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Materials Engineer Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for materials engineers in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of materials 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$128,840
75th Percentile Wage
$103,530
50th Percentile Wage
$86,340
25th Percentile Wage
$71,860
10th Percentile Wage
$60,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for materials 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 $128,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $86,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $60,580.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$61.94
75th Percentile Wage
$49.77
50th Percentile Wage
$41.51
25th Percentile Wage
$34.54
10th Percentile Wage
$29.13

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for materials engineers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $61.94. The median hourly salary is $41.51. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29.13.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $86,340 1.21%
2013 $85,310 0.97%
2012 $84,490 1.93%
2011 $82,890 -0.16%
2010 $83,020 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for materials engineers in state of New York from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 4.00%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 0.97%. We also see the year 2012 had a salary increase 1.93% while year 2011 had a negtive growth of -0.16%.

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

OccupationAverage Wage
Materials Engineers
$86,340
Mechanical Engineers
$81,010
Mining and Geological Engineers
$94,530
Nuclear Engineers
$114,080
Engineers, All Other
$91,770
Aerospace Engineers
$110,990
Biomedical Engineers
$86,000

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

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of materials engineers in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of materials engineers in state of New York ranges from $73,200 to $99,320. The highest paying area for materials engineers in New York is Nassau-Suffolk with a median annual salary of $99,320. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Rochester (mean annual salary $89,460). The lowest paying area is Ithaca with a median annual salary of $73,200.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nassau-Suffolk
$99,320
Rochester
$89,460
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$89,360
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$87,790
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$85,460
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$82,600
Binghamton
$81,620
Syracuse
$77,420
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$76,080
Ithaca
$73,200

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