Clinical Nurses

Median Salary: $64,700   |  

Receiving a median yearly salary of $64,700 nationally in 2010, clinical nurses are a fundamental part of growing economies across the country. If you break that yearly salary down, clinical nurses grossed $31.10 an hour that year. While salaries do change some from one place to another, they can fluctuate dramatically based on your experience and education, making it vital to obtain proper training.

A reported 2,655,020 people worked as clinical nurses in 2010, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The most successful clinical nurses oftentimes tend to be social, conventional, and realistic. If you are preparing to move up in this field, it's fundamental to have the right mix of traits and solid training.

For clinical nurses, it's important to build on skills like:

  • Written Comprehension
  • Near Vision
  • Arm-Hand Steadiness
  • Trunk Strength
  • Stamina

Valuable traits for clinical nurses include:

  • Concern for Others
  • Self Control
  • Leadership

Clinical nurses intending to progress need proper training in:

  • Medicine and Dentistry
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Psychology
  • English Language
  • Therapy and Counseling

On a typical day, a clinical nurse might be assisting and caring for others, training and teaching others, or interacting with computers, making solid training in these areas incredibly valuable. Below, you can learn everything else you need to know about clinical nurses working in metro areas all over the country, including data on salaries and job density.

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Alabama
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Anniston 970 $54,500 $26.20 $62,400 $30.00 3.1%
Birmingham 14,710 $58,200 $28.00 $69,300 $33.30 48.2%
Decatur 980 $45,800 $22.00 $54,700 $26.30 -9.4%
Dothan 1,750 $50,900 $24.50 $58,600 $28.20 51.3%
Florence 1,370 $47,100 $22.70 $56,500 $27.20 28.9%
Gadsden 980 $54,800 $26.40 $62,500 $30.10 39.2%
Huntsville 4,180 $55,600 $26.70 $65,800 $31.70 -1.3%
Mobile 4,990 $53,100 $25.50 $60,700 $29.20 42.3%
Montgomery 3,170 $59,300 $28.50 $69,900 $33.60 -3.9%
Tuscaloosa 2,240 $57,600 $27.70 $67,400 $32.40 20.8%
Alaska
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Anchorage 3,340 $80,200 $38.60 $91,700 $44.10 -2.9%
Fairbanks NA $76,600 $36.90 $89,100 $42.80 NA
Arizona
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Flagstaff 1,430 $75,900 $36.50 $89,200 $42.90 24.5%
Lake Havasu City 1,360 $64,600 $31.10 $79,200 $38.10 47.6%
Phoenix 26,610 $70,900 $34.10 $84,300 $40.50 -24.3%
Prescott 1,460 $71,600 $34.40 $85,200 $41.00 30%
Tucson 8,220 $65,100 $31.30 $74,000 $35.60 13.5%
Yuma 770 NA NA NA NA -34.1%
Arkansas
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Fayetteville 3,060 $51,300 $24.60 $62,000 $29.80 -23.8%
Fort Smith 1,990 $48,100 $23.10 $55,800 $26.80 -17.1%
