Engineers in New York
Considering a career as an Engineer in New York?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Engineers in New York are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Engineers in New York is growing faster than average.
Engineers in New York earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Engineers Work in New York?
There were approximately 4,910 workers employed as Engineers in this state in 2018.
There were 4,100 Engineers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 810 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 1,540 Engineers working in it, which means New York has more Engineers than average.
Job Projections for New York
Jobs for Engineers in this state are growing at a rate of 10.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 6.4%.
New York Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 250 annual job openings, and 3,500 total jobs in 2026 for Engineers in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 9,500 annual jobs and 141,000 total jobs in 2026.
What do Engineers Make in New York?
In 2018 wages for Engineers ranged from $55,240 to $146,670 with $92,560 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $26.56 to $70.51. The median hourly rate was $44.5.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $44.62 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate declined by $0.12.
The median salary in New York is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top New York Metros for Engineers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Engineers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA||5,230||$104,490|
|Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY||260||$92,900|
Top States for Engineers Employment
View the list below to see where most Engineers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||2,640||$141,320|
Below are the states where Engineers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$141,320|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Rémi Kaupp under License
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