Mechanical Engineer Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for mechanical engineers in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mechanical 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,170
25th Percentile Wage
$69,030
50th Percentile Wage
$86,440
75th Percentile Wage
$107,770
90th Percentile Wage
$130,870

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical 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 $130,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $86,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $57,170.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$86,440
2.97% 10.09%
2016
$83,870
2.53% -
2015
$81,750
0.91% -
2014
$81,010
2.73% -
2013
$78,800
1.37% -
2012
$77,720
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Mechanical Engineers in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in state of New York ranges from $72,420 to $94,460. The highest paying area for mechanical engineers in New York is Nassau-Suffolk with a median annual salary of $94,460. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Albany-Schenectady-Troy (mean annual salary $92,070). The lowest paying area is Kingston with a median annual salary of $72,420.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nassau-Suffolk
$94,460
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$92,070
East Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$91,770
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$91,230
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$86,020
Glens Falls
$85,960
Syracuse
$84,000
Ithaca
$83,250
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$82,460
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$81,910
Rochester
$81,760
Binghamton
$81,060
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$80,740
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$78,060
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$75,420
Elmira
$75,290
Utica-Rome
$74,680
Kingston
$72,420




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