Medical Administrative Assistants

Median Salary: $30,500   |  

Earning a median yearly salary of $30,500 nationally in 2010, medical administrative assistants are a crucial part of prosperous economies across the U.S.. That annual pay works out to an hourly rate of $14.70. While salaries do differ some from one locale to another, they can vary dramatically based on your experience and education, making it fundamental to obtain solid training.

In 2010, an estimated 494,650 individuals nationwide were employed as medical administrative assistants, as reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Successful medical administrative assistants are regularly known to be social, investigative, and realistic. The right combination of traits and training is crucial for anyone preparing to move forward in this industry.

For medical administrative assistants, it's important to expand on skills like:

  • Oral Comprehension
  • Speech Recognition
  • Written Comprehension
  • Near Vision
  • Written Expression

Valuable traits for medical administrative assistants include:

  • Social Orientation
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Innovation

Important subjects for medical administrative assistants include:

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Clerical
  • English Language
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Medicine and Dentistry

Regularly called on to perform getting information, interacting with computers, and making decisions and solving problems, medical administrative assistants need certain training to flourish in their field. Below, you can see everything else you need to know about medical administrative assistants employed in metropolitan areas all over the U.S., 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 80 $24,700 $11.90 $28,300 $13.60 -51.8%
Birmingham 820 $29,400 $14.10 $35,000 $16.80 -55.7%
Decatur 100 $31,600 $15.20 $36,700 $17.70 -50.3%
Dothan 120 $26,800 $12.90 $29,800 $14.30 -45.8%
Florence 160 $23,600 $11.40 $29,500 $14.20 -17.3%
Gadsden 100 $27,700 $13.30 $32,700 $15.70 -21.4%
Huntsville 260 $26,100 $12.60 $30,900 $14.90 -67%
Mobile 100 $28,400 $13.60 $30,900 $14.90 -85.1%
Montgomery 330 $26,400 $12.70 $29,400 $14.10 -46.3%
Tuscaloosa 130 $26,800 $12.90 $32,000 $15.40 -62.7%
Alaska
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Anchorage 650 $35,800 $17.20 $41,900 $20.10 1.1%
Fairbanks 100 $35,900 $17.30 $49,700 $23.90 -26.4%
Arizona
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Flagstaff 310 $31,000 $14.90 $35,500 $17.00 44.6%
Lake Havasu City 350 $25,900 $12.50 $29,700 $14.30 101.7%
Phoenix 6,270 $30,400 $14.60 $36,000 $17.30 -4.3%
Prescott 260 $30,300 $14.60 $34,800 $16.70 24.4%
Tucson 1,490 $28,700 $13.80 $33,100 $15.90 10.7%
Yuma 140 $28,100 $13.50 $33,500 $16.10 -37.6%
Arkansas
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Fayetteville 310 $29,300 $14.10 $32,900 $15.80 -58.7%
