Medical Transcribers

Median Salary: $32,900   |  

In 2010, medical transcribers earned a median annual salary of $32,900 as vital, contributing members of blossoming economies nationwide. That yearly pay works out to an hourly rate of $15.80. Locale can play a big role in how much you take home, but it's nothing compared to how much salaries fluctuate because of education and experience, which means good training is positively essential.

An approximate 78,780 individuals worked as medical transcribers in 2010, as the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. Often medical transcribers are described as being conventional, realistic, and investigative. The right combination of attributes and training is vital for anyone planning to advance in this industry.

Medical transcribers are sometimes skilled in:

  • Oral Comprehension
  • Near Vision
  • Deductive Reasoning
  • Selective Attention
  • Perceptual Speed

A number of personal attributes can be helpful for medical transcribers, such as:

  • Integrity
  • Independence
  • Persistence

It's useful for medical transcribers to be familiar with subjects like:

  • English Language
  • Clerical
  • Computers and Electronics

A medical transcriber might employ documenting/recording information, interacting with computers, or communicating with supervisors, peers, or subordinates on a typical day at work, which makes proper training certainly essential for success. Keep reading for more information on medical transcribers, including salaries and job density for metropolitan areas all over the nation.

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Alabama
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Birmingham 280 $33,900 $16.30 $37,300 $17.90 -4.4%
Dothan 70 $28,200 $13.60 $32,100 $15.40 99.7%
Florence 50 $25,000 $12.00 $31,500 $15.10 59.7%
Gadsden 50 $20,600 $9.90 $23,900 $11.50 117.1%
Huntsville 90 $29,500 $14.20 $38,000 $18.30 -31.9%
Mobile 140 $28,500 $13.70 $32,200 $15.50 36.9%
Montgomery 60 $30,700 $14.80 $34,900 $16.80 -42.1%
Tuscaloosa 130 $24,900 $12.00 $31,400 $15.10 138.5%
Alaska
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Anchorage 40 $45,300 $21.80 $50,900 $24.50 -60.8%
Arizona
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Lake Havasu City 40 $38,500 $18.50 $43,100 $20.70 43.5%
Phoenix 1,670 $36,900 $17.70 $43,500 $20.90 59.7%
Tucson 210 $32,700 $15.70 $38,700 $18.60 -2.3%
Yuma 30 $35,900 $17.30 $38,500 $18.50 -10.5%
Arkansas
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Fayetteville 80 $27,900 $13.40 $31,100 $14.90 -29.2%
Fort Smith 110 $28,800 $13.90 $34,600 $16.60 47.7%
Hot Springs 50 $29,900 $14.40 $37,500 $18.10 126.6%
Jonesboro 40 $29,700 $14.30 $36,500 $17.60 23.5%
Little Rock 300 $28,600 $13.70 $33,300 $16.00 45.2%
California
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bakersfield 120 $35,400 $17.00 $40,400 $19.40 -21.5%
Chico 50 $35,000 $16.80 $37,600 $18.10 16.1%
Fresno 120 $38,700 $18.60 $44,500 $21.40 -36.6%
Los Angeles (Area) 2,000 $44,000 $21.10 $50,500 $24.30 -37.9%
Modesto 120 $38,500 $18.50 $45,800 $22.00 31.6%
Oakland 340 $45,300 $21.80 $52,100 $25.00 -42.6%
Riverside 470 $40,400 $19.40 $45,700 $22.00 -34%
