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Aerospace Engineer Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for aerospace engineers in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of aerospace engineers amongst New York areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Aerospace Engineers in New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$153,520
75th Percentile Wage
$134,210
50th Percentile Wage
$110,990
25th Percentile Wage
$88,760
10th Percentile Wage
$69,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for aerospace engineers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $153,520. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $110,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $69,410.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$73.81
75th Percentile Wage
$64.52
50th Percentile Wage
$53.36
25th Percentile Wage
$42.68
10th Percentile Wage
$33.36

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for aerospace engineers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $73.81. The median hourly salary is $53.36. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33.36.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $110,990 -1.85%
2013 $113,080 10.17%
2012 $102,640 -4.20%
2011 $107,140 3.25%
2010 $103,770 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for aerospace engineers in state of New York from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 6.96%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 10.17%. We also see the year 2011 had a positive salary growth of 3.25% while year 2012 had a negtive one (-4.20%).

Table 4. Average Aerospace Engineer Wage in New York vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Aerospace Engineers
$110,990
Biomedical Engineers
$86,000
Chemical Engineers
$92,800
Civil Engineers
$85,110
Computer Hardware Engineers
$100,420
Electrical Engineers
$93,220
Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$95,550

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Aerospace Engineers in New York Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of aerospace engineers in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of aerospace engineers in state of New York ranges from $99,460 to $118,160. The highest paying area for aerospace engineers in New York is Nassau-Suffolk with a median annual salary of $118,160. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $118,050). The lowest paying area is Rochester with a median annual salary of $99,460.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nassau-Suffolk
$118,160
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$118,050
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$116,700
Rochester
$99,460

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