Medical Records Technicians

Median Salary: $32,400   |  

In 2010, medical records technicians grossed a median yearly salary of $32,400 as vital, contributing members of growing economies nationally. If you break that yearly salary down, medical records technicians grossed $15.60 an hour that year. Place can play a big role in how much you earn, but it's nothing compared to how much salaries differ because of education and experience, which means solid training is absolutely essential.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, in 2010 an approximate 176,090 were employed as medical records technicians nationally. A successful medical records technician will usually be described as conventional and enterprising. The right mix of traits and fantastic training is vital for individuals planning to advance in this field.

Individuals planning to advance in this occupation should be skilled in:

  • Oral Expression
  • Written Comprehension
  • Information Ordering
  • Category Flexibility
  • Written Expression

Medical records technicians sometimes have traits in common, including:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Independence

It's valuable for medical records technicians to be familiar with subjects like:

  • Clerical
  • English Language
  • Customer and Personal Service

A medical records technician might employ evaluating information to determine compliance with standards, communicating with supervisors, peers, or subordinates, or monitor processes, materials, or surroundings on a typical day at work, which makes formal training definitely essential for success. Keep reading for more data on medical records technicians, including salaries and job density for areas all over the country.

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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 70 $26,700 $12.80 $34,600 $16.60 8.7%
Auburn 50 $27,600 $13.30 $34,900 $16.80 -28%
Birmingham 870 $28,200 $13.60 $36,400 $17.50 32.3%
Decatur 60 $27,900 $13.40 $33,800 $16.30 -22.7%
Dothan 120 $24,000 $11.50 $29,300 $14.10 57.3%
Florence 70 $25,700 $12.40 $31,000 $14.90 5.9%
Gadsden 50 $22,500 $10.80 $27,100 $13.00 16.2%
Huntsville 280 $28,800 $13.90 $34,100 $16.40 -0.6%
Mobile 350 $23,900 $11.50 $31,100 $14.90 48.4%
Montgomery 280 $23,400 $11.30 $32,100 $15.40 27.7%
Tuscaloosa 120 $35,100 $16.90 $45,800 $22.00 -5.9%
Alaska
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Anchorage 320 $37,100 $17.80 $44,500 $21.40 40.1%
Fairbanks 70 $40,300 $19.40 $45,800 $22.00 50.6%
Arizona
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Flagstaff 150 $33,800 $16.30 $46,600 $22.40 91.3%
Lake Havasu City 110 $35,100 $16.90 $43,100 $20.70 83.6%
Phoenix 3,210 $32,600 $15.70 $39,900 $19.20 37.5%
Prescott 90 $29,800 $14.30 $41,900 $20.10 25.8%