Sacramento 480 $41,900 $20.10 $49,500 $23.80 -6.3%
Salinas 70 $44,600 $21.40 $58,400 $28.10 -26.6%
San Diego 370 $43,700 $21.00 $48,000 $23.10 -52.1%
San Francisco (Area) 700 $47,000 $22.60 $52,300 $25.20 -40.6%
San Francisco (City) 360 $48,000 $23.10 $52,500 $25.20 -38.9%
San Jose 300 $51,500 $24.80 $57,600 $27.70 -44%
San Luis Obispo 40 $35,600 $17.10 $44,600 $21.50 -32.9%
Santa Rosa 50 $39,700 $19.10 $45,800 $22.00 -56.5%
Stockton NA $42,900 $20.60 $48,600 $23.40 NA
Vallejo 30 $38,100 $18.30 $45,000 $21.60 -55.8%
Visalia 30 $32,800 $15.80 $41,200 $19.80 -59.4%
Colorado
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Boulder 130 $36,900 $17.80 $43,300 $20.80 33.5%
Colorado Springs 90 $33,600 $16.20 $43,100 $20.70 -37.7%
Denver 560 $35,400 $17.00 $42,300 $20.40 -23.2%
Fort Collins 130 $34,800 $16.70 $40,600 $19.50 73.9%
Grand Junction 60 $33,300 $16.00 $40,100 $19.30 74.7%
Connecticut
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bridgeport 130 $39,900 $19.20 $45,000 $21.60 -48.1%
Hartford 240 $36,200 $17.40 $42,900 $20.60 -29.2%
New Haven 170 $39,800 $19.20 $44,900 $21.60 5.8%
Norwich 30 $38,900 $18.70 $42,600 $20.50 -62.7%
Delaware
City/Area Employees Median
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Dover 40 $31,900 $15.30 $36,400 $17.50 7.6%
District of Columbia
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Washington (Area) 640 $40,600 $19.50 $51,000 $24.50 -63.9%
Florida
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Cape Coral 140 $28,600 $13.70 $31,700 $15.30 16.8%
Deltona 150 $30,500 $14.70 $35,600 $17.10 56%
Gainesville 80 $28,000 $13.40 $32,800 $15.80 9.4%
Jacksonville 310 $31,400 $15.10 $36,900 $17.80 -13.5%
Lakeland 150 $32,900 $15.80 $37,000 $17.80 32.1%
Miami (Area) 1,040 $31,900 $15.30 $36,900 $17.80 -21.6%
Naples 40 $35,700 $17.10 $39,000 $18.70 -36%
Ocala 60 $29,700 $14.30 $32,700 $15.70 13.2%
Orlando 360 $32,000 $15.40 $36,100 $17.40 -39.8%
Palm Bay 170 $29,700 $14.30 $35,300 $17.00 41.1%
Pensacola 90 $31,300 $15.10 $36,200 $17.40 -1%
Port St. Lucie 80 $29,900 $14.40 $34,600 $16.60 5.8%
Tallahassee 50 $31,900 $15.40 $37,000 $17.80 -51.9%
Tampa 630 $27,900 $13.40 $32,000 $15.40 -7.6%
Georgia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Albany 40 $25,400 $12.20 $28,200 $13.50 -1.3%
Athens 80 $30,300 $14.60 $33,900 $16.30 77.3%
Atlanta 500 $35,700 $17.20 $42,000 $20.20 -63.1%
Augusta 110 $30,100 $14.50 $34,100 $16.40 -9.5%
Columbus 50 $30,300 $14.60 $35,400 $17.00 -31.9%
Rome 40 $33,000 $15.90 $40,200 $19.30 94%
Savannah 70 $35,300 $17.00 $39,000 $18.80 -22.3%
Valdosta 50 $29,700 $14.30 $34,100 $16.40 65.6%
Hawaii
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Honolulu 60 $38,400 $18.50 $45,200 $21.70 -77.7%
Idaho
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Boise City 240 $30,100 $14.50 $34,800 $16.70 51.1%
Coeur d'Alene 50 $34,900 $16.80 $38,000 $18.30 56.1%
Lewiston 90 $33,500 $16.10 $37,700 $18.10 542.4%
Pocatello 40 $27,200 $13.10 $31,200 $15.00 96.9%
Illinois
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bloomington 40 $32,400 $15.60 $36,300 $17.40 -19.8%
Champaign 120 $35,600 $17.10 $40,600 $19.50 101%
Chicago (Area) 2,420 NA NA NA NA -6.3%
