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Highest-Paying Careers
These are the occupations with the highest median wages as of May 2020 (the latest wage data available). You can view this list for any state by changing the location.
We found 44 occupations in New York.
Results Filtered by:
Typical Education – Associate's degree.
Rank Occupation 2020 Median wages Typical Education
Hourly Annual
22
Air Traffic Controllers
$75.32
$156,700
Associate's degree
74
Nuclear Technicians
$53.14
$110,500
Associate's degree
91
Radiation Therapists
$50.47
$105,000
Associate's degree
118
Funeral Home Managers
$46.43
$96,600
Associate's degree
140
Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$43.94
$91,400
Associate's degree
148
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$43.51
$90,500
Associate's degree
191
Respiratory Therapists
$38.65
$80,400
Associate's degree
192
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
$38.58
$80,300
Associate's degree
216
Dental Hygienists
$36.99
$77,000
Associate's degree
233
Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers
$36.52
$76,000
Associate's degree