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New York CityAugust 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. August 2018 figures are current as of August 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 $ 59,146 3.1%
Education
Median Base Pay YoY
Professor $ 110,940 -0.2%
Research Assistant $ 35,995 1.5%
Teacher $ 65,156 2.9%
Engineering
Median Base Pay YoY
Civil Engineer $ 77,701 2.8%
Design Engineer $ 79,895 3.8%
Electrical Engineer $ 79,974 1.4%
Field Engineer $ 73,987 0.4%
Mechanical Engineer $ 76,874 2.6%
Quality Engineer $ 77,436 2.3%
Finance
Median Base Pay YoY
Accountant $ 64,442 3.0%
Bank Teller $ 34,737 8.1%
Claims Adjuster $ 58,335 3.1%
Financial Advisor $ 60,323 6.1%
Financial Analyst $ 77,598 3.3%
Insurance Agent $ 40,993 -4.6%
Loan Officer $ 47,345 3.6%
Tax Manager $ 117,005 1.5%
Food Services
Median Base Pay YoY
Barista $ 28,020 4.9%
Bartender $ 38,960 6.6%
Restaurant Cook $ 32,672 4.4%
Restaurant Manager $ 57,837 0.4%
Server $ 35,695 4.3%
Health
Median Base Pay YoY
Certified Nursing Assistant $ 37,078 4.2%
Emergency Medical Technician $ 39,628 4.7%
Licensed Practical Nurse $ 54,122 3.0%
Medical Assistant $ 38,117 3.7%
Medical Technologist $ 62,828 2.1%
Pharmacist $ 121,384 2.2%
Pharmacy Technician $ 32,094 5.9%
Physical Therapist $ 75,914 -1.4%
Registered Nurse $ 86,693 2.0%
Human Resources
Median Base Pay YoY
Human Resources Manager $ 90,601 4.8%
Recruiter $ 62,022 0.2%
Labor
Median Base Pay YoY
Construction Laborer $ 47,725 0.8%
Delivery Driver $ 40,382 2.4%
Machine Operator $ 39,600 0.9%
Maintenance Technician $ 46,110 0.9%
Maintenance Worker $ 42,329 7.6%
Technician $ 52,548 1.9%
Truck Driver $ 56,866 4.3%
Warehouse Associate $ 39,051 -2.3%
Law
Median Base Pay YoY
Attorney $ 129,088 4.3%
Paralegal $ 57,348 1.4%
Manufacturing
Median Base Pay YoY
Manufacturing Engineer $ 74,495 1.6%
Material Handler $ 40,064 5.3%
Process Engineer $ 84,167 2.6%
Production Manager $ 77,918 3.0%
Media
Median Base Pay YoY
Producer $ 75,333 -1.0%
Technical Editor $ 62,860 2.5%
Operations
Median Base Pay YoY
Operations Analyst $ 73,437 3.7%
Operations Manager $ 79,404 0.5%
Security Officer $ 39,146 3.3%
Professional Services
Median Base Pay YoY
Administrative Assistant $ 50,944 2.6%
Business Analyst $ 81,327 2.4%
Business Development Manager $ 84,687 3.6%
Communications Manager $ 84,250 -0.4%
Consultant $ 89,927 1.7%
Customer Service Manager $ 63,119 4.0%
Customer Service Representative $ 43,500 2.8%
Marketing Manager $ 84,589 1.6%
Office Manager $ 57,505 2.9%
Product Manager $ 110,254 3.2%
Program Manager $ 88,856 -0.0%
Project Manager $ 84,244 -1.8%
Real Estate
Median Base Pay YoY
Property Manager $ 69,064 6.1%
Retail
Median Base Pay YoY
Buyer $ 71,907 2.6%
Cashier $ 29,709 5.2%
Retail Key Holder $ 35,375 3.8%
Store Manager $ 60,182 2.6%
Sales
Median Base Pay YoY
Sales Manager $ 76,654 2.2%
Sales Representative $ 56,230 1.5%
Technology
Median Base Pay YoY
Data Analyst $ 71,276 1.7%
Data Scientist $ 113,463 1.4%
Java Developer $ 88,552 3.4%
Network Engineer $ 77,836 -6.7%
Programmer Analyst $ 83,013 4.4%
Software Engineer $ 104,630 2.8%
Solutions Architect $ 118,653 2.6%
Systems Engineer $ 87,070 1.5%
Technical Support $ 56,444 3.0%
UX Designer $ 93,578 2.3%
Web Designer $ 68,422 1.7%
Web Developer $ 84,897 3.6%

New York City Quick Facts

August 2018 YoY
New York City Median Pay $ 62,338 2.5%
U.S. Median Pay $ 52,461 2.4%
Job Openings 388,281 35.3%

Industry

Median Base Pay
Accounting & Legal $ 62,814
Aerospace & Defense $ 64,792
Architecture & Civil Engineering $ 62,453
Arts & Entertainment $ 54,524
Automotive $ 56,373
Banking & Financial Services $ 61,473
Beauty & Fitness $ 55,038
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals $ 65,028
Business Services $ 58,651
Computer Software & Hardware $ 63,329
Construction $ 61,098
Consulting $ 62,985
Consumer Electronics $ 55,682
Consumer Services $ 55,502
Education & Schools $ 56,852
Energy & Utilities $ 66,423
Facilities $ 57,812
Farming & Agriculture $ 60,031
Government $ 61,417
Health Care & Hospitals $ 59,945
Information Technology $ 61,210
Insurance $ 60,880
Internet & Tech $ 63,289
Manufacturing $ 62,383
Marketing & Advertising $ 58,201
Media & Publishing $ 58,981
Nonprofit $ 56,682
Private Security $ 55,618
Real Estate $ 59,077
Recruiting & Staffing $ 58,003
Restaurants & Bars $ 55,596
Retail $ 56,180
Supermarkets $ 57,293
Telecommunications $ 59,818
Transportation & Logistics $ 59,979
Travel & Tourism $ 56,924
Wholesale $ 59,657

Employer Size

Median Base Pay
<51 $ 56,173
51-200 $ 58,505
201-500 $ 59,745
501-1000 $ 60,446
1001-5000 $ 62,096
5000+ $ 62,842