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10.3% Jobs Projection
$109,910 Median Salary
3,970 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Managers Work in New York?

In 2018, there were 16,600 Managers working in the state.

There were 14,730 Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 1,870 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 5,175 Managers working in it, which means New York has more Managers than average.


Job Projections for New York

Jobs for Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 10.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.0%.


New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 3,970 annual job openings, and a total of 52,820 jobs for New York Managers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 79,200 annual jobs and 1,071,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Managers Make in New York?

In 2018 wages for Managers ranged from $52,500 to $208,000 with $109,910 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $25.24 to $100. The median hourly rate was $52.84.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $52.7 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.14.

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


Top New York Metros for Managers

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 25,330 $127,070
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 1,250 $96,500
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 930 $97,460
Rochester, NY 590 $88,080
Syracuse, NY 530 $96,180
Binghamton, NY 200 n/a
Utica-Rome, NY 180 $56,820
Watertown-Fort Drum, NY 120 $73,550
Kingston, NY 100 $55,820
Glens Falls, NY 80 $52,270
Ithaca, NY 80 $80,570

Top States for Managers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Managers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 66,300 $129,300
Florida 23,160 $90,740
Texas 20,710 $113,510
District of Columbia 19,910 $141,320
New Jersey 18,370 $127,510
Virginia 17,280 $130,590
New York 16,600 $109,910
Georgia 14,480 $109,920
Tennessee 14,480 $74,130
Maryland 14,450 $119,900
Ohio 14,410 $97,600
Wisconsin 12,400 $75,630
North Carolina 11,990 $113,560
Washington 11,280 $116,700
Pennsylvania 11,060 $116,820
Louisiana 9,790 $79,900
Minnesota 9,350 $118,410
Colorado 8,940 $127,750
Massachusetts 8,660 $120,100
Arizona 8,520 $98,540

Below are the states where Managers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $141,320
Virginia $130,590
California $129,300
Colorado $127,750
New Jersey $127,510
Delaware $124,710
Massachusetts $120,100
Maryland $119,900
New Hampshire $118,520
Minnesota $118,410

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