Cardiovascular Technologists

Median Salary: $49,400   |  

In 2010, cardiovascular technologists took home a median yearly salary of $49,400 as fundamental, contributing members of growing economies nationally. Hourly, that yearly salary works out to $23.80 for an average cardiovascular technologist. If you are hoping to be pulling down top dollar in your field, getting the excellent training is positively vital. Salaries can fluctuate severely by place, education, and experience.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were a projected 48,720 working as cardiovascular technologists nationally in 2010. The most successful cardiovascular technologists regularly tend to be social, investigative, and conventional. The right mix of attributes and solid training is fundamental for individuals preparing to move forward in this field.

Individuals preparing to move forward in this occupation should be skilled in:

  • Information Ordering
  • Inductive Reasoning
  • Control Precision
  • Flexibility of Closure
  • Time Sharing

A handful of personal attributes can be valuable for cardiovascular technologists, such as:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Achievement/Effort
  • Leadership

A cardiovascular technologist should be knowledgeable in subjects like:

  • English Language
  • Education and Training
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Psychology

On a typical day, a cardiovascular technologist might be documenting/recording information, coaching and developing others, or estimating the quantifiable characteristics of products, events, or information, making top-notch training in these areas extremely useful. Want to find out more about cardiovascular technologists? You can find everything from salary data to job density for every metropolitan area in the United States.

