Medical Social Workers

Median Salary: $47,200   |  

In 2010, medical social workers grossed a median yearly salary of $47,200 as crucial, contributing members of flourishing economies nationally. When you break that annual pay down, it works out to $22.70 an hour. Salaries vary based on place, experience, and education, which is why it is definitely fundamental to find formal training.

As the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports, in 2010 a reported 143,080 were employed as medical social workers nationally. A successful medical social worker will sometimes be described as social, investigative, and artistic. If you are preparing to progress in this field, it's crucial to have the right mix of attributes and fantastic training.

Some medical social workers find that it's useful to build on skills such as:

  • Oral Expression
  • Oral Comprehension
  • Written Expression
  • Fluency of Ideas
  • Selective Attention

Successful medical social workers typically exhibit attributes like:

  • Dependability
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Attention to Detail

It's effective for medical social workers to be familiar with subjects like:

  • Psychology
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • English Language
  • Law and Government
  • Philosophy and Theology

On a typical day, a medical social worker might be communicating with persons outside organization, coaching and developing others, or processing information, making excellent training in these areas extremely useful. Keep reading for more info on medical social workers, including salaries and job density for metropolitan areas all over the United States.

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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 60 $41,500 $20.00 $46,600 $22.40 17.7%
Auburn 30 $42,600 $20.50 $48,400 $23.30 -42.5%
Birmingham 540 $41,900 $20.10 $51,300 $24.70 0.1%
Decatur 60 $40,900 $19.60 $46,800 $22.50 -3.2%
Dothan 90 $36,700 $17.70 $45,900 $22.00 40.4%
Florence 70 $38,300 $18.40 $46,500 $22.40 30.1%
Gadsden 60 $44,100 $21.20 $50,000 $24.10 47.4%
Huntsville 140 $40,900 $19.70 $47,300 $22.80 -39.5%
Mobile 180 $40,500 $19.50 $46,500 $22.40 -6.7%
Montgomery 220 $39,700 $19.10 $52,600 $25.30 25.7%
Tuscaloosa 180 $39,700 $19.10 $48,800 $23.50 80.2%
Alaska
City/Area Employees Median
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Top 25%
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Anchorage 210 $49,700 $23.90 $64,600 $31.00 13.9%
Arizona
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
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Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Lake Havasu City 50 $49,600 $23.80 $66,600 $32.00 8.9%
Phoenix 1,440 $39,700 $19.10 $54,400 $26.10 -24%
Prescott 40 $56,100 $27.00 $68,900 $33.10 -36.9%
Tucson 520 $48,100 $23.10 $59,400 $28.60 32.9%
Arkansas
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Fayetteville 130 $34,500 $16.60 $50,900 $24.50 -41.7%
Fort Smith 190 $40,400 $19.40 $50,100 $24.10 43.4%
