Software Engineer in New York Salary

New York Software Engineers can expect to earn an average of $94K annually. Total cash compensation to Software Engineers in New York, N.Y. approaches anywhere from $62K on the lower end to $136K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $20K from bonuses and upwards of $17K from profit sharing. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. There are far more male Software Engineers in New York survey respondents than women, making up 84 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$63,503 - $126,367
$64K
$94K
$130K
MEDIAN: $94,354
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$15.10 - $75.50
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MEDIAN: $39.57
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$63,503 - $126,367  
   
Bonus
$988 - $20,029  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $17,057  
Commission
$8,000  
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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$62,337 - $135,554  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,136
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $75.50  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $59.80  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$988 - $20,029  
   
Commission
$8,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $17,057  
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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$62,337 - $135,554  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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About New York, New York

Kings County, New York
8,550,405
Male:
4,081,698 (47.7%)
Female:
4,468,707 (52.3%)
The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. With a U.S. Census Bureau-estimated 2015 population of 8,550,405 distributed over a land area of just 305 square miles (790 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. A global power city, New York City exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace defining the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world. Situated...
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$55,752
New York:
$60,850
$1,317
New York, NY:
$538,300
New York:
$293,500
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Popular Employer Salaries for Software Engineer


Bloomberg LP, Google, Inc., Morgan Stanley, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., and Factset Research Systems Inc. are leaders in the field that employ a large number of New York Software Engineers. Bloomberg LP pays the most with a median salary of $128K, though there is little variation overall ($85K to $146K). Other leaders in compensation levels are Google, Inc. at $125K, Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) at $119K, and Morgan Stanley, where Software Engineers in New York annually earn $112K.

Salaries are easily beat at Factset Research Systems Inc., where median pay comes to just $94K, the lowest in the field. What's more, with base pay starting at $81K and ending at $104K, range in salary is rather small. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. at $94K, American Express Co. (AMEX) at $96K, and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), where $97K is the norm.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

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


For many Software Engineers in New York, N.Y., experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. The relatively untested earn a median of $93K per year, but survey respondents who have racked up five to 10 years of experience report a six-figure median of $107K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $116K in this role. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $157K.

Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 115 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

▲62%

▲20%

▲11%

National Average
$97,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

▲7%

▲2%

C++ Programming Language
▼0%

C programming Language
▼0%

National Average
$97,000

C++
▼1%

▼2%


▼4%

SQL
▼6%

C#
▼9%

C
▼9%

▼9%

▼9%

▼11%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 115 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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