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New York CityNovember 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. November 2018 figures are current as of November 20, 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 $ 59,612 3.9%
Education
Median Base Pay YoY
Professor $ 113,681 2.9%
Research Assistant $ 36,360 3.0%
Teacher $ 65,969 3.7%
Engineering
Median Base Pay YoY
Civil Engineer $ 79,698 5.5%
Design Engineer $ 79,308 1.2%
Electrical Engineer $ 81,619 3.9%
Field Engineer $ 76,110 3.4%
Mechanical Engineer $ 78,301 4.5%
Quality Engineer $ 78,559 4.3%
Finance
Median Base Pay YoY
Accountant $ 64,776 3.5%
Bank Teller $ 35,496 10.6%
Claims Adjuster $ 58,151 3.4%
Financial Advisor $ 60,046 5.8%
Financial Analyst $ 78,128 4.2%
Insurance Agent $ 42,670 0.9%
Loan Officer $ 46,414 1.0%
Tax Manager $ 120,150 3.0%
Food Services
Median Base Pay YoY
Barista $ 28,248 5.8%
Bartender $ 38,402 6.2%
Restaurant Cook $ 33,228 5.4%
Restaurant Manager $ 59,157 3.7%
Server $ 35,017 3.8%
Health
Median Base Pay YoY
Certified Nursing Assistant $ 37,549 4.9%
Emergency Medical Technician $ 39,943 4.8%
Licensed Practical Nurse $ 54,872 4.6%
Medical Assistant $ 38,191 3.4%
Medical Technologist $ 63,468 2.6%
Pharmacist $ 121,441 1.8%
Pharmacy Technician $ 32,562 7.1%
Physical Therapist $ 78,990 1.7%
Registered Nurse $ 87,810 3.5%
Human Resources
Median Base Pay YoY
Human Resources Manager $ 90,303 4.1%
Recruiter $ 62,788 2.9%
Labor
Median Base Pay YoY
Construction Laborer $ 48,591 5.8%
Delivery Driver $ 41,627 4.7%
Machine Operator $ 40,333 4.2%
Maintenance Technician $ 47,895 4.2%
Maintenance Worker $ 41,126 7.7%
Technician $ 53,347 4.8%
Truck Driver $ 57,764 6.0%
Warehouse Associate $ 41,195 2.2%
Law
Median Base Pay YoY
Attorney $ 130,094 6.4%
Paralegal $ 58,969 3.8%
Manufacturing
Median Base Pay YoY
Manufacturing Engineer $ 75,218 3.1%
Material Handler $ 40,241 4.4%
Process Engineer $ 84,982 3.6%
Production Manager $ 79,320 4.4%
Media
Median Base Pay YoY
Producer $ 75,772 -2.0%
Technical Editor $ 63,299 4.0%
Operations
Median Base Pay YoY
Operations Analyst $ 75,418 6.3%
Operations Manager $ 80,637 2.8%
Security Officer $ 40,154 5.9%
Professional Services
Median Base Pay YoY
Administrative Assistant $ 52,021 5.4%
Business Analyst $ 82,037 3.1%
Business Development Manager $ 85,430 3.7%
Communications Manager $ 85,613 1.7%
Consultant $ 89,978 2.0%
Customer Service Manager $ 63,894 5.3%
Customer Service Representative $ 44,176 5.0%
Marketing Manager $ 86,209 3.6%
Office Manager $ 58,266 4.2%
Product Manager $ 112,643 4.9%
Program Manager $ 91,266 4.0%
Project Manager $ 83,477 -3.5%
Real Estate
Median Base Pay YoY
Property Manager $ 68,320 5.8%
Retail
Median Base Pay YoY
Buyer $ 72,020 2.8%
Cashier $ 30,206 7.2%
Retail Key Holder $ 35,209 3.3%
Store Manager $ 60,656 4.2%
Sales
Median Base Pay YoY
Sales Manager $ 78,266 4.2%
Sales Representative $ 57,964 5.1%
Technology
Median Base Pay YoY
Data Analyst $ 72,735 3.4%
Data Scientist $ 115,407 3.1%
IT Manager $ 105,232 3.0%
Java Developer $ 89,743 5.6%
Programmer Analyst $ 84,026 5.1%
Software Engineer $ 106,518 4.7%
Solutions Architect $ 123,158 6.9%
Systems Engineer $ 88,381 3.2%
Technical Support $ 57,912 4.7%
UX Designer $ 94,045 4.4%
Web Designer $ 69,505 3.9%
Web Developer $ 83,724 2.7%

New York City Quick Facts

November 2018 YoY
New York City Median Pay $ 63,288 4.0%
U.S. Median Pay $ 52,943 2.6%
Job Openings 316,175 8.8%

Industry

Median Base Pay
Accounting & Legal $ 64,103
Aerospace & Defense $ 66,113
Architecture & Civil Engineering $ 63,453
Arts & Entertainment $ 55,671
Automotive $ 57,380
Banking & Financial Services $ 62,626
Beauty & Fitness $ 55,878
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals $ 66,138
Business Services $ 60,025
Computer Software & Hardware $ 64,498
Construction $ 62,189
Consulting $ 64,123
Consumer Electronics $ 56,622
Consumer Services $ 56,180
Education & Schools $ 58,095
Energy & Utilities $ 67,733
Facilities $ 59,123
Farming & Agriculture $ 60,996
Government $ 62,417
Health Care & Hospitals $ 61,136
Information Technology $ 62,153
Insurance $ 62,157
Internet & Tech $ 64,487
Manufacturing $ 63,587
Marketing & Advertising $ 59,411
Media & Publishing $ 60,249
Nonprofit $ 57,757
Private Security $ 56,754
Real Estate $ 60,113
Recruiting & Staffing $ 59,034
Restaurants & Bars $ 56,635
Retail $ 57,155
Supermarkets $ 58,276
Telecommunications $ 60,540
Transportation & Logistics $ 61,198
Travel & Tourism $ 58,144
Wholesale $ 60,804

Employer Size

Median Base Pay
<51 $ 57,307
51-200 $ 59,673
201-500 $ 61,008
501-1000 $ 61,701
1001-5000 $ 63,274
5000+ $ 64,087