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16.9% Jobs Projection
$50,040 Median Salary
860 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Science Technicians Work in New York?

There were approximately 6,930 workers employed as Science Technicians in this state in 2018.

There were 6,250 Science Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 680 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Science Technicians in NY Employment Trend

The typical state has 940 Science Technicians working in it, which means New York has more Science Technicians than average.

Science Technicians in NY vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New York

Jobs for Science Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 16.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.7%.

Job Projections for Science Technicians: Nation vs. NY

New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 860 annual job openings, and 7,120 total jobs in 2026 for Science Technicians in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 9,900 annual jobs and 83,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do Science Technicians Make in New York?

In 2018 wages for Science Technicians ranged from $27,330 to $79,520 with $50,040 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.14 to $38.23. The median hourly rate was $24.06.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $22.91 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.15.

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

Science Technicians Earnings: NY vs. National Average

Top New York Metros for Science Technicians

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 5,560 $56,010
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 690 $35,330
Rochester, NY 650 $41,950
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 300 $39,890
Utica-Rome, NY 50 $44,150

Top States for Science Technicians Employment

The table below shows the states where most Science Technicians work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 7,000 $53,280
New York 6,930 $50,040
Texas 4,980 $52,010
Illinois 3,480 $48,420
Florida 2,970 $41,710
Michigan 2,920 $40,430
Pennsylvania 2,270 $47,500
Georgia 2,020 $50,430
Indiana 1,890 $48,540
Ohio 1,770 $51,970
Virginia 1,760 $49,680
Missouri 1,650 $47,460
Maryland 1,630 $62,950
Massachusetts 1,600 $58,230
Washington 1,600 $53,690
New Jersey 1,440 $56,710
Colorado 1,350 $48,980
Oklahoma 1,290 $52,310
Oregon 1,270 $51,210
Louisiana 1,220 $45,260

Below are the states where Science Technicians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Maryland $62,950
Connecticut $59,960
Rhode Island $59,060
Massachusetts $58,230
Nebraska $58,200
New Hampshire $57,140
New Jersey $56,710
District of Columbia $56,230
Hawaii $55,200
South Carolina $55,140

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Occupation NY Employment Total
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 2,400
Forensic Science Technicians 840
Forest and Conservation Technicians 390


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