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Civil Engineer Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for civil engineers in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of civil engineers among New York metropolitan 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 Civil Engineers in New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,490
25th Percentile Wage
$69,720
50th Percentile Wage
$87,420
75th Percentile Wage
$108,400
90th Percentile Wage
$136,050

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for civil 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 $136,050. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $87,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $57,490.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27.64
25th Percentile Wage
$33.52
50th Percentile Wage
$42.03
75th Percentile Wage
$52.12
90th Percentile Wage
$65.41

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for civil engineers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $65.41. The median hourly salary is $42.03. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.64.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201687,4202.31%7.79%
201585,4000.34%-
201485,1102.77%-
201382,7502.59%-
201280,610--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of civil engineers in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of civil engineers in state of New York ranges from $60,350 to $91,990. The highest paying area for civil engineers in New York is Nassau-Suffolk with a median annual salary of $91,990. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $91,200). The lowest paying area is Kingston with a median annual salary of $60,350.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nassau-Suffolk
$91,990
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$91,200
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$89,760
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$88,270
Syracuse
$82,390
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$80,800
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$80,490
Rochester
$79,160
Utica-Rome
$76,730
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$76,380
Binghamton
$76,340
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$75,900
Elmira
$71,510
Glens Falls
$70,870
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$65,510
Kingston
$60,350



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