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Chemists Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for chemists in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chemists among New York cities 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,410
25th Percentile Wage
$58,790
50th Percentile Wage
$76,510
75th Percentile Wage
$103,340
90th Percentile Wage
$138,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemists in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $138,710. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $47,410.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of chemists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$76,510
2.17% 5.46%
2016
$74,850
3.03% -
2015
$72,580
3.76% -
2014
$69,850
-3.04% -
2013
$71,970
-0.50% -
2012
$72,330
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Chemists in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chemists in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chemists in state of New York ranges from $48,680 to $88,590. The highest paying area for chemists in New York is Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $88,590. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $80,010). The lowest paying area is Ithaca with a median annual salary of $48,680.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$88,590
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$80,010
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$79,220
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$75,990
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$75,960
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$71,970
Nassau-Suffolk
$71,960
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$68,350
Rochester
$67,630
Syracuse
$65,280
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$61,410
Ithaca
$48,680




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