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Electricians Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for electricians in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of electricians among 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,480
25th Percentile Wage
$45,840
50th Percentile Wage
$67,030
75th Percentile Wage
$100,270
90th Percentile Wage
$122,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electricians in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $122,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $67,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,480.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.57
25th Percentile Wage
$22.04
50th Percentile Wage
$32.22
75th Percentile Wage
$48.20
90th Percentile Wage
$58.86

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for electricians in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $58.86. The median hourly salary is $32.22. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.57.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201667,030-0.94%3.00%
201567,6604.15%-
201464,850-2.34%-
201366,3702.03%-
201265,020--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of electricians in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electricians in state of New York ranges from $43,910 to $73,360. The highest paying area for electricians in New York is New York-White Plains-Wayne with a median annual salary of $73,360. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $69,150). The lowest paying area is East Central New York nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $43,910.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$73,360
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$69,150
Elmira
$66,940
Rochester
$63,000
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$62,940
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$62,270
Ithaca
$60,610
Glens Falls
$59,070
Nassau-Suffolk
$57,280
Syracuse
$56,920
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$53,720
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$53,630
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$52,640
Kingston
$51,690
Binghamton
$51,030
Utica-Rome
$47,380
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$44,460
East Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$43,910


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