Madison County, New York

Industrial Development Agency


The Central New York Region (which includes Madison County) contributes $1.7 billion in tourism business supporting 32,000 jobs. Visitors spent nearly $81 million in Madison County in 2014.

Natural and historical tourist attractions are supplemented with destinations that have been cultivated in Madison County and surrounding areas, such as the Annual Madison Bouckville Outdoor Antique Show, the International Boxing Hall of Fame and Museum, and many cultural attractions. The National Parks System promotes both the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor and the Gerrit Smith Estate in the County.

The Oneida Indian Nation has a rich cultural influence throughout Central New York. The Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona, offers gaming, entertainment, lodging, along with its PGA Tour golf courses.

Interested in learning more about amenities and attractions? Visit Madison County Tourism.

Median Hourly Wage – Tourism
Standard Occupational Classification Occupation Syracuse MSA (includes Madison County) Utica – Rome MSA New York State
35-1011 Chefs and Head Cooks $22.08 $23.94 $25.19
35-3011 Bartenders $8.87 $9.09 $9.15
35-3031 Waiters and Waitresses $8.89 $8.58 $9.14

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2009 Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage estimates.

Interested in learning more about tourism in Madison County? Contact us here:

Scott Flaherty
Executive Director of Madison County Tourism Inc.
(800) 684-7320 x11

Contact us to learn more about the advantages of growing your business in Madison County, New York.