Tucson 790 $25,800 $12.40 $33,400 $16.10 64.3%
Yuma 120 $22,900 $11.00 $25,400 $12.20 61.7%
Arkansas
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Fayetteville 210 $25,400 $12.20 $35,500 $17.10 -19.6%
Fort Smith 200 $25,800 $12.40 $35,300 $17.00 27.5%
Hot Springs 40 $29,800 $14.30 $39,000 $18.70 -29.4%
Jonesboro 80 $27,100 $13.00 $35,800 $17.20 20.2%
Little Rock 510 $35,300 $17.00 $43,500 $20.90 11.6%
Pine Bluff NA $29,400 $14.10 $36,900 $17.70 NA
California
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bakersfield 380 $31,500 $15.20 $42,800 $20.60 8.5%
Chico 100 $30,200 $14.50 $38,400 $18.50 3.6%
El Centro 50 $37,400 $18.00 $44,600 $21.40 -31%
Fresno 410 $29,700 $14.30 $42,300 $20.30 -4.3%
Hanford 80 $42,800 $20.60 $44,600 $21.50 60%
Los Angeles (Area) 6,640 $36,400 $17.50 $46,800 $22.50 -7.6%
Madera 60 $36,900 $17.70 $44,600 $21.50 22.6%
Merced 40 $36,400 $17.50 $48,300 $23.20 -53.6%
Modesto 250 $29,600 $14.20 $39,800 $19.10 19.5%
Napa 40 $42,500 $20.40 $49,500 $23.80 -54.9%
Oakland 1,510 $36,800 $17.70 $46,900 $22.60 14.3%
Oxnard 380 $32,000 $15.40 $40,700 $19.60 -4.5%
Redding 100 $30,400 $14.60 $36,200 $17.40 17.2%
Riverside 1,660 $38,600 $18.60 $51,600 $24.80 5%
Sacramento 790 $39,200 $18.90 $49,600 $23.80 -30.1%
Salinas 140 $43,100 $20.70 $53,900 $25.90 -35.2%
San Diego 1,650 $35,300 $17.00 $46,300 $22.20 -3.8%
San Francisco (Area) 2,270 $38,000 $18.30 $49,100 $23.60 -13.7%
San Francisco (City) 770 $41,100 $19.80 $53,800 $25.90 -41.8%
San Jose 570 $44,400 $21.40 $53,400 $25.70 -52.2%
San Luis Obispo 110 $37,900 $18.20 $44,600 $21.50 -21.6%
Santa Barbara 190 $33,700 $16.20 $42,600 $20.50 -17.8%
Santa Cruz 110 $37,300 $17.90 $46,600 $22.40 -5.2%
Santa Rosa 140 $32,300 $15.50 $40,000 $19.20 -38.9%
Stockton 190 $36,500 $17.60 $42,900 $20.60 -29.5%
Vallejo 170 $42,900 $20.60 $50,800 $24.40 5.5%
Visalia NA $30,000 $14.40 $41,100 $19.70 NA
Colorado
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Boulder 100 $36,000 $17.30 $44,100 $21.20 -53.5%
Colorado Springs 440 $34,400 $16.50 $44,000 $21.10 30.9%
Denver 1,440 $38,200 $18.40 $49,200 $23.60 -11.9%
Fort Collins 160 $36,300 $17.50 $43,300 $20.80 -5.7%
Grand Junction 90 $33,100 $15.90 $41,100 $19.80 9.3%
Greeley 110 $38,400 $18.40 $44,900 $21.60 9.7%
Pueblo 100 $33,200 $16.00 $42,400 $20.40 34.2%
Connecticut
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bridgeport 350 $37,200 $17.90 $45,600 $21.90 -25.3%
Hartford 600 $36,300 $17.40 $46,200 $22.20 -20.7%
New Haven 340 $35,200 $16.90 $44,000 $21.20 -20.2%
Norwich 110 $36,700 $17.70 $48,700 $23.40 -37.1%
Delaware
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Dover 80 $26,500 $12.70 $32,000 $15.40 -6.1%
District of Columbia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Washington (Area) 2,160 $39,900 $19.20 $51,400 $24.70 -45.2%