Hot Springs 1,260 $56,600 $27.20 $68,600 $33.00 68.2%
Jonesboro 940 $51,800 $24.90 $63,200 $30.40 -1.9%
Little Rock 9,450 $57,200 $27.50 $67,700 $32.60 38%
Pine Bluff 920 $41,900 $20.10 $55,100 $26.50 28.5%
California
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bakersfield 3,740 $87,300 $42.00 $101,100 $48.60 -28.4%
Chico 1,570 $85,800 $41.20 $102,800 $49.40 10.8%
El Centro 750 $69,600 $33.50 $82,700 $39.80 -28.3%
Fresno 4,870 $78,900 $37.90 $92,600 $44.50 -25.3%
Hanford 890 $97,900 $47.10 $104,300 $50.20 11.5%
Los Angeles (Area) 87,470 $80,600 $38.80 $94,000 $45.20 -19.4%
Merced 500 $78,800 $37.90 $97,400 $46.80 -58%
Modesto 3,160 $92,100 $44.30 $109,200 $52.50 0.2%
Napa 1,350 $97,300 $46.80 $109,300 $52.60 6.4%
Oakland 16,840 $103,300 $49.70 $118,200 $56.90 -15.2%
Oxnard 3,360 $74,600 $35.80 $83,800 $40.30 -43.4%
Redding 1,520 $73,800 $35.50 $91,200 $43.80 21.8%
Riverside 21,780 $78,500 $37.80 $92,100 $44.30 -8.6%
Sacramento 14,610 $94,100 $45.20 $110,700 $53.20 -14.7%
Salinas 2,580 $94,800 $45.60 $121,100 $58.20 -19.6%
San Diego 21,100 $83,600 $40.20 $97,400 $46.80 -18.5%
San Francisco (Area) 33,900 $102,000 $49.10 $120,300 $57.80 -14.6%
San Francisco (City) 17,050 $100,400 $48.30 $122,900 $59.10 -14%
San Jose 11,710 $122,400 $58.90 $137,100 $65.90 -34.6%
San Luis Obispo 1,940 $88,100 $42.30 $102,200 $49.10 -4.3%
Santa Barbara 2,530 $84,100 $40.40 $99,000 $47.60 -26.6%
Santa Cruz 1,450 $93,400 $44.90 $115,900 $55.70 -16.3%
Santa Rosa 3,440 $83,900 $40.40 $98,100 $47.10 -3.7%
Stockton 3,850 $83,100 $40.00 $101,200 $48.70 -7.1%
Vallejo 2,400 $97,100 $46.70 $106,600 $51.20 -2.5%
Visalia 2,400 NA NA NA NA -12.1%
Yuba City NA $59,800 $28.70 $75,600 $36.40 NA
Colorado
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Boulder 2,940 $67,700 $32.50 $80,700 $38.80 -7.6%
Colorado Springs 4,980 $63,500 $30.50 $74,500 $35.80 -0.7%
Denver 22,170 $69,200 $33.30 $81,200 $39.10 -10.3%
Fort Collins 3,130 $64,300 $30.90 $72,800 $35.00 19.8%
Grand Junction 1,240 $65,300 $31.40 $73,300 $35.30 3.5%
Greeley 1,330 $63,400 $30.50 $73,600 $35.40 -15.5%
Pueblo 1,960 $62,600 $30.10 $71,700 $34.50 70.5%
Connecticut
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bridgeport 8,760 $72,000 $34.60 $84,200 $40.50 -9.4%
Hartford 12,990 $72,000 $34.60 $84,200 $40.50 13.7%
New Haven 9,520 $72,200 $34.70 $84,900 $40.80 39.6%
Norwich 2,250 $74,100 $35.60 $85,100 $40.90 -17.4%
Delaware
City/Area Employees Median
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Hourly Wage
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Annual Salary
Top 25%
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Job Density
Dover 1,070 $67,800 $32.60 $76,600 $36.80 -11.2%
District of Columbia
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Washington (Area) 39,140 $74,600 $35.90 $89,300 $43.00 -34%
Florida
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Cape Coral 4,800 $61,000 $29.30 $71,000 $34.20 18.6%
