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New York CityOctober 2017

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. October 2017 figures are current as of October 19, 2017. 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 $ 57,488 0.9%
Education
Median Base Pay YoY
Professor $ 112,655 1.5%
Research Assistant $ 36,700 1.3%
Teacher $ 63,345 2.6%
Engineering
Median Base Pay YoY
Civil Engineer $ 76,215 1.0%
Design Engineer $ 79,218 1.2%
Electrical Engineer $ 78,121 0.6%
Field Engineer $ 76,247 2.0%
Mechanical Engineer $ 73,972 1.9%
Quality Engineer $ 76,480 -0.4%
Finance
Median Base Pay YoY
Accountant $ 62,882 1.5%
Bank Teller $ 32,080 4.2%
Claims Adjuster $ 57,525 2.3%
Financial Advisor $ 57,792 3.6%
Financial Analyst $ 75,101 1.2%
Insurance Agent $ 43,218 5.0%
Loan Officer $ 49,840 0.2%
Tax Manager $ 118,102 1.0%
Food Services
Median Base Pay YoY
Barista $ 27,145 5.0%
Bartender $ 36,032 1.0%
Restaurant Cook $ 31,269 4.6%
Restaurant Manager $ 61,012 2.0%
Server $ 34,941 1.4%
Health
Median Base Pay YoY
Certified Nursing Assistant $ 36,218 2.0%
Emergency Medical Technician $ 37,795 1.6%
Licensed Practical Nurse $ 53,060 3.2%
Medical Assistant $ 38,137 0.6%
Medical Technologist $ 61,945 2.5%
Pharmacist $ 122,793 0.3%
Pharmacy Technician $ 29,579 2.3%
Physical Therapist $ 78,907 0.7%
Registered Nurse $ 85,639 1.8%
Human Resources
Median Base Pay YoY
Human Resources Manager $ 85,925 0.6%
Recruiter $ 61,527 5.1%
Labor
Median Base Pay YoY
Construction Laborer $ 45,932 3.8%
Delivery Driver $ 38,928 2.9%
Machine Operator $ 39,717 0.3%
Maintenance Technician $ 46,731 -0.4%
Maintenance Worker $ 39,828 -0.8%
Technician $ 50,907 0.4%
Truck Driver $ 54,795 3.9%
Warehouse Associate $ 39,324 4.1%
Law
Median Base Pay YoY
Attorney $ 122,302 -0.4%
Paralegal $ 56,318 1.9%
Manufacturing
Median Base Pay YoY
Manufacturing Engineer $ 74,084 1.1%
Material Handler $ 39,316 2.5%
Process Engineer $ 81,377 1.3%
Production Manager $ 76,807 1.3%
Media
Median Base Pay YoY
Producer $ 77,220 1.3%
Technical Editor $ 60,390 1.4%
Operations
Median Base Pay YoY
Operations Analyst $ 70,090 0.7%
Operations Manager $ 76,187 1.8%
Security Officer $ 38,120 2.6%
Professional Services
Median Base Pay YoY
Administrative Assistant $ 47,643 0.7%
Business Analyst $ 79,632 2.2%
Business Development Manager $ 83,175 3.6%
Communications Manager $ 83,432 1.9%
Consultant $ 92,187 -0.2%
Customer Service Manager $ 60,460 0.2%
Customer Service Representative $ 42,028 2.8%
Marketing Manager $ 82,425 -0.3%
Office Manager $ 55,662 0.6%
Product Manager $ 105,887 0.9%
Program Manager $ 89,188 0.6%
Project Manager $ 84,850 0.2%
Real Estate
Median Base Pay YoY
Property Manager $ 66,613 1.8%
Retail
Median Base Pay YoY
Buyer $ 72,813 2.4%
Cashier $ 28,860 3.5%
Retail Key Holder $ 33,585 0.9%
Store Manager $ 58,485 3.8%
Sales
Median Base Pay YoY
Sales Manager $ 74,569 0.6%
Sales Representative $ 54,709 3.7%
Technology
Median Base Pay YoY
Data Analyst $ 69,500 1.2%
Data Scientist $ 114,598 0.7%
Java Developer $ 82,785 0.1%
Network Engineer $ 83,028 0.4%
Programmer Analyst $ 77,925 -0.0%
Software Engineer $ 103,259 1.8%
Solutions Architect $ 116,875 1.9%
Systems Engineer $ 87,143 1.3%
Technical Support $ 56,407 1.8%
UX Designer $ 93,628 0.4%
Web Designer $ 66,502 3.4%
Web Developer $ 84,149 0.6%

New York City Quick Facts

October 2017 YoY
New York City Median Pay $ 60,294 1.4%
U.S. Median Pay $ 51,220 1.6%
Job Openings 296,615 9.4%
August 2017 YoY
Labor Force Size* 10,160,481 1.1%
Total Employment* 9,672,196 1.3%
Unemployment Rate* 4.8% -0.2%

Industry

Median Base Pay
Accounting & Legal $ 60,602
Aerospace & Defense $ 63,367
Architecture & Civil Engineering $ 61,018
Arts & Entertainment $ 54,528
Automotive $ 55,332
Banking & Financial Services $ 59,572
Beauty & Fitness $ 53,331
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals $ 62,484
Business Services $ 57,175
Computer Software & Hardware $ 61,687
Construction $ 60,315
Consulting $ 61,403
Consumer Electronics $ 53,161
Consumer Services $ 53,447
Education & Schools $ 55,397
Energy & Utilities $ 64,789
Facilities $ 55,222
Farming & Agriculture $ 59,596
Government $ 59,685
Health Care & Hospitals $ 58,566
Information Technology $ 60,701
Insurance $ 60,274
Internet & Tech $ 60,429
Manufacturing $ 61,061
Marketing & Advertising $ 56,778
Media & Publishing $ 58,148
Nonprofit $ 56,457
Private Security $ 54,862
Real Estate $ 57,484
Recruiting & Staffing $ 57,431
Restaurants & Bars $ 55,309
Retail $ 54,992
Supermarkets $ 56,182
Telecommunications $ 58,588
Transportation & Logistics $ 58,023
Travel & Tourism $ 56,420
Wholesale $ 58,681

Employer Size

Median Base Pay
<51 $ 53,945
51-200 $ 56,205
201-500 $ 57,271
501-1000 $ 58,044
1001-5000 $ 59,803
5000+ $ 60,578