Wages / Availability

The cost of labor for specific occupations is lower in Cortland County when compared to the Central New York Non-metropolitan Area and the State of New York. Lower labor costs, coupled with high labor availability, ensure that businesses will be able to operate in a cost-effective manner without sacrificing productivity.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2015

CURRENT NYS Minimum Wage: $10.50 ~ 10 or fewer employees; $11.00 ~ 11 or more employees

 

Median Hourly Wage of  Cortland County Employees

Occupation Code

Occupation Title

Central New York NMA

New York

51-1011

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

$24.77

$29.13

51-4041

Machinists

$16.00

$20.94

51-9199

Production Workers, All Other

$12.03

$13.48

53-3032

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

$16.24

$21.28

53-7062

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

$10.56

$ 12.36

53-1031

First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators

$21.95

$31.71

 

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