Electrical Engineer Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for electrical engineers in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of electrical engineers amongst 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 Electrical Engineers in New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$140,350
75th Percentile Wage
$115,800
50th Percentile Wage
$93,220
25th Percentile Wage
$75,940
10th Percentile Wage
$62,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical 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 $140,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $93,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $62,960.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$67.48
75th Percentile Wage
$55.67
50th Percentile Wage
$44.82
25th Percentile Wage
$36.51
10th Percentile Wage
$30.27

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for electrical engineers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $67.48. The median hourly salary is $44.82. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30.27.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $93,220 0.73%
2013 $92,540 2.97%
2012 $89,870 5.64%
2011 $85,070 3.85%
2010 $81,920 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for electrical engineers in state of New York from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 13.79%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 2.97%. We also note that the average annual wage had a sizable growth of 5.64% in the year 2012 and a relatively large increase of 3.85% in 2011.

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

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

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of electrical engineers in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electrical engineers in state of New York ranges from $73,710 to $103,350. The highest paying area for electrical engineers in New York is Nassau-Suffolk with a median annual salary of $103,350. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $98,820). The lowest paying area is Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $73,710.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nassau-Suffolk
$103,350
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$98,820
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$96,970
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$96,180
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$94,580
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$92,540
Binghamton
$89,330
Utica-Rome
$86,650
Rochester
$86,110
Syracuse
$85,140
Ithaca
$83,430
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$81,120
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$78,930
Kingston
$76,500
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$73,710

Electrical Engineer Salary by State

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