Florida
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Cape Coral 380 $32,700 $15.70 $39,200 $18.80 40.4%
Deltona 230 $30,300 $14.60 $37,000 $17.80 11.3%
Gainesville 250 $37,000 $17.80 $45,700 $22.00 52.6%
Jacksonville 700 $32,800 $15.80 $41,300 $19.90 -10.8%
Lakeland 380 $35,000 $16.80 $55,400 $26.60 44.6%
Miami (Area) 3,240 $30,500 $14.70 $42,600 $20.50 9%
Naples 100 $34,500 $16.60 $38,800 $18.70 -30.7%
Ocala 140 $25,700 $12.30 $32,100 $15.40 11%
Orlando 1,460 $28,900 $13.90 $37,100 $17.90 9.8%
Palm Bay 370 $31,100 $14.90 $41,100 $19.70 41.9%
Panama City 100 $28,200 $13.50 $32,400 $15.60 8.7%
Pensacola 310 $30,600 $14.70 $44,600 $21.50 49.5%
Port St. Lucie 160 $28,900 $13.90 $34,600 $16.70 -0.4%
Punta Gorda 80 $25,100 $12.10 $33,500 $16.10 54.5%
Sebastian 40 $30,100 $14.50 $37,000 $17.80 -27.1%
Tallahassee 240 $40,100 $19.30 $44,000 $21.20 8.7%
Tampa 1,810 $30,000 $14.40 $42,400 $20.40 19.7%
Georgia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Albany 140 $25,000 $12.00 $30,000 $14.40 70.2%
Athens 120 $32,900 $15.80 $43,100 $20.70 12.2%
Atlanta 2,350 $31,700 $15.20 $40,900 $19.60 -22.8%
Augusta 300 $32,900 $15.80 $40,400 $19.40 7.7%
Columbus 270 $30,700 $14.70 $38,800 $18.70 73.9%
Dalton 50 $27,600 $13.30 $32,400 $15.60 -38.3%
Gainesville 100 $29,100 $14.00 $36,100 $17.40 1.9%
Macon 190 $27,000 $13.00 $34,600 $16.60 55.9%
Rome 70 $30,700 $14.80 $36,600 $17.60 50.5%
Savannah 160 $27,500 $13.20 $30,400 $14.60 -19.9%
Valdosta 40 $18,900 $9.10 $25,200 $12.10 -37.7%
Hawaii
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Honolulu 490 $41,100 $19.80 $53,900 $25.90 -15.8%
Idaho
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Boise City 550 $32,100 $15.40 $37,000 $17.80 55.4%
Coeur d'Alene 110 $26,700 $12.80 $33,200 $16.00 55%
Idaho Falls 40 $27,300 $13.10 $33,200 $16.00 -32.8%
Illinois
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bloomington 50 $32,300 $15.50 $37,400 $18.00 -57.8%
Champaign 150 $29,900 $14.40 $43,800 $21.10 10%
Chicago (Area) 5,500 $32,900 $15.80 $42,200 $20.30 -4.8%
Danville 50 $33,400 $16.10 $47,900 $23.00 32.3%
Decatur 80 $35,600 $17.10 $50,000 $24.00 18.4%
Peoria 310 $26,300 $12.60 $30,300 $14.60 33.5%
Rockford 170 $31,500 $15.20 $40,600 $19.50 -10%
Springfield 150 $31,700 $15.20 $39,500 $19.00 2.1%
Indiana
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Anderson 60 $40,400 $19.40 $49,800 $23.90 17.8%
Bloomington 210 $28,100 $13.50 $34,300 $16.50 108.2%
Columbus 70 $28,100 $13.50 $36,000 $17.30 27.9%
Elkhart 170 $28,100 $13.50 $34,600 $16.60 26%
Evansville 310 $26,200 $12.60 $34,800 $16.70 33.2%
Fort Wayne 270 $30,000 $14.40 $41,500 $20.00 -0.6%
Indianapolis 1,210 $30,200 $14.50 $37,800 $18.20 2.2%
Kokomo 60 $29,200 $14.00 $36,100 $17.30 21.7%
