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Software Engineer Salary in New York (United States)

Just below two-thirds of Software Engineers in New York report less than five years' experience, making for a field full of relatively fresh workers who earn around $84K per year on average. Final cash compensation to Software Engineers in New York, N.Y. varies from around $58K to approximately $128K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $19K and $9K, respectively. Experience level and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The greater part enjoy medical while a fair portion get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Most New York Software Engineers report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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 they happen to compensate workers at similar rates. At Google, Inc., the average worker makes around $122K while Bloomberg LP offers average pay of about $121K. Workers also receive paychecks lighter than average at Google, Inc.

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.
New York Software Engineers generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $82K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $96K. After one to two decades on the job, professionals can reap plentiful salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $125K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $131K. Workers in this area tend to have one to nine years of experience. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up around a tenth of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise nearly one in ten, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining fewer than one in twenty.
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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
up arrow 6%
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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SQL
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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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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%