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All Occupations Salary Information in Rochester, New York

The annual and hourly salary statistics of all occupations in Rochester, New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of all occupations in Rochester 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 Rochester, New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$80,470
75th Percentile Wage
$54,850
50th Percentile Wage
$35,050
25th Percentile Wage
$22,960
10th Percentile Wage
$18,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for all occupations in Rochester, New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $80,470. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $18,020.

Table 2. Hourly Salary of All Occupations in Rochester, New York

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$38.69
75th Percentile Wage
$26.37
50th Percentile Wage
$16.85
25th Percentile Wage
$11.04
10th Percentile Wage
$8.66

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for all occupations in Rochester, New York. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $38.69. The median hourly salary is $16.85. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.66.

Table 3. Compare All Occupations Salary in Rochester with Other New York Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $35,050 in Rochester is in the middle of salary range for all occupations in state of New York. In comparison, the annual salary of all occupations in Rochester is 20.8 percent (20.8%) lower than that in the highest paying New York-White Plains-Wayne and 10.5 percent (10.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area.

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 Rochester, New York, and the Nation

From Table 4, we note that the median annual salary of all occupations in Rochester is lower than the salary statistics in state of New York and higher than the USA salary statistics. Specifically, the median salary of all occupations in Rochester ($35,050) is 12.2 percent (12.2%) lower than that in New York ($39,910) and .9 percent (.9%) higher than that in the United States ($34,750).

Region Median annual Salary
New York
$39,910
Rochester
$35,050
USA
$34,750