Medical Laboratory Technicians

Median Salary: $36,300   |  

Critical members of blossoming economies countrywide, medical laboratory technicians took home a median yearly salary of $36,300 in 2010. If you break that yearly salary down, medical laboratory technicians took home $17.40 an hour that year. While salaries do differ some from one place to another, they can vary severely based on your experience and education, making it crucial to pursue proper training.

As reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2010 a projected 156,480 were employed as medical laboratory technicians countrywide. Successful medical laboratory technicians are usually known to be investigative, realistic, and conventional. The right mix of traits and excellent training is critical for people aiming to progress in this field.

People aiming to progress in this occupation should be skilled in:

  • Perceptual Speed
  • Far Vision
  • Fluency of Ideas
  • Number Facility
  • Memorization

Medical laboratory technicians sometimes have traits in common, including:

  • Stress Tolerance
  • Independence
  • Social Orientation

A medical laboratory technician should be knowledgeable in subjects like:

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Clerical
  • Medicine and Dentistry

Getting the right training is crucial for success as a medical laboratory technician. You need to prepared when you're asked to begin communicating with supervisors, peers, or subordinates, processing information, or making decisions and solving problems, all typical daily tasks. Read on for more information about medical laboratory technicians in metro areas countrywide. Learn about everything from salaries to job density.

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Alabama
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Top 25%
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Job Density
Anniston 120 $29,600 $14.20 $37,100 $17.80 116.7%
Birmingham 800 $33,000 $15.90 $40,000 $19.20 36.3%
Decatur 90 $32,400 $15.60 $36,000 $17.30 38%
Dothan 90 $30,700 $14.80 $38,200 $18.40 30.6%
Florence 70 $32,900 $15.80 $39,500 $19.00 15.2%
Gadsden 90 $29,100 $14.00 $33,900 $16.30 125.8%
Huntsville 200 $29,800 $14.30 $34,900 $16.80 -21%
Mobile 270 $28,300 $13.60 $32,900 $15.80 30%
Montgomery 180 $26,300 $12.70 $32,500 $15.60 -6.9%
Tuscaloosa 90 $29,100 $14.00 $33,600 $16.20 -15.3%
Alaska
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Anchorage 260 $34,500 $16.60 $51,800 $24.90 28.5%
Fairbanks 60 $38,500 $18.50 $46,100 $22.20 41.6%
Arizona
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Flagstaff 180 $41,900 $20.20 $60,400 $29.00 171.5%
Lake Havasu City 60 $31,400 $15.10 $37,700 $18.10 2.4%
Phoenix 2,450 $37,200 $17.90 $45,900 $22.10 18.3%
Prescott 60 $33,400 $16.10 $38,600 $18.60 -16.8%
Tucson 710 $27,300 $13.10 $34,000 $16.30 66.2%
Yuma 60 $29,600 $14.20 $36,900 $17.70 -18%
Arkansas
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Fayetteville 220 $29,300 $14.10 $37,800 $18.20 -8.2%
Fort Smith 80 $33,500 $16.10 $38,100 $18.30 -42.2%