Fort Smith 260 $23,900 $11.50 $28,100 $13.50 -42.5%
Hot Springs 60 $27,000 $13.00 $31,000 $14.90 -58.2%
Jonesboro 180 $23,600 $11.30 $30,200 $14.50 -1.7%
Little Rock 850 $28,400 $13.60 $33,700 $16.20 -33.7%
Pine Bluff NA $28,700 $13.80 $34,500 $16.60 NA
California
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bakersfield 1,140 $26,600 $12.80 $34,100 $16.40 17%
Chico 580 $28,900 $13.90 $33,500 $16.10 117.5%
El Centro 140 $25,000 $12.00 $32,000 $15.40 -27.1%
Fresno 1,750 $28,600 $13.80 $33,400 $16.00 44%
Hanford 200 $29,900 $14.40 $35,500 $17.10 33.2%
Los Angeles (Area) 31,200 $31,100 $15.00 $38,700 $18.60 54.4%
Madera 220 $33,200 $15.90 $37,400 $18.00 55.3%
Merced 470 $25,200 $12.10 $31,300 $15.00 110.7%
Modesto 1,010 $28,700 $13.80 $35,400 $17.00 71.9%
Napa 290 $38,200 $18.40 $45,500 $21.90 24.2%
Oakland 6,420 $39,100 $18.80 $46,900 $22.60 73.4%
Oxnard 2,190 $30,800 $14.80 $36,200 $17.40 98.3%
Redding 480 $28,100 $13.50 $32,100 $15.40 106.8%
Riverside 7,230 $29,000 $14.00 $35,600 $17.10 62.9%
Sacramento 5,380 $36,900 $17.70 $44,900 $21.60 68.5%
Salinas 800 $33,600 $16.20 $47,400 $22.80 33.6%
San Diego 8,850 $33,300 $16.00 $39,100 $18.80 83.5%
San Francisco (Area) 10,790 $38,500 $18.50 $47,700 $23.00 46%
San Francisco (City) 4,380 $37,600 $18.10 $49,700 $23.90 18.5%
San Jose 3,760 $35,000 $16.80 $47,500 $22.80 12.7%
San Luis Obispo 570 $33,200 $16.00 $38,400 $18.50 51.7%
Santa Barbara 1,040 $33,300 $16.00 $41,800 $20.10 62.7%
Santa Cruz 650 $33,600 $16.20 $37,300 $17.90 102.7%
Santa Rosa 1,190 $39,700 $19.10 $46,500 $22.30 79%
Stockton 1,070 $30,400 $14.60 $39,400 $18.90 38%
Vallejo 760 $33,400 $16.10 $42,600 $20.50 65.2%
Visalia 720 $26,200 $12.60 $31,900 $15.30 40.9%
Yuba City 250 $30,900 $14.80 $37,000 $17.80 70.4%
Colorado
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Boulder 460 $35,100 $16.90 $42,200 $20.30 -21.9%
Colorado Springs 870 $30,500 $14.70 $36,500 $17.50 -7.1%
Denver 3,550 $33,000 $15.90 $39,000 $18.80 -22.9%
Fort Collins 400 $29,200 $14.00 $38,200 $18.40 -17.7%
Grand Junction 250 $33,600 $16.20 $41,000 $19.70 10.5%
Greeley 330 $32,100 $15.40 $36,900 $17.70 13.2%
Pueblo 350 $26,500 $12.70 $30,400 $14.60 61.4%
Connecticut
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bridgeport 830 $37,300 $18.00 $42,600 $20.50 -45.1%
Hartford 1,400 $35,100 $16.90 $41,200 $19.80 -34.4%
New Haven 840 $34,700 $16.70 $40,600 $19.50 -30.8%
Norwich 290 $37,000 $17.80 $42,700 $20.50 -42.2%
Delaware
City/Area Employees Median
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Dover 680 $24,400 $11.70 $29,500 $14.20 202.8%
District of Columbia
City/Area Employees Median
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Washington (Area) 6,570 $35,900 $17.20 $43,300 $20.80 -40.5%
Florida
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Cape Coral 290 $28,800 $13.80 $32,700 $15.70 -61.3%
