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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

What does this measure?

The cumulative percentage change in average salary since 2000, by sector.

Why is this important?

Trends in average salaries by sector highlight the changing contribution of different sectors to the economy and also serve as a gauge of the changing vitality of individual sectors.

How is our region performing?

Salaries for workers in the region increased the most in the Government sector, rising 30% from 2000 to 2018, a greater increase than experienced by the state (22%) and nation (17%) in the same sector. Government salaries grew the most in Livingston (51%), Wyoming (96%) and Yates (117%) counties. Salaries in the region's Manufacturing (-6%) sectors declined since 2000, while surrounding counties (14%) saw increases. The greatest increases in the surrounding counties were in the Professional and Business Services (58%) and Natural Resources (28%) sectors.

Notes about the data

Data are presented in constant 2018 dollars. Worker salaries are reported by place of work, not residence. Data for this indicator are expected to be released in the third quarter.

Change in Average Salary by Sector, 2018
ConstructionEducational ServicesFinancial ActivitiesGovernmentHealth Care and Social AssistanceInformationLeisure and HospitalityManufacturingNatural Resources and MiningOther ServicesProfessional and Business ServicesTrade, Transportation, and UtilitiesTotal
United States16%9%25%17%11%32%10%9%32%18%22%5%11%
NYS14%17%24%22%10%34%10%9%15%20%17%4%11%
NYS (excluding NYC)17%9%28%15%17%2%6%8%16%14%14%4%9%
Region11%9%23%30%18%-8%9%-6%26%17%12%5%3%
Monroe10%5%22%35%17%-9%3%-8%N/A18%7%2%N/A
Surrounding Counties15%1%25%26%22%18%25%14%28%18%58%17%13%
Genesee3%61%21%N/A23%N/A16%10%29%7%66%8%13%
Livingston22%-3%18%51%28%-5%28%5%67%9%33%19%11%
Ontario23%-2%28%8%16%47%14%17%31%42%107%11%16%
Orleans10%16%8%10%-4%44%16%29%18%53%22%14%
Seneca30%2%14%30%N/A-24%35%22%35%22%35%2%15%
Wayne-1%-72%41%28%16%-38%18%12%10%17%17%44%10%
Wyoming-3%N/A22%96%66%-34%29%18%27%-12%1%28%10%
Yates37%-1%33%117%-13%30%3%36%7%-1%-8%6%

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Notes: N/A - Data not disclosed or not available




Change in Average Salary by Sector, 2018
ConstructionEducational ServicesFinancial ActivitiesGovernmentHealth Care and Social AssistanceInformationLeisure and HospitalityManufacturingNatural Resources and MiningOther ServicesProfessional and Business ServicesTrade, Transportation, and UtilitiesTotal
United States16%9%25%17%11%32%10%9%32%18%22%5%11%
NYS14%17%24%22%10%34%10%9%15%20%17%4%11%
NYS (excluding NYC)17%9%28%15%17%2%6%8%16%14%14%4%9%
Region11%9%23%30%18%-8%9%-6%26%17%12%5%3%
Monroe10%5%22%35%17%-9%3%-8%N/A18%7%2%N/A
Surrounding Counties15%1%25%26%22%18%25%14%28%18%58%17%13%
Genesee3%61%21%N/A23%N/A16%10%29%7%66%8%13%
Livingston22%-3%18%51%28%-5%28%5%67%9%33%19%11%
Ontario23%-2%28%8%16%47%14%17%31%42%107%11%16%
Orleans10%16%8%10%-4%44%16%29%18%53%22%14%
Seneca30%2%14%30%N/A-24%35%22%35%22%35%2%15%
Wayne-1%-72%41%28%16%-38%18%12%10%17%17%44%10%
Wyoming-3%N/A22%96%66%-34%29%18%27%-12%1%28%10%
Yates37%-1%33%117%-13%30%3%36%7%-1%-8%6%

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Notes: N/A - Data not disclosed or not available











Worse than NYS by 10% or more
Up to 10% worse than NYS
Equal to or better than NYS


INDICATORS - Grouped by Topic REGIONAL VALUE YEAR NYS COMPARISON TREND | REGION
*No or multiple regional values for this indicator


Worse than NYS by 10% or more
Up to 10% worse than NYS
Equal to or better than NYS





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