Hot Springs 60 $47,100 $22.60 $57,500 $27.70 42.1%
Little Rock 660 $48,100 $23.10 $59,200 $28.40 79%
Pine Bluff NA $49,200 $23.70 $59,100 $28.40 NA
California
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bakersfield 170 $53,000 $25.50 $67,600 $32.50 -40.4%
Fresno 170 $48,300 $23.20 $68,200 $32.80 -52.8%
Los Angeles (Area) 4,160 $57,200 $27.50 $70,800 $34.00 -28.8%
Merced 30 $60,200 $28.90 $66,000 $31.70 -48.1%
Modesto 120 $58,500 $28.10 $70,500 $33.90 -27.9%
Napa NA $52,200 $25.10 $78,800 $37.90 NA
Oakland 980 $64,300 $30.90 $78,400 $37.70 -8.2%
Oxnard 100 $57,800 $27.80 $68,600 $33.00 -70%
Redding 80 $47,900 $23.00 $66,400 $31.90 20.3%
Riverside 1,180 $54,400 $26.10 $66,700 $32.00 -8.4%
Sacramento 770 $54,600 $26.30 $70,900 $34.10 -16.3%
Salinas 80 $52,000 $25.00 $67,100 $32.30 -54.3%
San Diego 880 $57,900 $27.90 $72,300 $34.80 -36.6%
San Francisco (Area) 1,760 $65,300 $31.40 $81,200 $39.10 -17.9%
San Francisco (City) 770 $67,400 $32.40 $83,800 $40.30 -27.6%
San Jose 320 $73,300 $35.20 $84,300 $40.60 -67.1%
San Luis Obispo NA $49,400 $23.80 $57,800 $27.80 NA
Santa Barbara NA $46,800 $22.50 $51,900 $24.90 NA
Santa Cruz 90 $51,900 $25.00 $65,800 $31.60 -8.5%
Santa Rosa 140 $61,400 $29.50 $72,800 $35.00 -27%
Stockton 180 $65,000 $31.20 $72,300 $34.70 -20.1%
Vallejo 50 $68,500 $32.90 $81,800 $39.30 -62.1%
Visalia 70 $46,800 $22.50 $68,900 $33.10 -54.1%
Yuba City 30 $59,900 $28.80 $70,000 $33.60 -21.8%
Colorado
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Boulder 140 $45,100 $21.70 $54,700 $26.30 -20.5%
Colorado Springs 370 $36,600 $17.60 $45,500 $21.90 36.3%
Denver 1,190 $46,600 $22.40 $55,500 $26.70 -10.5%
Fort Collins 100 $37,500 $18.00 $49,100 $23.60 -27.7%
Grand Junction 50 $33,100 $15.90 $49,700 $23.90 -27.9%
Greeley 100 $42,700 $20.50 $49,500 $23.80 20.7%
Pueblo 80 $43,400 $20.90 $51,700 $24.80 24.7%
Connecticut
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bridgeport 420 $61,500 $29.60 $76,800 $36.90 -1.9%
Hartford 920 $55,900 $26.90 $67,300 $32.30 49.7%
New Haven 510 $62,300 $30.00 $76,100 $36.60 56.2%
Norwich 140 $54,600 $26.30 $68,400 $32.90 -5.2%
Delaware
City/Area Employees Median
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Hourly Wage
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Dover 150 $41,200 $19.80 $46,200 $22.20 127.8%
District of Columbia
City/Area Employees Median
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Hourly Wage
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Washington (Area) 1,510 $61,300 $29.50 $74,300 $35.70 -52.9%
Florida
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Cape Coral 200 $42,100 $20.20 $47,500 $22.90 -9.4%
Deltona 150 $46,900 $22.50 $52,500 $25.20 -9.7%
Gainesville 100 $55,900 $26.90 $64,200 $30.90 -24.7%
Jacksonville 500 $45,200 $21.70 $54,800 $26.40 -21.8%
Lakeland 310 $46,000 $22.10 $56,300 $27.10 45.2%
Miami (Area) 2,010 $44,800 $21.50 $55,300 $26.60 -16.9%
Naples 30 $42,200 $20.30 $50,700 $24.40 -74.4%
Ocala 90 $44,200 $21.20 $57,200 $27.50 -6.7%
