Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs)

Median Salary: $30,400   |  

Crucial members of booming economies nationally, emergency medical technicians took home a median yearly salary of $30,400 in 2010. If you break that yearly salary down, emergency medical technicians took home $14.60 an hour that year. Locale can play a big role in how much you get paid, but it's nothing compared to how much salaries change because of education and experience, which means solid training is most certainly fundamental.

A reported 221,760 people worked as emergency medical technicians in 2010, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The most successful emergency medical technicians generally tend to be social, investigative, and enterprising. If you are looking to move up in this field, it's crucial to have the right mix of attributes and excellent training.

Emergency medical technicians are frequently skilled in:

  • Speech Recognition
  • Far Vision
  • Category Flexibility
  • Selective Attention
  • Reaction Time

Emergency medical technicians regularly have attributes in common, including:

  • Cooperation
  • Persistence
  • Analytical Thinking

An emergency medical technician should be knowledgeable in subjects like:

  • Medicine and Dentistry
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Transportation
  • Law and Government

On a typical day, an emergency medical technician might be handling and moving objects, processing information, or coordinating the work and activities of others, making formal training in these areas incredibly valuable. Read on for more information about emergency medical technicians in metro areas nationally. View about everything from salaries to job density.

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Alabama
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
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Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Birmingham 960 $29,000 $14.00 $55,300 $26.60 15.5%
Decatur 100 $25,900 $12.50 $29,300 $14.10 8.7%
Dothan 290 $29,100 $14.00 $36,800 $17.70 199.9%
Florence 160 $19,400 $9.30 $28,000 $13.50 76%
Gadsden 130 $23,600 $11.40 $28,800 $13.80 122%
Mobile 270 $29,800 $14.30 $35,700 $17.20 -8.5%
Montgomery 60 $34,000 $16.30 $37,100 $17.80 -76.9%
Tuscaloosa 310 $24,200 $11.60 $32,100 $15.40 100.2%
Alaska
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Anchorage 50 $53,400 $25.70 $58,900 $28.30 -81%
Arizona
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Flagstaff 140 $33,700 $16.20 $42,800 $20.60 47.5%
Lake Havasu City 250 $28,600 $13.80 $43,100 $20.70 220.1%
Phoenix 2,050 $26,200 $12.60 $35,700 $17.20 -30.1%
Prescott 270 $27,900 $13.40 $35,000 $16.80 191.9%
Tucson 330 $42,600 $20.50 $46,300 $22.30 -45.8%
Yuma 50 $35,300 $17.00 $48,700 $23.40 -45.8%
Arkansas
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Fayetteville 210 $29,900 $14.40 $35,800 $17.20 -37.1%
Fort Smith 150 $29,400 $14.10 $35,700 $17.10 -27.3%
Jonesboro 140 $26,600 $12.80 $38,100 $18.30 72.1%
Little Rock 400 $25,100 $12.10 $32,600 $15.70 -29.6%
California
City/Area Employees Median
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Hourly Wage
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Bakersfield 190 $44,700 $21.50 $60,400 $29.00 -57.4%
