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Software Engineer Salary in New York

For Software Engineers in New York, yearly average wages total $87K annually. In the world of Software Engineers in New York, N.Y., total cash compensation can vary between $60K and $130K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $19K and $11K, respectively. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. For the most part, New York Software Engineers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$59,344 - $121,864
(Median)
$59K
$87K
$120K
MEDIAN: $87,250
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$15.46 - $106.55
(Median)
$15
$49
$110
MEDIAN: $48.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,344 - $121,864  
   
Bonus
$550 - $19,488  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $11,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$59,782 - $129,829  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,203
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$15.46 - $106.55  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $110.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$550 - $19,488  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $11,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$59,782 - $129,829  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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Leading companies who hire large numbers of New York Software Engineers include Google, Inc., Bloomberg LP, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Morgan Stanley, and Factset Research Systems Inc. Although Google, Inc. heads up the field in terms of compensation, offering the highest median salary at $125K, pay at this particular employer still varies considerably, running the full spectrum from $90K to $161K.

While select The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. employees may bring in up to $264K, a median salary of only $97K — the lowest in the field — suggests a serious lag in the earnings department.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer in New York, New York

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Software Engineers in New York, N.Y. Individuals with less than five years' experience take home around $84K. In contrast, though, people who have been on the job for five to 10 years report a six-figure median of $100K. For Software Engineers in New York, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $123K. New York Software Engineers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $135K.

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National Average
$91,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer in New York, New York Salaries

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Ruby on Rails
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Linux
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C++
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PHP
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JavaScript
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Java
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National Average
$91,000

C#
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UNIX
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SQL
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 145 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 11%
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