Software Engineers in New York can expect wages of $93K annually on average. Total cash compensation for Software Engineers in New York, N.Y. runs from $62K to $134K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $20K and profit sharing that can reach almost $17K. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. New York Software Engineers who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 85 percent. Work is enjoyable for Software Engineers in New York, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

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$62,047 - $125,266  
   
Bonus
$985 - $19,639  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $16,768  
Commission
$8,000  
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$61,628 - $134,264  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,169
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Overtime
$0.00 - $60.08  
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Bonus
$985 - $19,639  
   
Commission
$8,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $16,768  
Total Pay (?
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$61,628 - $134,264  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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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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New York:
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Dominating the field, Bloomberg LP, Google, Inc., Morgan Stanley, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., and Factset Research Systems Inc. are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Software Engineers in New York. Although Bloomberg LP boasts the highest average salary in town at $127K, employee compensation still varies greatly — workers can make as little as $84K or as much as $147K. Those in search of high salaries should also consider Google, Inc., Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), and Morgan Stanley, top-paying firms where New York Software Engineers rake in a massive $123K, $119K, or $112K, respectively.

Pay for Software Engineers in New York, N.Y. is the lowest at Factset Research Systems Inc., which has a median salary of $94K. In addition, there's little room to grow there, with salaries maxing out at $104K. Employees at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., American Express Co. (AMEX), and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) can also expect below-average earnings of $94K, $96K, and $97K.

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, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Professionals with less than five years' experience earn a median of $92K annually, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts report a weighty six-figure median of $106K. Software Engineers in New York, N.Y. see a median salary of $114K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $153K.

Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 106 votes.
055
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




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$96,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 106 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

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: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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