Chico 90 $26,800 $12.90 $31,000 $14.90 -25.4%
El Centro NA $51,600 $24.80 $55,700 $26.80 NA
Fresno NA $27,900 $13.40 $33,300 $16.00 NA
Los Angeles (Area) 4,520 $26,100 $12.60 $32,200 $15.50 -50.1%
Madera 70 $47,600 $22.90 $55,700 $26.80 8.7%
Modesto 740 $42,700 $20.50 $51,700 $24.90 182%
Oakland 1,190 $37,000 $17.80 $52,000 $25.00 -28.4%
Riverside 1,950 $31,100 $15.00 $42,500 $20.40 -2.3%
Sacramento NA $43,000 $20.70 $49,500 $23.80 NA
Salinas 230 $39,100 $18.80 $45,800 $22.00 -15.2%
San Diego 930 $27,000 $13.00 $38,700 $18.60 -57%
San Francisco (Area) 1,760 $39,600 $19.10 $53,400 $25.70 -47%
San Francisco (City) 570 $43,500 $20.90 $57,700 $27.80 -65.6%
San Jose 660 $41,500 $19.90 $55,600 $26.80 -55.8%
Santa Rosa 600 $30,400 $14.60 $37,400 $18.00 101.1%
Stockton 390 $39,800 $19.10 $50,500 $24.30 13.3%
Vallejo NA $33,900 $16.30 $40,600 $19.50 NA
Visalia 140 $27,600 $13.30 $32,500 $15.60 -37.5%
Colorado
City/Area Employees Median
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Hourly Wage
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Boulder 100 $35,600 $17.10 $38,700 $18.60 -60.9%
Colorado Springs NA $34,000 $16.30 $43,500 $20.90 NA
Denver 1,450 $35,200 $16.90 $47,400 $22.80 -30%
Fort Collins 120 $42,100 $20.20 $51,300 $24.70 -46.2%
Grand Junction 60 $41,100 $19.70 $46,800 $22.50 -38.7%
Greeley 150 NA NA NA NA 17.6%
Pueblo 70 $40,300 $19.40 $63,700 $30.60 -29.6%
Connecticut
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Bridgeport 470 $40,900 $19.70 $49,400 $23.80 -4%
Hartford 880 $35,100 $16.90 $42,800 $20.60 -7.8%
New Haven 680 $32,100 $15.40 $37,600 $18.10 33.8%
Norwich 280 $30,100 $14.50 $39,800 $19.20 23.9%
Delaware
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Dover 170 $35,800 $17.20 $44,600 $21.50 67.5%
District of Columbia
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Washington (Area) 3,580 $46,800 $22.50 $55,100 $26.50 -27.9%
Florida
City/Area Employees Median
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Deltona 350 $29,000 $14.00 $34,600 $16.60 33.2%
Jacksonville 430 $28,400 $13.60 $34,000 $16.30 -57%
Miami (Area) 2,510 $28,900 $13.90 $34,700 $16.70 -32.8%
Naples 190 NA NA NA NA 1.9%
Ocala 130 $22,700 $10.90 $27,000 $13.00 -19%
Orlando 910 $34,000 $16.30 $42,900 $20.60 -45.4%
Palm Bay 290 $31,200 $15.00 $36,100 $17.40 -11.9%
Pensacola 360 $30,300 $14.60 $35,700 $17.20 36.9%
Tallahassee 160 $28,300 $13.60 $33,200 $16.00 -41.4%
Tampa 1,420 $28,400 $13.60 $35,700 $17.20 -25.7%
Georgia
City/Area Employees Median
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Albany 180 $30,300 $14.60 $44,800 $21.50 71.7%
Atlanta 3,660 $30,900 $14.90 $38,000 $18.30 -4.8%
Augusta 740 $29,100 $14.00 $35,800 $17.20 111.1%
Columbus 220 $28,500 $13.70 $58,500 $28.20 15.2%
Dalton 170 $30,900 $14.80 $36,300 $17.50 54.9%
Savannah 320 $28,600 $13.70 $34,000 $16.30 25.4%
Hawaii
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Honolulu 500 $47,500 $22.80 $55,300 $26.60 -31.3%
Idaho
City/Area Employees Median
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Boise City 390 $42,100 $20.20 $61,600 $29.60 -12.7%
Coeur d'Alene NA $70,000 $33.70 $80,800 $38.90 NA
Idaho Falls 110 $30,000 $14.40 $32,700 $15.70 30.7%
Illinois
City/Area Employees Median
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Bloomington NA $20,700 $9.90 $26,900 $12.90 NA
