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Engineer salary in New York, NY

How much does an Engineer make in New York, NY?

Average base salary

as national average
Estimated take-home pay: $89,027 
Average $112,680
Low $65,293
High $194,456
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a engineer is $112,680 per year in New York, NY. 533 salaries reported, updated at December 2, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in New York, NY

Years of experiencePer year
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Engineers in New York, NY

  1. H&H
    22 reviews8 salaries reported
    $124,012per year
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Highest paying cities for Engineers near New York, NY

  1. New York, NY
    $112,680 per year
    533 salaries reported
  2. White Plains, NY
    $109,515 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Long Island City, NY
    $108,321 per year
    11 salaries reported
  1. Rochester, NY
    $96,028 per year
    53 salaries reported
  2. Albany, NY
    $88,695 per year
    42 salaries reported
  3. Buffalo, NY
    $86,721 per year
    19 salaries reported
  1. East Syracuse, NY
    $86,306 per year
    7 salaries reported
  2. Queens, NY
    $76,188 per year
    9 salaries reported
  3. Ronkonkoma, NY
    $70,927 per year
    5 salaries reported
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Where can an Engineer earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Engineers

Most recommended license

Architecture License

(earn +36.68% more)

The jobs requiring this license have increase by 22366.67% since 2018. Engineers with this license earn +36.68% more than the average base salary, which is $112,680 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this licenseChange from previous year
20171increase by 1
20189increase by 800.00%
20192022increase by 22366.67%

Top companies hiring Engineers on Indeed

Marriott International
1 Hotels
Richmond University Medical Center
Con Edison
Hotel Indigo
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Top skills
Top specialties
Top certifications

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
152 jobs248
563 jobs919
34 jobs53
246 jobs398
167 jobs206
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Most common benefits for Engineers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Commuter assistance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock ownership plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Stock options
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness program
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 8,890 ratings

62% of Engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in New York, NY?

System Engineer

Job openings

Average $107,197 per year

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Common questions about salaries for an Engineer

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