Peoria 140 $34,300 $16.50 $38,000 $18.30 31.6%
Rockford 130 $34,600 $16.70 $38,500 $18.50 54.4%
Springfield 100 $35,400 $17.00 $41,700 $20.00 49%
Indiana
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bloomington 50 $31,000 $14.90 $34,600 $16.60 19.5%
Elkhart 60 $30,700 $14.70 $35,100 $16.90 4.4%
Evansville 150 $29,200 $14.00 $34,100 $16.40 43.5%
Fort Wayne 110 $31,500 $15.10 $35,100 $16.90 -5.2%
Indianapolis 660 $28,500 $13.70 $35,200 $16.90 25%
Lafayette 60 $28,400 $13.60 $33,300 $16.00 28.2%
Michigan City 50 $30,900 $14.80 $35,600 $17.10 82.3%
Muncie 40 $29,600 $14.20 $32,800 $15.80 44.8%
South Bend 90 $30,100 $14.50 $35,900 $17.30 15%
Terre Haute NA $29,500 $14.20 $33,800 $16.20 NA
Iowa
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Cedar Rapids 100 $28,600 $13.80 $32,600 $15.70 22.1%
Davenport 220 $31,400 $15.10 $35,800 $17.20 101.1%
Des Moines 560 $29,600 $14.20 $34,000 $16.40 184%
Dubuque 40 $28,700 $13.80 $33,500 $16.10 31.9%
Iowa City NA $27,000 $13.00 $32,000 $15.40 NA
Sioux City 60 $29,400 $14.10 $33,800 $16.20 29%
Waterloo 90 $30,200 $14.50 $36,300 $17.40 75.6%
Kansas
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Topeka 100 $30,600 $14.70 $36,200 $17.40 47.3%
Wichita 290 $30,600 $14.70 $34,700 $16.70 66.8%
Kentucky
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bowling Green 40 $32,500 $15.60 $35,900 $17.20 3.2%
Lexington NA $32,700 $15.70 $37,900 $18.20 NA
Louisville 490 $28,600 $13.80 $32,600 $15.70 36%
Louisiana
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Alexandria 70 $26,600 $12.80 $29,900 $14.40 72.7%
Baton Rouge 190 $31,600 $15.20 $35,900 $17.30 -12.3%
Houma 50 $25,600 $12.30 $29,600 $14.20 -6.1%
Lafayette 120 $26,600 $12.80 $32,600 $15.70 32.1%
Lake Charles 50 $23,600 $11.40 $30,800 $14.80 -0.3%
Monroe 40 $27,700 $13.30 $30,600 $14.70 -22.6%
New Orleans 310 $29,900 $14.40 $37,100 $17.80 -1.1%
Shreveport 100 $30,000 $14.40 $33,600 $16.20 -1%
Maine
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bangor 230 $30,000 $14.40 $37,900 $18.20 517.4%
Lewiston 120 $31,800 $15.30 $35,100 $16.90 299.8%
Portland NA $34,600 $16.60 $38,200 $18.40 NA
Maryland
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Baltimore 690 $35,700 $17.10 $43,100 $20.70 -9.7%
Cumberland 70 $27,700 $13.30 $31,600 $15.20 201.5%
Hagerstown 80 $29,500 $14.20 $36,400 $17.50 33.4%
Salisbury 40 $32,900 $15.80 $37,200 $17.90 37.3%
Massachusetts
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Barnstable Town 30 $36,500 $17.60 $48,100 $23.10 -40.3%
Boston (Area) NA $40,100 $19.30 $46,600 $22.40 NA
Springfield 100 $33,800 $16.20 $39,900 $19.20 -45.6%
Worcester 30 $37,000 $17.80 $40,600 $19.50 -76.5%
Michigan
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Ann Arbor 140 $32,000 $15.40 $35,900 $17.20 19%
Detroit (Area) 960 $34,100 $16.40 $37,000 $17.80 -8.5%
Flint 100 $33,900 $16.30 $38,900 $18.70 23.9%
Grand Rapids 270 $33,800 $16.20 $37,100 $17.90 20.8%
Kalamazoo 90 $33,700 $16.20 $36,700 $17.60 10%
Lansing 80 $32,700 $15.70 $36,200 $17.40 -32.3%
Muskegon 50 $31,300 $15.00 $37,600 $18.10 37.6%
Saginaw 80 $25,600 $12.30 $28,900 $13.90 69.8%
Minnesota