Orlando 600 $42,700 $20.50 $50,700 $24.40 -44%
Palm Bay 110 $44,900 $21.60 $50,400 $24.20 -46.4%
Panama City 40 $43,600 $21.00 $50,100 $24.10 -49.5%
Pensacola 100 $46,200 $22.20 $53,400 $25.70 -43.3%
Port St. Lucie 200 $47,400 $22.80 $61,100 $29.40 51.9%
Sebastian 50 $47,600 $22.90 $52,200 $25.10 -2.3%
Tallahassee NA $40,600 $19.50 $53,800 $25.90 NA
Tampa 890 $43,400 $20.90 $54,600 $26.30 -27.5%
Georgia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Albany 40 $38,200 $18.40 $47,000 $22.60 -40%
Athens 60 $46,700 $22.50 $52,500 $25.20 -34.2%
Atlanta 2,040 $47,000 $22.60 $57,400 $27.60 -17.8%
Augusta 140 $39,600 $19.00 $45,500 $21.90 -38.9%
Columbus 230 $37,900 $18.20 $48,100 $23.20 83.5%
Gainesville 120 $37,800 $18.20 $45,500 $21.90 50.9%
Macon 170 $40,200 $19.30 $45,100 $21.70 71.8%
Rome 50 $40,100 $19.30 $47,500 $22.80 23.5%
Savannah 170 $50,500 $24.30 $62,600 $30.10 1.6%
Valdosta 60 $40,600 $19.50 $49,100 $23.60 5.7%
Hawaii
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Honolulu 400 $60,300 $29.00 $69,100 $33.20 -15.4%
Idaho
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Boise City 210 $38,900 $18.70 $46,600 $22.40 -26.4%
Coeur d'Alene 90 $43,400 $20.80 $54,200 $26.10 46.9%
Idaho Falls 30 $44,300 $21.30 $54,600 $26.30 -39%
Pocatello NA $40,000 $19.20 $49,000 $23.50 NA
Illinois
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bloomington 40 $43,200 $20.80 $54,500 $26.20 -55.2%
Champaign 140 $43,800 $21.10 $61,500 $29.60 29.9%
Chicago (Area) 3,100 $52,500 $25.20 $66,200 $31.80 -34%
Kankakee 40 $34,400 $16.60 $49,700 $23.90 -5%
Peoria 120 $38,200 $18.40 $54,400 $26.20 -34.5%
Rockford 100 $45,200 $21.70 $52,100 $25.10 -35.1%
Springfield 70 $53,400 $25.70 $66,300 $31.90 -38%
Indiana
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Anderson 30 NA NA NA NA -23.2%
Bloomington 90 $46,300 $22.20 $54,200 $26.00 10.5%
Elkhart 40 $41,200 $19.80 $47,200 $22.70 -68.1%
Evansville 180 $37,000 $17.80 $43,300 $20.80 -4.4%
Fort Wayne 190 $39,800 $19.10 $47,100 $22.70 -11.8%
Indianapolis 770 $46,000 $22.10 $54,600 $26.30 -19.3%
Lafayette 90 $39,400 $19.00 $46,200 $22.20 4.3%
Muncie 50 $35,100 $16.90 $39,100 $18.80 -0.4%
South Bend 180 $40,400 $19.40 $46,800 $22.50 26.7%
Terre Haute 30 $36,000 $17.30 $54,000 $26.00 -54.8%
Iowa
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Cedar Rapids 40 $41,600 $20.00 $47,100 $22.70 -71.1%
Davenport 70 $41,100 $19.80 $48,100 $23.10 -65.3%
Des Moines 330 $42,400 $20.40 $50,700 $24.40 -6.8%
Iowa City 160 $45,700 $22.00 $55,000 $26.50 76.6%
Sioux City 60 $49,800 $24.00 $65,700 $31.60 -27.4%
Waterloo 70 $43,000 $20.70 $47,900 $23.00 -22.9%
Kansas
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Topeka 180 $39,700 $19.10 $46,900 $22.60 53%
Wichita 240 $41,100 $19.70 $47,300 $22.80 -23.1%
Kentucky
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bowling Green 60 $41,900 $20.10 $45,900 $22.10 2.7%
Lexington 230 $43,800 $21.00 $51,700 $24.90 -12.7%
Louisville 460 $45,000 $21.60 $52,100 $25.00 -30.3%
Owensboro 40 $39,700 $19.10 $45,400 $21.80 -24.6%
Louisiana
