An average Software Engineer in New York can expect to take home roughly $93K per year. Overall cash earnings for Software Engineers in New York, N.Y. stretch from $62K on the lower end to $133K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $19K from bonuses and $17K from profit sharing. Career duration and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Male New York Software Engineers far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$62,263 - $124,571
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MEDIAN: $93,036
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$15.13 - $76.30
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MEDIAN: $41.00
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Salary
$62,263 - $124,571  
   
Bonus
$980 - $19,458  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $16,768  
Commission
$8,000  
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$61,859 - $133,180  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,198
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Hourly Rate
$15.13 - $76.30  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $59.80  
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$980 - $19,458  
   
Commission
$8,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $16,768  
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$61,859 - $133,180  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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About New York, New York

Kings County, New York
8,375,004
Male:
4,081,698 (47.7%)
Female:
4,468,707 (52.3%)
The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. With a U.S. Census Bureau-estimated 2015 population of 8,550,405 distributed over a land area of just 305 square miles (790 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. A global power city, New York City exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace defining the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world. Situated...
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Google, Inc., Bloomberg LP, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Factset Research Systems Inc., and Morgan Stanley are top-notch employers for Software Engineers in New York, N.Y. in this area. Google, Inc. pays the most with a median salary of $125K, though with a large amount of variation, going from a low of $84K to a high of $165K. Other employers shelling out big bucks include Bloomberg LP, Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), and Morgan Stanley, where Software Engineers in New York typically earn around $124K, $119K, or $112K, respectively.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Factset Research Systems Inc., and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) also rank near the bottom for pay, handing out $94K, $96K, and $100K-paychecks on average.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

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


For many Software Engineers in New York, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Folks with fewer than five years of experience earn around $91K on average, but respondents who have racked up five to 10 years benefit from a six-figure median of $105K. For New York Software Engineers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $112K. Software Engineers in New York, N.Y. who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $144K.

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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries




National Average
$96,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 116 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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