Deltona 340 $26,100 $12.60 $29,500 $14.20 -42.3%
Gainesville 200 $27,400 $13.20 $30,600 $14.70 -57.3%
Jacksonville 960 $28,500 $13.70 $34,000 $16.30 -56.6%
Lakeland 570 $25,200 $12.10 $29,200 $14.00 -21.9%
Miami (Area) 5,660 $28,300 $13.60 $32,600 $15.70 -32.2%
Naples 340 $31,300 $15.00 $35,900 $17.30 -19.6%
Ocala 240 $27,100 $13.10 $31,000 $14.90 -32.3%
Orlando 1,870 $28,100 $13.50 $32,600 $15.70 -49.9%
Palm Bay 720 $26,800 $12.90 $30,100 $14.50 -2.5%
Panama City 140 $28,700 $13.80 $34,300 $16.50 -45.3%
Pensacola 400 $27,200 $13.10 $33,200 $16.00 -30.5%
Port St. Lucie 410 $30,500 $14.60 $35,300 $17.00 -11.5%
Punta Gorda NA $25,900 $12.50 $29,200 $14.00 NA
Sebastian 150 $29,000 $13.90 $34,500 $16.60 -12.8%
Tallahassee 420 $25,200 $12.10 $29,100 $14.00 -32.4%
Tampa 2,680 $27,500 $13.20 $31,800 $15.30 -36.9%
Georgia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Albany 450 $23,300 $11.20 $27,800 $13.40 95.3%
Athens 740 $28,600 $13.80 $35,700 $17.20 148.9%
Atlanta 10,810 $32,500 $15.60 $37,800 $18.20 26.2%
Augusta 1,000 $27,600 $13.30 $32,700 $15.70 26.5%
Brunswick 180 $26,700 $12.90 $30,900 $14.90 22.3%
Columbus 550 $26,500 $12.70 $30,100 $14.50 26.7%
Dalton 220 $28,600 $13.70 $31,800 $15.30 -9.7%
Gainesville 510 $30,300 $14.60 $35,000 $16.80 94.5%
Hinesville 40 $27,100 $13.00 $29,800 $14.30 -38.3%
Macon 740 $27,200 $13.10 $31,700 $15.30 109.9%
Rome 270 $27,200 $13.10 $32,400 $15.60 98%
Savannah 810 $28,900 $13.90 $33,700 $16.20 42.5%
Valdosta 260 $26,400 $12.70 $31,000 $14.90 36%
Warner Robins 270 $26,200 $12.60 $31,200 $15.00 22.5%
Hawaii
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Honolulu 620 $36,300 $17.50 $44,500 $21.40 -61.9%
Idaho
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Boise City 610 $29,200 $14.00 $34,300 $16.50 -38.4%
Coeur d'Alene 180 $29,000 $14.00 $34,500 $16.60 -11%
Idaho Falls 60 $28,500 $13.70 $33,500 $16.10 -68.9%
Lewiston 150 $29,800 $14.30 $34,700 $16.70 60.5%
Pocatello 40 $25,200 $12.10 $30,200 $14.50 -71.1%
Illinois
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bloomington 310 $28,900 $13.90 $36,600 $17.60 -7.8%
Champaign 330 $26,400 $12.70 $31,900 $15.30 -13.8%
Chicago (Area) 8,660 $33,000 $15.90 $41,600 $20.00 -46.6%
Danville 110 $27,000 $13.00 $38,200 $18.40 7.8%
Decatur NA $24,800 $11.90 $32,100 $15.50 NA
Kankakee 100 $25,800 $12.40 $29,600 $14.20 -38.4%
Peoria 560 $28,500 $13.70 $35,700 $17.20 -13.9%
Rockford 490 $26,600 $12.80 $31,300 $15.10 -8.5%
Springfield 230 $31,700 $15.20 $39,600 $19.00 -44.2%
Indiana
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Anderson 240 $28,900 $13.90 $36,600 $17.60 61.3%
Bloomington 210 $28,500 $13.70 $35,300 $17.00 -27.1%
Columbus 130 $29,300 $14.10 $34,600 $16.60 -17.7%
Elkhart 190 $30,200 $14.50 $35,100 $16.90 -49.8%
Evansville 720 $25,200 $12.10 $29,500 $14.20 11.8%
Fort Wayne 770 $30,800 $14.80 $35,900 $17.30 2%
