How Much do Secretaries Make in New York?

Do secretaries in New York make a lot of money? What is the average pay for New York secretaries?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, secretaries in New York earn an average of $42,490 a year, equivalent to $20.43 an hour.

This is 8% more than secretaries nationwide, but it is 34% less than the typical New York worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
New York Secretarie Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $28.98 $60,270
75th $24.58 $51,120
50th $19.83 $41,250
25th $16.19 $33,670
10th $13.19 $27,440
New York Secretaries Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Albany $20.56 $42,770
Binghamton $18.61 $38,710
Buffalo $18.98 $39,480
Elmira $17.53 $36,470
Glens Falls $17.70 $36,820
Ithaca $23.58 $49,040
Kingston $20.06 $41,730
New York $20.94 $43,550
Rochester $18.41 $38,300
Syracuse $19.04 $39,600
Utica $17.79 $37,010
Watertown $17.41 $36,200
New York Secretarie Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $20.43 $42,490
2018 $19.80 $41,190
2017 $19.32 $40,190
2016 $18.99 $39,500
2015 $18.69 $38,880
2014 $18.24 $37,930
2013 $17.99 $37,420
2012 $17.54 $36,470
2011 $17.44 $36,280