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Alabama
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
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Top 25%
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Job Density
Auburn 40 $53,800 $25.90 $59,600 $28.60 112.3%
Birmingham 340 $46,000 $22.10 $57,000 $27.40 87.5%
Huntsville 190 $42,200 $20.30 $58,400 $28.10 148.8%
Mobile 100 $43,300 $20.80 $53,600 $25.80 50.1%
Alaska
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Anchorage 60 $88,100 $42.30 $103,700 $49.80 -12.3%
Arizona
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
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Phoenix 610 $42,900 $20.60 $62,700 $30.20 -5.7%
Tucson 110 $57,400 $27.60 $68,700 $33.00 -14.9%
Yuma NA $76,400 $36.70 $86,400 $41.50 NA
Arkansas
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Fayetteville 50 $42,100 $20.30 $55,200 $26.60 -26.4%
Fort Smith 60 $27,500 $13.20 $50,000 $24.10 44.1%
Little Rock 100 $45,200 $21.70 $62,300 $30.00 -21.1%
California
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bakersfield 40 $47,500 $22.80 $75,600 $36.40 -58.5%
Chico 40 $60,700 $29.20 $79,300 $38.10 53.8%
Fresno 80 $55,900 $26.90 $72,500 $34.90 -34.7%
Los Angeles (Area) 1,360 $53,900 $25.90 $68,900 $33.20 -31.6%
Modesto NA $42,400 $20.40 $54,400 $26.10 NA
Oakland 210 $57,000 $27.40 $75,800 $36.50 -41%
Riverside 290 $48,000 $23.10 $63,000 $30.30 -34.5%
Sacramento 260 $60,200 $29.00 $81,300 $39.10 -18.8%
Salinas 30 $53,500 $25.70 $59,800 $28.70 -48.6%
San Diego 350 $53,300 $25.60 $70,800 $34.10 -26.9%
San Francisco (Area) 420 $55,200 $26.50 $72,800 $35.00 -41.8%
San Francisco (City) 210 $52,500 $25.20 $69,800 $33.60 -42.6%
San Jose 130 $71,100 $34.20 $104,000 $50.00 -59.3%
San Luis Obispo 40 $78,200 $37.60 $88,400 $42.50 7.6%
Santa Barbara 50 $46,100 $22.20 $67,000 $32.20 -20.4%
Santa Cruz NA $64,600 $31.00 $79,000 $38.00 NA
Santa Rosa 60 $66,700 $32.10 $84,200 $40.50 -14.4%
Stockton 60 $61,800 $29.70 $76,100 $36.60 -17%
Yuba City 30 $67,600 $32.50 $79,900 $38.40 132.9%
Colorado
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Boulder 60 $58,100 $28.00 $70,400 $33.80 0.5%
Denver 340 $51,400 $24.70 $69,400 $33.30 -25.1%
Fort Collins 80 $37,000 $17.80 $48,700 $23.40 68.7%
Pueblo 30 $60,000 $28.80 $78,000 $37.50 47.8%
Connecticut
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bridgeport 160 $65,300 $31.40 $75,900 $36.50 6%
Hartford 130 $64,500 $31.00 $74,100 $35.60 -38.6%
New Haven 50 $79,500 $38.20 $95,000 $45.70 -51.2%
District of Columbia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Washington (Area) 540 $70,500 $33.90 $83,400 $40.10 -50.4%
Florida
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Cape Coral 230 $50,800 $24.40 $66,100 $31.80 214.4%
Deltona 100 $31,500 $15.10 $56,800 $27.30 67.6%
Gainesville 180 $27,900 $13.40 $47,800 $23.00 296.1%
Jacksonville 570 $34,200 $16.50 $51,800 $24.90 160.6%
Lakeland 90 $42,400 $20.40 $57,100 $27.40 29.5%
Miami (Area) 1,810 $35,500 $17.10 $56,300 $27.10 120.1%
Naples 80 $32,900 $15.80 $54,600 $26.20 92.4%
Ocala NA $38,400 $18.50 $54,500 $26.20 NA
Orlando 670 $39,100 $18.80 $55,200 $26.50 81.5%
Palm Bay 240 $29,300 $14.10 $41,000 $19.70 226.9%
Panama City 50 $36,900 $17.70 $55,100 $26.50 106.5%
Pensacola 140 $33,200 $16.00 $54,500 $26.20 147%
Port St. Lucie 70 $29,500 $14.20 $43,000 $20.70 51.2%
Punta Gorda 30 $49,500 $23.80 $65,900 $31.70 107.6%
Sebastian 50 $29,500 $14.20 $60,600 $29.10 203.1%
Tampa 800 $47,600 $22.90 $61,800 $29.70 91.1%
Georgia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Atlanta 440 $54,000 $26.00 $66,000 $31.80 -47.8%
Augusta 100 $49,000 $23.60 $59,100 $28.40 30.3%
Columbus 40 $43,600 $21.00 $53,800 $25.80 -12.3%
Savannah 40 $54,600 $26.30 $60,700 $29.20 -21.4%
Hawaii
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Honolulu 110 $59,900 $28.80 $80,100 $38.50 -34.5%
Illinois
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Top 25%
Hourly Wage
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Champaign NA $39,300 $18.90 $52,500 $25.30 NA
Chicago (Area) 1,440 $42,300 $20.30 $60,000 $28.80 -10.2%
Peoria 130 $30,700 $14.80 $44,300 $21.30 108.1%
Springfield 50 $41,100 $19.80 $54,300 $26.10 22.2%
Indiana
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Annual Salary
Top 25%
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Elkhart 40 $37,300 $18.00 $55,300 $26.60 12.5%