Deltona 3,370 $53,000 $25.50 $62,500 $30.00 7.8%
Gainesville 5,240 $62,200 $29.90 $70,900 $34.10 111.4%
Jacksonville 13,010 $60,900 $29.30 $72,800 $35.00 9.4%
Lakeland 4,150 $57,200 $27.50 $64,300 $30.90 5.1%
Miami (Area) 46,990 $66,400 $31.90 $78,200 $37.60 4.9%
Naples 2,650 $65,100 $31.30 $75,900 $36.50 16.1%
Ocala 2,310 $56,400 $27.10 $66,800 $32.10 23.6%
Orlando 18,350 $55,300 $26.60 $63,900 $30.70 -8.5%
Palm Bay 4,780 $59,400 $28.60 $69,200 $33.30 20.7%
Palm Coast 330 $55,200 $26.60 $64,700 $31.10 -7.5%
Panama City 1,540 $56,600 $27.20 $68,800 $33.10 8.2%
Pensacola 4,260 $52,500 $25.30 $62,200 $29.90 36.4%
Port St. Lucie 2,430 $59,800 $28.70 $70,300 $33.80 -1.3%
Punta Gorda 1,310 $47,500 $22.80 $57,700 $27.70 62%
Sebastian 1,290 $59,100 $28.40 $69,100 $33.20 39.7%
Tallahassee 3,090 $55,300 $26.60 $64,600 $31.10 -6.5%
Tampa 25,300 $61,200 $29.40 $72,800 $35.00 10.9%
Georgia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Albany 1,290 $52,200 $25.10 $64,900 $31.20 3.8%
Athens 1,880 $60,100 $28.90 $69,000 $33.20 18.4%
Atlanta 33,790 $64,100 $30.80 $72,700 $35.00 -26.5%
Augusta 5,070 $64,900 $31.20 $77,500 $37.30 20.1%
Brunswick 710 $52,500 $25.20 $58,400 $28.10 -11.5%
Columbus 2,630 $61,100 $29.40 $70,300 $33.80 14.1%
Dalton 710 $52,700 $25.40 $64,200 $30.80 -46.6%
Gainesville 1,500 $63,400 $30.50 $74,300 $35.70 5.4%
Macon 2,810 $56,700 $27.30 $68,100 $32.70 48.9%
Rome 1,270 $58,800 $28.30 $68,600 $33.00 70.8%
Savannah 3,520 $62,100 $29.90 $72,000 $34.60 16.1%
Valdosta 980 $52,400 $25.20 $63,300 $30.40 -3.9%
Hawaii
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Honolulu 7,160 $88,700 $42.70 $101,600 $48.90 -18.5%
Idaho
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Boise City 5,260 $61,100 $29.40 $73,500 $35.30 -1.5%
Coeur d'Alene 910 $68,200 $32.80 $81,400 $39.10 -15.9%
Idaho Falls 1,010 $55,200 $26.50 $59,700 $28.70 1%
Lewiston 800 $55,600 $26.70 $64,700 $31.10 62.8%
Pocatello 520 $61,100 $29.40 $67,200 $32.30 -26%
Illinois
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bloomington 1,200 $52,300 $25.20 $60,200 $28.90 -33%
Champaign 1,880 $55,600 $26.70 $65,800 $31.60 -8.5%
Chicago (Area) 89,890 $69,300 $33.30 $82,500 $39.60 3.2%
Danville 650 $63,700 $30.60 $72,700 $35.00 15.6%
Decatur 1,320 $56,400 $27.10 $72,500 $34.90 24.2%
Kankakee 1,090 $62,000 $29.80 $71,700 $34.50 26.4%
Peoria 4,950 $53,000 $25.50 $63,000 $30.30 42.1%
Rockford 3,930 $56,900 $27.40 $66,500 $32.00 37.1%
Springfield 2,950 $58,000 $27.90 $67,900 $32.60 33.8%
Indiana
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Anderson 980 $59,500 $28.60 $68,500 $32.90 25%
Bloomington 1,340 $55,600 $26.70 $65,600 $31.50 -11.7%
Columbus 730 $48,900 $23.50 $59,700 $28.70 -11.7%
Elkhart 1,760 $55,500 $26.70 $67,500 $32.50 -15.1%
Evansville 4,220 $53,100 $25.60 $59,700 $28.70 21.4%
Fort Wayne 5,160 $48,900 $23.50 $60,500 $29.10 26.8%