Chicago (Area) 7,590 $35,100 $16.90 $54,100 $26.00 4.2%
Kankakee 60 $34,900 $16.80 $45,300 $21.80 -9.7%
Peoria NA $20,100 $9.70 $24,200 $11.60 NA
Rockford 170 $31,600 $15.20 $37,600 $18.10 -30.1%
Springfield NA $24,000 $11.50 $25,700 $12.40 NA
Indiana
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
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Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Anderson 70 $23,400 $11.20 $28,800 $13.80 6.6%
Bloomington 170 $28,500 $13.70 $34,200 $16.40 32.6%
Elkhart 190 $28,800 $13.80 $36,800 $17.70 9.5%
Evansville 260 $31,200 $15.00 $36,600 $17.60 -11.3%
Fort Wayne 440 $24,600 $11.80 $31,300 $15.10 29.4%
Indianapolis 1,730 $30,600 $14.70 $37,800 $18.20 16%
Kokomo 60 $28,600 $13.80 $35,400 $17.00 -12%
Lafayette 140 $30,100 $14.50 $36,500 $17.50 4.5%
Michigan City 90 $28,100 $13.50 $31,900 $15.30 22%
Muncie 90 NA NA NA NA 23.1%
South Bend 220 $29,300 $14.10 $36,900 $17.80 3.6%
Terre Haute NA $31,400 $15.10 $38,700 $18.60 NA
Iowa
City/Area Employees Median
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Hourly Wage
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Ames 60 $31,300 $15.10 $40,000 $19.20 -12.1%
Cedar Rapids 160 $25,000 $12.00 $34,500 $16.60 -34%
Davenport 260 $32,000 $15.40 $43,400 $20.90 -16%
Des Moines 330 $38,600 $18.60 $47,600 $22.90 -41%
Dubuque 70 $20,700 $10.00 $24,800 $11.90 -21.4%
Iowa City 140 $33,300 $16.00 $37,900 $18.20 -5.1%
Sioux City 90 $31,700 $15.20 $38,100 $18.30 -26%
Waterloo 110 $31,100 $14.90 $40,100 $19.30 -23.3%
Kansas
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Wichita 280 $33,800 $16.30 $41,900 $20.20 -42.3%
Kentucky
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Bowling Green 110 $26,900 $12.90 $32,600 $15.70 14.5%
Lexington 360 $27,800 $13.30 $34,300 $16.50 -14.4%
Louisville 1,280 $30,800 $14.80 $36,900 $17.70 26.1%
Owensboro 80 $29,500 $14.20 $36,700 $17.60 -0.1%
Louisiana
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Top 25%
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Job Density
Alexandria 150 $38,500 $18.50 $44,400 $21.40 43.8%
Baton Rouge 310 $39,200 $18.80 $44,600 $21.50 -50%
Houma 110 $31,100 $15.00 $37,800 $18.20 -27.9%
Lake Charles 220 $29,900 $14.40 $39,900 $19.20 46.6%
New Orleans 930 $28,900 $13.90 $36,300 $17.50 5.4%
Shreveport 250 $28,400 $13.70 $35,100 $16.90 -17.2%
Maine
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Bangor NA $25,500 $12.30 $32,900 $15.80 NA
Lewiston 50 $24,700 $11.90 $32,600 $15.70 -37.9%
Portland 380 $34,600 $16.60 $41,300 $19.80 13.9%
Maryland
City/Area Employees Median
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Baltimore 2,530 $39,700 $19.10 $53,100 $25.60 17.2%
Cumberland 40 $19,900 $9.60 $28,000 $13.50 -38.9%
Hagerstown 240 $30,900 $14.90 $36,300 $17.40 46.4%
Salisbury 120 $36,800 $17.70 $40,800 $19.60 33.1%
Massachusetts
City/Area Employees Median
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Barnstable Town 110 $42,400 $20.40 $56,300 $27.00 -31.8%
Boston (Area) 4,460 $33,900 $16.30 $42,100 $20.20 6%
Springfield 430 $34,700 $16.70 $44,700 $21.50 -12%
Worcester 650 $34,500 $16.60 $44,600 $21.40 58.3%
Michigan
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Ann Arbor 470 $31,600 $15.20 $37,000 $17.80 41.8%
