to change at any time)Home Office: Jersey City, NJWith William Hill now a part of Caesars Entertainment, we plan to lead the pack by

Sportsbook, Senior Software Engineer Android

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
Job DescriptionRemote 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 CityWELCOME TO THE EMPIRE! Caesars is one of the biggest names in the world of betting and we are striving to become the largest sports betting platform across America. We share a passion for sports and are

Fullstack Software Engineer Onboarding eXperience - Remote Portugal

Remote
9 hours ago
Headquartered in New York City, Dataiku was founded in Paris in 2013 and achieved unicorn status in 2019. Now, more than 1,000 employees work across the globe in our offices and remotely. Backed by a renowned set of investors and partners including CapitalG, Tiger Global, and ICONIQ Growth, we’ve set out to build the future of AI.  Helping users to successfully use your product, continuously nudging them with the right elements, at the right

Software Engineer Data Presentation - Remote Portugal

Remote
2 weeks ago
Headquartered in New York City, Dataiku was founded in Paris in 2013 and achieved unicorn status in 2019. Now, more than 1,000 employees work across the globe in our offices and remotely. Backed by a renowned set of investors and partners including CapitalG, Tiger Global, and ICONIQ Growth, we’ve set out to build the future of AI.  Data visualization is often the most striking (and for some, the most accessible) part of the data-to-insights

Software Engineer Data Presentation - Remote Italy

Remote
2 weeks ago
Headquartered in New York City, Dataiku was founded in Paris in 2013 and achieved unicorn status in 2019. Now, more than 1,000 employees work across the globe in our offices and remotely. Backed by a renowned set of investors and partners including CapitalG, Tiger Global, and ICONIQ Growth, we’ve set out to build the future of AI.  Data visualization is often the most striking (and for some, the most accessible) part of the data-to-insights

Software engineer Cloud Platform - Remote Portugal

Remote
2 weeks ago
Headquartered in New York City, Dataiku was founded in Paris in 2013 and achieved unicorn status in 2019. Now, more than 1,000 employees work across the globe in our offices and remotely. Backed by a renowned set of investors and partners including CapitalG, Tiger Global, and ICONIQ Growth, we’ve set out to build the future of AI.  As enterprises worldwide become more and more invested in the cloud, Dataiku looks to expand its services and

Software engineer Cloud Platform - Remote Italy

Remote
2 weeks ago
Headquartered in New York City, Dataiku was founded in Paris in 2013 and achieved unicorn status in 2019. Now, more than 1,000 employees work across the globe in our offices and remotely. Backed by a renowned set of investors and partners including CapitalG, Tiger Global, and ICONIQ Growth, we’ve set out to build the future of AI.  As enterprises worldwide become more and more invested in the cloud, Dataiku looks to expand its services and

Fullstack Software Engineer Onboarding eXperience - Remote Italy

Remote
2 weeks ago
Headquartered in New York City, Dataiku was founded in Paris in 2013 and achieved unicorn status in 2019. Now, more than 1,000 employees work across the globe in our offices and remotely. Backed by a renowned set of investors and partners including CapitalG, Tiger Global, and ICONIQ Growth, we’ve set out to build the future of AI.  Helping users to successfully use your product, continuously nudging them with the right elements, at the right

Software Engineer Data Preparation - Remote Italy

Remote
3 weeks ago
Headquartered in New York City, Dataiku was founded in Paris in 2013 and achieved unicorn status in 2019. Now, more than 1,000 employees work across the globe in our offices and remotely. Backed by a renowned set of investors and partners including CapitalG, Tiger Global, and ICONIQ Growth, we’ve set out to build the future of AI.  As enterprises worldwide become more and more invested in the cloud, Dataiku looks to expand its services and

Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
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Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Software Engineer salary in New York is between $140k - $150k.

Average Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Software Engineer make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $137,724 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $127,761 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $132,086.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $152,171. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $114,046.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in New York

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
QA Analyst$83,431
Min: $55K
Max: $145K
Automation Engineer$93,313
Min: $64K
Max: $120K
Junior Software Engineer$97,541
Min: $42K
Max: $150K
QA Engineer$105,076
Min: $65K
Max: $175K
Systems Engineer$108,083
Min: $84K
Max: $180K
Software Test Engineer$110,922
Min: $65K
Max: $150K
Front End Developer$119,894
Min: $78K
Max: $215K
Database Administrator$120,950
Min: $47K
Max: $150K
Hardware Engineer$123,400
Min: $100K
Max: $153K
Android Developer$131,375
Min: $50K
Max: $175K
Data Engineer$132,270
Min: $85K
Max: $300K
Software Engineer$132,502
Min: $65K
Max: $250K
Salesforce Developer$134,286
Min: $85K
Max: $180K
Sales Engineer$135,782
Min: $46K
Max: $250K
Game Developer$136,000
Min: $136K
Max: $136K
Site Reliability Engineer$146,783
Min: $100K
Max: $210K
iOS Developer$147,200
Min: $90K
Max: $250K
DevOps Engineer$150,154
Min: $56K
Max: $280K
Security Engineer$154,797
Min: $70K
Max: $300K
QA Manager$157,286
Min: $100K
Max: $225K
Machine Learning Engineer$162,591
Min: $105K
Max: $300K
Senior Software Engineer$163,768
Min: $110K
Max: $250K
Lead Software Engineer$173,058
Min: $130K
Max: $240K
Data Architect$179,800
Min: $100K
Max: $260K
Data Engineering Manager$181,571
Min: $115K
Max: $300K
Principal Software Engineer$192,885
Min: $106K
Max: $285K
Engineering Manager$194,770
Min: $95K
Max: $340K
Director of Software Engineering$211,748
Min: $129K
Max: $420K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer)$234,533
Min: $120K
Max: $340K
Vice President of Engineering$240,326
Min: $160K
Max: $450K

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in New York

1
Javascript
16% have this skill
2
SQL
14% 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

$121,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $121,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
New York
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Software engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
New York
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A IT Developer reported a yearly salary of $110,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
New York
$185,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer III reported a yearly salary of $185,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$155,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $155,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
New York
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000 with +$18,250 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 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
New York
$102,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $102,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
New York
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $110,000 with +$7,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 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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