Indianapolis 20,740 $61,200 $29.40 $72,500 $34.90 16.5%
Kokomo 950 $53,100 $25.50 $60,600 $29.10 21%
Lafayette 1,390 $56,700 $27.30 $65,500 $31.50 -16.1%
Michigan City 830 $54,800 $26.30 $65,600 $31.60 -3.5%
Muncie 1,340 $49,000 $23.60 $59,400 $28.60 45.9%
South Bend 2,780 $54,700 $26.30 $63,000 $30.30 7.3%
Terre Haute 1,590 $53,200 $25.60 $59,700 $28.70 14.8%
Iowa
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Ames 680 $53,500 $25.70 $65,800 $31.70 -16.7%
Cedar Rapids 2,780 $45,000 $21.60 $56,100 $27.00 -1.8%
Davenport 4,070 $46,800 $22.50 $55,800 $26.80 9.8%
Des Moines 6,700 $53,700 $25.80 $63,000 $30.30 1%
Dubuque 1,400 $47,700 $22.90 $56,200 $27.00 29.9%
Sioux City 1,540 $43,000 $20.70 $51,100 $24.60 5.1%
Waterloo 1,840 $48,100 $23.10 $60,200 $29.00 3.9%
Kansas
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Lawrence 620 $49,800 $24.00 $57,900 $27.90 -35.2%
Manhattan 960 $50,300 $24.20 $59,700 $28.70 -20.8%
Topeka 2,780 $56,900 $27.30 $65,700 $31.60 25.4%
Wichita 6,370 $52,600 $25.30 $63,100 $30.30 9.6%
Kentucky
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bowling Green 1,380 $57,400 $27.60 $68,000 $32.70 18.7%
Elizabethtown 1,030 $60,000 $28.80 $68,700 $33.00 13.7%
Lexington 7,180 $56,100 $27.00 $66,500 $32.00 43.9%
Louisville 15,890 $58,300 $28.00 $67,200 $32.30 30.7%
Owensboro 1,760 $51,300 $24.70 $60,300 $29.00 80%
Louisiana
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Alexandria 2,090 $57,100 $27.50 $67,300 $32.40 62.3%
Baton Rouge 6,910 $56,100 $27.00 $65,700 $31.60 -6.9%
Houma 1,230 $53,500 $25.70 $59,800 $28.80 -34.7%
Lafayette 2,620 $62,400 $30.00 $78,200 $37.60 -11.7%
Lake Charles 1,580 $56,100 $27.00 $64,700 $31.10 -13.6%
Monroe 1,840 $54,700 $26.30 $65,100 $31.30 19.4%
New Orleans 13,310 $62,600 $30.10 $73,000 $35.10 26.3%
Shreveport 4,830 $57,500 $27.70 $70,600 $34.00 35.6%
Maine
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bangor 1,930 $66,200 $31.80 $79,300 $38.10 51.2%
Lewiston 1,580 $60,500 $29.10 $66,900 $32.20 60.8%
Portland 4,800 $57,500 $27.70 $66,400 $31.90 19.9%
Maryland
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Baltimore 30,670 $77,000 $37.00 $95,700 $46.00 18.5%
Cumberland 1,350 $57,500 $27.60 $66,900 $32.20 72.5%
Hagerstown 2,050 $64,900 $31.20 $73,900 $35.50 5.8%
Salisbury 1,400 $62,600 $30.10 $74,100 $35.60 28.9%
Massachusetts
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Barnstable Town 2,580 $73,200 $35.20 $91,600 $44.00 32.5%
Boston (Area) 64,460 $82,800 $39.80 $110,700 $53.20 27.8%
Pittsfield NA $67,000 $32.20 $80,200 $38.60 NA
Springfield 6,610 $71,200 $34.20 $82,700 $39.80 11.9%
Worcester 8,810 $78,400 $37.70 $99,900 $48.00 40.9%
Michigan
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Battle Creek 1,030 $72,300 $34.80 $89,600 $43.10 -5.3%
Bay City 730 $64,300 $30.90 $73,500 $35.30 0.5%
Detroit (Area) 37,600 $67,100 $32.30 $75,200 $36.10 6.7%
