Software Engineer Salary in New York

The average Software Engineer in New York can expect to rake in roughly $88K per year. In the world of New York Software Engineers, 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 $20K and $18K, respectively. Career length and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Software Engineers in New York, N.Y. report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$59,388 - $122,400

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$19.49 - $101.37

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Salary
$59,388 - $122,400  
   
Bonus
$509 - $19,505  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $17,500  
Total Pay (?
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$59,899 - $130,261  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,252
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Hourly Rate
$19.49 - $101.37  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $108.50  
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$509 - $19,505  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $17,500  
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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$59,899 - $130,261  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous New York Software Engineers include Google, Inc., Bloomberg LP, Morgan Stanley, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., and Factset Research Systems Inc. Google, Inc. does shell out the biggest paychecks — the median in that office is $123K — but the company pay scale is greatly mixed, meaning that workers on the low end may earn only $85K while workers on the upper end may rake in up to $159K.

The lowest salaries can be found at Factset Research Systems Inc. — median pay is $97K — and there is little variation in compensation, with paychecks starting at $76K and only reaching $105K.

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 is an important factor influencing the compensation of Software Engineers in New York. The relatively untested earn a median of $85K per year, but survey respondents who have racked up five to 10 years of experience report a six-figure median of $102K. Software Engineers in New York, N.Y. see a median salary of $123K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $138K.

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National Average
$91,000


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

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

C#
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SQL
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 133 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
10%
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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