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All Occupations Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for all occupations in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of all occupations amongst New York areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by BLS in May 2012 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$103,090
75th Percentile Wage
$66,530
50th Percentile Wage
$39,910
25th Percentile Wage
$24,680
10th Percentile Wage
$18,460

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for all occupations in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $103,090. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,460.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$49.56
75th Percentile Wage
$31.99
50th Percentile Wage
$19.19
25th Percentile Wage
$11.87
10th Percentile Wage
$8.86

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for all occupations in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $49.56. The median hourly salary is $19.19. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.86.

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of All Occupations in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of all occupations in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of all occupations in state of New York ranges from $31,360 to $44,230. The highest paying area for all occupations in New York is New York-White Plains-Wayne with a median annual salary of $44,230. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $42,660). The lowest paying area is Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $31,360.

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