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New York State Exams

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Below is a roundup of New York State exams leading to public service positions. Most of the jobs listed are located in the New York metropolitan area and upstate.

Prospective applicants are advised to write or call the appropriate office to make sure they meet the qualifications needed to apply for an exam. For jobs for which no written tests are given, candidates will be rated on education and experience, or by oral tests or performance exams.

Most New York State exams are periodic, while some are on a continuous basis. Those who are interested in these positions can apply anytime and qualified applicants are added to the eligible list.

For more information about New York State exams, click here.

STATE EXAMS

OPEN CONTINUOUSLY

20-101 Actuary Trainee (Dept. of Financial Services) $40,507-$51,830

20-102 Actuary Trainee (State Insurance Fund) $40,507-$51,830

20-103 Actuary Trainee (Teachers' Retirement System) $41,042-$53,549

20-690 Addictions Counselor 1 $50,722-$64,557

20-691 Addictions Counselor 1 (Spanish Language) $50,722-$64,557

20-692 Addictions Counselor 2 $56,604-$71,980

20-104 Assistant Actuary (Department of Financial Services) $42,883-$54,678

20-106 Assistant Actuary (Office of the State Comptroller) $42,883-$54,678

20-105 Assistant Actuary (State Insurance Fund) $42,883-$54,678

20-107 Assistant Actuary (Teachers' Retirement System) $46,344-$57,877

20-952 Assistant Clinical Physician $105,854-$118,468

20-951 Assistant Clinical Physician (Spanish Language) $105,854-$118,468

20-959 Assistant Psychiatrist $113,843-$126,712

20-113 Associate Actuary (Casualty) (Dept. of Financial Services) $72,735-$91,821

20-114 Associate Actuary (Casualty) (State Insurance Fund) $72,735-$91,821

20-115 Associate Actuary (Life) (Dept. of Financial Services) $72,735-$91,821

20-116 Associate Actuary (Life) (Office of the State Comptroller) $72,735-$91,821

20-117 Associate Actuary (Life) (Teachers' Retirement System) $79,426-$99,192

20-254 Associate Psychologist $67,703

20-256 Associate Psychologist (Spanish Language) $67,703

20-872 Associate Psychologist (Forensic Mental Health) $67,703

20-873 Associate Psychologist (Sex Offender Assessment and Treatment) $67,703

20-687 Audiologist 1 $50,722-$64,557

20-688 Audiologist 2 $56,604-$71,980

20-517 Bank Examiner $59,839

20-077 Child Protective Services Specialist 1 $50,722

20-078 Child Protective Services Specialist 1 (Spanish Language) $50,722

20-075 Child Protective Services Specialist Trainee $42,986

20-076 Child Protective Services Specialist Trainee (Spanish Language) $42,986

20-953 Clinical Physician 1 $117,556-$141,585

20-954 Clinical Physician 1 (Spanish Language) $117,556-$141,585

20-955 Clinical Physician 2 $129,866-$155,452

20-956 Clinical Physician 2 (Spanish Language) $129,866-$155,452

20-489 Community Mental Health Nurse $59,671-$75,785

20-490 Community Mental Health Nurse (Spanish Language) $59,671-$75,785

20-969 Community Nursing Services Consultant (Home Health Services) $63,041-$72,012

20-531 Dental Hygienist $43,484

20-957 Dentist 1 $105,355

20-151 Developmental Disabilities Secure Care Treatment Aide Trainee $38,875

20-152 Developmental Disabilities Secure Care Treatment Aide Trainee (Spanish Lang.) $38,875

20-974 Dietitian 2 $56,604-$71,980

20-149 Direct Support Assistant Trainee $32,972

20-150 Direct Support Assistant Trainee (Spanish Language) $32,972

20-349 Emergency Medical Technician $42,631

20-523 Emergency Medical Technician (Paramedic) $53,019

20-724 State Program Examiner Trainee 1 (Fiscal) $45,455-$71,980

Auditor Trainee 1 (Municipal)

Auditor Trainee 1 (Abandoned Property)

20-911 Health Care Surveyor 2 (Nursing) $54,045-$68,637

20-259 Health Information Management Administrator 1 $53,568

20-282 Health Information Management Administrator 2 $59,671

20-283 Health Information Management Administrator 3 $69,603

20-257 Health Information Management Technician 1 $42,986

20-258 Health Information Management Technician 2 $48,027

20-100 Health Services Nurse 48,027-$61,229 (Upstate), $62,200-75,402 (Downstate)

20-969 Hospital Nursing Services Consultant $63,041-$72,012

20-867 Hospital Patient Services Clerk 1 (SUNY Syracuse) $30,461

20-869 Hospital Patient Services Clerk 1 (SUNY Stony Brook) $33,442

20-131 Legal Specialties $56-745-$100,091 (M/C), $56,604-$102,661 (PEF)