Lafayette 130 $28,300 $13.60 $35,800 $17.20 14.2%
Michigan City 70 $28,500 $13.70 $37,400 $18.00 27.7%
Muncie 100 $29,200 $14.00 $35,000 $16.80 64.4%
South Bend 300 $25,900 $12.50 $32,400 $15.60 71.9%
Terre Haute 90 $28,800 $13.90 $45,400 $21.80 -2.1%
Iowa
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Ames NA $21,500 $10.30 $24,900 $12.00 NA
Cedar Rapids 150 $30,400 $14.60 $36,800 $17.70 -21.5%
Davenport 330 $26,300 $12.60 $31,300 $15.10 33.6%
Des Moines 420 $29,900 $14.40 $39,300 $18.90 -5.1%
Dubuque 100 $29,400 $14.10 $36,200 $17.40 42.4%
Iowa City 180 NA NA NA NA 58.5%
Sioux City 100 $27,200 $13.10 $33,600 $16.10 -1.4%
Waterloo 150 $29,000 $13.90 $34,800 $16.70 24%
Kansas
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Lawrence 40 $27,400 $13.20 $33,600 $16.10 -38.5%
Manhattan NA $32,000 $15.40 $38,800 $18.70 NA
Topeka 190 $32,100 $15.40 $41,100 $19.80 26.7%
Wichita 550 $27,300 $13.10 $33,800 $16.30 43.2%
Kentucky
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bowling Green 70 $28,300 $13.60 $44,900 $21.60 -6.9%
Elizabethtown 100 $34,500 $16.60 $41,500 $19.90 70.3%
Lexington 410 $33,700 $16.20 $44,600 $21.40 24.6%
Louisville 850 $29,100 $14.00 $36,900 $17.80 5.8%
Owensboro 80 $24,700 $11.90 $30,800 $14.80 22.8%
Louisiana
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Alexandria 110 $25,900 $12.50 $39,600 $19.00 29.3%
Baton Rouge 480 $26,600 $12.80 $35,100 $16.90 -1.9%
Houma 110 $25,900 $12.40 $30,400 $14.60 -12.3%
Lafayette 170 $27,000 $13.00 $35,800 $17.20 -12.6%
Lake Charles 90 $24,600 $11.80 $30,100 $14.50 -28.4%
Monroe 100 $29,100 $14.00 $34,000 $16.30 -6.6%
New Orleans 570 $30,100 $14.50 $37,600 $18.10 -18.3%
Shreveport 440 $23,300 $11.20 $32,100 $15.40 84.6%
Maine
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bangor 160 $32,400 $15.60 $37,500 $18.00 93%
Lewiston 120 $35,300 $17.00 $41,700 $20.10 90.8%
Portland 350 $28,300 $13.60 $35,600 $17.10 31.2%
Maryland
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Baltimore 1,940 $40,200 $19.30 $50,900 $24.50 13.2%
Cumberland 60 $26,200 $12.60 $30,600 $14.70 7.1%
Hagerstown 80 $34,400 $16.50 $49,300 $23.70 -40.1%
Salisbury 100 $28,200 $13.60 $32,800 $15.80 33.6%
Massachusetts
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Barnstable Town 240 $41,100 $19.80 $50,600 $24.30 85.5%
Boston (Area) 4,210 $37,500 $18.00 $48,500 $23.30 25.8%
Pittsfield 80 $32,600 $15.70 $41,000 $19.70 64.6%
Springfield 390 $37,900 $18.20 $45,300 $21.80 -1.5%
Worcester 700 $34,600 $16.60 $46,300 $22.30 43.5%
Michigan
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Ann Arbor 510 $35,300 $17.00 $45,000 $21.60 94%
Battle Creek 60 $40,300 $19.40 $47,900 $23.00 -19.9%
Detroit (Area) 1,650 $35,300 $17.00 $46,800 $22.50 -29.5%
Flint 200 $37,200 $17.90 $45,200 $21.70 13.1%
