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 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$61,410
25th Percentile Wage
$74,840
50th Percentile Wage
$94,690
75th Percentile Wage
$119,170
90th Percentile Wage
$146,030

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 $146,030. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $94,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $61,410.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29.52
25th Percentile Wage
$35.97
50th Percentile Wage
$45.52
75th Percentile Wage
$57.29
90th Percentile Wage
$70.20

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 $70.20. The median hourly salary is $45.52. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29.52.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201694,690-0.43%5.09%
201595,1001.98%-
201493,2200.73%-
201392,5402.89%-
201289,870--

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

Table 3 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 $78,520 to $101,860. The highest paying area for electrical engineers in New York is Nassau-Suffolk with a median annual salary of $101,860. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Albany-Schenectady-Troy (mean annual salary $99,170). The lowest paying area is Buffalo-Niagara Falls with a median annual salary of $78,520.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nassau-Suffolk
$101,860
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$99,170
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$98,950
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$96,970
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$96,180
Syracuse
$90,950
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$90,340
Rochester
$90,110
Ithaca
$86,570
Utica-Rome
$82,650
Binghamton
$81,550
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$81,280
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$78,520


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