20-050 Licensed Master Social Worker 1 $56,604

20-051 Licensed Master Social Worker 1 (Various Language Proficiencies) $56,604

20-052 Licensed Master Social Worker 2 $62,726

20-054 Licensed Master Social Worker 2 (Acute Care/Rehabilitation)

20-056 Licensed Master Social Worker 2 (Addictions)

20-058 Licensed Master Social Worker 2 (Children and Youth)

20-060 Licensed Master Social Worker 2 (Developmental Disabilities)

20-062 Licensed Master Social Worker 2 (Forensic)

20-064 Licensed Master Social Worker 2 (Geriatric)

20-066 Licensed Master Social Worker 2 (Mental Health)

20-068 Licensed Master Social Worker 2 (Sex Offender Assessment and Treatment)

20-053 Licensed Master Social Worker 2 (Various Language Proficiencies) $62,726

20-055 Licensed Master Social Worker 2 Acute Care/Rehabilitation (VLP)

20-057 Licensed Master Social Worker 2 Addictions (VLP)

20-059 Licensed Master Social Worker 2 Children and Youth (VLP)

20-061 Licensed Master Social Worker 2 Developmental Disabilities (VLP)

20-063 Licensed Master Social Worker 2 Forensic (VLP)

20-065 Licensed Master Social Worker 2 Geriatric (VLP)

20-067 Licensed Master Social Worker 2 Mental Health (VLP)

20-069 Licensed Master Social Worker 2 Sex Offender Assessment and Treatment (VLP)

20-413 Licensed Practical Nurse $37,366-$47,857

20-918 Licensed Psychologist (Addictions) $73,768-$92,974

20-917 Licensed Psychologist (Children and Family Services) $73,768-$92,974

20-543 Licensed Psychologist (Forensic) $70,931-$86,699

20-874 Licensed Psychologist (Forensic Mental Health) $70,931-$86,699

20-652 Licensed Psychologist (Mental Health) $70,931-$86,699

20-544 Licensed Psychologist (Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities) $70,931-$86,699

20-871 Licensed Psychologist (Sex Offender Assessment and Treatment) $70,931-$86,699

20-171 Licensed Respiratory Therapist 1 $38,612

20-540 Medical Care Representative $59,671

20-949 Medical Specialist 1 $123,651-$148,421

20-950 Medical Specialist 2 $130,858-$157,736

20-195 Medical Technologist 1 $41,170

20-826 Nurse 1 $46,778-$61,195 (Upstate); $62,708 (Downstate)

20-827 Nurse 1 (Chinese Language) $41,170-$61,195 (Upstate); $62,708 (Downstate)

20-828 Nurse 1 (Manual Communications) $41,170-$61,195 (Upstate); $62,708 (Downstate)

20-829 Nurse 1 (Spanish Language) $41,170-$61,195 (Upstate); $62,708 (Downstate)

20-830 Nurse 2 Varies by County (Upstate); $66,200-$74,365 (Downstate)

20-831 Nurse 2 (Manual Communications) Varies by County (Upstate); $66,200-$74,365 (Downstate)

20-832 Nurse 2 (Psychiatric) Varies by County (Upstate); $66,200-$74-365 (Downstate)

20-833 Nurse 2 (Psychiatric-Chinese Language) Varies by County (Upstate); $66,200-$74,365 (Downstate)

20-834 Nurse 2 (Psychiatric-Manual Communications) Varies by County (Upstate); $66,200-$74,365 (Downstate)

20-835 Nurse 2 (Psychiatric-Spanish Language) Varies by County (Upstate); $66,200-$74,365 (Downstate)

20-836 Nurse 2 (Rehabilitation) Varies by County (Upstate); $66,200-$74,365 (Downstate)

20-975 Nurse 3 (Correctional Services) Varies by County (Upstate); $72,710-$76,181 (Downstate)

20-838 Nurse 3 (Geriatric) $56,813-$74,668 (Upstate); $72,710-$87,973 (Downstate)

20-839 Nurse 3 (Psychiatric) Varies by County (Upstate); $72,710-$87,973 (Downstate)

20-840 Nurse 3 (Psychiatric-Manual Communications) Varies by County (Upstate); $72,710-$87,973 (Downstate)

20-841 Nurse 3 (Psychiatric-Spanish Language) Varies by County (Upstate); $72,710-$87,973 (Downstate)

20-842 Nurse 3 (Rehabilitation) Varies by County (Upstate); $72,710-$87,973 (Downstate)

20-926 Nurse Practitioner (Acute Care) $75,668-$90,052 (Upstate); $91,565 Downstate

20-927 Nurse Practitioner (Adult Health) $75,668-$90,052 (Upstate); $91,565 Downstate

20-929 Nurse Practitioner (Community Health) Varies by County and Agency

20-930 Nurse Practitioner (Family Health) $75,668-$90,052 (Upstate); $91,565 Downstate

