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Customer Service Representatives in New York

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6.6% Jobs Projection
$37,470 Median Salary
22,450 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Customer Service Representatives in New York are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Customer Service Representatives in New York is growing faster than average.

  • Customer Service Representatives in New York earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Customer Service Representatives Work in New York?

There were approximately 159,010 workers employed as Customer Service Representatives in this state in 2018.

There were 159,390 Customer Service Representatives employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 380 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Customer Service Representatives in NY Employment Trend

The typical state has 34,750 Customer Service Representatives working in it, which means New York has more Customer Service Representatives than average.

Customer Service Representatives in NY vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New York

Jobs for Customer Service Representatives in this state are growing at a rate of 6.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.9%.

Job Projections for Customer Service Representatives: Nation vs. NY

New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 22,450 annual job openings, and 174,810 total jobs in 2026 for Customer Service Representatives in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 373,500 annual jobs and 2,920,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Customer Service Representatives Make in New York?

In 2018 wages for Customer Service Representatives ranged from $23,930 to $63,540 with $37,470 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.51 to $30.55. The median hourly rate was $18.02.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $17.69 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.33.

The median salary in New York is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Customer Service Representatives Earnings: NY vs. National Average

Top New York Metros for Customer Service Representatives

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Customer Service Representatives.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 154,510 $39,140
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 12,420 $35,220
Rochester, NY 11,730 $33,950
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 9,450 $36,560
Syracuse, NY 6,730 $34,550
Utica-Rome, NY 2,250 $28,660
Binghamton, NY 1,570 $30,960
Kingston, NY 1,350 $34,330
Glens Falls, NY 750 $31,510
Watertown-Fort Drum, NY 620 $25,270
Ithaca, NY 570 $35,010
Elmira, NY 470 $36,240

Top States for Customer Service Representatives Employment

The table below shows the states where most Customer Service Representatives work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 282,940 $31,730
Florida 251,790 $31,260
California 207,100 $38,100
New York 159,010 $37,470
Pennsylvania 124,320 $34,780
Illinois 120,270 $35,080
Georgia 109,940 $32,500
Arizona 101,290 $32,450
Ohio 100,500 $33,650
North Carolina 94,420 $32,910
Michigan 90,310 $33,180
Wisconsin 72,200 $35,740
Virginia 71,380 $32,400
New Jersey 68,260 $37,520
Massachusetts 65,010 $40,230
Tennessee 60,960 $31,450
Minnesota 58,710 $37,670
Washington 58,300 $37,960
Indiana 56,030 $33,590
South Carolina 54,050 $30,030

Below are the states where Customer Service Representatives get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $42,870
Massachusetts $40,230
Connecticut $38,660
California $38,100
Washington $37,960
Minnesota $37,670
New Jersey $37,520
New York $37,470
Rhode Island $37,300
Alaska $37,020

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