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Alexandria 80 $37,100 $17.90 $45,300 $21.80 10.2%
Baton Rouge 390 $42,200 $20.30 $50,100 $24.10 -3.2%
Houma 40 $45,000 $21.60 $51,700 $24.90 -63.1%
Lafayette 90 $45,200 $21.70 $56,100 $27.00 -43.7%
Lake Charles 70 $41,300 $19.90 $47,600 $22.90 -31.7%
Monroe 90 $33,800 $16.20 $38,000 $18.30 12%
New Orleans 320 $46,100 $22.20 $56,700 $27.30 -43.7%
Shreveport 140 $41,800 $20.10 $47,400 $22.80 -28.6%
Maine
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bangor 80 $44,900 $21.60 $54,000 $26.00 17%
Lewiston 80 $44,200 $21.30 $49,600 $23.90 45.2%
Portland 230 $45,200 $21.70 $52,300 $25.10 6.7%
Maryland
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Baltimore 1,850 $58,500 $28.10 $73,600 $35.40 32.4%
Cumberland 60 $52,500 $25.20 $64,800 $31.20 40.1%
Hagerstown 100 $51,500 $24.80 $60,400 $29.10 -8.5%
Salisbury 80 $50,300 $24.20 $57,600 $27.70 37.6%
Massachusetts
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Barnstable Town 450 $51,600 $24.80 $66,200 $31.90 327.6%
Boston (Area) NA $52,200 $25.10 $63,500 $30.60 NA
Springfield 1,150 $52,800 $25.40 $62,400 $30.00 259.9%
Worcester 1,310 $49,600 $23.80 $59,700 $28.70 359.6%
Michigan
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Ann Arbor NA $41,700 $20.00 $54,900 $26.40 NA
Battle Creek 30 $54,300 $26.10 $62,100 $29.80 -41.8%
Bay City 50 $46,300 $22.30 $52,600 $25.30 32.9%
Detroit (Area) NA $40,500 $19.50 $61,600 $29.60 NA
Flint 190 $54,000 $25.90 $60,400 $29.00 32%
Grand Rapids 310 $48,600 $23.30 $55,200 $26.50 -24.3%
Jackson 50 $48,400 $23.30 $60,400 $29.00 -19.6%
Kalamazoo 140 $43,900 $21.10 $52,100 $25.10 -3.2%
Lansing 190 $58,500 $28.10 $73,600 $35.40 -15.7%
Muskegon 40 $40,700 $19.60 $62,800 $30.20 -39.1%
Niles 70 $45,500 $21.90 $52,200 $25.10 14.2%
Saginaw 90 $41,600 $20.00 $57,600 $27.70 -2%
Minnesota
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Duluth 150 $48,200 $23.20 $57,100 $27.40 7.7%
Mankato 30 $47,600 $22.90 $57,300 $27.60 -45.7%
Minneapolis 1,360 $52,500 $25.30 $60,500 $29.10 -28.2%
Rochester 100 $59,000 $28.40 $69,700 $33.50 -14.1%
St. Cloud 110 $43,200 $20.80 $48,300 $23.20 4.3%
Mississippi
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Gulfport 100 $43,400 $20.90 $49,900 $24.00 -12.2%
Hattiesburg 210 $29,800 $14.30 $36,400 $17.50 237.7%
Jackson 460 $38,500 $18.50 $48,500 $23.30 66.7%
Pascagoula 60 $40,000 $19.20 $44,600 $21.40 -1.7%
Missouri
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Cape Girardeau 50 $32,000 $15.40 $40,800 $19.60 -11.7%
Columbia 100 $40,300 $19.40 $49,100 $23.60 11.7%
Joplin NA $45,000 $21.60 $56,000 $26.90 NA
Kansas City 1,110 $41,300 $19.90 $51,900 $24.90 3.6%
Springfield 270 $35,100 $16.90 $43,500 $20.90 31.5%
St. Louis 2,410 $43,700 $21.00 $56,100 $27.00 70%
Montana
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Billings 70 $54,600 $26.30 $62,000 $29.80 -20.1%
Missoula 90 $37,800 $18.20 $49,400 $23.80 55.2%
Nebraska
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Lincoln 220 $39,500 $19.00 $47,300 $22.70 22.6%