Battle Creek 120 $39,200 $18.80 $43,700 $21.00 32.4%
Detroit (Area) 2,960 $30,700 $14.80 $37,000 $17.80 0.7%
Flint 310 $23,100 $11.10 $32,800 $15.70 40.7%
Grand Rapids 400 $28,900 $13.90 $36,600 $17.60 -36%
Kalamazoo 110 $29,800 $14.30 $39,000 $18.80 -51.6%
Lansing 280 $28,600 $13.80 $37,600 $18.10 -18.2%
Muskegon 120 $29,400 $14.10 $34,800 $16.80 20.4%
Niles 230 $33,000 $15.80 $38,900 $18.70 126.9%
Minnesota
City/Area Employees Median
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Duluth 230 $26,700 $12.80 $32,700 $15.70 7.2%
Minneapolis 1,390 $36,900 $17.70 $44,400 $21.40 -52.6%
Rochester 290 $34,500 $16.60 $43,100 $20.70 67.7%
St. Cloud 50 $29,500 $14.20 $32,500 $15.60 -71.9%
Mississippi
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Jackson 440 $30,300 $14.60 $39,900 $19.20 3%
Pascagoula 70 $38,900 $18.70 $43,900 $21.10 -28.3%
Missouri
City/Area Employees Median
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Hourly Wage
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Cape Girardeau NA $22,900 $11.00 $26,200 $12.60 NA
Joplin 250 $23,200 $11.10 $27,500 $13.20 93.4%
Kansas City 2,010 $27,500 $13.20 $37,800 $18.20 21%
St. Joseph 160 $33,400 $16.10 $42,300 $20.30 80.9%
St. Louis 3,220 $32,400 $15.60 $42,900 $20.60 47%
Montana
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Billings 150 $30,300 $14.60 $42,300 $20.30 10.5%
Missoula NA $29,600 $14.20 $34,200 $16.50 NA
Nebraska
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Omaha 120 $31,400 $15.10 $41,100 $19.80 -83.9%
Nevada
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Las Vegas 820 $33,800 $16.20 $42,900 $20.60 -42.1%
Reno NA $37,900 $18.20 $51,000 $24.50 NA
New Hampshire
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Manchester 140 $28,700 $13.80 $38,600 $18.60 -20.1%
New Jersey
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Atlantic City 340 $31,300 $15.10 $44,200 $21.20 43.8%
Ocean City 280 $29,100 $14.00 $38,500 $18.50 325.4%
Trenton 250 $45,500 $21.90 $58,200 $28.00 -34.3%
Vineland 80 NA NA NA NA -19.6%
New Mexico
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Albuquerque 540 $32,300 $15.50 $39,000 $18.70 -16.8%
Las Cruces 250 $18,500 $8.90 $19,700 $9.50 115.9%
Santa Fe 60 $40,100 $19.30 $45,300 $21.80 -42.1%
New York
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Albany 840 $29,900 $14.40 $37,700 $18.10 13.5%
Binghamton 160 $28,400 $13.70 $35,900 $17.30 -14%
Ithaca 70 $34,600 $16.70 $38,000 $18.30 -20.4%
Kingston 110 $41,600 $20.00 $45,400 $21.80 3.6%
New York (Area) 12,980 $36,900 $17.70 $46,900 $22.60 -8.2%
Poughkeepsie 700 $29,600 $14.20 $38,100 $18.30 65.7%
Rochester 1,050 $34,400 $16.50 $42,800 $20.60 24.5%
Syracuse 530 $28,500 $13.70 $32,600 $15.70 1.6%
Utica 160 $32,100 $15.40 $36,600 $17.60 -27.4%
North Carolina
City/Area Employees Median
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Asheville 440 $34,500 $16.60 $42,100 $20.30 50.5%
Charlotte 1,090 $34,400 $16.50 $41,800 $20.10 -22.9%
Durham 400 $32,800 $15.70 $37,700 $18.10 -13.2%
Greensboro 430 $31,300 $15.10 $40,300 $19.40 -26.3%
Greenville 270 $33,700 $16.20 $43,400 $20.80 119.7%
Hickory 370 $29,000 $13.90 $35,200 $16.90 54.1%
Jacksonville 130 $30,200 $14.50 $41,200 $19.80 71.6%
Raleigh 930 $30,400 $14.60 $37,000 $17.80 8.5%
