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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

What does this measure?

The average annual salary paid to workers in each economic sector in 2017.

Why is this important?

Salaries are a gauge of overall economic health and a measure of the degree to which employees are sharing in the prosperity of a community or specific economic sector. They also indicate the vitality of specific sectors and the demand for workers in those sectors.

How is our region performing?

Yearly salaries in our region averaged just over $48,000 in 2017, lower than the state and nation at about $70,500 and $55,400 respectively. The highest paid sectors in our region were Information ($71,000), Financial Activities ($67,200), Manufacturing ($62,600), and Professional and Business Services ($62,200). The lowest paid sector was Leisure and Hospitality ($18,800). Annual salaries in Monroe averaged about $50,500, higher than surrounding counties, where salaries averaged about $42,700.

Notes about the data

Figures are in 2017 dollars. Industries in which most of the workforce is part time (such as Leisure and Hospitality) may appear to pay even lower salaries than they do in comparison with sectors that have more full time workers. Worker salaries are reported by place of work, not residence. Data for this indicator are expected to be released in the third quarter.

Average Salary by Sector, 2017
ConstructionEducational ServicesFinancial ActivitiesGovernmentHealth Care and Social AssistanceInformationLeisure and HospitalityManufacturingNatural Resources and MiningOther ServicesProfessional and Business ServicesTrade, Transportation, and UtilitiesTotal
United States$60,520$49,322$92,718$63,229$50,168$101,823$23,460$66,894$56,856$37,385$72,459$46,861$55,375
NYS$71,523$59,294$186,823$66,416$51,260$117,203$32,550$65,911$39,470$40,477$92,139$51,812$70,538
NYS (excluding NYC)$66,000$56,323$86,773$63,999$51,480$75,481$24,094$66,970$39,062$31,779$69,383$47,838$54,258
Region$57,020$56,675$67,170$54,632$44,263$71,043$18,758$62,555$36,983$28,205$62,211$39,735$48,140
Monroe$58,227$62,121$71,337$56,252$44,903$79,082$19,005$67,212$30,405$29,392$61,429$41,215$50,545
Surrounding Counties$54,773$45,266$49,364$52,984$41,794$37,996$18,310$55,024$37,611$25,031$66,831$36,888$42,690
Genesee$44,877$43,267$53,524$48,290$39,345$45,506$17,238$54,255$41,140$23,008$49,818$35,953$40,038
Livingston$60,135$41,264$37,598$50,291$37,353$25,259$15,541$48,741$48,246$26,930$44,289$34,628$38,793
Ontario$64,243$46,908$58,390$47,918$44,742$49,488$19,116$60,149$37,857$26,473$101,152$38,343$47,552
Orleans$47,007$49,481$35,364$56,883$62,337$15,772$15,472$52,135$34,107$22,228$31,910$32,100$41,441
Seneca$54,752$45,419$43,485$55,177N/A$16,538$25,580$70,138$28,734$20,338$54,446$27,462$42,471
Wayne$45,345$12,815$48,831$43,498$38,484$22,025$14,777$51,761$33,650$24,700$44,045$44,164$41,528
Wyoming$41,563N/A$50,100$70,495$55,843$25,417$15,943$49,134$37,829$23,787$44,023$34,636$42,001
Yates$38,890$43,607$39,437$70,463$49,811$23,973$17,439$39,886$28,024$27,354$35,767$31,196$34,654

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Notes: Figures are in constant 2017 dollars. N/A - Data not available or not disclosed.




Total Salary by Sector, 2017
ConstructionEducational ServicesFinancial ActivitiesGovernmentHealth Care and Social AssistanceInformationLeisure and HospitalityManufacturingNatural Resources and MiningOther ServicesProfessional and Business ServicesTrade, Transportation, and UtilitiesTotal
United States$429,219,436,397$617,986,458,728$756,643,817,565$463,441,545,376$1,068,163,155,268$300,149,688,564$384,082,368,700$833,217,750,254$107,498,952,213$167,085,691,233$1,486,933,743,357$1,337,053,579,649$7,966,329,559,854
NYS$27,530,731,053$55,251,629,454$135,663,540,783$32,454,708,150$82,790,078,178$32,360,027,799$31,301,329,894$29,263,936,918$1,214,245,612$15,006,835,992$122,263,104,570$86,882,461,956$654,236,917,954
NYS (excluding NYC)$15,701,962,453$34,884,985,406$23,159,592,119$22,421,985,692$44,879,162,054$6,788,569,864$12,294,227,343$24,932,835,523$1,186,847,611$6,244,499,531$43,019,325,492$49,875,662,357$272,517,789,893
Region$1,209,338,750$2,244,557,942$1,522,810,931$1,471,243,547$3,759,020,118$580,559,962$964,407,726$3,973,429,372$274,043,512$545,880,932$4,245,363,036$3,792,822,178$26,702,717,102
Monroe$803,415,649$1,665,288,830$1,310,597,153$764,019,249$3,028,707,775$519,803,893$629,998,051$2,637,935,141$19,641,365$414,016,205$3,584,740,698$2,588,536,432$19,452,050,352
Surrounding Counties$405,923,101$579,269,112$212,213,778$707,224,298$730,312,343$60,756,069$334,409,675$1,335,494,231$254,402,147$131,864,727$660,622,338$1,204,285,746$7,250,666,750
Genesee$39,671,413$117,860,315$27,618,309$59,783,023$125,037,713$6,871,411$49,764,702$173,237,228$40,317,348$18,268,539$52,956,739$158,301,882$930,410,576
Livingston$69,936,535$81,000,676$14,700,640$135,987,484$82,288,822$5,784,366$35,401,342$98,018,844$45,254,845$19,470,196$41,985,721$122,858,406$790,791,179
Ontario$183,671,111$245,471,510$91,088,689$92,818,039$377,174,348$38,798,275$125,667,360$408,956,237$23,963,536$45,056,901$391,358,494$464,986,724$2,517,582,394
Orleans$15,465,415$82,385,226$19,626,826$107,053,635$4,612,907$1,230,208$12,253,744$114,487,927$36,426,699$6,468,231$13,082,943$47,764,617$514,782,434
Seneca$11,388,390$27,205,902$10,958,313$108,477,900N/A$446,537$56,583,670$146,026,744$3,505,564$4,982,767$25,589,657$71,457,176$531,226,413
Wayne$58,404,350$576,663$27,345,089$84,039,058$130,497,599$4,603,198$28,194,160$263,048,039$61,983,527$16,154,000$66,684,110$226,073,430$1,157,293,316
Wyoming$14,630,019N/A$11,923,796$116,105,698$7,762,131$2,135,066$16,883,391$83,576,487$38,018,464$13,558,808$60,487,867$80,805,234$565,378,601
Yates$12,755,868$24,768,820$8,952,116$2,959,461$2,938,823$887,008$9,661,306$48,142,725$4,932,164$7,905,285$8,476,807$32,038,277$243,201,837

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Notes: Figures are in constant 2016 dollars. N/A - Data not available or not disclosed.











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