Omaha 470 $44,900 $21.60 $54,300 $26.10 -5.5%
Nevada
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Carson City 50 $63,600 $30.60 $70,000 $33.60 77.8%
Las Vegas 500 $63,800 $30.70 $72,500 $34.90 -45.4%
Reno 140 $58,800 $28.30 $68,400 $32.90 -32.2%
New Hampshire
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Manchester 60 $61,700 $29.70 $69,000 $33.20 -44.2%
New Jersey
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Atlantic City 60 $53,300 $25.60 $60,700 $29.20 -62.7%
Trenton 170 $56,600 $27.20 $65,100 $31.30 -31.6%
Vineland 50 $50,400 $24.30 $66,900 $32.20 -29%
New Mexico
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Albuquerque 210 $49,200 $23.70 $62,300 $29.90 -48.7%
Farmington 70 $32,000 $15.40 $47,100 $22.60 25.3%
Las Cruces 100 $36,900 $17.80 $52,100 $25.10 38.5%
New York
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Albany 580 $45,700 $22.00 $54,600 $26.30 20.9%
Binghamton 110 $52,200 $25.10 $61,600 $29.60 -7.8%
Buffalo 640 $43,300 $20.80 $54,100 $26.00 7.3%
Elmira 40 $61,600 $29.60 $68,900 $33.10 -13.1%
Glens Falls 30 $46,900 $22.60 $53,200 $25.60 -43.7%
Ithaca NA $39,600 $19.00 $47,200 $22.70 NA
Kingston 60 $46,900 $22.60 $78,200 $37.60 -9%
New York (Area) 8,860 $56,500 $27.20 $68,200 $32.80 -2.8%
Poughkeepsie 160 $49,300 $23.70 $61,700 $29.70 -40.8%
Rochester 520 $41,900 $20.20 $47,800 $23.00 -3.6%
Syracuse 250 $38,800 $18.70 $51,500 $24.80 -26.1%
Utica 120 $44,400 $21.40 $57,100 $27.50 -10.8%
North Carolina
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Asheville 260 $43,400 $20.90 $47,300 $22.70 36.8%
Burlington 30 $48,900 $23.50 $54,600 $26.30 -47.9%
Charlotte 560 $43,600 $21.00 $50,900 $24.50 -38.2%
Durham 310 $51,900 $24.90 $59,600 $28.60 1.6%
Fayetteville 70 $38,300 $18.40 $44,700 $21.50 -48.5%
Goldsboro 50 $41,100 $19.80 $50,100 $24.10 3.1%
Greensboro 300 $42,300 $20.30 $49,300 $23.70 -19.6%
Greenville 120 $43,400 $20.90 $51,700 $24.90 49.3%
Hickory 110 $37,500 $18.00 $44,100 $21.20 -27.9%
Raleigh 310 $44,400 $21.40 $51,400 $24.70 -44.3%
Rocky Mount 60 $42,900 $20.60 $51,500 $24.70 -0.7%
Wilmington 100 $42,800 $20.60 $51,400 $24.70 -34.5%
Winston-Salem 280 $43,000 $20.70 $48,400 $23.30 23.7%
North Dakota
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bismarck 90 $39,700 $19.10 $45,100 $21.70 26.6%
Fargo 80 $40,200 $19.30 $48,400 $23.30 -38.3%
Grand Forks 70 $41,100 $19.80 $46,200 $22.20 37.5%
Ohio
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Akron 430 $46,400 $22.30 $52,800 $25.40 24.5%
Canton 110 $44,400 $21.30 $51,300 $24.60 -37.7%
Cincinnati 950 $45,900 $22.10 $52,600 $25.30 -12.3%
Cleveland 1,760 $49,500 $23.80 $56,300 $27.10 61.7%
Columbus 1,110 $44,500 $21.40 $52,000 $25.00 11.5%
Dayton 640 $43,100 $20.70 $51,600 $24.80 58.6%
Lima 50 $46,700 $22.40 $53,200 $25.60 -9.7%
Mansfield 50 $44,800 $21.50 $52,300 $25.20 -16.2%
Sandusky 60 $47,700 $22.90 $54,600 $26.30 68.1%
Springfield 70 $40,800 $19.60 $46,100 $22.10 41.6%
Toledo 350 $46,000 $22.10 $53,600 $25.80 8.9%
Youngstown 470 $33,100 $15.90 $40,200 $19.40 94%