Hot Springs 50 $30,300 $14.60 $35,000 $16.80 10.5%
Jonesboro 70 $28,000 $13.50 $35,900 $17.20 28.5%
Little Rock 640 $30,600 $14.70 $39,200 $18.90 58.3%
Pine Bluff NA $36,800 $17.70 $41,600 $20.00 NA
California
City/Area Employees Median
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Hourly Wage
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Bakersfield 180 $34,300 $16.50 $40,000 $19.20 -40.3%
Chico 60 $33,500 $16.10 $40,700 $19.60 -22.5%
El Centro 40 $28,200 $13.60 $32,400 $15.60 -32.2%
Fresno 300 $34,200 $16.40 $42,100 $20.30 -20.9%
Los Angeles (Area) 7,190 $37,500 $18.00 $45,700 $22.00 12.5%
Merced 50 $29,700 $14.30 $35,400 $17.00 -30.6%
Modesto 150 $37,600 $18.10 $44,700 $21.50 -19.6%
Oakland 960 $46,000 $22.10 $56,900 $27.40 -17.9%
Oxnard 160 $38,600 $18.50 $47,100 $22.70 -54.4%
Redding 100 $40,600 $19.50 $47,400 $22.80 29.5%
Riverside 760 $36,000 $17.30 $41,100 $19.80 -46.1%
Sacramento 1,030 $43,500 $20.90 $51,500 $24.80 2.2%
Salinas 70 NA NA NA NA -64.8%
San Diego 1,600 $40,000 $19.30 $47,100 $22.70 5.1%
San Francisco (Area) 1,790 $48,800 $23.40 $59,800 $28.70 -23.6%
San Francisco (City) 830 $51,800 $24.90 $64,200 $30.90 -29.3%
San Jose 1,050 $50,200 $24.10 $56,100 $27.00 -0.1%
San Luis Obispo 100 $40,000 $19.30 $67,400 $32.40 -18.6%
Santa Barbara 90 $39,300 $18.90 $46,300 $22.30 -56.1%
Santa Cruz 100 $39,100 $18.80 $46,100 $22.20 2.9%
Santa Rosa 210 $39,800 $19.20 $48,300 $23.20 0.8%
Stockton 170 $38,700 $18.60 $46,700 $22.40 -29.7%
Vallejo 110 $49,500 $23.80 $76,000 $36.60 -24.5%
Colorado
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Boulder 120 $32,600 $15.70 $43,900 $21.10 -38%
Colorado Springs 170 $31,900 $15.30 $37,600 $18.10 -43.6%
Denver 1,160 $38,600 $18.60 $50,400 $24.20 -20.4%
Fort Collins 200 $30,500 $14.70 $37,200 $17.90 29.6%
Connecticut
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
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Bridgeport 550 $43,600 $21.00 $58,200 $28.00 14.5%
Hartford 480 $41,700 $20.10 $53,800 $25.80 -28.8%
New Haven 570 $40,000 $19.20 $49,100 $23.60 74%
Norwich 70 $49,200 $23.70 $63,600 $30.60 -56.5%
Delaware
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Dover NA $37,300 $17.90 $48,900 $23.50 NA
District of Columbia
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Washington (Area) 2,610 $39,000 $18.80 $52,100 $25.10 -25.3%
Florida
City/Area Employees Median
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Cape Coral NA $44,400 $21.40 $53,000 $25.50 NA
Deltona 160 $39,500 $19.00 $50,900 $24.50 -15.3%
Gainesville 50 $33,000 $15.90 $41,900 $20.20 -64.7%
Jacksonville 330 $39,800 $19.10 $54,600 $26.30 -52.8%
Lakeland 110 $33,200 $15.90 $48,400 $23.30 -52.7%
Miami (Area) 1,810 $31,000 $14.90 $41,800 $20.10 -31.4%
Naples 50 $46,600 $22.40 $50,300 $24.20 -64.3%
Ocala 110 $31,500 $15.20 $44,700 $21.50 -3.2%
Orlando 920 $30,700 $14.70 $40,000 $19.20 -22.3%
Palm Bay 110 $37,800 $18.20 $49,200 $23.70 -54.8%
Panama City 60 NA NA NA NA -29.7%
Pensacola 100 $33,700 $16.20 $40,400 $19.40 -43.1%
Port St. Lucie 70 $39,900 $19.20 $47,300 $22.70 -53%
