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-9% Jobs Projection
$31,100 Median Salary
2,880 Job Openings

While jobs for Tellers in New York are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Tellers in New York is expected to decrease.

  • Tellers in New York earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Tellers Work in New York?

In New York, there were 24,920 people working as Tellers in the year 2018.

There were 25,300 Tellers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 380 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 6,220 Tellers working in it, which means New York has more Tellers than average.


Job Projections for New York

Jobs for Tellers in this state are declining at a rate of 9.2% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of -8.3%.


New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 2,880 annual Tellers job openings in New York, and 25,930 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 51,500 annual jobs and 460,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do Tellers Make in New York?

In 2018 wages for Tellers ranged from $23,610 to $39,930 with $31,100 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.35 to $19.2. The median hourly rate was $14.95.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $14.11 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.84.

The median salary in New York is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top New York Metros for Tellers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Tellers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 27,500 $31,970
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 1,250 $28,910
Rochester, NY 1,040 $29,510
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 1,020 $29,550
Syracuse, NY 750 $33,180
Utica-Rome, NY 450 $28,400
Kingston, NY 290 $29,810
Ithaca, NY 230 $28,760
Binghamton, NY 190 $32,030
Elmira, NY 190 $28,620
Glens Falls, NY 150 $30,350
Watertown-Fort Drum, NY 130 $28,260

Top States for Tellers Employment

View the list below to see where most Tellers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 47,520 $28,130
California 43,070 $31,030
Florida 28,090 $31,280
New York 24,920 $31,100
Pennsylvania 20,500 $28,950
Illinois 18,530 $29,120
Ohio 18,080 $28,340
Michigan 15,180 $29,050
New Jersey 13,380 $32,020
North Carolina 11,850 $31,240
Georgia 11,680 $30,250
Missouri 11,080 $26,670
Wisconsin 11,060 $28,490
Washington 11,040 $32,970
Tennessee 11,000 $27,530
Virginia 10,980 $30,710
Massachusetts 10,970 $31,530
Indiana 9,880 $27,400
Alabama 9,630 $27,300
Louisiana 8,370 $27,610

Below are the states where Tellers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $34,420
Washington $32,970
Maryland $32,090
New Jersey $32,020
Massachusetts $31,530
Connecticut $31,500
Hawaii $31,320
Florida $31,280
North Carolina $31,240
New York $31,100

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