Software Engineer in New York Salary

An average Software Engineer in New York can expect to take home roughly $89K annually. Cash earnings for Software Engineers in New York, N.Y. — which occasionally include more than $20K from bonuses and more than $14K from profit sharing — stretch from around $60K to approximately $132K. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for New York Software Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Software Engineers in New York (89 percent) survey respondents are men. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$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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Google, Inc., Bloomberg LP, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Factset Research Systems Inc., and Morgan Stanley are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Software Engineers in New York. The biggest paychecks can be found at Google, Inc. — the median salary there is $125K; however, employees are subject to a wide range in pay, with the lowest salaries sitting near $85K and highest ones in the neighborhood of $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.

American Express Co. (AMEX) offers the lowest pay in the field with a median salary of just $85K. There's also little variation in pay at the company, with pay ranging from $69K to $120K. A few other companies with smaller-than-average paychecks include Factset Research Systems Inc. ($95K), J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) ($100K), and The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. ($102K).

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. In this occupation, salaries for the relatively untested average out to $87K, but folks in the five-to-10 year range enjoy a much heftier median of $102K. For Software Engineers in New York, N.Y., 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $122K. Software Engineers in New York who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $139K on average.

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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries




National Average
$92,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

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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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