Tallahassee 110 $33,700 $16.20 $43,900 $21.10 -44.2%
Tampa 1,380 $32,300 $15.50 $43,100 $20.70 2.8%
Georgia
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Top 25%
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Albany 180 $30,000 $14.40 $35,900 $17.30 146.5%
Athens 300 $26,100 $12.60 $29,800 $14.30 219.7%
Atlanta 5,120 $33,300 $16.00 $41,400 $19.90 89%
Augusta 380 $33,900 $16.30 $47,500 $22.80 53.4%
Brunswick 100 $35,000 $16.80 $44,900 $21.60 103.5%
Columbus 180 $28,300 $13.60 $40,100 $19.30 30.3%
Dalton 90 $34,900 $16.80 $44,700 $21.50 18.4%
Gainesville 300 $30,000 $14.40 $36,100 $17.40 255.3%
Rome 90 $32,400 $15.60 $40,200 $19.30 100.6%
Savannah 380 $27,400 $13.20 $32,200 $15.50 114.5%
Valdosta 110 $23,900 $11.50 $29,300 $14.10 86.4%
Hawaii
City/Area Employees Median
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Honolulu 630 $42,500 $20.50 $47,400 $22.80 21.8%
Idaho
City/Area Employees Median
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Boise City 200 $30,100 $14.50 $47,200 $22.70 -37.7%
Idaho Falls 40 $29,800 $14.30 $36,600 $17.60 -40.1%
Illinois
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
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Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
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Bloomington 30 $40,700 $19.50 $44,700 $21.50 -69.9%
Champaign 40 $34,100 $16.40 $42,200 $20.30 -66.9%
Chicago (Area) 3,770 $39,300 $18.90 $51,200 $24.60 -26.5%
Danville NA $37,100 $17.80 $47,000 $22.60 NA
Kankakee 70 $36,800 $17.70 $47,500 $22.80 32.3%
Peoria 240 $37,000 $17.80 $44,600 $21.50 16.6%
Rockford NA $39,900 $19.20 $53,800 $25.90 NA
Springfield 120 $33,600 $16.10 $37,400 $18.00 -8.8%
Indiana
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Anderson 50 $32,400 $15.60 $38,400 $18.50 1.4%
Bloomington 220 $32,900 $15.80 $43,100 $20.70 144.6%
Elkhart 90 $39,300 $18.90 $46,100 $22.20 -24.6%
Evansville 220 $30,100 $14.50 $42,000 $20.20 5.3%
Fort Wayne 270 $35,500 $17.10 $41,200 $19.80 13%
Indianapolis 1,840 $35,300 $17.00 $46,700 $22.40 75.4%
Lafayette NA $30,700 $14.80 $42,000 $20.20 NA
Michigan City 40 $28,100 $13.50 $39,100 $18.80 -15.8%
Muncie 60 $30,400 $14.60 $40,800 $19.60 14.6%
South Bend 290 $29,800 $14.30 $42,700 $20.50 87.7%
Terre Haute 130 $36,100 $17.30 $43,300 $20.80 54%
Iowa
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
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Top 25%
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Job Density
Ames 30 $37,700 $18.10 $41,900 $20.20 -32.3%
Cedar Rapids 90 $35,000 $16.80 $41,900 $20.20 -48.2%
Davenport 350 $34,800 $16.70 $42,000 $20.20 60.7%
Des Moines 280 $39,800 $19.20 $45,600 $21.90 -27.3%
Iowa City 240 $36,100 $17.40 $43,100 $20.70 139.5%
Sioux City 50 $36,400 $17.50 $43,000 $20.70 -46.2%
Waterloo 140 $34,100 $16.40 $40,600 $19.50 29.4%
Kansas
City/Area Employees Median
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Hourly Wage
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Manhattan 70 $31,600 $15.20 $41,400 $19.90 2.8%
