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New York CityJanuary 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. January 2018 figures are current as of January 23, 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 $ 58,051 1.9%
Education
Median Base Pay YoY
Professor $ 113,336 -1.3%
Research Assistant $ 36,640 -0.0%
Teacher $ 63,487 2.2%
Engineering
Median Base Pay YoY
Civil Engineer $ 76,253 0.1%
Design Engineer $ 80,487 3.1%
Electrical Engineer $ 78,696 2.0%
Field Engineer $ 77,974 2.8%
Mechanical Engineer $ 74,765 1.8%
Quality Engineer $ 77,008 0.6%
Finance
Median Base Pay YoY
Accountant $ 63,273 0.8%
Bank Teller $ 32,393 3.7%
Claims Adjuster $ 57,214 1.9%
Financial Advisor $ 57,660 2.1%
Financial Analyst $ 76,468 2.1%
Insurance Agent $ 41,724 -0.3%
Loan Officer $ 49,457 -3.0%
Tax Manager $ 122,370 0.6%
Food Services
Median Base Pay YoY
Barista $ 27,655 3.1%
Bartender $ 35,648 -1.7%
Restaurant Cook $ 32,194 6.2%
Restaurant Manager $ 60,635 -0.3%
Server $ 35,486 2.5%
Health
Median Base Pay YoY
Certified Nursing Assistant $ 36,603 2.1%
Emergency Medical Technician $ 38,594 3.3%
Licensed Practical Nurse $ 52,985 2.3%
Medical Assistant $ 38,867 2.3%
Medical Technologist $ 63,324 4.8%
Pharmacist $ 123,814 1.8%
Pharmacy Technician $ 30,102 2.7%
Physical Therapist $ 79,867 0.2%
Registered Nurse $ 86,521 2.0%
Human Resources
Median Base Pay YoY
Human Resources Manager $ 86,956 2.5%
Recruiter $ 61,336 1.7%
Labor
Median Base Pay YoY
Construction Laborer $ 45,891 1.8%
Delivery Driver $ 40,270 4.7%
Machine Operator $ 38,920 -1.2%
Maintenance Technician $ 46,970 2.5%
Maintenance Worker $ 39,630 -0.4%
Technician $ 51,902 1.4%
Truck Driver $ 55,599 3.2%
Warehouse Associate $ 39,124 3.3%
Law
Median Base Pay YoY
Attorney $ 126,893 1.7%
Paralegal $ 56,997 4.0%
Manufacturing
Median Base Pay YoY
Manufacturing Engineer $ 75,022 2.2%
Material Handler $ 40,167 2.4%
Process Engineer $ 81,792 2.0%
Production Manager $ 78,850 2.3%
Media
Median Base Pay YoY
Producer $ 79,687 3.1%
Technical Editor $ 61,443 1.6%
Operations
Median Base Pay YoY
Operations Analyst $ 71,605 1.3%
Operations Manager $ 76,484 0.7%
Security Officer $ 38,409 2.8%
Professional Services
Median Base Pay YoY
Administrative Assistant $ 48,629 1.2%
Business Analyst $ 80,509 2.5%
Business Development Manager $ 81,803 0.3%
Communications Manager $ 83,400 0.9%
Consultant $ 92,625 0.4%
Customer Service Manager $ 61,405 0.0%
Customer Service Representative $ 42,151 2.6%
Marketing Manager $ 84,141 1.4%
Office Manager $ 56,089 0.5%
Product Manager $ 108,082 1.7%
Program Manager $ 89,714 0.0%
Project Manager $ 86,316 1.0%
Real Estate
Median Base Pay YoY
Property Manager $ 64,752 1.2%
Retail
Median Base Pay YoY
Buyer $ 72,044 2.5%
Cashier $ 28,936 3.3%
Retail Key Holder $ 33,687 0.9%
Store Manager $ 58,405 1.2%
Sales
Median Base Pay YoY
Sales Manager $ 74,187 0.5%
Sales Representative $ 54,556 3.8%
Technology
Median Base Pay YoY
Data Analyst $ 71,892 2.3%
Data Scientist $ 112,283 0.3%
Java Developer $ 84,385 0.2%
Network Engineer $ 85,344 3.2%
Programmer Analyst $ 80,060 -0.1%
Software Engineer $ 105,659 2.3%
Solutions Architect $ 117,590 -0.2%
Systems Engineer $ 89,082 3.0%
Technical Support $ 57,411 4.3%
UX Designer $ 92,262 0.2%
Web Designer $ 66,040 3.1%
Web Developer $ 84,264 3.5%

New York City Quick Facts

January 2018 YoY
New York City Median Pay $ 61,042 1.7%
U.S. Median Pay $ 51,364 0.9%
Job Openings 289,409 15.5%
November 2017 YoY
Labor Force Size* 10,029,312 1.0%
Total Employment* 9,594,611 1.0%
Unemployment Rate* 4.3% 0.0%

Industry

Median Base Pay
Accounting & Legal $ 62,634
Aerospace & Defense $ 64,814
Architecture & Civil Engineering $ 62,026
Arts & Entertainment $ 55,920
Automotive $ 56,604
Banking & Financial Services $ 61,191
Beauty & Fitness $ 55,455
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals $ 64,394
Business Services $ 58,268
Computer Software & Hardware $ 63,389
Construction $ 61,770
Consulting $ 62,909
Consumer Electronics $ 54,769
Consumer Services $ 54,827
Education & Schools $ 56,937
Energy & Utilities $ 66,572
Facilities $ 56,636
Farming & Agriculture $ 61,116
Government $ 61,295
Health Care & Hospitals $ 60,154
Information Technology $ 62,184
Insurance $ 61,992
Internet & Tech $ 62,196
Manufacturing $ 62,541
Marketing & Advertising $ 58,395
Media & Publishing $ 59,876
Nonprofit $ 58,302
Private Security $ 56,385
Real Estate $ 59,156
Recruiting & Staffing $ 58,932
Restaurants & Bars $ 56,715
Retail $ 56,759
Supermarkets $ 57,748
Telecommunications $ 59,957
Transportation & Logistics $ 59,885
Travel & Tourism $ 57,936
Wholesale $ 60,281

Employer Size

Median Base Pay
<51 $ 55,554
51-200 $ 57,918
201-500 $ 58,972
501-1000 $ 59,911
1001-5000 $ 61,242
5000+ $ 62,286