Average Software Engineer Salary in New York, New York

$102,346
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,962
Bonus
$8,000
Commission
$5,164
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The average salary for a Software Engineer in New York, New York is $102,346.
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$72k
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$102k
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$139k
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What Do Software Engineers Do?

The top respondents for the job title Software Engineer are from the companies Bloomberg LP, Google, Inc. and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC). Reported salaries are highest at Bloomberg LP where the average pay is $132,065. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Google, Inc. and The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., earning around $116,690 and $113,718, respectively. American Express Co. (AMEX) pays the lowest at around $90,174. Factset Research Systems Inc. and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $95,372 and $99,177, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Software Engineers?

Skills in Java, Python, SQL and React.js are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include JavaScript.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineers?

An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $91,266 based on 388 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,722 based on 2,020 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $115,787 based on 591 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $123,781 based on 199 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $119,068.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 17.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (12.4% more) and Seattle, Washington (3.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (18.6% less), Austin, Texas (16.5% less) and San Diego, California (13.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,261 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.9%
Early Career
61.9%
Mid Career
18.1%
Experienced
6.1%
Late Career
1.9%