Oklahoma
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Lawton 40 $33,400 $16.00 $38,700 $18.60 -17.6%
Oklahoma City 430 $42,600 $20.50 $50,800 $24.40 -31.3%
Tulsa 230 $40,600 $19.50 $47,600 $22.90 -49.6%
Oregon
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bend 50 $53,500 $25.70 $58,300 $28.00 -29.7%
Eugene 190 $48,000 $23.10 $64,400 $31.00 23.6%
Medford 80 $47,300 $22.70 $60,700 $29.20 -8.5%
Portland 840 $58,700 $28.20 $70,900 $34.10 -22%
Salem 70 $52,200 $25.10 $66,000 $31.70 -54.6%
Pennsylvania
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Allentown 400 $44,600 $21.40 $55,000 $26.50 7.4%
Altoona 80 $40,500 $19.50 $51,200 $24.60 24.2%
Erie 110 $37,600 $18.10 $46,500 $22.30 -20.5%
Harrisburg 420 $43,200 $20.80 $54,800 $26.40 21.1%
Johnstown 70 $37,600 $18.10 $45,600 $21.90 13.2%
Lancaster 220 $44,700 $21.50 $50,700 $24.40 -12.1%
Lebanon 50 $45,800 $22.00 $55,000 $26.50 2.7%
Philadelphia (Area) 4,560 $47,800 $23.00 $59,400 $28.50 54.5%
Pittsburgh 1,350 $40,200 $19.30 $50,100 $24.10 10%
Reading 150 $43,000 $20.70 $49,500 $23.80 -14.9%
Scranton 310 $37,900 $18.20 $46,100 $22.20 11.4%
State College 50 $35,000 $16.80 $45,700 $22.00 -35.4%
Williamsport 100 $36,600 $17.60 $41,900 $20.10 69.6%
York 140 $42,600 $20.50 $52,400 $25.20 -28.1%
Rhode Island
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Providence 1,360 $55,200 $26.60 $66,600 $32.00 194.2%
South Carolina
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Anderson 50 $43,300 $20.80 $48,700 $23.40 -22.5%
Charleston 410 $48,200 $23.20 $66,900 $32.20 31.3%
Columbia 620 $38,300 $18.40 $47,300 $22.70 64.9%
Florence 110 $37,900 $18.20 $50,800 $24.40 21.3%
Greenville 400 $36,800 $17.70 $44,300 $21.30 23.6%
Myrtle Beach 70 $41,100 $19.80 $56,900 $27.40 -38.4%
Spartanburg 50 $43,100 $20.70 $55,700 $26.80 -62.6%
South Dakota
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Rapid City 50 $39,300 $18.90 $48,900 $23.50 -27.3%
Sioux Falls 160 $41,900 $20.20 $50,300 $24.20 7.5%
Tennessee
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Chattanooga 270 $39,100 $18.80 $45,500 $21.90 9.4%
Clarksville 40 $29,000 $13.90 $34,300 $16.50 -49.7%
Jackson 40 $39,300 $18.90 $45,000 $21.70 -34.9%
Johnson City 50 $38,900 $18.70 $44,800 $21.60 -44%
Kingsport 90 $35,400 $17.00 $42,600 $20.50 -27.2%
Knoxville 420 $42,900 $20.60 $50,900 $24.50 17.1%
Memphis 820 $51,100 $24.60 $61,200 $29.40 24%
Nashville 730 $47,100 $22.60 $60,200 $28.90 -8.4%
Texas
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Abilene 110 $39,800 $19.10 $45,900 $22.10 60.8%
Amarillo 50 $42,000 $20.20 $52,500 $25.30 -56.5%
Austin 360 $43,500 $20.90 $53,800 $25.80 -58.2%
Beaumont 90 $42,400 $20.40 $52,300 $25.10 -50.8%
Brownsville 190 $37,200 $17.90 $57,500 $27.70 39.2%
College Station 50 $52,500 $25.30 $61,100 $29.40 -49.1%
Corpus Christi 130 $41,900 $20.10 $54,800 $26.30 -34.6%
Dallas (Area) 1,670 $47,900 $23.00 $56,900 $27.40 -47.8%
El Paso 340 $59,300 $28.50 $68,000 $32.70 12.4%
Houston 1,550 $56,000 $26.90 $66,300 $31.90 -44.8%
