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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$62,620
25th Percentile Wage
$77,270
50th Percentile Wage
$98,170
75th Percentile Wage
$123,260
90th Percentile Wage
$150,150

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 $150,150. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $98,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $62,620.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$98,170
3.54% 8.45%
2016
$94,690
-0.43% -
2015
$95,100
1.98% -
2014
$93,220
0.73% -
2013
$92,540
2.89% -
2012
$89,870
- -

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 $76,120 to $102,430. The highest paying area for electrical engineers in New York is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island with a median annual salary of $102,430. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Albany-Schenectady-Troy (mean annual salary $100,970). The lowest paying area is Binghamton with a median annual salary of $76,120.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$102,430
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$100,970
Nassau-Suffolk
$100,300
Glens Falls
$98,300
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$96,970
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$96,180
Syracuse
$93,460
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$92,080
Rochester
$89,810
Utica-Rome
$88,410
Elmira
$86,630
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$82,850
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$77,200
Ithaca
$77,140
Kingston
$76,500
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$76,260
Binghamton
$76,120




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