Software Engineer in New York Salary

The average Software Engineer in New York, N.Y. earns approximately $89K annually. Cash earnings for New York Software Engineers — including $20K in bonuses and $14K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $60K to $132K depending on individual performance. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Men account for the majority of Software Engineers in New York who responded to the questionnaire — 89 percent to be exact. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$59,888 - $123,231
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$89K
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MEDIAN: $89,210
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$19.52 - $101.74
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MEDIAN: $45.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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Salary
$59,888 - $123,231  
   
Bonus
$580 - $19,809  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,295  
Total Pay (?
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$60,360 - $131,806  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,494
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Hourly Rate
$19.52 - $101.74  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.59  
Overtime
$0.00 - $102.13  
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$580 - $19,809  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,295  
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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$60,360 - $131,806  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous New York Software Engineers include Google, Inc., Bloomberg LP, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Factset Research Systems Inc., and Morgan Stanley. Google, Inc. offers the largest salaries in town ($125K on average), but the considerable range in workers' salaries creates a rather varied pay scale that stretches from $85K to $163K. Also paying near the top of the field are Bloomberg LP at $120K, Morgan Stanley at $112K, and The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., where Software Engineers in New York, N.Y. annually earn $102K.

Pay for Software Engineers in New York is the lowest at American Express Co. (AMEX), which has a median salary of $85K. In addition, there's little room to grow there, with salaries maxing out at $120K. Factset Research Systems Inc., J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) and The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. are three other employers with a reputation for below-average pay, showing salaries around $95K, $100K, and $102K.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

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


Software Engineers in New York, N.Y. generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Although employees with less than five years' experience earn around $87K on average, the five-to-10 year group has a much higher, six-figure median of $102K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Software Engineers in New York make a median salary of $122K. 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 $139K.

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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries




National Average
$92,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

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C++
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National Average
$92,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 149 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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