Killeen 70 $45,900 $22.10 $54,600 $26.30 -52.4%
Laredo 30 $42,600 $20.50 $52,900 $25.40 -66.3%
Longview 90 $32,700 $15.70 $48,900 $23.50 -11.5%
Lubbock 220 $45,200 $21.70 $67,700 $32.60 62%
McAllen 200 $51,600 $24.80 $70,100 $33.70 -20.7%
Midland 50 $46,700 $22.40 $53,700 $25.80 -32.3%
San Angelo 40 $50,300 $24.20 $62,800 $30.20 -24.2%
San Antonio 680 $46,400 $22.30 $60,600 $29.10 -27.4%
Sherman 50 $54,900 $26.40 $64,800 $31.20 9.7%
Texarkana 50 $50,000 $24.10 $60,300 $29.00 -9.4%
Tyler 110 $47,200 $22.70 $57,100 $27.50 6.1%
Victoria 40 $50,800 $24.40 $59,800 $28.80 -24.6%
Waco 60 $47,300 $22.70 $53,000 $25.50 -44%
Wichita Falls 40 $38,400 $18.50 $47,900 $23.00 -39.7%
Utah
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Logan 40 $43,300 $20.80 $50,200 $24.10 -33.9%
Ogden 140 $47,200 $22.70 $56,200 $27.00 -36%
Provo 170 $49,400 $23.80 $56,900 $27.30 -12.4%
Salt Lake City 530 $51,500 $24.70 $59,800 $28.80 -21.2%
St. George 60 $50,300 $24.20 $58,200 $28.00 16.4%
Vermont
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Burlington 50 $53,800 $25.90 $60,500 $29.10 -58.4%
Virginia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Blacksburg 40 $47,500 $22.90 $56,100 $27.00 -43.4%
Harrisonburg NA $36,900 $17.80 $52,700 $25.30 NA
Lynchburg 60 $40,000 $19.20 $44,700 $21.50 -41.3%
Richmond 480 $46,500 $22.40 $58,700 $28.20 -26.5%
Roanoke 180 $40,800 $19.60 $52,000 $25.00 9.2%
Virginia Beach 440 $46,900 $22.60 $60,000 $28.80 -45.4%
Washington
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bellingham 80 $37,700 $18.10 $43,800 $21.10 -9.3%
Bremerton 80 $50,800 $24.40 $60,500 $29.10 -11.5%
Kennewick 70 $52,600 $25.30 $59,300 $28.50 -34.4%
Mount Vernon 50 $57,200 $27.50 $66,600 $32.00 3.1%
Olympia 90 $57,100 $27.50 $64,700 $31.10 -12.9%
Seattle (Area) 1,850 $56,000 $26.90 $67,100 $32.20 2.8%
Spokane 270 $50,100 $24.10 $55,600 $26.70 23.4%
Wenatchee 50 $57,300 $27.60 $67,600 $32.50 7.9%
Yakima 80 $53,500 $25.70 $60,300 $29.00 -6.7%
West Virginia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Charleston 200 $42,300 $20.30 $49,700 $23.90 28.3%
Huntington 150 $46,400 $22.30 $58,500 $28.10 26.5%
Morgantown 190 $38,800 $18.60 $46,700 $22.40 192.4%
Parkersburg 100 $45,300 $21.80 $54,100 $26.00 30.2%
Wheeling 60 $44,600 $21.50 $55,900 $26.90 -16.5%
Wisconsin
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Appleton 70 $51,400 $24.70 $58,500 $28.10 -47.9%
Eau Claire 240 $43,600 $20.90 $48,100 $23.10 179.2%
Fond du Lac 80 $45,100 $21.70 $52,000 $25.00 77.6%
Green Bay 180 $45,600 $21.90 $55,100 $26.50 -2.5%
Janesville 60 $41,500 $19.90 $47,700 $23.00 -16.4%
La Crosse 250 $50,200 $24.10 $56,500 $27.20 217.1%
Madison 310 $48,300 $23.20 $58,100 $28.00 -15.4%
Milwaukee 1,040 $49,400 $23.80 $56,800 $27.30 17.1%
Oshkosh 230 $25,700 $12.30 $39,600 $19.00 134.3%
Racine 40 $50,700 $24.40 $64,200 $30.90 -47.4%
Wausau 40 $56,700 $27.30 $64,200 $30.90 -38.9%
Wyoming
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Casper 50 $49,900 $24.00 $55,900 $26.90 24.5%

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