Indianapolis 3,570 $30,000 $14.40 $35,200 $16.90 7.6%
Kokomo 60 $22,700 $10.90 $31,400 $15.10 -57.1%
Lafayette 170 $28,300 $13.60 $33,900 $16.30 -44.3%
Michigan City 190 $24,900 $12.00 $30,600 $14.70 16.6%
Muncie 150 $27,300 $13.10 $30,800 $14.80 -14.5%
South Bend 590 $28,100 $13.50 $32,600 $15.70 21.8%
Terre Haute 300 $27,500 $13.20 $30,300 $14.60 16.5%
Iowa
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Ames 100 $26,400 $12.70 $33,100 $15.90 -37.2%
Cedar Rapids 410 $27,300 $13.10 $31,500 $15.10 -22.4%
Davenport 730 $27,400 $13.20 $33,800 $16.30 5.8%
Des Moines 870 $30,700 $14.80 $34,900 $16.80 -29.7%
Dubuque 230 $28,100 $13.50 $35,500 $17.10 16.4%
Iowa City 420 $34,900 $16.80 $40,300 $19.40 30%
Sioux City 200 $27,300 $13.10 $31,100 $14.90 -27.2%
Waterloo 290 $29,000 $13.90 $34,100 $16.40 -12.2%
Kansas
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Lawrence 90 $28,200 $13.60 $41,200 $19.80 -48.4%
Manhattan 90 $28,000 $13.50 $34,800 $16.70 -59.6%
Topeka 400 $27,100 $13.00 $31,400 $15.10 -3.5%
Wichita 1,010 $28,300 $13.60 $33,900 $16.30 -7.1%
Kentucky
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bowling Green 120 $25,800 $12.40 $28,800 $13.90 -43.4%
Elizabethtown 160 $26,300 $12.60 $29,200 $14.10 -6%
Lexington 1,350 $27,700 $13.30 $32,700 $15.70 45.1%
Louisville 2,090 $28,400 $13.70 $32,600 $15.70 -7.7%
Owensboro 90 $28,900 $13.90 $32,100 $15.40 -49.5%
Louisiana
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Alexandria 310 $21,600 $10.40 $24,600 $11.80 29.7%
Baton Rouge 360 $24,800 $11.90 $30,900 $14.80 -73.9%
Houma 40 $24,500 $11.80 $27,900 $13.40 -87.9%
Lafayette 140 $23,000 $11.10 $27,800 $13.40 -75.4%
Lake Charles 120 $23,400 $11.30 $26,400 $12.70 -64.8%
Monroe 130 $26,300 $12.60 $33,200 $15.90 -53.4%
New Orleans 680 $28,800 $13.80 $34,200 $16.40 -65.4%
Shreveport 350 $27,000 $13.00 $34,000 $16.30 -47.6%
Maine
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bangor 430 $29,700 $14.30 $34,900 $16.80 78.8%
Lewiston 410 $26,500 $12.80 $31,300 $15.00 125.6%
Portland 1,400 $32,900 $15.80 $37,900 $18.20 87.3%
Maryland
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Baltimore 6,030 $33,800 $16.20 $38,800 $18.70 25.1%
Cumberland 260 $27,500 $13.20 $31,200 $15.00 75.4%
Hagerstown 310 $29,000 $13.90 $33,900 $16.30 -15.1%
Salisbury 320 $29,200 $14.00 $38,600 $18.60 59.9%
Massachusetts
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Barnstable Town 820 $37,300 $17.90 $46,300 $22.30 126.9%
Boston (Area) 15,450 $37,500 $18.00 $44,700 $21.50 64.4%
Pittsfield 270 $29,600 $14.30 $34,600 $16.70 107.4%
Springfield 1,860 $35,200 $16.90 $41,500 $20.00 69.5%
Worcester 2,510 $34,700 $16.70 $40,000 $19.20 112.6%
Michigan
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Ann Arbor 370 $33,700 $16.20 $37,500 $18.00 -49.7%
Battle Creek 50 $32,100 $15.40 $41,300 $19.90 -73.9%
Detroit (Area) 4,470 $30,500 $14.60 $34,700 $16.70 -31.9%