20-938 Nurse Practitioner (Psychiatry) $75,668-$90,052 (Upstate); $91,565 Downstate

20-868 Nursing Station Clerk I (SUNY Syracuse) $30,461

20-870 Nursing Station Clerk I (SUNY Stony Brook) $33,442

20-580 Occupational Therapy Assistant 1 $38,464

20-581 Occupational Therapy Assistant 2 $45,455-$58,028

20-582 Occupational Therapist $50,722-$64,557

20-269 Optician $39,825

20-127 Pharmacist $92,446-$113,661

20-973 Pharmacy Consultant $73,768-$92,974

20-573 Physical Therapy Assistant 1 $38,464-$49,417

20-574 Physical Therapy Assistant 2 $45,455-$58,028

20-575 Physical Therapist $50,722-$64,557

20-567 Physician Assistant (Salary varies by County and Agency)

20-252 Plant Utilities Assistant $36,051

20-253 Plant Utilities Engineer 1 $47,773

20-118 Principal Actuary (Casualty) (Dept. of Financial Services) $89,649-$110,105

20-119 Principal Actuary (Casualty) (State Insurance Fund) $89,649-$110,105

20-120 Principal Actuary (Life) (Dept. of Financial Services) $95,136-$116,844

20-121 Principal Actuary (Life) (Office of the State Comptroller) $95,136-$116,844

20-122 Principal Actuary (Life) (Teachers' Retirement System) $100,342-$125,314

20-139 Principal Actuary (Life) (NYS Insurance Fund) $95,136 - $116,844

20-978 Psychiatric Examiner (Psychologist) $81,856

20-960 Psychiatrist 1 $151,389

20-961 Psychiatrist 1 (Children and Youth) $151,389

20-962 Psychiatrist 1 (Chinese Language) $151,389

20-963 Psychiatrist 1 (Spanish Language) $151,389

20-979 Psychiatrist 1 (Forensic) $151,389

20-964 Psychiatrist 2 $160,891

20-965 Psychiatrist 2 (Children and Youth) $160,891

20-966 Psychiatrist 2 (Chinese Language) $160,891

20-967 Psychiatrist 2 (Manual Communications) $160,891

20-968 Psychiatrist 2 (Spanish Language) $160,891

20-980 Psychiatrist 2 (Forensic) $160,891

20-409 Radiologic Technologist $32,653

20-560 Recreation Therapist $45,455

20-561 Recreation Therapist (Spanish Language) $45,455

20-562 Recreation Therapist (Art) $45,455

20-563 Recreation Therapist (Dance) $45,455

20-564 Recreation Therapist (Music) $45,455

20-791 Rehabilitation Technologist 1 $78,076

20-792 Rehabilitation Technologist 2 $85,819

20-793 Rehabilitation Technologist 3 $98,974

20-777 State Program Examiner 1 (Fiscal) $56,604-$71,980

Auditor 1 (Municipal)

Auditor 1 (Abandoned Property)

20-108 Senior Actuary (Casualty) (Dept. of Financial Services) $56,229-$71,412

20-109 Senior Actuary (Casualty) (State Insurance Fund) $56,229-$71,412

20-110 Senior Actuary (Life) (Department of Financial Services) $56,229-$71,412

20-111 Senior Actuary (Life) (Office of the State Comptroller) $56,229-$71,412

20-112 Senior Actuary (Life) (Teachers' Retirement System) $61,164-$76,385

20-583 Senior Occupational Therapist $56,604-$71,980

20-576 Senior Physical Therapist $56,604-$71,980

20-410 Senior Radiologic Technologist $38,612-$41,638

20-693 Speech Language Pathologist 1 $50,722-$64,557

20-694 Speech Language Pathologist 2 $55,604-$71,980

20-778 State Program Examiner 1 (Systems) $56,604-$71,980

20-722 State Program Examiner Trainee 1 $45,455-$71,980

20-723 State Program Examiner Trainee 1 (Systems) $45,455-$71,980

20-123 Supervising Actuary (Casualty) (Dept. of Financial Services) $98,605-$124,437

20-124 Supervising Actuary (Casualty) (State Insurance Fund) $98,605-$124,437

20-125 Supervising Actuary (Life) (Dept. of Financial Services) $98,605-$124,437

20-126 Supervising Actuary (Life) (Office of the State Comptroller) $98,605-$124,437

20-971 Tax Auditor Trainee 1 $44,564-$49,997

20-148 Teaching and Research Center Specialty Nurse $51,268-$75,517

20-266 Teaching and Research Center Nurse 3 $56,813-$80,170

20-879 Verbatim Reporter 1 $53,130-$64,240

20-881 Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor $58,501

20-882 Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (Manual Communication) $58,501

20-883 Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (Spanish Language) $58,501

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