Software Engineer salary in New York

Average Base Salary in New York

$132,629
$15,871
Additional Cash Compensation
$148,500
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 $132,629. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in New York is $15,871. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in New York is $148,500. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Software Engineer employees in New York.

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Total number of Tech companies in NYC
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Software Engineer jobs in New York

Sr Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
About the RoleCatalogs are the backbone of the UberEats platform. As the Catalog Experience Team, our mission is to empower any merchant to grow their business and extend their reach by providing applications and solutions to create and maintain a complete, accurate and optimized representation of their catalog and inventory to drive the success of our $50B business. The Catalog Experience team serves over a million merchants across the globe and

Staff Software Engineer - Delivery

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
About the role:Collaborates with stakeholders within the team to build and maintain backend services and solutions to support user-facing products, downstream services, or infrastructure tools and platforms used across Uber.About the Team:Founded in August 2014, Uber Eats has become the largest food delivery app globally, and is the fastest growing food delivery platform in the world. We have doubled our gross bookings in just over the last year

Sr. Software Engineer - Delivery

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
About the role:Collaborates with stakeholders within the team to build and maintain backend services and solutions to support user-facing products, downstream services, or infrastructure tools and platforms used across Uber.About the Team:Founded in August 2014, Uber Eats has become the largest food delivery app globally, and is the fastest growing food delivery platform in the world. We have doubled our gross bookings in just over the last year

Software Engineer II - Backend, Ads

Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
About the role:Collaborates with stakeholders within the team to build and maintain backend services and solutions to support user-facing products, downstream services, or infrastructure tools and platforms used across Uber.About the Team: Uber Ads' vision is to connect our platform's users (eaters, riders and earners) with businesses in the most relevant, engaging, useful and delightful ways. Uber Advertising was bootstrapped in 2020 and is on

Senior Software Engineer in Test

Greater NYC Area
3 days ago
About Howl Howl is the creator platform for social commerce. We build tools for brands and creators to sell more products across every social platform, together. In the last 10 years, the $20bn influencer ecommerce market has become a critical part of the retail industry.  It has evolved into social commerce, a new $1.2 trillion market opportunity (link) requiring new tools, protocols, and technologies.   Howl enables creators and brands to run

Senior Software Engineer, Creator Apps

Greater NYC Area
3 days ago
About Howl Howl is the creator platform for social commerce. We build tools for brands and creators to sell more products across every social platform, together. In the last 10 years, the $20bn influencer ecommerce market has become a critical part of the retail industry.  It has evolved into social commerce, a new $1.2 trillion market opportunity (link) requiring new tools, protocols, and technologies.   Howl enables creators and brands to run

Staff Software Engineer, TLM Observability

Greater NYC Area
3 days ago
About the roleAt Uber, we provide centralized, reliable, and interactive observability solutions to support the overall reliability of Uber engineering. Reliability Data Platform is part of the observability organization, and is responsible for building reliability metrics governance infrastructure that offers metrics onboarding, calculating and rolling up through self-help experience. The team develops both short term and long term insights from

Software Engineer (iOS) - Uber Eats

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
About the role:Partners with stakeholders and leads team efforts to design, develop, and maintain complex user interfaces and features for mobile applications (iOS).About the Team:Founded in August 2014, Uber Eats has become the largest food delivery app globally, and is the fastest growing food delivery platform in the world. We have doubled our gross bookings in just over the last year!Our team's work at Uber Eats directly impacts and continues

Staff Software Engineer II (ML) - Uber Eats

Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
About the role: Engages with stakeholders across teams to lead the design, development, optimization, and productionization of machine learning (ML) or ML-based solutions and systems that are used to solve highly complex or vaguely defined problems. This role also leads efforts across teams to leverage and improve ML infrastructure for model development, training, deployment needs and scaling ML systems.About the Team:Founded in August 2014, Uber

Senior Software Engineer (iOS) - Uber Eats

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
About the role:Partners with stakeholders and leads team efforts to design, develop, and maintain complex user interfaces and features for mobile applications (iOS).About the Team:Founded in August 2014, Uber Eats has become the largest food delivery app globally, and is the fastest growing food delivery platform in the world. We have doubled our gross bookings in just over the last year!Our team's work at Uber Eats directly impacts and continues

Staff Software Engineer (Android) - Uber Eats

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
About the role:Engages with stakeholders across teams to lead the design, development, and maintenance of highly complex user interfaces and features for mobile applications (Android).About the Team:Founded in August 2014, Uber Eats has become the largest food delivery app globally, and is the fastest growing food delivery platform in the world. We have doubled our gross bookings in just over the last year!Our team's work at Uber Eats directly

Staff Software Engineer (iOS) - Uber Eats

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
About the role:Engages with stakeholders across teams to lead the design, development, and maintenance of highly complex user interfaces and features for mobile applications (iOS).About the Team:Founded in August 2014, Uber Eats has become the largest food delivery app globally, and is the fastest growing food delivery platform in the world. We have doubled our gross bookings in just over the last year!Our team's work at Uber Eats directly

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 $127,887 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $132,104.

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 $115,156.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in New York

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
QA Analyst$83,431
Min: $55K
Max: $145K
Automation Engineer$94,882
Min: $64K
Max: $120K
Junior Software Engineer$97,647
Min: $42K
Max: $150K
QA Engineer$105,287
Min: $65K
Max: $175K
Systems Engineer$107,462
Min: $84K
Max: $180K
Software Test Engineer$110,922
Min: $65K
Max: $150K
Front End Developer$119,768
Min: $78K
Max: $215K
Database Administrator$120,950
Min: $47K
Max: $150K
Hardware Engineer$123,400
Min: $100K
Max: $153K
Android Developer$131,750
Min: $50K
Max: $175K
Data Engineer$132,359
Min: $85K
Max: $300K
Software Engineer$132,629
Min: $65K
Max: $250K
Salesforce Developer$134,286
Min: $85K
Max: $180K
Sales Engineer$135,608
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$150,434
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$163,761
Min: $110K
Max: $250K
Lead Software Engineer$171,595
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$194,252
Min: $95K
Max: $340K
Director of Software Engineering$212,327
Min: $129K
Max: $420K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer)$232,677
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
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

$117,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $117,000 with +$11,700 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
New York
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $100,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
New York
$190,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $190,000 with +$8,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
1,000+ Employees
New York
$133,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Development Engineer reported a yearly salary of $133,000 with +$50,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
New York
$155,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $155,000 with +$30,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
New York
$133,000
Yearly Salary
A IT Senior Developer reported a yearly salary of $133,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
1,000+ Employees
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

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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