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Software Engineer Salary in New York

New York Software Engineers pull down an average of $87K annually. In the world of Software Engineers in New York, total cash compensation can vary between $60K and $129K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $19K and $10K, respectively. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most Software Engineers in New York, N.Y. report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$59,168 - $121,129
(Median)
$59K
$87K
$120K
MEDIAN: $86,601
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50%
90%

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$15.21 - $107.59
(Median)
$15
$46
$110
MEDIAN: $46.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary 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$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,168 - $121,129  
   
Bonus
$597 - $19,369  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,271  
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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$59,606 - $129,307  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,146
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $107.59  
   
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
$597 - $19,369  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,271  
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).
)
$59,606 - $129,307  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 51

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New York Software Engineers fill the offices of leading firms Google, Inc., Bloomberg LP, Morgan Stanley, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., and Factset Research Systems Inc. Although Google, Inc. leads the field in pay with a median salary of $123K, employees there receive a wide spread of salaries, from $90K on the low end all the way up to $161K at the top.

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 generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $99K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $84K. After one to two decades on the job, professionals can reap plentiful salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $123K. 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 $134K.

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Experience Affects Software Engineer in New York, New York Salaries

Late-Career
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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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JavaScript
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PHP
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Java
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National Average
$90,000

SQL
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UNIX
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C
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C#
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ASP.NET
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 147 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 11%