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Duluth 140 $36,400 $17.50 $40,600 $19.50 81.8%
Minneapolis 1,530 $35,900 $17.30 $42,000 $20.20 47.1%
Rochester 430 $41,900 $20.10 $45,500 $21.90 593.4%
St. Cloud 170 $34,200 $16.50 $38,400 $18.50 201.3%
Mississippi
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Gulfport 50 $27,500 $13.20 $29,800 $14.30 -26.5%
Hattiesburg 60 $25,500 $12.30 $31,000 $14.90 74.2%
Jackson 260 $30,300 $14.60 $38,600 $18.60 73.1%
Missouri
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Columbia 40 $30,600 $14.70 $33,800 $16.20 -18.7%
Jefferson City 40 $29,600 $14.30 $35,000 $16.80 -13.2%
Joplin 60 $27,900 $13.40 $32,500 $15.70 31.6%
Kansas City 830 $30,000 $14.40 $36,600 $17.60 40.6%
Springfield 150 NA NA NA NA 35.2%
St. Louis 790 $34,800 $16.70 $38,500 $18.50 1.3%
Montana
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Billings 80 $36,200 $17.40 $41,100 $19.80 57.4%
Missoula 60 $33,500 $16.10 $44,700 $21.50 77.1%
Nebraska
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
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Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Lincoln 150 $35,200 $16.90 $39,500 $19.00 54%
Omaha 310 $32,900 $15.80 $36,400 $17.50 12.1%
Nevada
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Las Vegas 240 $35,900 $17.30 $43,200 $20.80 -51.9%
Reno 100 $42,200 $20.30 $46,400 $22.30 -13.9%
New Hampshire
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Manchester 120 $36,600 $17.60 $40,200 $19.30 101.6%
New Jersey
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
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Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Atlantic City 50 $37,500 $18.00 $43,800 $21.10 -45.5%
Trenton 120 $40,000 $19.20 $43,900 $21.10 -10.3%
New Mexico
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Albuquerque 340 $32,200 $15.50 $40,800 $19.60 48.5%
New York
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Albany 200 $33,000 $15.90 $36,100 $17.40 -24.8%
Binghamton 50 $39,300 $18.90 $44,800 $21.50 -19.4%
Buffalo 380 $31,700 $15.20 $37,000 $17.80 16.6%
Elmira 30 $27,200 $13.10 $29,400 $14.10 49.2%
New York (Area) 2,680 $39,600 $19.00 $46,400 $22.30 -46.6%
Poughkeepsie 150 $36,500 $17.50 $43,800 $21.10 3.2%
Rochester 460 $31,600 $15.20 $37,400 $18.00 55.3%
Syracuse 310 $29,600 $14.20 $35,000 $16.80 68.1%
Utica 80 $31,100 $14.90 $35,400 $17.00 2.4%
North Carolina
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Asheville 250 $32,200 $15.50 $36,000 $17.30 146.3%
Burlington 30 $36,700 $17.60 $40,400 $19.40 -2.7%
Charlotte 360 $33,300 $16.00 $38,700 $18.60 -29.2%
Durham 50 $36,400 $17.50 $41,200 $19.80 -68.5%
Fayetteville 80 $37,000 $17.80 $44,400 $21.40 -1.9%
Goldsboro 40 $30,400 $14.60 $35,900 $17.30 33.4%
Greensboro 130 $31,900 $15.30 $35,600 $17.10 -36.8%
Greenville 80 $30,400 $14.60 $35,900 $17.20 82.7%
Hickory 80 $33,800 $16.20 $37,600 $18.10 -8.4%
Raleigh 320 $30,100 $14.50 $40,800 $19.60 6.3%
Rocky Mount 40 $30,800 $14.80 $38,400 $18.50 12.1%
Wilmington 50 $36,900 $17.70 $42,500 $20.50 -36%
Winston-Salem 220 $34,200 $16.40 $38,000 $18.30 75.6%
North Dakota
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bismarck 110 $31,300 $15.10 $37,100 $17.80 176.3%