Flint 240 $28,400 $13.70 $33,400 $16.00 -51.2%
Grand Rapids 600 $30,400 $14.60 $35,900 $17.30 -57.2%
Holland 240 $29,300 $14.10 $33,600 $16.10 -35.5%
Kalamazoo 80 $31,400 $15.10 $35,700 $17.20 -83.6%
Lansing 570 $30,700 $14.80 $36,700 $17.70 -26.1%
Monroe 60 $28,300 $13.60 $32,800 $15.80 -56.4%
Muskegon 60 $28,900 $13.90 $34,300 $16.50 -74.5%
Niles 60 $29,200 $14.00 $35,200 $16.90 -71.4%
Saginaw 360 $28,800 $13.90 $32,400 $15.60 16.3%
Minnesota
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Duluth 460 $32,100 $15.40 $37,400 $18.00 -2.4%
Mankato 60 $32,200 $15.50 $37,200 $17.90 -72.6%
Minneapolis 4,120 $36,900 $17.70 $41,700 $20.00 -37%
Rochester 1,950 $39,400 $18.90 $43,600 $21.00 404.3%
St. Cloud 240 $35,200 $16.90 $38,800 $18.60 -33.4%
Mississippi
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Gulfport 110 $29,200 $14.00 $33,600 $16.20 -73.3%
Hattiesburg 50 $24,900 $12.00 $28,400 $13.70 -77.9%
Jackson 130 $27,200 $13.10 $32,400 $15.60 -86.7%
Pascagoula 70 $27,000 $13.00 $33,500 $16.10 -66.4%
Missouri
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Cape Girardeau 680 $25,000 $12.00 $30,300 $14.50 270.1%
Columbia 1,020 $28,400 $13.70 $32,800 $15.80 218.8%
Jefferson City 430 $27,700 $13.30 $33,300 $16.00 55.3%
Joplin 640 $24,600 $11.80 $29,700 $14.30 122.8%
Kansas City 5,940 $30,600 $14.70 $35,800 $17.20 60.2%
Springfield 1,380 $25,300 $12.10 $31,300 $15.10 94.5%
St. Joseph 450 $25,900 $12.50 $31,700 $15.20 123.1%
St. Louis 9,310 $30,200 $14.50 $37,000 $17.80 90.4%
Montana
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Billings 230 $30,900 $14.80 $37,300 $17.90 -24.8%
Great Falls 230 $27,900 $13.40 $32,900 $15.80 68.5%
Missoula 330 $25,200 $12.10 $28,700 $13.80 58.7%
Nebraska
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Lincoln 690 $29,300 $14.10 $33,900 $16.30 11%
Omaha 1,380 $30,400 $14.60 $34,900 $16.80 -19.9%
Nevada
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Carson City 90 $31,900 $15.30 $38,700 $18.60 -14.3%
Las Vegas 1,530 $37,000 $17.80 $43,200 $20.80 -51.3%
Reno 460 $36,300 $17.50 $41,300 $19.90 -37.5%
New Hampshire
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Manchester 370 $36,600 $17.60 $41,700 $20.00 -1.7%
New Jersey
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Atlantic City 220 $38,800 $18.70 $47,800 $23.00 -57.6%
Ocean City 70 $32,600 $15.70 $38,300 $18.40 -52%
Trenton 870 $36,100 $17.40 $42,700 $20.50 4.1%
Vineland 240 $34,800 $16.70 $38,100 $18.30 3.1%
New Mexico
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Albuquerque 540 $32,500 $15.60 $38,200 $18.40 -62.8%
Farmington 120 $26,900 $12.90 $35,300 $17.00 -37.6%
Las Cruces 70 $23,400 $11.30 $29,600 $14.30 -71.5%
Santa Fe 160 $34,100 $16.40 $37,900 $18.20 -32.2%
New York
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Albany 610 $29,500 $14.20 $33,500 $16.10 -63.4%
Binghamton 150 $24,900 $12.00 $29,700 $14.30 -64.2%
