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Education Salary Chart - New York
( Nationwide, Boston, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco )

What do people earn? It's a subject everyone in New York secretly wants to know to see where they stack up. The average salary for New York City area workers was $48,980 in 2006. The statewide average was $45,820.

Here are average salaries as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in a survey of employers in May 2006. Salary info is for the New York metro area including New York City, Northern NJ, Westchester, and Long Island.

Education, Training and Library Salaries

    Wage Estimates
Occupation Title

Employment

Median Hourly

Mean Hourly

Mean Annual

Education, Training, and Library Occupations

580,310 $25.22 $28.26 $58,790
Business Teachers, College * * * $72,750
Computer Science Teachers, College 1,410 * * $75,900
Mathematical Science Teachers, College * * * $76,950
Engineering Teachers, College 1,030 * * $79,750
Architecture Teachers, College 400 * * $80,130
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, College 30 * * $68,260
Biological Science Teachers, College 2,090 * * $75,640
Chemistry Teachers, College 840 * * $77,420
Physics Teachers, College 350 * * $89,230
Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, College 270 * * $75,000
Area, Ethnic and Cultural Studies Teachers, College 350 * * $66,900
Economics Teachers, College * * * $81,410
Political Science Teachers, College 460 * * $79,280
Psychology Teachers, College 1,740 * * $75,430
Sociology Teachers, College * * * $69,670
Health Specialties Teachers, College 6,060 * * $98,420
Nursing Instructors and Teachers, College 1,520 * * $69,630
Education Teachers, College 1,960 * * $67,590
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, College 450 * * $62,190
Law Teachers, College 900 * * $102,290
Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, College * * * $72,690
Communications Teachers, College 860 * * $66,160
English Language and Literature Teachers, College * * * $70,150
Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, College * * * $61,840
History Teachers, College * * * $71,820
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, College 540 * * $74,800
Graduate Teaching Assistants 6,270 * * $30,080
Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, College 360 * * $60,150
Vocational Education Teachers, College 4,330 $22.59 $23.40 $48,670
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other 

48,020

*

*

$84,990

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 27,190 $14.98 $19.50 $40,560
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education * * * $72,150
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 90,610 * * $70,910
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education 43,710 * * $70,230
Vocational Education Teachers, Middle School 190 * * $62,750
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special Ed 71,380 * * $73,730
Vocational Education Teachers, Secondary School 3,680 * * $75,240
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 17,850 * * $67,420
Special Education Teachers, Middle School * * * $83,150
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School * * * $79,780
Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, and Ged Teachers and Instructors 4,120 $26.86 $27.84 $57,900
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 17,890 $17.10 $21.05 $43,780
Teachers and Instructors, All Other

39,230

*

*

$36,120

Archivists 630 $20.49 $21.58 $44,880
Curators

840

$29.35

$29.93

$62,260

Museum Technicians and Conservators

490

 $20.34

$21.36

$44,430

Librarians 9,770 $26.83 $28.39 $59,050
Library Technicians 6,490 $13.81 $14.61 $30,350
Instructional Coordinators 5,520 $30.78 $33.25 $69,160
Teacher Assistants 101,600 * * $23,750
Education, Training and Library Workers, All Other 3,340 $25.19 $25.92 $53,920
* = not available, Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics