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Software Engineer Salary in New York

Earnings for Software Engineers in New York come in at around $87K annually on average. Cash earnings for New York Software Engineers — including $19K in bonuses and $10K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $60K to $130K depending on individual performance. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The majority of Software Engineers in New York, N.Y. claim high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$59,320 - $121,854
(Median)
$59K
$87K
$120K
MEDIAN: $86,895
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90%

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$15.32 - $107.16
(Median)
$15
$48
$110
MEDIAN: $48.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,320 - $121,854  
   
Bonus
$512 - $19,416  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,342  
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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$59,761 - $129,567  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,181
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$15.32 - $107.16  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $111.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$512 - $19,416  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,342  
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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$59,761 - $129,567  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 52

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Many Software Engineers in New York can be found at Google, Inc., Bloomberg LP, Morgan Stanley, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., and Factset Research Systems Inc., firms that are at the top of the field. Software Engineers in New York, N.Y. seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Google, Inc., where the median salary comes to $125K, though the large pay difference between employees at the top ($90K) and those starting out ($161K) creates a rather diverse pay scale.

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 who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $84K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $100K. Between one and two decades on the job, average salaries pass the six-figure mark at around $123K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $135K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Software Engineer in New York, New York Salaries




National Average
$90,000


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
$90,000

UNIX
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SQL
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C#
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 146 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: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 11%
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