Buffalo 1,050 $32,200 $15.50 $36,800 $17.70 -48.5%
Glens Falls 170 $28,800 $13.80 $31,300 $15.10 -14.2%
Kingston 50 $24,600 $11.80 $29,700 $14.30 -78.7%
New York (Area) 16,090 $37,100 $17.90 $44,100 $21.20 -49%
Poughkeepsie 240 $29,500 $14.20 $34,000 $16.40 -74.1%
Rochester 1,030 $27,200 $13.10 $30,100 $14.50 -45.2%
Syracuse 600 $30,000 $14.40 $34,100 $16.40 -48.3%
Utica 120 $26,800 $12.90 $32,200 $15.50 -74.4%
North Carolina
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Asheville 540 $29,000 $14.00 $33,500 $16.10 -15.8%
Burlington 120 $27,300 $13.10 $30,100 $14.50 -44.8%
Charlotte 1,810 $30,200 $14.50 $35,100 $16.90 -42.6%
Durham 990 $31,900 $15.30 $37,700 $18.10 -4.5%
Fayetteville 230 $28,000 $13.50 $33,000 $15.90 -52.8%
Goldsboro 110 $29,800 $14.30 $32,900 $15.80 -31.2%
Greensboro 960 $27,900 $13.40 $31,700 $15.20 -26.6%
Greenville 480 $24,800 $11.90 $29,900 $14.40 73.2%
Hickory 350 $27,300 $13.10 $30,300 $14.60 -35.5%
Jacksonville 150 $24,700 $11.90 $29,500 $14.20 -13.5%
Raleigh 940 $29,800 $14.30 $33,600 $16.10 -50.6%
Rocky Mount 190 $25,800 $12.40 $29,800 $14.30 -12%
Wilmington 430 $28,600 $13.80 $33,200 $16.00 -17.2%
Winston-Salem 1,010 $27,500 $13.20 $30,900 $14.90 30.8%
North Dakota
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bismarck 230 $25,000 $12.00 $30,100 $14.50 -5.9%
Fargo 170 $29,500 $14.20 $38,700 $18.60 -64.1%
Grand Forks 60 $30,600 $14.70 $34,800 $16.70 -69.7%
Ohio
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Akron 2,780 $28,800 $13.90 $33,000 $15.90 132.5%
Canton 1,370 $24,100 $11.60 $28,700 $13.80 124%
Cincinnati 6,310 $28,700 $13.80 $34,300 $16.50 68.2%
Cleveland 7,900 $30,300 $14.60 $35,800 $17.20 109.6%
Columbus 6,860 $29,200 $14.10 $34,100 $16.40 99.1%
Dayton 2,730 $28,100 $13.50 $31,800 $15.30 95.1%
Lima 400 $27,300 $13.10 $32,400 $15.60 108.2%
Mansfield 490 $26,500 $12.80 $30,900 $14.90 153.4%
Sandusky 190 $27,400 $13.20 $32,100 $15.40 43.1%
Springfield 330 $26,600 $12.80 $30,300 $14.60 81%
Toledo 2,100 $26,900 $12.90 $31,700 $15.20 90.3%
Youngstown 1,810 $23,700 $11.40 $29,500 $14.20 117.9%
Oklahoma
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Lawton 80 $26,700 $12.80 $29,500 $14.20 -50.7%
Oklahoma City 1,900 $28,300 $13.60 $32,900 $15.80 -11.4%
Tulsa 990 $25,800 $12.40 $31,200 $15.00 -37.5%
Oregon
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bend 750 $30,800 $14.80 $36,300 $17.50 224.7%
Corvallis 270 $31,700 $15.30 $40,300 $19.40 110.3%
Eugene 1,290 $30,500 $14.60 $35,900 $17.30 144.6%
Medford 960 $29,700 $14.30 $34,600 $16.70 235.6%
Portland 7,890 $34,800 $16.80 $40,600 $19.50 110.6%
Salem 990 $30,900 $14.80 $37,500 $18.00 77.9%
Pennsylvania
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Allentown 1,150 $30,100 $14.50 $33,700 $16.20 -9.8%
Altoona 250 $31,700 $15.20 $36,000 $17.30 11.7%
Erie 520 $25,400 $12.20 $29,700 $14.30 7.3%