Evansville 60 $48,100 $23.10 $56,100 $27.00 -4.4%
Fort Wayne 50 $48,500 $23.30 $58,200 $28.00 -28.7%
Indianapolis 350 $55,700 $26.80 $71,900 $34.60 6.8%
South Bend 50 $46,900 $22.50 $59,400 $28.60 -1%
Iowa
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Davenport 50 $47,800 $23.00 $55,200 $26.50 -20.1%
Des Moines 110 $46,700 $22.50 $72,000 $34.60 -11.5%
Kansas
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
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Topeka 70 $35,900 $17.20 $57,800 $27.80 76.5%
Wichita 120 $48,000 $23.10 $63,500 $30.50 9.9%
Kentucky
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bowling Green 60 NA NA NA NA 196.1%
Lexington 180 $41,300 $19.90 $58,600 $28.20 94.8%
Louisville 550 $39,300 $18.90 $55,500 $26.70 147.8%
Louisiana
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Alexandria 40 $33,600 $16.20 $49,500 $23.80 52.2%
Baton Rouge 200 $25,100 $12.10 $46,400 $22.30 43.1%
Houma 40 $41,000 $19.70 $48,900 $23.50 13.1%
Lafayette 40 $39,700 $19.10 $61,400 $29.50 -26.1%
Lake Charles 50 $28,900 $13.90 $41,300 $19.80 63.4%
New Orleans 230 $39,800 $19.20 $54,000 $25.90 21.4%
Shreveport 70 $39,800 $19.20 $63,400 $30.50 8.4%
Maine
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
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Annual Salary
Top 25%
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Job Density
Portland 80 $54,600 $26.30 $65,400 $31.50 7%
Maryland
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Baltimore 700 $58,100 $27.90 $69,400 $33.40 47%
Massachusetts
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
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Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Barnstable Town 30 $58,600 $28.20 $81,700 $39.30 -6.5%
Boston (Area) 830 $66,700 $32.10 $86,400 $41.60 -10.4%
Springfield 70 NA NA NA NA -36.6%
Worcester 60 $57,700 $27.70 $77,100 $37.10 -29.5%
Michigan
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Ann Arbor NA $51,000 $24.50 $66,200 $31.80 NA
Battle Creek 60 $54,300 $26.10 $65,700 $31.60 195%
Detroit (Area) 1,100 $48,200 $23.20 $59,000 $28.40 69.7%
Grand Rapids 270 $44,800 $21.50 $56,800 $27.30 96.9%
Kalamazoo 130 $55,000 $26.50 $63,900 $30.70 150.4%
Lansing 150 $53,600 $25.80 $58,500 $28.10 103.7%
Saginaw NA $46,800 $22.50 $58,400 $28.10 NA
Minnesota
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Minneapolis 540 $56,900 $27.40 $68,400 $32.90 -15.4%
Rochester 230 $47,800 $23.00 $57,000 $27.40 496.6%
Mississippi
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
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Annual Salary
Top 25%
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Jackson 200 $40,400 $19.40 $52,400 $25.20 114.6%
Missouri
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Columbia NA $40,900 $19.70 $52,200 $25.10 NA
Kansas City 320 $44,200 $21.20 $61,400 $29.50 -11%
Springfield 80 $29,200 $14.00 $44,100 $21.20 20.6%
St. Louis 390 $37,200 $17.90 $54,700 $26.30 -19.8%
Nebraska
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Lincoln 60 $48,400 $23.30 $64,200 $30.80 -4.7%
Omaha 370 $46,800 $22.50 $66,900 $32.20 119.6%
Nevada
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
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Annual Salary
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Hourly Wage
Job Density
Las Vegas 320 $56,000 $26.90 $75,400 $36.20 2.9%
New Hampshire
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
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Manchester 40 $58,500 $28.20 $72,800 $35.00 19.6%
New Jersey
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
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Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Atlantic City 50 $62,400 $30.00 $77,700 $37.40 -0.8%
Trenton 80 $63,900 $30.70 $77,000 $37.00 1.3%
New Mexico
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Albuquerque 210 $45,000 $21.70 $57,700 $27.70 48.6%
New York
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Albany 130 $46,700 $22.50 $59,100 $28.40 -18.5%
Binghamton 50 $44,900 $21.60 $57,600 $27.70 15.4%
Buffalo 210 $48,500 $23.30 $66,700 $32.10 1.8%
New York (Area) 2,520 $54,300 $26.10 $67,800 $32.60 -18.8%
Poughkeepsie 120 $59,100 $28.40 $72,800 $35.00 26.1%
Rochester 90 $49,900 $24.00 $59,000 $28.40 -52.7%
Syracuse 90 $57,300 $27.50 $71,100 $34.20 -18%
Utica 70 $58,200 $28.00 $66,500 $32.00 48.6%
North Carolina
