Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Software Engineers in New York with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Salaries can reach $100K from $82K after five to 10 years. Those with 10 to 20 years of experience under their belt earn around $125K, climbing well into the six-figure pool. The 20-year mark seems to bring slower salary growth, and Software Engineers in New York, N.Y. at this tenure level tend to see their incomes plateau to $131K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 11 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than 10 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than five percent. Between one and nine years of experience is the norm for people in this field—most of those surveyed fit this bill.