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All Occupations Salary Information in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York

The annual and hourly salary statistics of all occupations in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of all occupations in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2012 [1].

Table 1. Annual Salary of All Occupations in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$111,060
75th Percentile Wage
$71,980
50th Percentile Wage
$42,660
25th Percentile Wage
$25,760
10th Percentile Wage
$18,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for all occupations in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $111,060. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $18,770.

Table 2. Hourly Salary of All Occupations in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$53.39
75th Percentile Wage
$34.61
50th Percentile Wage
$20.51
25th Percentile Wage
$12.38
10th Percentile Wage
$9.02

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for all occupations in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $53.39. The median hourly salary is $20.51. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.02.

Table 3. Compare All Occupations Salary in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island with Other New York Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $42,660, New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island is the second highest paying city for all occupations in state of New York, following the highest paying city New York-White Plains-Wayne (median annual salary of $44,230). Compared with New York-White Plains-Wayne, the median annual salary of all occupations in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island is 3.5 percent (3.5%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$44,230
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$42,660
Nassau-Suffolk
$39,210
Ithaca
$38,550
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$38,540
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$36,990
Syracuse
$35,650
Rochester
$35,050
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$34,130
East Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$34,070
Elmira
$33,580
Kingston
$33,400
Utica-Rome
$32,810
Glens Falls
$32,420
Binghamton
$32,170
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$32,140
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$31,750
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$31,360

Table 4. Comparison of All Occupations Salary in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York, and the Nation

From Table 4, we note that the median annual salary of all occupations in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island is higher than that of both state of New York and the United States. Specifically, the median salary of all occupations in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island ($42,660) is 6.4 percent (6.4%) higher than that in New York ($39,910) and 18.5 percent (18.5%) higher than that in the United States ($34,750).

Region Median annual Salary
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$42,660
New York
$39,910
USA
$34,750