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New York Math Teacher Salary Expectations

According to the New York Department of Labor, the median math teacher salary in New York is $79,630, although the average is 12.6% more at $91,120. Starting salary, which is generally among new graduates, averages $45,700. The most experienced math teachers, however, average $113,820 per year. It’s important to note that salary is often has a geographical component. Below are math teacher salaries throughout the state:

New York City

  • Average: $109,570
  • Median: $106,960
  • Entry: $54,560
  • Experienced: $137,070

Central New York

(Syracuse)

  • Average: $72,480
  • Median: $65,860
  • Entry: $44,140
  • Experienced: $86,660

Hudson Valley

(Yonkers)

  • Average: $73,670
  • Median: $63,670
  • Entry: $42,080
  • Experienced: $89,460

Western New York

(Buffalo and Rochester)

  • Average: $69,400
  • Median: $62,250
  • Entry: $38,620
  • Experienced: $84,800

The Bureau of Labor has provided additional information in the table below of math teacher salaries across New York:

Area name
Employment
Annual median wage
Albany-Schenectady-Troy NY
310
59900
Buffalo-Niagara Falls NY
300
64460
Nassau-Suffolk NY Metropolitan Division
430
76680
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island NY-NJ-PA
3730
88340
New York-White Plains-Wayne NY-NJ Metropolitan Division
2520
96040
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown NY
110
70160
Rochester NY
360
76040
Syracuse NY
180
67590
Utica-Rome NY
70
Estimate Not Released
Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
110
71190
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
70
57470
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
180
48060