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Software Engineer salary in New York

Average Base Salary in New York

$118,897
$11,722
Additional Cash Compensation
$130,619
Total Compensation
Median: $119K
Min: $60K
Max: $230K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in New York?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in New York is $118,897. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in New York is $11,722. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in New York is $130,619. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In NYC from anonymous Software Engineer employees in New York.

NYC by the numbers

3,486
Total number of Tech companies in NYC
135,223
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Software Engineer jobs in NYC
253

Software Engineer, Product

Greater NYC Area
9 hours ago
+37
Why you would love working with us We work hard. We’re helping businesses get off the ground, enabling them to focus on running their business and solving HR issues for them. We’re data driven and never stop inventing new ways to improve. Working at Justworks, you’ll enjoy company happy hours, a welcoming and casual environment, great benefits, and the ability to interact with and learn from prominent leaders in the startup community.

Senior Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
15 hours ago
Designing architectures that are resilient to spikes in traffic, resistant to attack, and secured from intrusion and data extraction. Building business logic, request handling, multi-platform presentation, API integrations — anything necessary to turn our product dreams into realities. Mentoring fellow engineers who will look to you as a trusted advisor on issues of technical design, code quality, and clear communication.

Software Engineer - Data Services

Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
Discovery Digital Media is looking for a Software Engineer to join our Data Services team implementing applications and tools within our data pipeline. These applications consume a massive amount of event data from our client applications and other origins. This is a fantastic opportunity to help solve complex but interesting scalability, performance and resiliency problems as they relate to...

Senior Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
+16
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 working

Software Engineer (Front End)

Greater NYC Area
2 days ago
+22
WW is looking for candidates to help change people's lives. We are a global wellness technology company inspiring millions of people to adopt healthy habits for real life. We do this through engaging digital experiences, face-to-face workshops and sustainable programs that encourage people to move more, shift their mindset and eat healthier while enjoying the foods they love. By drawing on over five decades of experience and expertise in

Senior Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
2 days ago
+38
Teachable is looking for a Senior 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, architecture, and are driven by a mission to inspire people all over the world to teach what they love. As a senior member of our team, you will be critical in leading strategy on a system that impacts thousands of instructors and millions of students. As our team continues to grow your experience will be essential in ensuring that we maintain our targets as well as a consistent engineering culture. You will define what is possible as well as the best course of action to achieve it, driving the progression of our stack and our team at large.

Software Engineer - Web UI

Greater NYC Area
2 days ago
We’re looking for a Software Engineer role specializing in video to help us build the best video experience on our websites. This role requires knowledge of web video and the latest video streaming technologies, frontend web development, and general technical aptitude to serve as the point person for all things video-related. Maintaining and developing our web video player project is a key facet of this role. You will work across teams to provide support on all video-related projects and learn about the different use cases, problems, and needs throughout the organization.

Software Engineer - Web Performance

Greater NYC Area
2 days ago
We’re looking for a Senior Web Engineer focused on performance with CDN & Front End Optimization expertise. We’re customer obsessed and one of the best ways to create an experience that users love it to optimize it for performance. This roles requires expertise in client-side optimizations across platforms which include HTML5, Javascript, HTTP/2, Network, CDN, Performance Measurement/Metrics, and browser idiosyncrasies.

Sr Software Engineer I - UI

Greater NYC Area
6 days ago
Write clean, concise, readable code that follows common design patterns and principles. Complete work with a conscientious attitude and good follow-through. Collaborate with coworkers from design, engineering, product, project, QA and content teams. Translate functional requirements into solutions that work well with current architecture. Preform peer code reviews. Own feature specific development verticals - e.g. UI components. Utilize multi-tasking and context shifting skills. Identify inefficiencies and make recommendations. Stay informed with changes in technology. Produce comprehensive, usable software documentation.

Software Engineer in Test

Greater NYC Area
6 days ago
+37
Justworks is seeking a Software Engineer in Test (SET) to join our team. As a successful candidate, you have demonstrated the ability to build, deploy, and maintain complex web applications. You have worked within a service-oriented architecture and know how to separate data and functionality as necessary. You have a strong interest in software and systems testing. We work primarily in Ruby on Rails and JavaScript, but prior knowledge is not a requirement. You should have a deep understanding that goes beyond the ability to use these tools.

Software Engineer - Client Services

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
Discovery Digital Media is looking for a Software Engineer to work within our Core Services team implementing APIs and other Services that support a variety of client platforms. This is a fantastic opportunity to help solve complex but interesting scalability, performance and resiliency 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.

Software Engineer - Core Services

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
Discovery Digital Media is looking for a Software Engineer to work within our Core Services team implementing APIs and other Services that support a variety of client platforms. This is a fantastic opportunity to help solve complex but interesting scalability, performance and resiliency 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.

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 $128,883 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $112,603 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $117,571.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $150,083. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $97,875.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in New York

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $78,188
Min: $65K
Max: $97K
Software Test Engineer $92,048
Min: $65K
Max: $113K
QA Engineer $94,612
Min: $60K
Max: $139K
Automation Engineer $104,300
Min: $70K
Max: $146K
Salesforce Developer $104,850
Min: $76K
Max: $140K
Front End Developer $110,884
Min: $70K
Max: $167K
Android Developer $117,087
Min: $50K
Max: $200K
Software Engineer $118,897
Min: $60K
Max: $230K
Data Engineer $119,500
Min: $75K
Max: $185K
QA Manager $120,300
Min: $84K
Max: $145K
iOS Developer $124,042
Min: $83K
Max: $163K
Sales Engineer $126,171
Min: $46K
Max: $185K
Security Engineer $130,806
Min: $70K
Max: $252K
DevOps Engineer $134,051
Min: $90K
Max: $200K
Data Architect $135,217
Min: $85K
Max: $224K
Senior Software Engineer $150,861
Min: $110K
Max: $200K
Principal Software Engineer $159,696
Min: $126K
Max: $240K
Engineering Manager $172,839
Min: $95K
Max: $230K
Director of Software Engineering $191,750
Min: $150K
Max: $271K
Vice President of Engineering $228,842
Min: $172K
Max: $305K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $255,914
Min: $132K
Max: $426K

NYC Companies with the Highest Dev + Engineer Salaries

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in New York

1
Javascript
27% have this skill
2
Front-end
21% have this skill
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Python
19% have this skill
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Java
19% have this skill
5
SQL
18% have this skill
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Node.js
13% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in New York

$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer Consultant reported a yearly salary of $115,000 with +$2,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
New York
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
New York
$94,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $94,000 with +$8,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
500+ Employees
New York
$156,000
Yearly Salary
A SDE2 reported a yearly salary of $156,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
New York
$170,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $170,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
New York
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000
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
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Production Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 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
$117,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $117,000 with +$13,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ 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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