Topeka 220 $29,200 $14.00 $34,300 $16.50 64.7%
Wichita 260 $29,900 $14.40 $35,600 $17.10 -25.5%
Kentucky
City/Area Employees Median
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Hourly Wage
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Bowling Green 50 $37,000 $17.80 $50,300 $24.20 -19.9%
Lexington 250 $33,800 $16.30 $42,100 $20.20 -16.1%
Louisville 420 $34,100 $16.40 $42,700 $20.50 -41.4%
Owensboro 50 $35,800 $17.20 $41,100 $19.80 -17.3%
Louisiana
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Top 25%
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Alexandria 50 $31,600 $15.20 $36,300 $17.50 -28.4%
Baton Rouge 500 $31,300 $15.10 $42,000 $20.20 13.6%
Houma 50 $32,900 $15.80 $41,400 $19.90 -53%
Lafayette 250 $37,300 $18.00 $52,100 $25.00 44.2%
Lake Charles 90 $25,700 $12.40 $30,300 $14.60 -12.8%
Monroe 130 $27,200 $13.10 $31,500 $15.20 40.8%
New Orleans 740 $34,200 $16.50 $42,300 $20.30 18.8%
Shreveport 370 $28,900 $13.90 $35,900 $17.30 74.2%
Maine
City/Area Employees Median
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Hourly Wage
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Bangor 170 $51,500 $24.70 $56,600 $27.20 120.8%
Lewiston 40 $40,700 $19.60 $49,000 $23.50 -36.6%
Portland NA $34,700 $16.70 $45,600 $21.90 NA
Maryland
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Baltimore 1,900 $40,800 $19.60 $51,900 $25.00 24.8%
Cumberland 60 $40,700 $19.50 $45,700 $22.00 40.3%
Hagerstown 80 $42,100 $20.30 $47,700 $22.90 -33.1%
Salisbury 70 NA NA NA NA 12.8%
Massachusetts
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Barnstable Town 100 $51,300 $24.70 $57,800 $27.80 -13.7%
Boston (Area) 4,670 $37,700 $18.10 $46,600 $22.40 57.1%
Pittsfield 100 $39,000 $18.70 $55,600 $26.80 140.4%
Worcester 420 $31,700 $15.20 $43,300 $20.80 45.2%
Michigan
City/Area Employees Median
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Bay City NA $41,200 $19.80 $48,000 $23.10 NA
Detroit (Area) 3,060 $33,100 $15.90 $39,300 $18.90 47.2%
Flint 100 $35,400 $17.00 $42,100 $20.20 -34.5%
Grand Rapids 350 $30,800 $14.80 $36,600 $17.60 -20.8%
Holland 110 $29,100 $14.00 $37,200 $17.90 -9.9%
Jackson 40 $36,100 $17.40 $41,000 $19.70 -39.3%
Kalamazoo 290 $30,600 $14.70 $39,900 $19.20 80.1%
Lansing 250 $31,100 $15.00 $37,600 $18.10 2.4%
Monroe 30 $34,000 $16.30 $42,100 $20.20 -32.5%
Muskegon 100 $34,200 $16.50 $38,300 $18.40 43.7%
Niles 70 $37,100 $17.90 $45,800 $22.00 -7.4%
Saginaw 130 $30,900 $14.80 $38,100 $18.30 35%
Minnesota
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Duluth 230 $41,000 $19.70 $47,200 $22.70 50.4%
Mankato 60 $40,500 $19.50 $45,800 $22.00 -8.9%
Minneapolis 1,590 $43,800 $21.10 $50,600 $24.30 -23.2%
Rochester 230 $46,500 $22.30 $53,200 $25.60 90.3%
St. Cloud 100 $41,500 $20.00 $45,500 $21.90 -10.8%
Mississippi
City/Area Employees Median
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Gulfport NA $27,200 $13.10 $34,500 $16.60 NA
Hattiesburg 150 $32,000 $15.40 $37,500 $18.00 127%
Jackson 450 $33,300 $16.00 $39,200 $18.90 50.6%
Missouri
City/Area Employees Median
