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All Occupations Salary Information in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York

The annual and hourly salary statistics of all occupations in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of all occupations in Albany-Schenectady-Troy is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2012 [1].

Table 1. Annual Salary of All Occupations in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$86,870
75th Percentile Wage
$59,630
50th Percentile Wage
$38,540
25th Percentile Wage
$25,010
10th Percentile Wage
$18,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for all occupations in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $86,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $18,810.

Table 2. Hourly Salary of All Occupations in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$41.76
75th Percentile Wage
$28.67
50th Percentile Wage
$18.53
25th Percentile Wage
$12.02
10th Percentile Wage
$9.03

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for all occupations in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $41.76. The median hourly salary is $18.53. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.03.

Table 3. Compare All Occupations Salary in Albany-Schenectady-Troy with Other New York Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $38,540 in Albany-Schenectady-Troy is in the middle of salary range for all occupations in state of New York. In comparison, the annual salary of all occupations in Albany-Schenectady-Troy is 12.9 percent (12.9%) lower than that in the highest paying New York-White Plains-Wayne and 18.6 percent (18.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$44,230
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$42,660
Nassau-Suffolk
$39,210
Ithaca
$38,550
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$38,540
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$36,990
Syracuse
$35,650
Rochester
$35,050
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$34,130
East Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$34,070
Elmira
$33,580
Kingston
$33,400
Utica-Rome
$32,810
Glens Falls
$32,420
Binghamton
$32,170
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$32,140
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$31,750
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$31,360

Table 4. Comparison of All Occupations Salary in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York, and the Nation

From Table 4, note that the median annual salary of all occupations in Albany-Schenectady-Troy is lower than the salary statistics in state of New York and higher than the USA salary statistics. Specifically, the median salary of all occupations in Albany-Schenectady-Troy ($38,540) is 3.4 percent (3.4%) lower than that in New York ($39,910) and 9.8 percent (9.8%) higher than that in the United States ($34,750).

Region Median annual Salary
New York
$39,910
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$38,540
USA
$34,750