Flint 3,780 $64,800 $31.20 $72,100 $34.60 42.6%
Grand Rapids 7,550 $59,000 $28.40 $69,400 $33.40 0.9%
Holland 1,130 $59,800 $28.80 $68,200 $32.80 -44.3%
Jackson NA $55,000 $26.40 $61,600 $29.60 NA
Kalamazoo 3,290 $63,600 $30.60 $71,700 $34.50 20.7%
Lansing 3,440 $65,700 $31.60 $75,500 $36.30 -16.4%
Monroe 480 $62,200 $29.90 $69,300 $33.30 -36.6%
Muskegon 1,780 $58,500 $28.10 $67,000 $32.20 51.1%
Niles NA $57,300 $27.60 $77,100 $37.00 NA
Saginaw 3,040 $65,300 $31.40 $76,500 $36.80 80.5%
Minnesota
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Duluth 3,690 $67,600 $32.50 $82,100 $39.50 45%
Mankato 1,010 $65,400 $31.50 $76,100 $36.60 -14.1%
Minneapolis 34,060 $74,500 $35.80 $87,600 $42.10 -2.8%
Rochester 6,660 $77,200 $37.10 $88,700 $42.60 220.9%
St. Cloud 2,140 $74,000 $35.60 $89,800 $43.20 10.1%
Mississippi
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Gulfport 2,550 $56,100 $27.00 $65,900 $31.70 20.6%
Hattiesburg 1,970 $52,200 $25.10 $59,700 $28.70 72.1%
Jackson 8,000 $58,700 $28.20 $71,300 $34.30 57.7%
Pascagoula 1,400 $56,700 $27.20 $70,300 $33.80 20.5%
Missouri
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Cape Girardeau 1,770 $52,400 $25.20 $64,800 $31.20 80.5%
Columbia 3,090 $56,100 $27.00 $67,400 $32.40 80.4%
Jefferson City 1,280 $52,700 $25.30 $59,900 $28.80 -14.3%
Joplin 2,050 $42,100 $20.20 $54,400 $26.20 32.4%
Kansas City 21,760 $59,700 $28.70 $70,700 $34.00 9.4%
Springfield 5,690 $53,900 $25.90 $64,300 $30.90 49.8%
St. Louis 35,270 $57,800 $27.80 $71,400 $34.30 34.3%
Montana
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Billings 1,980 $60,500 $29.10 $70,900 $34.10 19.3%
Great Falls 900 $58,200 $28.00 $67,900 $32.60 21.5%
Missoula 1,300 $56,500 $27.20 $67,000 $32.20 15.3%
Nebraska
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Lincoln 3,600 $53,100 $25.50 $63,500 $30.50 8.4%
Omaha 9,780 $56,600 $27.20 $68,600 $33.00 5.5%
Nevada
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Carson City 750 $78,200 $37.60 $86,900 $41.80 31%
Las Vegas 12,050 $75,100 $36.10 $86,800 $41.70 -28.5%
Reno 3,180 $74,200 $35.70 $85,800 $41.20 -19.6%
New Hampshire
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Manchester 2,580 $64,400 $31.00 $75,100 $36.10 26.5%
New Jersey
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Atlantic City 2,820 $72,100 $34.70 $82,100 $39.50 -0.2%
Ocean City 580 $63,900 $30.70 $73,800 $35.50 -26.3%
Trenton 4,190 $69,500 $33.40 $79,000 $38.00 -6.6%
Vineland 1,380 $68,100 $32.80 $75,000 $36.10 10.5%
New Mexico
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Albuquerque 7,450 $69,700 $33.50 $80,400 $38.60 -3.6%
Farmington 720 $62,600 $30.10 $77,000 $37.00 -28.5%
Las Cruces 1,630 $57,600 $27.70 $69,000 $33.20 20.1%
New York
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Albany 9,500 $60,100 $28.90 $71,000 $34.10 7.2%
Binghamton 2,400 $53,100 $25.50 $64,300 $30.90 7.5%