Grand Rapids 220 $31,500 $15.10 $39,600 $19.10 -55.6%
Holland 70 $33,200 $16.00 $43,000 $20.70 -49.5%
Jackson 70 $39,100 $18.80 $51,900 $24.90 -5.8%
Kalamazoo 160 $30,400 $14.60 $37,300 $17.90 -10.4%
Lansing 170 $34,100 $16.40 $42,700 $20.50 -38%
Muskegon 90 $27,600 $13.30 $37,700 $18.10 20%
Niles 50 $29,700 $14.30 $44,100 $21.20 -42.1%
Saginaw 180 $26,500 $12.70 $31,100 $14.90 64.8%
Minnesota
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Duluth 210 $32,900 $15.80 $37,600 $18.10 25.3%
Mankato 60 $35,100 $16.90 $40,000 $19.20 -19.6%
Minneapolis 2,530 $39,100 $18.80 $45,700 $22.00 9%
Rochester 200 $44,900 $21.60 $51,200 $24.60 46.1%
St. Cloud 130 $37,000 $17.80 $42,100 $20.20 2.1%
Mississippi
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Gulfport 170 $29,200 $14.10 $41,500 $19.90 21.2%
Hattiesburg 110 $22,500 $10.80 $29,900 $14.40 45.3%
Jackson 440 $26,000 $12.50 $35,200 $16.90 31.9%
Pascagoula 80 $25,700 $12.40 $29,900 $14.40 10.3%
Missouri
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Cape Girardeau 60 $24,800 $11.90 $32,700 $15.70 -9.3%
Columbia 230 $28,900 $13.90 $39,000 $18.70 102%
Jefferson City 50 $34,300 $16.50 $48,000 $23.10 -53.8%
Joplin 120 $27,800 $13.40 $35,900 $17.30 14.2%
Kansas City 1,550 $32,300 $15.50 $40,600 $19.50 17.7%
Springfield 220 $29,200 $14.00 $44,600 $21.40 -11%
St. Louis 1,720 $31,100 $15.00 $38,300 $18.40 -1.2%
Montana
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Billings 150 $33,200 $16.00 $39,800 $19.20 37.3%
Great Falls 70 $27,900 $13.40 $33,600 $16.10 48.8%
Missoula 110 $29,200 $14.00 $36,100 $17.30 47.7%
Nebraska
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Lincoln 220 $32,100 $15.40 $40,400 $19.40 1.7%
Omaha 830 $32,900 $15.80 $41,400 $19.90 35.1%
Nevada
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Carson City 40 $35,400 $17.00 $49,700 $23.90 10.5%
Las Vegas 970 $33,800 $16.30 $44,700 $21.50 -12.9%
Reno 220 $34,800 $16.70 $48,200 $23.20 -15.7%
New Hampshire
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Manchester 210 $27,400 $13.20 $34,200 $16.50 58.8%
New Jersey
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Atlantic City 60 $39,500 $19.00 $46,900 $22.50 -66%
Ocean City 30 $31,400 $15.10 $39,600 $19.00 -41.8%
Trenton 90 $47,700 $22.90 $57,200 $27.50 -71%
New Mexico
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Albuquerque 560 $31,600 $15.20 $38,800 $18.70 9.2%
Farmington 80 $36,100 $17.30 $40,900 $19.70 20%
Las Cruces 70 $22,800 $10.90 $27,500 $13.20 -25.6%
Santa Fe 120 $30,300 $14.60 $37,600 $18.10 37.6%
New York
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Albany 500 $28,900 $13.90 $37,700 $18.10 -15.7%
Binghamton 160 $31,200 $15.00 $37,000 $17.80 7.9%
Buffalo 720 $33,300 $16.00 $43,500 $20.90 -0.9%
Elmira 50 $27,700 $13.30 $32,900 $15.80 -0.2%
