Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For many but not all Software Engineers in New York, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Compensation grows after five to 10 years from $82K to $100K. Between one and two decades on the job, workers' pay passes the six-figure mark, with typical earnings around $125K. Salaries tend to grow less rapidly after achieving 20 years of experience, with more senior Software Engineers in New York earning an average of $131K per year. 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, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than five. In this field, workers tend to have anywhere from one to nine years of experience—of those surveyed, most land within this range.