Buffalo 11,460 $63,300 $30.50 $73,000 $35.10 4.3%
Elmira 770 $53,500 $25.70 $59,300 $28.50 -0.1%
Glens Falls 1,010 NA NA NA NA -6.3%
Ithaca 680 $54,700 $26.30 $65,100 $31.30 -33.7%
Kingston 1,000 $59,600 $28.70 $68,200 $32.80 -18.9%
New York (Area) 160,530 $79,500 $38.20 $92,100 $44.30 -5.2%
Poughkeepsie 4,950 $72,300 $34.80 $86,200 $41.40 -2%
Rochester 10,850 $58,100 $28.00 $68,800 $33.10 7.6%
Syracuse 6,780 $57,800 $27.80 $67,000 $32.20 8.6%
Utica 3,020 $56,600 $27.20 $65,900 $31.70 16.3%
North Carolina
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Asheville 5,430 $58,400 $28.10 $69,500 $33.40 56.6%
Burlington 1,150 $58,200 $28.00 $67,300 $32.40 1.2%
Charlotte 17,940 $58,400 $28.10 $66,500 $32.00 6.1%
Durham 11,070 $60,900 $29.30 $73,300 $35.20 98.4%
Fayetteville 2,420 $58,200 $28.00 $72,500 $34.90 -7.4%
Goldsboro 1,310 $58,600 $28.20 $65,100 $31.30 46.3%
Greensboro 7,100 $58,300 $28.00 $67,800 $32.60 1.4%
Hickory 2,970 $55,400 $26.60 $64,100 $30.80 3.4%
Jacksonville 700 $59,100 $28.40 $66,700 $32.00 -23.6%
Raleigh 9,040 $59,400 $28.50 $68,700 $33.00 -11.7%
Rocky Mount 1,100 $55,000 $26.40 $62,800 $30.20 -4.9%
Wilmington 2,810 $56,900 $27.30 $67,400 $32.40 0.2%
Winston-Salem 8,120 $59,000 $28.40 $69,700 $33.50 95.3%
North Dakota
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bismarck 2,130 $50,100 $24.10 $58,300 $28.00 63.7%
Fargo 1,130 $58,800 $28.30 $73,000 $35.10 -54.6%
Grand Forks 930 NA NA NA NA -5.2%
Ohio
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Akron 7,040 $61,100 $29.40 $70,000 $33.60 9.7%
Canton 3,860 $55,100 $26.50 $60,700 $29.20 17.6%
Cincinnati 23,260 $61,200 $29.40 $71,400 $34.30 15.6%
Cleveland 28,530 $61,200 $29.40 $70,100 $33.70 41.1%
Columbus 17,740 $59,700 $28.70 $73,100 $35.20 -4.1%
Dayton 9,640 $60,400 $29.00 $69,600 $33.50 28.5%
Lima 1,990 $58,800 $28.30 $67,600 $32.50 92.4%
Mansfield 1,220 $53,800 $25.90 $59,600 $28.70 18.5%
Sandusky 760 $55,700 $26.80 $62,600 $30.10 6.4%
Springfield 910 $54,900 $26.40 $64,100 $30.80 -6.8%
Toledo 8,850 $55,900 $26.90 $65,700 $31.60 49.7%
Youngstown 5,310 $51,800 $24.90 $62,100 $29.80 18.8%
Oklahoma
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Lawton 870 $55,800 $26.80 $62,400 $30.00 -0.5%
Oklahoma City 11,040 $56,100 $27.00 $65,100 $31.30 -4.1%
Tulsa 7,390 $50,700 $24.40 $60,600 $29.10 -13.1%
Oregon
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bend 1,350 $77,600 $37.30 $87,000 $41.80 9.3%
Corvallis NA $76,000 $36.50 $85,600 $41.20 NA
Eugene 2,760 $73,800 $35.50 $83,800 $40.30 -2.5%
Medford 1,740 $74,200 $35.70 $83,800 $40.30 13%
Portland 19,610 $78,400 $37.70 $89,200 $42.90 -2.4%
Salem 2,600 $72,200 $34.70 $83,600 $40.20 -12.9%
Pennsylvania
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Allentown 7,700 $64,700 $31.10 $74,700 $35.90 12.6%
Altoona 1,640 $55,900 $26.90 $66,000 $31.80 37.2%
Erie 3,470 $53,300 $25.60 $60,400 $29.00 33.7%
Harrisburg 6,840 $63,300 $30.40 $73,400 $35.30 7.4%