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Asheville 70 $60,000 $28.90 $68,000 $32.70 3.7%
Charlotte 210 $57,400 $27.60 $65,600 $31.50 -30.8%
Durham 210 $52,700 $25.30 $65,500 $31.50 108.4%
Greensboro 150 $57,000 $27.40 $66,800 $32.10 18%
Raleigh 140 NA NA NA NA -23.5%
Ohio
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Akron 110 $38,800 $18.60 $50,000 $24.10 -5.2%
Canton NA $47,000 $22.60 $57,600 $27.70 NA
Cincinnati 420 $41,500 $20.00 $56,600 $27.20 12.8%
Cleveland 600 $49,500 $23.80 $57,400 $27.60 61.9%
Columbus 170 $45,600 $21.90 $64,300 $30.90 -50.9%
Dayton 120 $50,300 $24.20 $58,500 $28.10 -16.2%
Mansfield 50 $56,300 $27.10 $63,800 $30.70 159.3%
Toledo 180 $47,200 $22.70 $58,000 $27.90 65.5%
Youngstown 80 $49,500 $23.80 $57,300 $27.60 -4.4%
Oklahoma
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Oklahoma City 300 $37,500 $18.00 $54,600 $26.30 39.9%
Tulsa 140 $44,400 $21.40 $56,900 $27.30 -11.2%
Oregon
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Eugene NA $69,200 $33.30 $78,500 $37.70 NA
Medford 60 $72,300 $34.70 $81,400 $39.10 101.3%
Portland 310 $68,400 $32.90 $80,300 $38.60 -17%
Salem 50 $64,800 $31.10 $82,200 $39.50 -8.9%
Pennsylvania
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Allentown 280 $73,500 $35.30 $86,700 $41.70 120.4%
Erie 130 $37,900 $18.20 $55,800 $26.80 165.5%
Harrisburg 150 $51,400 $24.70 $60,800 $29.20 25.1%
Lancaster 100 $34,700 $16.70 $50,900 $24.50 20.4%
Philadelphia (Area) 1,020 $53,100 $25.50 $68,700 $33.10 1.8%
Pittsburgh 690 $42,800 $20.60 $56,900 $27.30 65.5%
Reading 90 $53,300 $25.60 $62,700 $30.10 39.2%
Scranton 120 $44,700 $21.50 $54,100 $26.00 28.5%
Rhode Island
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Providence NA $51,900 $25.00 $71,200 $34.20 NA
South Carolina
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Charleston 220 $53,700 $25.80 $62,300 $30.00 109.1%
Florence 110 $39,000 $18.80 $58,500 $28.10 289.6%
Greenville 120 $47,700 $22.90 $60,500 $29.10 9.7%
Myrtle Beach 30 $45,100 $21.70 $61,500 $29.50 -24.5%
Spartanburg NA $45,400 $21.80 $59,600 $28.70 NA
South Dakota
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Sioux Falls 100 $45,700 $22.00 $53,500 $25.70 93.7%
Tennessee
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Chattanooga 160 $57,700 $27.70 $66,700 $32.10 89.6%
Jackson 90 $47,700 $22.90 $57,700 $27.70 315.4%
Kingsport 60 $55,500 $26.70 $66,700 $32.10 47.5%
Knoxville 120 $36,000 $17.30 $49,900 $24.00 -2.3%
Memphis 200 $36,800 $17.70 $53,100 $25.50 -12%
Nashville 110 $49,600 $23.80 $64,500 $31.00 -58.7%
Texas
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Amarillo 40 $60,900 $29.30 $72,500 $34.90 -10.4%
Austin 150 $61,000 $29.30 $68,300 $32.80 -49.6%
Beaumont 60 $49,800 $23.90 $58,000 $27.90 -6%
Brownsville 40 $53,100 $25.50 $63,200 $30.40 -9.4%
College Station 30 $55,300 $26.60 $64,300 $30.90 -11%
Corpus Christi 110 $54,100 $26.00 $64,400 $31.00 63.2%
Dallas (Area) 800 $57,000 $27.40 $67,700 $32.60 -26.6%
El Paso 70 $49,200 $23.60 $66,500 $32.00 -30.8%
Houston 840 $49,300 $23.70 $62,300 $29.90 -12%
Lubbock 50 $48,000 $23.10 $60,800 $29.20 -1%
McAllen 100 $44,900 $21.60 $65,100 $31.30 20.1%
San Antonio 370 $54,300 $26.10 $65,000 $31.30 15.4%
Tyler 110 $50,400 $24.20 $63,800 $30.70 212.3%
Waco 60 $49,200 $23.70 $65,500 $31.50 70.5%
Utah
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Salt Lake City 70 $52,900 $25.40 $69,400 $33.40 -70.5%
Virginia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Charlottesville 40 NA NA NA NA 23.2%
Richmond 320 $48,100 $23.10 $63,500 $30.50 43.1%
Roanoke 70 $56,200 $27.00 $67,400 $32.40 18.5%
Virginia Beach 530 $54,100 $26.00 $65,800 $31.60 93%
Washington
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Olympia 40 $69,400 $33.40 $82,700 $39.80 20.1%
Seattle (Area) 340 $70,400 $33.90 $83,500 $40.10 -44.9%
Spokane 120 $66,700 $32.10 $74,100 $35.60 62.1%
West Virginia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Huntington 140 $48,500 $23.30 $58,600 $28.20 235.8%
Morgantown 80 $22,700 $10.90 $27,300 $13.10 281.5%
Wheeling 70 $36,900 $17.80 $49,500 $23.80 203.4%
Wisconsin
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Green Bay 60 $56,400 $27.10 $66,600 $32.00 -8.1%
Madison 50 $56,300 $27.10 $70,000 $33.60 -56.7%
Milwaukee 380 $57,200 $27.50 $69,200 $33.30 25.3%
Oshkosh 50 $61,200 $29.40 $69,700 $33.50 37.1%

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