2019 Software Engineer Salary NYC (Updated Daily) | Built In NYC
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Automation Engineer
Brand Manager
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Business Development Manager
Business Development Representative
Business Intelligence Analyst
Business Intelligence Developer
Business Intelligence Manager
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CIO (Chief Information Officer)
Client Success Manager
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Data Architect
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DevOps Engineer
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Software Engineer salary in New York

Average Base Salary in New York

Additional Cash Compensation
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 $126,954. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in New York is $13,923. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in New York is $140,877. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In NYC from anonymous Software Engineer employees in New York.

NYC by the numbers

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Software Engineer jobs in NYC

Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
As a backend developer, you will be working with a talented team responsible for enabling clients to successfully setup and operate DoubleVerify’s rich suite of products. You will be responsible for developing scalable and reliable backend services fueling DV's client facing user interfaces and operational processes. We believe in using the right tool for each task which means that you will be working with a variety of technologies and languages. ​In addition, due to the nature of the team you will be closely coordinating and working with multiple development, product and client services teams.

Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
Develop new products and features across all aspects of our business - financial exchange, customer accounts ledger, blockchain operations, our website, internal admin. tools, API automation access, anti-money laundering (AML) and know-your-customer (KYC) compliance. Craft automated tests and describe manual tests necessary to ensure the operation and correctness of new product features. Provide technical input and knowledge to the planning, design, and requirements process for new products and features. Collaborate with other engineers to review code. Improve the performance, maintainability, and operations of the Gemini code base by engaging in occasional refactoring and upgrade projects.

Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
2 days ago
We are looking for a software engineer to help build Commons, our digital care management platform. Commons enables our clinical teams to engage with patients, collect structured data about medical, behavioral and social needs, and develop personalized care plans that drive good health. Commons will allow our care operations to scale to eventually support hundreds of thousands of patients in cities across the country. You will join our product engineering team which works closely with our design, product management, data science and clinical operations teams to create a digital product experience tailored to our exact needs.  We’re building Commons with a modern tech stack: React, GraphQL, Typescript, Node.js, and Postgres, all hosted on HIPAA-compliant AWS through Aptible, and using Redox as our integration layer to Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems.  If you like building great user experiences, are seeking out entrepreneurial opportunities, and are an amazing teammate, we want to hear from you!

Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
2 days ago
Deliver highly automated, intelligent and predictive solutions for our client offerings. Responsible for building out the core frameworks of the metadata-driven platform being developed in-house, including building out the Source Control. Management piece that will allow application developers to have their own isolated development environments. Deliver innovative solutions to drive next generation user experiences, designs and technologies. Responsible for ensuring the successful transition to a Service Oriented Architecture framework with the help of containers. Spearhead POC’s on the latest technologies and help Lifion by ADP move even faster. Choose the right tool for the right job.

Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
2 days ago
ABOUT VTS VTS is changing the way that commercial real estate (CRE) is done - disrupting a $15 trillion dollar industry by becoming the modern operating system for CRE. We invented the category of leasing and asset management, which allows landlords and brokers to manage their entire leasing process to maximize revenue and performance. Our success shows in our numbers - we’ve grown 123% annually since 2013, and today we have over 11 billion

Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
Contribute ideas for projects to drive the team forward. Develop new features that surprise and delight our users. Work up and down the stack, from schema changes to front end javascript in the same day. Work with product managers and designers to build a well-rounded product. Measure and graph your features so we can know how something is performing. Constantly be learning from teammates, as well as sharing any knowledge and skills you have with others. Create with empathy - always considering the end user and be an advocate for their experience.

Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
Overview Are you looking for a new Software Engineering career opportunity that allows you to: Solve hard problems and be a major contributor Create new functionality instead of maintaining the past Work with a modern SOA infrastructure Work with the latest frameworks and technologies in the cloud Build systems that serve millions of requests a day with billions of data points Be at the forefront of our machine learning initiatives Smartling will

Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
Discovery Digital Media is looking for a Software Engineer to work within our Services Engineering team in implementing microservices applications that focus on content delivery, user entitlements, personalization and data. This is a fantastic opportunity to help solve complex but interesting scalability, performance and resiliency problems for products consumed by millions of users! You will have the opportunity to work with a suite of great technologies and in a highly collaborative environment.