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Cape Girardeau 30 $39,700 $19.10 $46,100 $22.20 -41.8%
Columbia 300 $28,000 $13.50 $36,600 $17.60 201.1%
Joplin 110 $23,800 $11.50 $27,300 $13.10 17.6%
Kansas City 1,260 $32,300 $15.50 $39,500 $19.00 7.4%
Springfield 330 $26,500 $12.80 $30,200 $14.50 48.6%
St. Joseph 100 $28,900 $13.90 $33,000 $15.80 58.9%
St. Louis 1,480 $31,500 $15.10 $41,300 $19.80 -4.2%
Montana
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Billings 50 $40,000 $19.20 $46,900 $22.60 -48.2%
Missoula 80 $44,800 $21.60 $55,400 $26.60 19.3%
Nebraska
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Lincoln 220 $29,200 $14.10 $33,500 $16.10 9.9%
Omaha 500 $33,200 $16.00 $41,000 $19.70 -8%
Nevada
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Las Vegas 420 $36,100 $17.40 $46,600 $22.40 -58.2%
Reno 130 $37,200 $17.90 $42,300 $20.40 -45.2%
New Hampshire
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Manchester 90 $35,200 $16.90 $47,600 $22.90 -26.6%
New Jersey
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Atlantic City 70 $51,100 $24.60 $56,100 $27.00 -58.2%
Trenton 90 $48,400 $23.20 $55,500 $26.70 -65.4%
New Mexico
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Albuquerque 410 $39,900 $19.20 $48,700 $23.40 -9.2%
Las Cruces NA $36,400 $17.50 $50,800 $24.40 NA
New York
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Albany 520 $37,400 $18.00 $46,200 $22.20 0%
Binghamton 90 $38,500 $18.50 $49,400 $23.80 -34.4%
Buffalo 460 $39,400 $19.00 $45,500 $21.90 -28.4%
Ithaca 50 $31,100 $15.00 $37,900 $18.20 -10.1%
New York (Area) 7,040 $44,300 $21.30 $55,300 $26.60 -29.4%
Poughkeepsie 200 $43,200 $20.80 $56,500 $27.20 -33.3%
Rochester 1,110 $32,300 $15.50 $38,400 $18.40 86.5%
Syracuse 450 $42,100 $20.20 $47,800 $23.00 21.7%
Utica 50 $43,800 $21.00 $48,000 $23.10 -66.9%
North Carolina
City/Area Employees Median
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Hourly Wage
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Asheville 290 $36,100 $17.30 $42,600 $20.50 40%
Burlington 310 $38,000 $18.30 $45,100 $21.70 368.9%
Charlotte 700 $35,200 $16.90 $43,100 $20.70 -29.7%
Durham 680 $39,600 $19.00 $45,400 $21.90 107.4%
Fayetteville 190 $35,700 $17.20 $44,200 $21.20 23.6%
Greensboro 390 $35,900 $17.30 $43,400 $20.90 -6.6%
Greenville 100 $35,200 $16.90 $43,500 $20.90 12.8%
Hickory 180 $30,200 $14.50 $35,900 $17.30 3.3%
Jacksonville 60 $38,400 $18.50 $42,700 $20.50 8.1%
Raleigh 290 $34,800 $16.70 $45,000 $21.70 -51.4%
Rocky Mount 60 $38,500 $18.50 $46,200 $22.20 -18.8%
Wilmington 170 $36,700 $17.70 $44,400 $21.40 3.7%
Winston-Salem 520 $42,500 $20.40 $50,600 $24.30 110.8%
North Dakota
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Bismarck 110 $34,800 $16.70 $38,600 $18.60 41.2%
Fargo 250 $27,800 $13.40 $35,000 $16.80 68.1%
Grand Forks 30 $42,300 $20.40 $47,400 $22.80 -44.7%
Ohio
City/Area Employees Median
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Akron 340 $47,200 $22.70 $53,500 $25.70 -11%
Canton 120 $37,300 $17.90 $41,400 $19.90 -36%
