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14.8% Jobs Projection
$81,800 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Epidemiologists in New York is growing faster than average.

  • Epidemiologists in New York earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Epidemiologists Work in New York?

In 2018, there were 210 Epidemiologists working in the state.

There were 240 Epidemiologists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 120 Epidemiologists working in it, which means New York has more Epidemiologists than average.


Job Projections for New York

Jobs for Epidemiologists in this state are growing at a rate of 14.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.2%.


New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 30 annual job openings, and a total of 310 jobs for New York Epidemiologists in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 600 annual jobs and 6,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Epidemiologists Make in New York?

In 2018 wages for Epidemiologists ranged from $56,450 to $146,680 with $81,800 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $27.14 to $70.52. The median hourly rate was $39.33.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $39.28 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.05.

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


Top New York Metros for Epidemiologists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Epidemiologists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 190 $85,510

Top States for Epidemiologists Employment

View the list below to see where most Epidemiologists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 760 $90,670
Texas 690 $61,280
Georgia 420 $61,910
Washington 370 $87,790
Colorado 350 $61,040
Maryland 310 $69,700
Ohio 280 $66,020
Florida 280 $34,280
Massachusetts 240 $96,610
Minnesota 230 $70,540
Tennessee 230 $82,370
Illinois 210 $81,400
New York 210 $81,800
Michigan 190 $74,000
Virginia 180 $65,800
Pennsylvania 130 $70,680
Arizona 120 $58,500
Wisconsin 120 $71,980
Missouri 110 $53,900
Indiana 110 $66,880

Below are the states where Epidemiologists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Jersey $102,500
District of Columbia $97,490
Massachusetts $96,610
California $90,670
Washington $87,790
Connecticut $83,810
Tennessee $82,370
New York $81,800
Illinois $81,400
North Carolina $76,900

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