Software Engineering Manager

Greater NYC Area
12 hours ago
Discovery is seeking a Software Engineering Manager to build the tools that brings our content to life on Food Network and other lifestyle brands. Our publishing tools help our Editorial staff build sophisticated experiences that combine video, photography, and rich media. As a Software Engineering Manager, you’ll be leading the engineering team working closely with Product Management and Editorial teams. We believe that the best publishing tools help create the best user experiences, so we have built our platform from using in-house using React, AWS serverless technologies such as Lambda, API Gateway, and DynamoDB (amongst many others).

Senior Software Engineer - Android

Greater NYC Area
12 hours ago
We’re looking for a Senior Software Engineer contribute to our award-winning Android app: Food Network In the Kitchen. Within your role, you’ll be working with a team of engineers, product managers, and designers to build new capabilities in the app on the Android and Amazon ecosystems. You’ll be a leader and a mentor of a team that is driving the future of the app experience, helping make In the Kitchen an indispensable app used by millions of customers every day.

Software Engineer: Tech Platform

Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
We are looking for a highly motivated engineer to help our Tech Platform team design and build delivery systems for your fellow Engineering groups. The team is focused on innovating how we deliver software and will be working with the rest of the engineering team to improve our ability to deliver high quality solutions to our customers fast and efficiently. You will build solutions that provide Gemini engineers with a robust and comprehensive set of primitives for bringing a service from development to production. This role can be based either in our New York or Portland, Oregon offices.

Software Engineer, Services

Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
Paperless Post is seeking software engineers to help build the services architecture and API gateway framework that support best-in-class discover and shopping experiences for a complex network of over 100 million users. As a key member of our growing Services team, you’ll help craft new core services and iterate on existing ones in Golang. You’ll work on all parts of the development cycle and in many different areas of code as part of a deeply collaborative team with a robust development process.

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 $119,702 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $127,575.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $162,235. 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 $94,710
Min: $60K
Max: $139K
Automation Engineer $103,826
Min: $70K
Max: $146K
Salesforce Developer $108,429
Min: $76K
Max: $180K
Front End Developer $111,088
Min: $70K
Max: $167K
Android Developer $119,712
Min: $50K
Max: $200K
QA Manager $120,300
Min: $84K
Max: $145K
Data Engineer $120,563
Min: $75K
Max: $200K
iOS Developer $125,630
Min: $83K
Max: $163K
Sales Engineer $126,143
Min: $46K
Max: $185K
Software Engineer $126,954
Min: $70K
Max: $230K
Security Engineer $133,175
Min: $70K
Max: $252K
DevOps Engineer $133,951
Min: $90K
Max: $200K
Data Architect $137,500
Min: $85K
Max: $224K
Senior Software Engineer $151,519
Min: $110K
Max: $225K
Principal Software Engineer $160,077
Min: $126K
Max: $240K
Engineering Manager $174,249
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

NYC Companies with the Highest Dev + Engineer Salaries

Big Data, Cloud
HR Tech, Payments
Big Data, Marketing Tech

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in New York

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Recent Software Engineer salaries in New York

Yearly Salary
A Officer reported a yearly salary of $125,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
New York
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A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $125,000
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
New York
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $140,000 with +$50,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
New York
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000
3-5 Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $187,000 with +$28,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
New York
Yearly Salary
A Consultant reported a yearly salary of $115,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
New York
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $110,000
1-3 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
New York
Yearly Salary
A Manager reported a yearly salary of $165,000
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
New York
5-10 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Associate reported a yearly salary of $140,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
New York
Yearly Salary
A Software engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,000
7+ Years of Experience
201-500 Employees
New York

Frequently Asked Questions


Are software engineers in demand in NYC?


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.


What does a software engineer do in NYC?


NYC is a major hub for digital media, fintech, robotics, retail, health tech and cybersecurity. Full-stack software engineers are in particular demand.


How do I become a software engineer in NYC?


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.


Which languages should a software engineer in NYC know?


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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