Fargo 220 $29,700 $14.30 $33,900 $16.30 194.5%
Ohio
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Akron 190 $32,300 $15.50 $36,300 $17.50 -1.3%
Canton 180 $29,000 $13.90 $33,600 $16.20 80.5%
Cincinnati 590 $31,500 $15.20 $37,500 $18.00 -1.3%
Cleveland 640 $33,000 $15.90 $37,000 $17.80 6.1%
Columbus 350 $34,000 $16.30 $37,200 $17.90 -36.1%
Dayton 270 $34,400 $16.50 $38,500 $18.50 21.1%
Lima 70 $30,100 $14.50 $34,100 $16.40 134.4%
Mansfield 40 $27,600 $13.30 $29,300 $14.10 40.3%
Sandusky 50 $34,100 $16.40 $38,500 $18.50 136.5%
Toledo 270 $36,000 $17.30 $40,300 $19.40 56.1%
Youngstown 230 $28,700 $13.80 $34,200 $16.40 70.8%
Oklahoma
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
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Top 25%
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Job Density
Oklahoma City 430 $27,300 $13.10 $30,300 $14.50 26.9%
Tulsa 330 $27,300 $13.10 $30,600 $14.70 29.7%
Oregon
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bend 60 $35,200 $16.90 $41,900 $20.20 76.8%
Corvallis NA $37,100 $17.90 $42,200 $20.30 NA
Eugene 110 $35,900 $17.30 $39,300 $18.90 32.4%
Medford 110 $34,100 $16.40 $37,000 $17.80 139.8%
Portland 520 $41,400 $19.90 $45,600 $21.90 -11.9%
Salem 110 $36,000 $17.30 $42,700 $20.50 23.2%
Pennsylvania
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Allentown 260 $33,000 $15.80 $38,900 $18.70 29.2%
Altoona 60 $35,300 $17.00 $41,400 $19.90 75.5%
Erie 100 $31,600 $15.20 $36,700 $17.60 35.6%
Harrisburg 260 $32,100 $15.40 $37,300 $18.00 36.1%
Johnstown 80 $21,600 $10.40 $33,400 $16.10 137.6%
Lancaster 200 $32,900 $15.80 $38,600 $18.60 44.7%
Lebanon 70 $28,500 $13.70 $31,600 $15.20 130.2%
Philadelphia (Area) 1,830 $36,300 $17.50 $42,700 $20.50 12.6%
Pittsburgh 1,010 $31,900 $15.30 $36,800 $17.70 48.9%
Reading 100 $34,900 $16.80 $38,900 $18.70 -2.1%
Scranton 180 $29,600 $14.30 $34,700 $16.70 20%
State College 110 $31,800 $15.30 $37,000 $17.80 164.8%
Williamsport 30 NA NA NA NA 7.9%
York 120 $35,000 $16.90 $38,400 $18.50 14.4%
Rhode Island
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Providence 350 $37,900 $18.20 $42,900 $20.60 6.1%
South Carolina
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Charleston 120 $32,300 $15.50 $35,700 $17.20 -29.4%
Columbia 160 $31,300 $15.10 $36,400 $17.50 -24.2%
Florence 40 $33,700 $16.20 $37,800 $18.20 -19%
Greenville 230 $30,900 $14.80 $39,000 $18.70 26.3%
Myrtle Beach 50 $31,600 $15.20 $35,200 $16.90 -23.7%
Spartanburg 110 $28,700 $13.80 $33,800 $16.30 52.3%
South Dakota
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Rapid City 160 $29,800 $14.30 $33,400 $16.10 345.3%
Sioux Falls 330 $29,600 $14.20 $34,300 $16.50 298.2%
Tennessee
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Chattanooga 220 $33,500 $16.10 $37,000 $17.80 59.4%
Clarksville 40 $32,700 $15.70 $36,800 $17.70 -20%
Jackson 70 $30,900 $14.90 $36,200 $17.40 100.3%
Johnson City 120 $28,100 $13.50 $31,200 $15.00 152.7%
Kingsport 140 $28,600 $13.70 $33,700 $16.20 101.5%
Knoxville 330 $29,800 $14.30 $33,900 $16.30 65.2%
Memphis 270 $32,900 $15.80 $38,000 $18.20 -25%
Nashville 660 $34,700 $16.70 $39,300 $18.90 50.8%
Texas