Wilmington 350 $33,700 $16.20 $38,100 $18.30 48.9%
Winston-Salem 490 $28,600 $13.70 $36,300 $17.50 41.7%
North Dakota
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Bismarck 90 $29,700 $14.30 $35,600 $17.10 -19%
Fargo 110 $36,400 $17.50 $41,400 $19.90 -45.6%
Grand Forks 30 NA NA NA NA -61%
Ohio
City/Area Employees Median
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Akron 460 $26,600 $12.80 $32,800 $15.80 -14.8%
Canton 410 $28,800 $13.80 $34,200 $16.50 48.7%
Cincinnati 840 $29,700 $14.30 $39,000 $18.80 -49.9%
Cleveland 1,890 $32,100 $15.50 $38,000 $18.30 12%
Columbus 840 $26,700 $12.80 $33,600 $16.20 -45.8%
Dayton 440 $24,100 $11.60 $29,400 $14.10 -29.3%
Mansfield 120 $20,100 $9.60 $24,000 $11.50 35.2%
Springfield 150 $25,300 $12.20 $30,000 $14.40 87%
Toledo 540 $26,000 $12.50 $31,800 $15.30 8.9%
Youngstown 650 $25,200 $12.10 $32,900 $15.80 74.4%
Oklahoma
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Lawton 80 $21,200 $10.20 $23,900 $11.50 11.2%
Oklahoma City 660 $29,600 $14.20 $35,600 $17.10 -30.9%
Tulsa 680 $32,400 $15.60 $42,000 $20.20 -4.6%
Oregon
City/Area Employees Median
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Eugene 90 $36,900 $17.80 $46,300 $22.30 -60.6%
Medford 130 $39,500 $19.00 $48,100 $23.10 4.5%
Portland 1,380 $46,000 $22.10 $58,500 $28.10 -17.7%
Salem NA $29,300 $14.10 $42,900 $20.60 NA
Pennsylvania
City/Area Employees Median
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Allentown 920 $29,800 $14.30 $42,600 $20.50 60.6%
Erie 270 $21,000 $10.10 $26,700 $12.90 24.4%
Harrisburg 600 $27,100 $13.00 $35,600 $17.10 13.4%
Johnstown 500 $20,800 $10.00 $25,500 $12.30 423.8%
Lancaster 400 $27,600 $13.30 $33,700 $16.20 2.9%
Philadelphia (Area) 5,090 $33,400 $16.10 $45,400 $21.90 11.3%
Pittsburgh 2,930 $27,300 $13.10 $33,900 $16.30 53.8%
Reading 290 $29,000 $13.90 $36,000 $17.30 4%
Scranton 660 $26,300 $12.70 $34,200 $16.50 53.4%
State College 90 $21,700 $10.40 $30,500 $14.60 -25.6%
Williamsport 160 $22,700 $10.90 $30,400 $14.60 79.2%
York 340 $28,500 $13.70 $34,400 $16.50 15.4%
Rhode Island
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Providence 1,150 $36,100 $17.30 $43,000 $20.70 15.9%
South Carolina
City/Area Employees Median
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Anderson 400 $27,300 $13.10 $31,500 $15.10 310.6%
Charleston 590 $31,600 $15.20 $39,500 $19.00 23.2%
Columbia 660 $32,400 $15.60 $39,200 $18.80 14.8%
Florence 440 $26,400 $12.70 $32,400 $15.60 230.8%
Greenville 510 $36,000 $17.30 $42,300 $20.30 1.4%
Myrtle Beach 40 $32,500 $15.60 $35,700 $17.20 -77.4%
Sumter 70 $25,700 $12.40 $29,700 $14.30 20.1%
South Dakota
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Hourly Wage
Job Density
Rapid City 140 $26,100 $12.60 $31,600 $15.20 41.9%
Sioux Falls 130 $23,800 $11.50 $29,600 $14.30 -43.8%
Tennessee
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Chattanooga 600 $27,600 $13.30 $31,500 $15.20 55.2%
Clarksville 240 $25,500 $12.30 $29,800 $14.30 77.9%
Johnson City 290 $32,500 $15.60 $37,800 $18.20 119.5%
Kingsport 400 $26,700 $12.80 $30,500 $14.60 101%
Knoxville 1,120 $27,000 $13.00 $34,200 $16.50 101%
Memphis 1,320 $34,200 $16.40 $42,300 $20.30 29.5%
Morristown 120 $26,600 $12.80 $37,100 $17.90 66.1%
Nashville 1,560 $31,100 $14.90 $39,600 $19.00 26.8%
Texas