Cincinnati 1,060 $32,400 $15.60 $42,600 $20.50 -10.8%
Cleveland 790 $40,500 $19.50 $46,100 $22.20 -33.5%
Columbus 1,110 $36,700 $17.70 $43,700 $21.00 1.9%
Dayton 520 $35,400 $17.00 $44,100 $21.20 17.2%
Lima 200 $28,100 $13.50 $35,200 $16.90 226.9%
Toledo 300 $45,500 $21.90 $55,500 $26.70 -12.8%
Youngstown 170 $34,100 $16.40 $40,100 $19.30 -34.4%
Oklahoma
City/Area Employees Median
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Hourly Wage
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Oklahoma City 620 $30,300 $14.60 $41,000 $19.70 -8%
Tulsa 600 $29,200 $14.00 $36,500 $17.50 20.4%
Oregon
City/Area Employees Median
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Eugene NA $41,300 $19.90 $47,200 $22.70 NA
Medford 40 $42,400 $20.40 $48,100 $23.10 -52.7%
Portland 900 $41,400 $19.90 $50,800 $24.40 -23.9%
Salem 40 $50,300 $24.20 $57,500 $27.70 -76.2%
Pennsylvania
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Hourly Wage
Job Density
Allentown 500 $42,600 $20.50 $52,400 $25.20 23.7%
Altoona NA $34,700 $16.70 $48,900 $23.50 NA
Erie 80 $28,300 $13.60 $34,200 $16.50 -45%
Harrisburg 460 $35,200 $16.90 $41,900 $20.10 23.5%
Johnstown 190 $30,800 $14.80 $38,700 $18.60 186.8%
Lancaster NA $41,800 $20.10 $51,700 $24.90 NA
Lebanon NA $38,000 $18.30 $40,600 $19.50 NA
Philadelphia (Area) 4,960 $42,600 $20.50 $54,300 $26.10 53.8%
Pittsburgh 1,750 $34,100 $16.40 $42,400 $20.40 30%
Reading 170 $53,600 $25.80 $61,200 $29.40 -10.9%
Scranton 500 $33,600 $16.20 $40,900 $19.70 63.4%
York 130 $36,200 $17.40 $44,300 $21.30 -38%
Rhode Island
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Providence NA $41,200 $19.80 $53,500 $25.80 NA
South Carolina
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Charleston 240 $35,800 $17.20 $44,300 $21.30 -27.9%
Columbia 650 $34,600 $16.70 $43,800 $21.10 59.5%
Florence 140 $30,700 $14.80 $39,500 $19.00 46.2%
Greenville 400 $33,000 $15.90 $37,900 $18.20 14.4%
Myrtle Beach 70 $35,800 $17.20 $45,900 $22.10 -49.6%
Spartanburg 100 $37,000 $17.80 $48,600 $23.40 -25.2%
South Dakota
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Sioux Falls 180 $33,400 $16.10 $38,400 $18.50 10.4%
Tennessee
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Chattanooga 360 $34,500 $16.60 $47,400 $22.80 34.1%
Clarksville 70 $36,600 $17.60 $44,400 $21.30 -27.9%
Jackson 280 $23,500 $11.30 $29,800 $14.30 301.6%
Johnson City 270 $36,100 $17.40 $44,100 $21.20 191%
Kingsport 290 $36,100 $17.40 $43,600 $21.00 105.8%
Knoxville 740 $28,400 $13.70 $38,000 $18.30 87.4%
Memphis 1,310 $32,600 $15.70 $40,900 $19.60 81.3%
Morristown 60 $43,500 $20.90 $50,600 $24.30 19.7%
Nashville 1,490 $33,300 $16.00 $40,900 $19.70 72%
Texas
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Abilene 130 $25,800 $12.40 $37,200 $17.90 73.9%
Amarillo 100 $32,900 $15.80 $38,400 $18.50 -21.4%
Austin 630 $36,200 $17.40 $43,100 $20.70 -33.1%
Beaumont 100 $28,400 $13.70 $34,700 $16.70 -47.1%
Brownsville 110 $28,400 $13.60 $33,400 $16.10 -25.1%
College Station 180 $26,400 $12.70 $30,600 $14.70 58.7%
Corpus Christi 220 $31,400 $15.10 $36,000 $17.30 3.7%