Harrisburg 1,470 $28,900 $13.90 $32,600 $15.70 23.8%
Johnstown 240 $22,700 $10.90 $27,000 $13.00 9.7%
Lancaster 630 $30,000 $14.40 $36,500 $17.60 -26.6%
Lebanon 110 $28,400 $13.60 $32,500 $15.60 -40.5%
Philadelphia (Area) 10,850 $34,200 $16.50 $40,200 $19.30 6.4%
Pittsburgh 3,560 $28,500 $13.70 $32,800 $15.80 -16.2%
Reading 390 $27,000 $13.00 $30,100 $14.50 -37.6%
Scranton 460 $26,600 $12.80 $31,400 $15.10 -52.3%
State College 90 $28,100 $13.50 $34,000 $16.30 -65%
Williamsport 150 $24,600 $11.80 $28,700 $13.80 -21.4%
York 550 $30,200 $14.50 $34,500 $16.60 -15.7%
Rhode Island
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Providence 4,130 $35,200 $16.90 $41,300 $19.90 79.5%
South Carolina
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Anderson 240 $27,700 $13.30 $33,900 $16.30 9.3%
Charleston 770 $30,400 $14.60 $39,300 $18.90 -28%
Columbia 830 $27,300 $13.10 $31,300 $15.10 -35.3%
Florence 660 $23,600 $11.40 $28,800 $13.80 121.9%
Greenville 1,000 $28,000 $13.50 $32,100 $15.40 -10.2%
Myrtle Beach 220 $26,000 $12.50 $30,500 $14.60 -48.4%
Spartanburg 420 $24,600 $11.80 $32,000 $15.40 -3.2%
Sumter 180 $25,100 $12.10 $31,800 $15.30 36.5%
South Dakota
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Rapid City 40 $26,400 $12.70 $32,300 $15.50 -80.4%
Sioux Falls 30 $30,500 $14.70 $34,200 $16.40 -93.4%
Tennessee
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Chattanooga 870 $26,700 $12.80 $30,800 $14.80 2.1%
Clarksville 230 $26,100 $12.60 $30,100 $14.50 -24.2%
Jackson 300 $23,900 $11.50 $27,000 $13.00 38.3%
Johnson City 100 $24,700 $11.90 $28,200 $13.60 -65%
Kingsport 460 $26,800 $12.90 $31,800 $15.30 4.9%
Knoxville 770 $27,100 $13.00 $30,800 $14.80 -38.4%
Memphis 1,080 $26,500 $12.70 $30,200 $14.50 -52.9%
Morristown 90 $22,700 $10.90 $26,400 $12.70 -43.3%
Nashville 1,450 $30,600 $14.70 $35,200 $16.90 -47.2%
Texas
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Abilene 250 $22,600 $10.90 $27,600 $13.30 4.4%
Amarillo 430 $28,500 $13.70 $34,800 $16.80 2.4%
Austin 2,630 $33,500 $16.10 $38,700 $18.60 -11%
Beaumont 790 $23,100 $11.10 $27,900 $13.40 31.5%
Brownsville 870 $22,300 $10.70 $28,400 $13.60 81.4%
College Station 360 $29,700 $14.30 $35,900 $17.30 -0.2%
Corpus Christi 760 $26,200 $12.60 $34,100 $16.40 11.9%
Dallas (Area) 13,880 $30,600 $14.70 $36,400 $17.50 25.9%
El Paso 1,310 $26,900 $13.00 $36,000 $17.30 25.3%
Houston 13,820 $29,800 $14.30 $36,900 $17.70 42.1%
Killeen 390 $24,200 $11.60 $28,700 $13.80 -18.4%
Laredo 280 $23,800 $11.50 $31,000 $14.90 -14.9%
Longview 510 $25,400 $12.20 $29,100 $14.00 42.3%
Lubbock 990 $22,500 $10.80 $27,500 $13.20 107.8%
McAllen 1,780 $19,900 $9.60 $26,100 $12.60 108.1%
Midland 250 $28,200 $13.50 $35,900 $17.30 -0.8%
Odessa 280 $24,800 $11.90 $31,200 $15.00 27.5%
San Angelo 240 $25,300 $12.20 $31,300 $15.10 43.6%
San Antonio 4,980 $26,100 $12.50 $30,300 $14.60 53.7%
Sherman 270 $31,000 $14.90 $36,500 $17.50 71.4%