Glens Falls 80 $26,000 $12.50 $35,600 $17.10 17%
Kingston 60 $25,700 $12.40 $51,900 $25.00 -32.1%
New York (Area) 6,900 $41,300 $19.80 $51,200 $24.60 -38.5%
Poughkeepsie 370 $33,400 $16.00 $45,300 $21.80 11.4%
Rochester 640 $31,100 $14.90 $37,900 $18.20 -4.2%
Syracuse 610 $41,800 $20.10 $51,900 $24.90 46.1%
Utica 200 $28,900 $13.90 $38,500 $18.50 17.7%
North Carolina
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Asheville 310 $28,700 $13.80 $35,200 $16.90 35%
Burlington 60 $33,400 $16.10 $39,500 $19.00 -19.1%
Charlotte 770 $30,700 $14.70 $36,500 $17.60 -31.3%
Durham 370 $37,800 $18.20 $49,300 $23.70 -1%
Fayetteville 200 $32,100 $15.50 $44,100 $21.20 17.4%
Goldsboro 130 $28,700 $13.80 $32,300 $15.50 123.3%
Greensboro 510 $40,900 $19.60 $54,700 $26.30 9.3%
Greenville 180 $28,700 $13.80 $37,200 $17.90 87.1%
Hickory 220 $28,000 $13.50 $32,800 $15.80 15.2%
Raleigh 460 $30,000 $14.40 $36,900 $17.80 -31.8%
Rocky Mount 90 $25,200 $12.10 $29,700 $14.30 19.6%
Wilmington 180 $30,300 $14.60 $41,800 $20.10 -2.1%
Winston-Salem 360 $29,200 $14.00 $36,800 $17.70 29.1%
North Dakota
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bismarck 100 $33,400 $16.00 $36,900 $17.70 21.8%
Fargo 120 $30,100 $14.50 $37,500 $18.00 -26.8%
Ohio
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Akron 400 $29,800 $14.30 $35,900 $17.30 -6.6%
Canton 310 $28,300 $13.60 $37,100 $17.80 41.9%
Cincinnati 1,280 $29,200 $14.00 $36,500 $17.50 -3.8%
Cleveland 1,200 $32,600 $15.70 $41,800 $20.10 -10.8%
Columbus 930 $31,400 $15.10 $37,200 $17.90 -24%
Dayton 680 $29,800 $14.30 $36,400 $17.50 36.2%
Lima 120 $27,900 $13.40 $34,900 $16.80 73.5%
Mansfield 50 $27,800 $13.40 $30,000 $14.40 -24%
Sandusky 50 $26,500 $12.70 $31,900 $15.40 2.2%
Springfield 60 $28,000 $13.50 $35,600 $17.10 -11.2%
Toledo 510 $33,600 $16.20 $41,800 $20.10 31%
Youngstown 340 $28,100 $13.50 $32,600 $15.70 13.5%
Oklahoma
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Lawton 110 $34,500 $16.60 $42,700 $20.50 89.2%
Oklahoma City 1,140 $28,700 $13.80 $37,900 $18.20 49.6%
Tulsa 720 $28,000 $13.40 $34,800 $16.70 27.9%
Oregon
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bend 100 $32,600 $15.70 $40,000 $19.20 27.7%
Corvallis 80 $31,500 $15.20 $36,600 $17.60 68.3%
Eugene 260 $32,500 $15.60 $42,200 $20.30 40.9%
Medford 140 $28,700 $13.80 $38,300 $18.40 39.2%
Portland 1,400 $37,900 $18.20 $46,400 $22.30 4.8%
Salem 320 $29,900 $14.40 $36,700 $17.60 60.4%
Pennsylvania
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Allentown 650 $28,900 $13.90 $38,100 $18.30 42.2%
Altoona 90 $31,600 $15.20 $40,700 $19.60 13.8%
Erie 240 $26,200 $12.60 $31,900 $15.40 40.6%
Harrisburg 610 $30,800 $14.80 $42,100 $20.20 44%
Johnstown 70 $25,800 $12.40 $32,600 $15.70 -3.3%
Lancaster 280 $28,500 $13.70 $34,300 $16.50 -9.5%
