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New York CityMay 2018

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. May 2018 figures are current as of May 18, 2018. 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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Job Title

Design
Median Base Pay YoY
Graphic Designer $ 59,155 3.8%
Education
Median Base Pay YoY
Professor $ 114,832 0.2%
Research Assistant $ 36,921 0.2%
Teacher $ 65,645 4.0%
Engineering
Median Base Pay YoY
Civil Engineer $ 78,011 2.5%
Design Engineer $ 80,263 4.8%
Electrical Engineer $ 80,193 2.5%
Field Engineer $ 77,202 2.9%
Mechanical Engineer $ 76,405 4.0%
Quality Engineer $ 78,551 1.2%
Finance
Median Base Pay YoY
Accountant $ 64,193 2.7%
Bank Teller $ 34,516 7.7%
Claims Adjuster $ 59,239 4.8%
Financial Advisor $ 61,569 7.0%
Financial Analyst $ 78,132 3.3%
Insurance Agent $ 42,810 -0.5%
Loan Officer $ 45,197 -1.7%
Tax Manager $ 127,460 6.3%
Food Services
Median Base Pay YoY
Barista $ 27,670 4.5%
Bartender $ 35,811 0.4%
Restaurant Cook $ 32,059 2.6%
Restaurant Manager $ 61,538 2.3%
Server $ 35,420 2.3%
Health
Median Base Pay YoY
Certified Nursing Assistant $ 37,387 3.7%
Emergency Medical Technician $ 38,999 3.9%
Licensed Practical Nurse $ 54,316 3.4%
Medical Assistant $ 39,797 4.3%
Medical Technologist $ 62,898 2.9%
Pharmacist $ 124,997 3.3%
Pharmacy Technician $ 30,605 4.0%
Physical Therapist $ 79,911 -0.1%
Registered Nurse $ 87,136 2.2%
Human Resources
Median Base Pay YoY
Human Resources Manager $ 87,074 2.7%
Recruiter $ 63,374 2.3%
Labor
Median Base Pay YoY
Construction Laborer $ 46,688 2.5%
Delivery Driver $ 39,978 3.4%
Machine Operator $ 39,625 2.1%
Maintenance Technician $ 47,137 3.5%
Maintenance Worker $ 41,812 1.7%
Technician $ 52,858 1.3%
Truck Driver $ 57,715 7.1%
Warehouse Associate $ 41,887 4.4%
Law
Median Base Pay YoY
Attorney $ 132,477 4.1%
Paralegal $ 57,270 1.7%
Manufacturing
Median Base Pay YoY
Manufacturing Engineer $ 75,051 2.2%
Material Handler $ 40,024 5.1%
Process Engineer $ 83,609 1.8%
Production Manager $ 77,823 2.6%
Media
Median Base Pay YoY
Producer $ 78,536 0.8%
Technical Editor $ 64,669 2.4%
Operations
Median Base Pay YoY
Operations Analyst $ 72,538 4.1%
Operations Manager $ 78,698 1.1%
Security Officer $ 40,111 5.3%
Professional Services
Median Base Pay YoY
Administrative Assistant $ 49,169 1.8%
Business Analyst $ 80,882 1.5%
Business Development Manager $ 84,528 5.3%
Communications Manager $ 82,533 -1.2%
Consultant $ 90,947 2.1%
Customer Service Manager $ 63,616 3.1%
Customer Service Representative $ 43,698 3.1%
Marketing Manager $ 85,833 3.1%
Office Manager $ 57,910 3.0%
Product Manager $ 111,094 3.3%
Program Manager $ 92,408 1.5%
Project Manager $ 86,635 0.7%
Real Estate
Median Base Pay YoY
Property Manager $ 67,085 3.8%
Retail
Median Base Pay YoY
Buyer $ 72,129 2.2%
Cashier $ 30,029 5.0%
Retail Key Holder $ 34,560 4.3%
Store Manager $ 60,171 2.5%
Sales
Median Base Pay YoY
Sales Manager $ 78,358 3.4%
Sales Representative $ 56,956 3.4%
Technology
Median Base Pay YoY
Data Analyst $ 72,020 1.8%
Data Scientist $ 113,668 1.3%
Java Developer $ 86,174 2.7%
Network Engineer $ 83,151 1.4%
Programmer Analyst $ 82,392 1.0%
Software Engineer $ 104,411 2.8%
Solutions Architect $ 122,242 5.9%
Systems Engineer $ 88,328 2.9%
Technical Support $ 58,394 3.5%
UX Designer $ 93,785 0.9%
Web Designer $ 65,386 1.9%
Web Developer $ 87,128 5.9%

New York City Quick Facts

May 2018 YoY
New York City Median Pay $ 62,037 2.4%
U.S. Median Pay $ 52,070 1.3%
Job Openings 310,306 17.4%

Industry

Median Base Pay
Accounting & Legal $ 61,735
Aerospace & Defense $ 64,062
Architecture & Civil Engineering $ 63,189
Arts & Entertainment $ 55,557
Automotive $ 56,139
Banking & Financial Services $ 61,366
Beauty & Fitness $ 56,734
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals $ 64,445
Business Services $ 58,834
Computer Software & Hardware $ 63,325
Construction $ 61,880
Consulting $ 62,644
Consumer Electronics $ 55,205
Consumer Services $ 54,799
Education & Schools $ 57,306
Energy & Utilities $ 67,816
Facilities $ 56,755
Farming & Agriculture $ 61,489
Government $ 61,526
Health Care & Hospitals $ 60,249
Information Technology $ 61,371
Insurance $ 61,266
Internet & Tech $ 61,921
Manufacturing $ 62,708
Marketing & Advertising $ 58,826
Media & Publishing $ 59,457
Nonprofit $ 56,488
Private Security $ 56,716
Real Estate $ 59,651
Recruiting & Staffing $ 57,977
Restaurants & Bars $ 55,931
Retail $ 56,695
Supermarkets $ 58,174
Telecommunications $ 59,965
Transportation & Logistics $ 60,640
Travel & Tourism $ 57,239
Wholesale $ 60,188

Employer Size

Median Base Pay
<51 $ 56,258
51-200 $ 58,590
201-500 $ 59,770
501-1000 $ 60,634
1001-5000 $ 62,220
5000+ $ 62,869