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Abilene 40 $28,400 $13.70 $33,900 $16.30 5.5%
Amarillo 90 $28,500 $13.70 $35,200 $16.90 27.6%
Austin 260 $38,800 $18.60 $43,400 $20.90 -45%
Beaumont 50 $33,500 $16.10 $38,900 $18.70 -48.5%
Brownsville 40 NA NA NA NA -51.3%
College Station 50 $33,100 $15.90 $38,100 $18.30 -11.6%
Corpus Christi NA $35,200 $16.90 $41,600 $20.00 NA
Dallas (Area) 1,000 $38,700 $18.60 $43,800 $21.10 -43.1%
El Paso 100 $35,500 $17.10 $42,100 $20.30 -41.5%
Houston 950 $32,400 $15.60 $39,700 $19.10 -38.7%
Longview 40 $35,300 $17.00 $40,000 $19.20 -36.3%
Lubbock 80 $26,800 $12.90 $33,100 $15.90 0.5%
McAllen 60 $28,100 $13.50 $32,500 $15.60 -54.2%
San Angelo 40 $30,000 $14.40 $38,800 $18.70 36.6%
San Antonio 520 $32,600 $15.70 $40,900 $19.70 1.3%
Texarkana 60 $30,000 $14.40 $36,100 $17.40 74.4%
Tyler 50 $29,000 $13.90 $37,300 $17.90 -8.1%
Waco 40 $33,800 $16.30 $37,900 $18.20 -38.9%
Wichita Falls 30 $31,900 $15.40 $35,000 $16.80 -8.1%
Utah
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Ogden 130 $25,800 $12.40 $32,200 $15.50 9%
Salt Lake City 210 $37,100 $17.80 $41,000 $19.70 -41.5%
St. George 30 $31,400 $15.10 $34,900 $16.80 8.2%
Vermont
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Burlington 160 $34,500 $16.60 $39,700 $19.10 131.3%
Virginia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Harrisonburg 30 $28,600 $13.80 $32,200 $15.50 -3.5%
Lynchburg 50 $29,500 $14.20 $35,200 $16.90 -14.5%
Richmond 380 $30,500 $14.70 $36,000 $17.30 6.5%
Roanoke 130 $33,200 $16.00 $37,300 $17.90 46%
Virginia Beach 250 $31,600 $15.20 $35,500 $17.10 -44%
Winchester 60 $33,900 $16.30 $37,600 $18.10 83.7%
Washington
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bellingham 50 $41,000 $19.70 $46,000 $22.10 6.9%
Kennewick 60 $38,700 $18.60 $44,600 $21.40 -0.2%
Mount Vernon 30 $24,600 $11.80 $29,500 $14.20 18.1%
Olympia 120 $35,300 $17.00 $40,500 $19.50 106.1%
Seattle (Area) 1,360 $37,700 $18.20 $44,000 $21.20 37.4%
Spokane 190 $34,200 $16.40 $37,700 $18.10 54.2%
Wenatchee 50 $33,500 $16.10 $39,300 $18.90 106.3%
West Virginia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Charleston 150 $26,500 $12.70 $30,800 $14.80 75%
Huntington 120 $27,900 $13.40 $31,600 $15.20 81.1%
Morgantown 80 $30,500 $14.70 $41,200 $19.80 115.5%
Parkersburg 60 $28,000 $13.50 $31,600 $15.20 44.7%
Wheeling 100 $28,200 $13.50 $33,600 $16.10 151.3%
Wisconsin
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Appleton 90 $33,700 $16.20 $39,400 $18.90 30.8%
Eau Claire 190 $33,600 $16.10 $37,700 $18.10 312.6%
Fond du Lac 30 $32,500 $15.60 $36,700 $17.70 34.4%
Green Bay 280 $32,600 $15.70 $36,400 $17.50 180.3%
Janesville 120 $35,100 $16.90 $39,300 $18.90 221.3%
La Crosse NA $35,900 $17.30 $41,600 $20.00 NA
Madison 430 $34,800 $16.70 $39,300 $18.90 113.5%
Milwaukee 990 $36,000 $17.30 $40,500 $19.50 104.2%
Oshkosh 90 $32,100 $15.40 $36,500 $17.50 77.9%
Racine 80 $34,000 $16.30 $38,100 $18.30 73.5%
Wausau 90 $32,700 $15.70 $35,900 $17.20 126.3%
Wyoming
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Casper 50 $33,400 $16.10 $37,300 $18.00 99.4%
Cheyenne 30 $31,400 $15.10 $35,400 $17.00 20.3%

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