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Abilene 100 $22,100 $10.60 $27,000 $13.00 -6.1%
Amarillo 100 $33,500 $16.10 $46,400 $22.30 -48.1%
Austin 1,320 $30,900 $14.90 $41,700 $20.10 -0.3%
Beaumont NA $30,800 $14.80 $35,100 $16.90 NA
Brownsville 100 $25,600 $12.30 $28,800 $13.90 -51.7%
College Station NA $25,100 $12.10 $29,200 $14.00 NA
Corpus Christi 280 $25,000 $12.00 $30,400 $14.60 -7.7%
Dallas (Area) 2,310 $31,200 $15.00 $38,200 $18.40 -53.2%
El Paso 300 $25,000 $12.00 $39,800 $19.10 -35.1%
Houston 3,270 $33,100 $15.90 $48,000 $23.10 -24.9%
Killeen 320 $29,400 $14.10 $33,300 $16.00 46.4%
Laredo 180 $28,200 $13.50 $30,000 $14.40 22.4%
Longview 90 $24,700 $11.90 $30,000 $14.40 -42.7%
Lubbock 280 $23,800 $11.40 $28,500 $13.70 32.8%
McAllen 830 $27,400 $13.20 $30,800 $14.80 117.7%
Midland NA $29,900 $14.40 $35,100 $16.90 NA
Odessa 70 $28,500 $13.70 $37,700 $18.10 -28.4%
San Antonio 1,160 $26,000 $12.50 $33,700 $16.20 -20.1%
Sherman 50 $31,700 $15.20 $35,000 $16.80 -31.9%
Texarkana NA $29,200 $14.00 $35,300 $17.00 NA
Tyler 440 $34,700 $16.70 $47,600 $22.90 182.2%
Victoria 50 $39,400 $18.90 $44,100 $21.20 -41.6%
Utah
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Logan 110 $24,100 $11.60 $34,100 $16.40 31.6%
Ogden 220 $31,100 $15.00 $38,600 $18.60 -32.8%
Provo 210 $19,100 $9.20 $34,100 $16.40 -26.6%
Salt Lake City 1,050 $35,500 $17.10 $40,800 $19.60 1.4%
St. George 70 $20,400 $9.80 $23,500 $11.30 -16.3%
Vermont
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Burlington 80 $27,700 $13.30 $33,300 $16.00 -56.4%
Virginia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Danville 100 $24,700 $11.90 $31,900 $15.40 54%
Harrisonburg NA $37,000 $17.80 $61,500 $29.60 NA
Lynchburg 90 $29,100 $14.00 $34,400 $16.50 -45%
Richmond 540 $33,600 $16.10 $39,500 $19.00 -46.8%
Roanoke NA $33,000 $15.90 $39,900 $19.20 NA
Virginia Beach 1,020 $33,100 $15.90 $42,800 $20.60 -18.5%
Washington
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bremerton 140 $23,000 $11.10 $77,400 $37.20 -1.1%
Kennewick NA $50,300 $24.20 $58,600 $28.20 NA
Olympia NA $47,800 $23.00 $72,300 $34.70 NA
Seattle (Area) 1,590 $36,000 $17.30 $67,300 $32.40 -43.1%
Spokane 40 $28,000 $13.50 $30,000 $14.40 -89.4%
Wenatchee 60 $23,700 $11.40 $32,200 $15.50 -7%
West Virginia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Charleston 300 $23,900 $11.50 $28,800 $13.80 21.3%
Huntington 270 $20,700 $10.00 $27,800 $13.40 44.8%
Morgantown 230 $22,700 $10.90 $27,600 $13.30 125.5%
Parkersburg 130 $26,200 $12.60 $30,600 $14.70 10.3%
Wheeling 60 $20,400 $9.80 $29,000 $14.00 -40.6%
Wisconsin
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Appleton 90 $28,000 $13.50 $32,700 $15.70 -55.8%
Eau Claire 150 $26,100 $12.50 $32,600 $15.70 10.2%
Fond du Lac 60 $21,900 $10.50 $27,600 $13.30 -15.5%
Green Bay 250 $22,800 $11.00 $27,600 $13.30 -11.6%
Janesville 60 $43,000 $20.70 $51,100 $24.60 -39.7%
La Crosse 100 $27,600 $13.30 $31,400 $15.10 -13.6%
Madison 460 $22,000 $10.60 $33,500 $16.10 -19%
Milwaukee 650 $32,100 $15.50 $40,700 $19.60 -52.6%
Oshkosh 110 $29,300 $14.10 $34,400 $16.50 -27.2%
Wausau 220 $31,200 $15.00 $35,800 $17.20 94.8%
Wyoming
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Cheyenne 130 $46,000 $22.10 $50,800 $24.40 79.9%

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