Lebanon 70 $26,400 $12.70 $32,900 $15.80 6.4%
Philadelphia (Area) 2,570 $36,500 $17.50 $46,900 $22.50 -29.1%
Pittsburgh 1,680 $30,100 $14.50 $39,600 $19.00 11%
Reading 110 $27,700 $13.30 $32,700 $15.70 -49.2%
Scranton 430 $29,500 $14.20 $36,100 $17.40 24.9%
State College 110 $23,700 $11.40 $26,400 $12.70 22.5%
York 190 $27,900 $13.40 $38,600 $18.60 -18.1%
Rhode Island
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Providence 1,000 $30,900 $14.90 $39,500 $19.00 40.4%
South Carolina
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Anderson 80 $26,500 $12.70 $32,900 $15.80 4.7%
Charleston 340 $29,500 $14.20 $37,600 $18.10 -10.8%
Columbia 520 $34,900 $16.80 $46,400 $22.30 12.3%
Florence 120 $25,800 $12.40 $30,000 $14.40 12.3%
Greenville 350 $27,400 $13.20 $33,200 $15.90 -13%
Myrtle Beach 100 $24,800 $11.90 $28,700 $13.80 -30.3%
Spartanburg 130 $28,200 $13.60 $35,400 $17.00 -13.1%
Sumter 50 $28,900 $13.90 $39,800 $19.20 7.1%
South Dakota
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Rapid City 170 $32,500 $15.60 $40,500 $19.50 108.2%
Sioux Falls 390 $30,200 $14.50 $38,300 $18.40 114.8%
Tennessee
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Chattanooga 290 $29,200 $14.10 $40,000 $19.20 -6.1%
Clarksville 60 $28,700 $13.80 $33,600 $16.10 -47.4%
Jackson 130 $24,900 $12.00 $30,800 $14.80 69.6%
Johnson City 140 $27,500 $13.20 $37,400 $18.00 33.2%
Kingsport 210 $24,400 $11.70 $30,000 $14.40 32.2%
Knoxville 430 $27,700 $13.30 $35,800 $17.20 -2.3%
Memphis 840 $29,200 $14.10 $36,900 $17.80 2.9%
Morristown 50 $22,900 $11.00 $27,700 $13.30 -18.8%
Nashville 730 $34,000 $16.30 $41,600 $20.00 -25.1%
Texas
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Abilene 100 $27,100 $13.00 $36,800 $17.70 15.2%
Amarillo 120 $29,800 $14.30 $44,000 $21.10 -21.1%
Austin 940 $29,900 $14.40 $35,600 $17.10 -10.9%
Beaumont 150 $24,600 $11.90 $34,600 $16.60 -30.1%
Brownsville 200 $24,100 $11.60 $30,100 $14.50 17.5%
College Station 140 $23,900 $11.50 $32,200 $15.50 10.3%
Corpus Christi 450 $23,700 $11.40 $28,700 $13.80 87.9%
Dallas (Area) 3,750 $32,100 $15.40 $42,700 $20.50 -4.5%
El Paso 410 $34,600 $16.60 $44,700 $21.50 10.3%
Houston 3,270 $34,000 $16.40 $45,800 $22.00 -5.4%
Killeen 270 $37,200 $17.90 $44,400 $21.40 59.5%
Laredo 70 $20,500 $9.90 $28,800 $13.90 -36.5%
Longview 160 $24,100 $11.60 $32,000 $15.40 26.7%
Lubbock 120 $32,400 $15.60 $41,100 $19.80 -27.1%
McAllen 400 $21,600 $10.40 $28,500 $13.70 32.9%
Midland NA $29,000 $13.90 $38,200 $18.40 NA
Odessa 100 $26,200 $12.60 $31,200 $15.00 23.8%
San Angelo 140 $32,400 $15.60 $42,800 $20.60 143.6%
San Antonio 1,840 $36,100 $17.40 $54,000 $26.00 59.2%
Sherman 80 $27,900 $13.40 $32,800 $15.80 47.1%
Texarkana 120 $30,300 $14.60 $40,600 $19.50 62.2%
Tyler 220 $27,300 $13.10 $34,300 $16.50 76.1%
Victoria 70 $25,200 $12.10 $32,700 $15.70 11%