Texarkana NA $21,200 $10.20 $23,900 $11.50 NA
Tyler 890 $26,600 $12.80 $31,300 $15.10 152.1%
Victoria 340 $29,400 $14.10 $37,000 $17.80 86.4%
Waco 480 $27,100 $13.10 $33,400 $16.10 25%
Wichita Falls 230 $23,400 $11.30 $27,700 $13.30 4.9%
Utah
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Logan 180 $22,300 $10.70 $29,500 $14.20 -5%
Ogden 980 $27,200 $13.10 $32,500 $15.70 33%
Provo 770 $28,600 $13.80 $36,000 $17.30 18.2%
Salt Lake City 2,460 $29,600 $14.30 $34,500 $16.60 6.8%
St. George 350 $28,800 $13.90 $34,800 $16.70 100.5%
Vermont
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Burlington 560 $31,900 $15.30 $35,900 $17.20 32.5%
Virginia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Blacksburg 120 $27,100 $13.00 $31,400 $15.10 -49.5%
Charlottesville 120 $31,400 $15.10 $37,700 $18.10 -64.9%
Danville 90 $32,500 $15.60 $36,800 $17.70 -40.4%
Lynchburg 140 $32,000 $15.40 $37,800 $18.20 -62.7%
Richmond 970 $30,700 $14.80 $35,300 $17.00 -57.1%
Roanoke 360 $27,300 $13.10 $31,000 $14.90 -37.1%
Virginia Beach 1,130 $32,100 $15.50 $38,500 $18.50 -59.3%
Winchester 110 $28,700 $13.80 $34,300 $16.50 -46.7%
Washington
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bellingham 560 $35,100 $16.90 $38,800 $18.70 94.3%
Bremerton 630 $37,700 $18.10 $43,700 $21.00 103.9%
Kennewick 470 $31,900 $15.40 $38,100 $18.30 24%
Longview 220 $34,700 $16.70 $39,300 $18.90 66.9%
Mount Vernon 360 $38,000 $18.30 $50,300 $24.20 120.4%
Olympia 700 $34,400 $16.50 $40,900 $19.70 92.8%
Seattle (Area) 10,030 $38,800 $18.70 $46,700 $22.50 61%
Spokane 1,360 $34,100 $16.40 $39,100 $18.80 77%
Wenatchee 290 $31,900 $15.30 $38,300 $18.40 89.4%
Yakima 540 $31,000 $14.90 $35,800 $17.20 73.9%
West Virginia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Charleston 420 $28,000 $13.50 $32,900 $15.80 -23.9%
Huntington 690 $26,100 $12.60 $31,000 $14.90 63.7%
Morgantown 50 $23,100 $11.10 $27,900 $13.40 -77%
Parkersburg 210 $23,300 $11.20 $27,800 $13.40 -17.9%
Wheeling 250 $23,400 $11.30 $28,500 $13.70 1.3%
Wisconsin
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Appleton 450 $30,700 $14.70 $36,600 $17.60 3.3%
Eau Claire 400 $29,400 $14.20 $34,800 $16.70 34.5%
Fond du Lac 150 $27,500 $13.20 $32,700 $15.70 -7.3%
Green Bay 590 $28,700 $13.80 $33,900 $16.30 -7.1%
Janesville NA $29,300 $14.10 $35,100 $16.90 NA
La Crosse 330 $30,900 $14.80 $36,000 $17.30 20.4%
Madison 710 $32,200 $15.50 $37,800 $18.20 -43.8%
Milwaukee 3,560 $28,500 $13.70 $34,800 $16.80 16.4%
Oshkosh 420 $29,300 $14.10 $35,900 $17.30 24.9%
Racine 400 $28,800 $13.90 $33,100 $15.90 44%
Sheboygan 250 $28,400 $13.60 $33,600 $16.20 15.5%
Wausau 270 $32,700 $15.70 $36,700 $17.60 8.5%
Wyoming
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Casper 140 $31,300 $15.10 $36,900 $17.70 -2.8%
Cheyenne 240 $28,100 $13.50 $31,400 $15.10 49.4%

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