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New York CityMarch 2019

Methodology: Based on millions of anonymous salary reports shared on Glassdoor. The Local Pay Reports apply a proprietary machine-learning algorithm to estimate median annual base pay for full-time workers. March 2019 figures are current as of March 20, 2019. Metro areas are based on U.S. Census Bureau “core based statistical areas” (CBSAs). All year-over-year estimates for median salary growth are based on 3-month moving averages. Median base pay is presented in nominal dollars, and is not adjusted for inflation or seasonally adjusted. (*) denotes Bureau of Labor Statistics data.

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New York City Quick Facts

March 2019 YoY
New York City Median Pay $ 63,345 1.7%
U.S. Median Pay $ 52,748 1.4%

Pay by Job Title

Design
Median Base Pay YoY
Graphic Designer $ 58,801 1.4%
Education
Median Base Pay YoY
Professor $ 114,347 1.0%
Research Assistant $ 37,297 3.7%
Teacher $ 66,777 2.0%
Engineering
Median Base Pay YoY
Civil Engineer $ 78,421 1.7%
Design Engineer $ 80,378 1.0%
Electrical Engineer $ 82,256 2.6%
Field Engineer $ 74,488 0.3%
Mechanical Engineer $ 77,783 0.9%
Quality Engineer $ 76,412 1.6%
Finance
Median Base Pay YoY
Accountant $ 64,957 2.0%
Bank Teller $ 36,026 6.5%
Claims Adjuster $ 59,372 4.7%
Financial Advisor $ 60,424 -2.8%
Financial Analyst $ 77,153 0.5%
Insurance Agent $ 44,006 -2.7%
Loan Officer $ 49,535 -1.9%
Tax Manager $ 120,862 1.3%
Food Services
Median Base Pay YoY
Barista $ 29,049 3.6%
Bartender $ 41,131 13.8%
Restaurant Cook $ 32,737 1.2%
Restaurant Manager $ 58,543 0.9%
Server $ 35,282 1.6%
Health
Median Base Pay YoY
Certified Nursing Assistant $ 37,934 3.4%
Emergency Medical Technician $ 40,085 3.0%
Licensed Practical Nurse $ 54,186 1.7%
Medical Assistant $ 38,473 1.1%
Medical Technologist $ 63,729 2.1%
Pharmacist $ 122,671 -0.1%
Pharmacy Technician $ 31,598 7.5%
Physical Therapist $ 78,791 1.3%
Registered Nurse $ 87,565 2.0%
Human Resources
Median Base Pay YoY
Human Resources Manager $ 89,961 2.0%
Recruiter $ 62,972 1.8%
Labor
Median Base Pay YoY
Construction Laborer $ 49,165 2.3%
Delivery Driver $ 42,847 2.0%
Machine Operator $ 40,819 2.5%
Maintenance Technician $ 47,714 1.9%
Maintenance Worker $ 39,831 1.7%
Technician $ 53,151 1.9%
Truck Driver $ 59,411 5.6%
Warehouse Associate $ 41,348 2.6%
Law
Median Base Pay YoY
Attorney $ 129,652 -2.4%
Paralegal $ 58,776 2.9%
Manufacturing
Median Base Pay YoY
Manufacturing Engineer $ 75,488 1.8%
Material Handler $ 40,834 4.7%
Process Engineer $ 84,149 1.4%
Production Manager $ 80,079 2.1%
Media
Median Base Pay YoY
Producer $ 78,396 4.8%
Technical Editor $ 63,045 1.7%
Operations
Median Base Pay YoY
Operations Analyst $ 73,438 2.1%
Operations Manager $ 80,131 1.6%
Security Officer $ 40,125 4.3%
Professional Services
Median Base Pay YoY
Administrative Assistant $ 51,315 1.7%
Business Analyst $ 81,460 1.5%
Business Development Manager $ 83,043 0.5%
Communications Manager $ 86,351 2.7%
Consultant $ 92,498 1.9%
Customer Service Manager $ 61,352 1.6%
Customer Service Representative $ 44,079 2.7%
Marketing Manager $ 84,983 -0.1%
Office Manager $ 59,610 4.8%
Product Manager $ 111,052 1.4%
Program Manager $ 91,396 0.0%
Project Manager $ 87,955 0.9%
Real Estate
Median Base Pay YoY
Property Manager $ 69,821 3.6%
Retail
Median Base Pay YoY
Buyer $ 72,658 2.5%
Cashier $ 30,460 5.9%
Retail Key Holder $ 34,876 2.8%
Store Manager $ 60,460 1.2%
Sales
Median Base Pay YoY
Sales Manager $ 77,345 -0.0%
Sales Representative $ 58,435 3.7%
Technology
Median Base Pay YoY
Data Analyst $ 72,986 2.4%
Data Scientist $ 113,051 -0.9%
IT Manager $ 105,825 1.1%
Java Developer $ 90,564 2.4%
Programmer Analyst $ 83,961 2.0%
Software Engineer $ 106,827 2.2%
Solutions Architect $ 121,551 2.6%
Systems Engineer $ 89,584 1.7%
Technical Support $ 57,806 3.2%
UX Designer $ 91,553 1.4%
Web Designer $ 68,923 -1.5%
Web Developer $ 85,653 2.7%

Pay by Industry

Median Base Pay
Accounting & Legal $ 63,441
Aerospace & Defense $ 66,184
Architecture & Civil Engineering $ 63,508
Arts & Entertainment $ 55,462
Automotive $ 57,126
Banking & Financial Services $ 62,384
Beauty & Fitness $ 55,760
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals $ 66,415
Business Services $ 60,221
Computer Software & Hardware $ 64,555
Construction $ 61,859
Consulting $ 63,777
Consumer Electronics $ 54,528
Consumer Services $ 57,156
Education & Schools $ 57,801
Energy & Utilities $ 68,340
Facilities $ 57,558
Farming & Agriculture $ 62,516
Government $ 62,211
Health Care & Hospitals $ 61,265
Information Technology $ 61,544
Insurance $ 62,526
Internet & Tech $ 62,870
Manufacturing $ 63,463
Marketing & Advertising $ 59,113
Media & Publishing $ 59,973
Nonprofit $ 57,018
Private Security $ 56,426
Real Estate $ 60,607
Recruiting & Staffing $ 58,355
Restaurants & Bars $ 56,947
Retail $ 56,961
Supermarkets $ 58,264
Telecommunications $ 61,279
Transportation & Logistics $ 60,267
Travel & Tourism $ 57,701
Wholesale $ 60,763

Pay by Employer Size

Median Base Pay
<51 $ 57,431
51-200 $ 59,592
201-500 $ 60,996
501-1000 $ 61,749
1001-5000 $ 63,383
5000+ $ 63,912