Dallas (Area) 3,370 $33,600 $16.20 $40,900 $19.70 -3.4%
El Paso 660 $30,200 $14.50 $38,100 $18.30 99.8%
Houston 3,240 $32,900 $15.80 $40,500 $19.50 5.4%
Killeen 310 $36,300 $17.50 $41,400 $19.90 101.5%
Longview 70 $33,500 $16.10 $41,200 $19.80 -37.5%
Lubbock 310 $31,800 $15.30 $41,800 $20.10 104.1%
McAllen 290 $29,500 $14.20 $37,400 $18.00 7.1%
Midland 60 $30,000 $14.40 $36,000 $17.30 -29.9%
Odessa 30 $33,000 $15.90 $43,200 $20.80 -56.3%
San Angelo NA $30,500 $14.60 $40,100 $19.30 NA
San Antonio 1,410 $34,100 $16.40 $43,400 $20.90 37.2%
Sherman NA $33,200 $16.00 $40,800 $19.60 NA
Texarkana 80 $27,300 $13.10 $29,900 $14.40 23.3%
Tyler 180 $31,500 $15.10 $36,900 $17.80 63.4%
Victoria 90 $29,100 $14.00 $38,200 $18.40 61.4%
Waco 240 $30,800 $14.80 $37,600 $18.10 99.5%
Wichita Falls 100 $32,500 $15.60 $41,900 $20.10 41.3%
Utah
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Logan 60 $28,100 $13.50 $31,900 $15.30 2.3%
Ogden 180 $28,200 $13.60 $32,800 $15.80 -24%
Provo 130 $28,600 $13.70 $33,600 $16.10 -37%
Salt Lake City 1,090 $28,000 $13.50 $33,700 $16.20 49.8%
St. George 40 $28,700 $13.80 $31,300 $15.00 -19.4%
Vermont
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Burlington 140 $34,500 $16.60 $46,400 $22.30 2%
Virginia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Blacksburg 70 $37,900 $18.20 $43,400 $20.90 -7.2%
Danville NA $35,300 $17.00 $39,300 $18.90 NA
Lynchburg 90 $36,700 $17.70 $44,300 $21.30 -24.8%
Richmond 810 $36,700 $17.60 $44,400 $21.30 12.8%
Roanoke 150 $29,200 $14.10 $38,800 $18.60 -16.6%
Virginia Beach 570 $40,200 $19.30 $45,800 $22.00 -35.5%
Washington
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bremerton 40 $39,900 $19.20 $46,900 $22.50 -58.9%
Kennewick NA $40,300 $19.40 $46,300 $22.30 NA
Mount Vernon 80 $31,900 $15.30 $37,100 $17.90 51.5%
Olympia 100 NA NA NA NA -9.5%
Seattle (Area) 1,440 $40,200 $19.30 $48,100 $23.10 -26.9%
Spokane 300 $33,900 $16.30 $40,300 $19.40 23.4%
Wenatchee 70 $40,300 $19.40 $48,300 $23.20 40.6%
Yakima 70 $33,400 $16.10 $42,600 $20.50 -24.3%
West Virginia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Charleston 230 $34,000 $16.40 $40,600 $19.50 31%
Huntington 170 $37,900 $18.20 $61,300 $29.50 31.4%
Morgantown 220 $38,900 $18.70 $47,200 $22.70 210.2%
Parkersburg 130 $35,300 $17.00 $41,200 $19.80 63.7%
Wheeling 90 $35,800 $17.20 $41,500 $20.00 18.1%
Wisconsin
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Appleton 60 $36,300 $17.50 $41,300 $19.80 -60.3%
Eau Claire 110 $39,100 $18.80 $46,400 $22.30 17.8%
Green Bay 110 $40,100 $19.30 $46,800 $22.50 -43.6%
La Crosse 130 $46,300 $22.30 $53,700 $25.80 53.6%
Madison 450 $43,500 $20.90 $49,800 $24.00 13.4%
Milwaukee 1,010 $39,900 $19.20 $48,400 $23.30 4.1%
Oshkosh 110 $35,500 $17.10 $43,100 $20.70 2.2%
Racine 40 $38,800 $18.70 $45,400 $21.80 -59.4%
Wausau 40 $42,900 $20.60 $51,400 $24.70 -53.5%
Wyoming
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Casper 50 $25,400 $12.20 $30,500 $14.70 10%
Cheyenne 170 NA NA NA NA 229.7%

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