Waco 110 $29,700 $14.30 $50,100 $24.10 -17.8%
Wichita Falls 110 $26,200 $12.60 $34,900 $16.80 45.1%
Utah
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Logan 50 $29,700 $14.30 $38,000 $18.30 -29.8%
Ogden 190 $33,600 $16.10 $41,500 $20.00 -26.9%
Provo 200 $28,700 $13.80 $35,300 $17.00 -15.2%
Salt Lake City 1,100 $28,300 $13.60 $37,200 $17.90 34.1%
St. George 90 $25,600 $12.30 $31,200 $15.00 46%
Vermont
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Burlington 200 $30,300 $14.60 $39,600 $19.10 35.7%
Virginia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Blacksburg 50 $30,500 $14.60 $35,600 $17.10 -36.2%
Charlottesville 200 $38,100 $18.30 $46,400 $22.30 59.1%
Danville 50 $24,500 $11.80 $29,200 $14.00 3.3%
Harrisonburg 40 $31,500 $15.10 $43,300 $20.80 -53.1%
Lynchburg 80 $30,700 $14.80 $37,100 $17.80 -38%
Richmond 640 $32,000 $15.40 $41,500 $20.00 -20.7%
Roanoke 260 $31,400 $15.10 $41,300 $19.80 29.4%
Virginia Beach 1,000 $29,200 $14.10 $38,700 $18.60 0.6%
Winchester 120 $28,400 $13.60 $37,800 $18.20 77.6%
Washington
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bellingham 90 $38,400 $18.40 $44,800 $21.50 -10.4%
Bremerton 190 $35,000 $16.80 $41,200 $19.80 76.1%
Kennewick 110 $31,000 $14.90 $36,600 $17.60 -14.5%
Longview 90 $31,500 $15.20 $38,100 $18.30 87%
Mount Vernon 90 $34,700 $16.70 $41,400 $19.90 55.7%
Olympia 180 $33,100 $15.90 $39,700 $19.10 40%
Seattle (Area) 2,870 $37,200 $17.90 $47,600 $22.90 29.5%
Spokane 380 $28,100 $13.50 $35,400 $17.00 39.2%
Wenatchee 80 $32,700 $15.70 $40,400 $19.40 49.9%
Yakima 250 $30,300 $14.60 $37,500 $18.00 124.3%
West Virginia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Charleston 210 $23,300 $11.20 $28,100 $13.50 8.5%
Huntington 290 $27,600 $13.30 $42,400 $20.40 92.5%
Morgantown 120 $28,200 $13.60 $38,300 $18.40 51.6%
Parkersburg 80 $23,600 $11.30 $28,200 $13.60 -14.4%
Wheeling 160 $24,400 $11.70 $32,800 $15.80 80.6%
Wisconsin
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Appleton 90 $31,100 $14.90 $39,300 $18.90 -45.2%
Eau Claire 160 $30,900 $14.90 $40,500 $19.50 49.9%
Fond du Lac 40 $34,400 $16.50 $41,500 $19.90 -24%
Green Bay 270 $31,000 $14.90 $38,300 $18.40 19.6%
Janesville 160 $29,200 $14.10 $38,600 $18.60 95.5%
La Crosse NA $34,500 $16.60 $44,000 $21.20 NA
Madison 400 $39,600 $19.00 $47,700 $22.90 -11%
Milwaukee 1,550 $35,600 $17.10 $44,300 $21.30 42.7%
Oshkosh 130 $30,100 $14.50 $39,300 $18.90 8.9%
Racine 110 $27,500 $13.20 $34,200 $16.40 15.6%
Sheboygan 50 $34,400 $16.50 $38,900 $18.70 -38%
Wausau 90 $29,000 $13.90 $35,300 $17.00 0.4%
Wyoming
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Casper 50 $28,100 $13.50 $35,200 $16.90 -3.4%
Cheyenne 60 $30,200 $14.50 $40,100 $19.30 -1.7%

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