Johnstown 2,060 $44,700 $21.50 $49,700 $23.90 79%
Lancaster 3,710 $59,900 $28.80 $70,200 $33.80 -19.8%
Lebanon 990 $63,300 $30.40 $72,900 $35.00 2.6%
Philadelphia (Area) 64,870 $71,500 $34.40 $84,400 $40.60 18.6%
Pittsburgh 28,920 $59,400 $28.60 $69,400 $33.40 26.7%
Reading 3,170 $62,000 $29.80 $73,000 $35.10 -4.7%
Scranton 5,940 $54,500 $26.20 $62,500 $30.00 14.7%
State College 1,080 $45,100 $21.70 $65,000 $31.20 -23.1%
Williamsport 920 $57,100 $27.50 $65,300 $31.40 -12%
York 3,520 $66,200 $31.80 $78,700 $37.80 -0.4%
Rhode Island
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Providence 16,870 $74,200 $35.70 $87,000 $41.80 12.1%
South Carolina
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Charleston 8,540 $63,600 $30.60 $73,300 $35.20 48.4%
Columbia 8,700 $56,900 $27.40 $69,100 $33.20 25.6%
Florence 3,130 $56,500 $27.20 $65,300 $31.40 94.9%
Greenville 6,240 $58,200 $28.00 $69,400 $33.30 4%
Myrtle Beach 1,560 $52,100 $25.10 $59,600 $28.60 -30.2%
Spartanburg 2,630 $52,400 $25.20 $62,500 $30.00 12.8%
Sumter 690 $53,100 $25.50 $63,700 $30.60 -0.8%
South Dakota
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Rapid City 1,730 $54,900 $26.40 $66,200 $31.90 42.2%
Sioux Falls 4,800 $52,000 $25.00 $64,700 $31.10 73.5%
Tennessee
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Chattanooga 6,530 $53,700 $25.80 $61,600 $29.60 42.1%
Clarksville 1,410 $55,700 $26.80 $64,500 $31.00 -12.3%
Jackson 2,060 $50,900 $24.50 $58,900 $28.30 77%
Johnson City 2,690 $54,800 $26.30 $65,400 $31.40 71.1%
Kingsport 3,130 $48,200 $23.20 $60,100 $28.90 32.9%
Knoxville 9,190 $53,300 $25.60 $62,300 $29.90 37.5%
Memphis 14,870 $60,600 $29.10 $71,800 $34.50 21.4%
Morristown 750 $53,300 $25.60 $59,800 $28.80 -16.3%
Nashville 14,860 $60,200 $29.00 $73,400 $35.30 1.1%
Texas
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Abilene 1,460 $57,200 $27.50 $67,900 $32.60 13.3%
Amarillo 2,620 $57,000 $27.40 $65,100 $31.30 16.4%
Austin 10,080 $60,400 $29.00 $72,700 $35.00 -36.5%
Beaumont 2,410 $58,200 $28.00 $68,800 $33.10 -25.6%
Brownsville 2,330 $66,200 $31.90 $80,700 $38.80 -9.7%
College Station 1,180 $59,500 $28.60 $71,200 $34.20 -38.8%
Corpus Christi 3,400 $58,300 $28.10 $68,700 $33.00 -6.3%
Dallas (Area) 47,840 $66,400 $31.90 $77,100 $37.10 -19.1%
El Paso 4,760 $61,600 $29.60 $70,700 $34.00 -14.9%
Houston 42,220 $70,300 $33.80 $82,400 $39.60 -19.1%
Killeen 3,250 $62,700 $30.10 $73,300 $35.20 26%
Laredo 1,170 $58,700 $28.20 $71,300 $34.30 -33.7%
Longview 1,800 $55,700 $26.80 $67,200 $32.30 -6.2%
Lubbock 3,270 $54,300 $26.10 $62,800 $30.20 28.2%
McAllen 4,400 $70,400 $33.90 $82,000 $39.40 -4%
Midland 670 $56,600 $27.20 $63,800 $30.70 -49.9%
Odessa 960 $58,000 $27.90 $73,200 $35.20 -19.4%
San Angelo 1,080 $57,300 $27.60 $66,100 $31.80 21.5%
San Antonio 16,890 $65,900 $31.70 $77,900 $37.50 -2.8%
Sherman 1,120 $56,700 $27.30 $63,900 $30.70 32.6%
