Software Engineer Salary in New York (United States)

Slightly less than two-thirds of Software Engineers in New York are relatively junior in their careers, reporting less than five years' experience and an average income of $87,249 per year. Pay begins at $58,306 on the low end and climbs to $127,748 per year near the top. Career length and the specific employer each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A strong majority enjoy medical while most get dental coverage in this occupation. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Software Engineer in New York, New York Salary (?
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$58,112 - $118,898
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MEDIAN: $83,509
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Software Engineer in New York, New York Salary (?
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$11.98 - $81.93
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,112 - $118,898  
   
Bonus
$512 - $19,498  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,192  
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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$58,306 - $127,748  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 908
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$11.98 - $81.93  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $114.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$512 - $19,498  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,192  
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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$58,306 - $127,748  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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Popular Employer Salaries for Software Engineer in New York, New York

Survey takers reported data on just two employers and both offer similar salaries. At Google, Inc., workers typically make around $122,094 while Bloomberg LP offers annual pay of about $120,989.

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.
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.
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Experience Affects Software Engineer in New York, New York Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 51%
National Average
$87,000

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

Python
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Linux
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JavaScript
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PHP
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C++
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Java
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National Average
$87,000
UNIX
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C
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.NET
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Microsoft SQL Server
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C#
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PL/SQL
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Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 149 votes.

Gender

Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 10%