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Chemical Engineer Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for chemical engineers in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chemical engineers among 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$61,000
25th Percentile Wage
$75,500
50th Percentile Wage
$93,690
75th Percentile Wage
$115,840
90th Percentile Wage
$137,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemical 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 $137,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $93,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $61,000.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29.33
25th Percentile Wage
$36.29
50th Percentile Wage
$45.04
75th Percentile Wage
$55.69
90th Percentile Wage
$65.91

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chemical engineers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $65.91. The median hourly salary is $45.04. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29.33.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of chemical engineers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201693,6902.88%2.31%
201590,990-1.99%-
201492,8003.79%-
201389,280-2.52%-
201291,530--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Chemical Engineers in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chemical engineers in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chemical engineers in state of New York ranges from $81,210 to $108,720. The highest paying area for chemical engineers in New York is Syracuse with a median annual salary of $108,720. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-White Plains-Wayne (mean annual salary $97,750). The lowest paying area is Buffalo-Niagara Falls with a median annual salary of $81,210.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Syracuse
$108,720
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$97,750
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$97,460
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$96,270
Rochester
$91,960
Nassau-Suffolk
$89,560
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$81,210


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