Texarkana 1,620 $57,800 $27.80 $67,900 $32.70 47.8%
Tyler 2,820 $57,600 $27.70 $66,300 $31.90 49.7%
Victoria 1,380 $48,600 $23.40 $58,900 $28.30 41.5%
Waco 2,200 $56,600 $27.20 $67,300 $32.40 6.6%
Wichita Falls 1,190 $54,800 $26.30 $64,500 $31.00 1.7%
Utah
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Logan 680 $54,200 $26.10 $65,400 $31.50 -31.8%
Ogden 2,920 $57,800 $27.80 $68,100 $32.70 -26.6%
Provo 3,210 $58,600 $28.20 $68,500 $33.00 -8.3%
Salt Lake City 9,340 $60,800 $29.20 $70,700 $34.00 -24.5%
St. George 1,060 $57,000 $27.40 $68,300 $32.80 12.4%
Vermont
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Burlington 2,510 $65,000 $31.20 $79,800 $38.30 10.6%
Virginia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Blacksburg 1,000 $52,900 $25.40 $61,500 $29.60 -22%
Danville 850 $49,000 $23.50 $61,100 $29.40 10.6%
Harrisonburg 890 $56,100 $27.00 $64,800 $31.10 -25.7%
Lynchburg 2,220 $54,700 $26.30 $67,800 $32.60 9.1%
Richmond 13,380 $63,700 $30.70 $74,200 $35.70 10%
Roanoke 4,000 $56,700 $27.20 $67,500 $32.50 29.9%
Virginia Beach 12,570 $60,100 $28.90 $70,800 $34.10 -15.9%
Washington
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bellingham NA $51,700 $24.80 $63,500 $30.50 NA
Bremerton 1,480 $68,800 $33.10 $81,800 $39.30 -10.7%
Kennewick 1,370 $65,300 $31.40 $78,400 $37.70 -31.8%
Longview 800 $73,700 $35.40 $85,000 $40.90 13.1%
Mount Vernon 790 $77,300 $37.20 $91,600 $44.10 -9.5%
Olympia 1,720 $73,700 $35.40 $89,400 $43.00 -12.5%
Seattle (Area) 29,000 $77,500 $37.30 $90,100 $43.30 -13.3%
Spokane 5,840 $69,700 $33.50 $85,000 $40.90 42%
Wenatchee 1,040 $65,800 $31.60 $78,700 $37.90 28.6%
Yakima 1,940 $63,000 $30.30 $75,200 $36.20 17.3%
West Virginia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Charleston 3,720 $54,000 $26.00 $65,600 $31.50 26.1%
Huntington 4,600 $54,800 $26.30 $62,800 $30.20 104.1%
Morgantown 2,450 $55,400 $26.60 $68,700 $33.00 103.5%
Parkersburg 1,540 $51,300 $24.70 $59,300 $28.50 12.2%
Wheeling 1,930 $40,700 $19.60 $47,700 $23.00 48.2%
Wisconsin
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Appleton 1,610 $57,400 $27.60 $64,300 $30.90 -31.3%
Eau Claire 1,740 $63,800 $30.70 $72,700 $35.00 10.6%
Fond du Lac 790 $57,000 $27.40 $64,300 $30.90 -8.6%
Green Bay 3,130 $59,400 $28.60 $69,500 $33.40 -7.6%
Janesville 1,370 $61,200 $29.40 $70,300 $33.80 9.4%
La Crosse 2,200 $51,900 $24.90 $59,400 $28.50 51.3%
Madison 6,940 $72,800 $35.00 $85,900 $41.30 2.8%
Milwaukee 17,670 $63,500 $30.50 $73,200 $35.20 7.8%
Oshkosh 1,660 $58,900 $28.30 $67,400 $32.40 -7%
Racine 1,420 $62,500 $30.00 $71,500 $34.40 -3.9%
Sheboygan 720 $62,200 $29.90 $72,000 $34.60 -38%
Wausau 1,180 $57,600 $27.70 $67,600 $32.50 -11.9%
Wyoming
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Casper 820 $58,900 $28.30 $67,100 $32.20 5.3%
Cheyenne 1,080 $62,400 $30.00 $74,000 $35.60 26.1%

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