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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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$139,260
75th Percentile Wage
$115,520
50th Percentile Wage
$92,800
25th Percentile Wage
$68,260
10th Percentile Wage
$52,420

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 $139,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $92,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,420.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$66.95
75th Percentile Wage
$55.54
50th Percentile Wage
$44.62
25th Percentile Wage
$32.82
10th Percentile Wage
$25.20

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 $66.95. The median hourly salary is $44.62. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.20.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $92,800 3.94%
2013 $89,280 -2.46%
2012 $91,530 5.10%
2011 $87,090 -0.99%
2010 $87,960 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for chemical engineers in state of New York from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 5.50%. We note that in 2013 the average salary decreased by -2.46%.We also see the year 2012 had a salary increase 5.10% while year 2011 had a negtive growth of -0.99%.

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

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

Table 5 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 $86,680 to $98,020. The highest paying area for chemical engineers in New York is Nassau-Suffolk with a median annual salary of $98,020. 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 $86,680.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nassau-Suffolk
$98,020
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$97,750
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$96,750
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$96,290
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$90,400
Rochester
$89,210
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$86,680

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