Nursing Orderlies and Attendants

Median Salary: $24,000   |  

Receiving a median yearly salary of $24,000 nationally in 2010, nursing orderlies and attendants are a crucial part of booming economies across the United States. If you break that yearly salary down, nursing orderlies and attendants brought home $11.50 an hour that year. Salaries fluctuate based on location, experience, and education, which is why it is most definitely fundamental to seek top-notch training.

As reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2010 a projected 1,451,090 were employed as nursing orderlies and attendants nationwide. Successful nursing orderlies and attendants are sometimes known to be social, realistic, and conventional. The right combination of attributes and training is crucial for anyone planning to progress in this industry.

Nursing orderlies and attendants are oftentimes skilled in:

  • Oral Expression
  • Near Vision
  • Speech Clarity
  • Stamina
  • Inductive Reasoning

A few personal attributes can be useful for nursing orderlies and attendants, such as:

  • Integrity
  • Self Control
  • Attention to Detail

Key subjects for nursing orderlies and attendants include:

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • English Language
  • Psychology
  • Medicine and Dentistry

A nursing orderly and attendant might employ monitor processes, materials, or surroundings, judging the qualities of things, services, or people, or thinking creatively on a typical day at work, which makes good training most certainly fundamental for success. Keep reading for more info on nursing orderlies and attendants, including salaries and job density for 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 590 $18,900 $9.10 $21,600 $10.40 13.4%
Birmingham 5,110 $22,200 $10.70 $25,200 $12.10 -5.8%
Decatur NA $20,800 $10.00 $23,400 $11.20 NA
Dothan 680 $19,300 $9.30 $25,200 $12.10 7.2%
Florence 640 $19,300 $9.30 $23,100 $11.10 10.8%
Gadsden 700 $19,200 $9.20 $23,500 $11.30 81.6%
Huntsville 1,650 $22,300 $10.70 $26,600 $12.80 -28.8%
Mobile 1,920 $20,900 $10.00 $23,000 $11.10 0.4%
Montgomery 1,490 $20,500 $9.80 $23,200 $11.10 -17.5%
Tuscaloosa 1,440 $18,800 $9.00 $22,500 $10.80 42.3%
Alaska
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Anchorage 960 $33,800 $16.20 $37,800 $18.20 -48.8%
Fairbanks 220 $33,400 $16.10 $36,600 $17.60 -45.6%
Arizona
City/Area Employees Median
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Flagstaff 250 $27,700 $13.30 $33,800 $16.30 -61.1%
Lake Havasu City 610 $22,500 $10.80 $24,400 $11.80 20.7%
Phoenix 10,830 $25,600 $12.30 $30,100 $14.50 -43.7%
Prescott 560 $27,000 $13.00 $30,900 $14.90 -8%
Tucson 3,680 $26,400 $12.70 $29,500 $14.20 -7%
Yuma 400 $24,600 $11.80 $28,200 $13.60 -36.8%
Arkansas
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
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Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Fayetteville 1,630 $21,900 $10.50 $23,700 $11.40 -25.7%
Fort Smith 1,760 $18,900 $9.10 $21,300 $10.30 34.3%
Hot Springs 680 $21,300 $10.20 $23,200 $11.10 67%
Jonesboro 750 $21,200 $10.20 $23,400 $11.20 42.3%
Little Rock 5,410 $22,300 $10.70 $24,100 $11.60 44.4%
Pine Bluff 680 $20,700 $10.00 $23,000 $11.00 74.7%
California
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
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Top 25%
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Job Density
Bakersfield 1,480 $26,200 $12.60 $31,100 $14.90 -48.1%
Chico 1,220 $23,500 $11.30 $27,000 $13.00 57.7%
El Centro 110 $23,300 $11.20 $25,500 $12.30 -81.2%
Fresno 2,150 $24,300 $11.70 $28,200 $13.50 -39.7%
Hanford 410 $22,800 $11.00 $28,700 $13.80 -6.6%
Los Angeles (Area) 41,130 $24,900 $12.00 $29,800 $14.30 -30.6%
Madera 450 $25,800 $12.40 $29,800 $14.30 8.1%
Merced 620 $24,100 $11.60 $28,300 $13.60 -4.6%
Modesto 1,830 $25,800 $12.40 $29,500 $14.20 6.3%
Napa 470 $30,200 $14.50 $34,500 $16.60 -32.6%
Oakland 8,380 $30,400 $14.60 $38,900 $18.70 -22.8%
Oxnard 1,570 $27,700 $13.30 $32,000 $15.40 -51.6%
Redding 710 $27,500 $13.20 $30,800 $14.80 3.8%
Riverside 8,580 $24,300 $11.70 $28,600 $13.70 -34.1%
Sacramento 6,470 $28,700 $13.80 $34,500 $16.60 -30.9%
Salinas 1,000 $28,400 $13.70 $35,300 $17.00 -43.2%
San Diego 8,460 $25,400 $12.20 $30,000 $14.40 -40.2%
San Francisco (Area) 14,620 $31,500 $15.20 $39,600 $19.00 -32.6%
San Francisco (City) 6,240 $33,100 $15.90 $40,500 $19.50 -42.4%
San Jose 4,360 $32,400 $15.60 $42,200 $20.30 -55.4%
San Luis Obispo 740 $26,700 $12.80 $31,800 $15.30 -32.8%
Santa Barbara 1,160 $31,100 $15.00 $35,800 $17.20 -38.2%
Santa Cruz 520 $27,000 $13.00 $34,900 $16.80 -45.1%
Santa Rosa 1,210 $29,000 $13.90 $34,200 $16.40 -38.2%
Stockton 2,140 $26,100 $12.60 $30,500 $14.70 -5.6%
Vallejo 810 $27,400 $13.20 $31,400 $15.10 -39.6%
Visalia 1,080 $21,600 $10.40 $23,900 $11.50 -27.6%
Yuba City 470 $25,400 $12.20 $30,400 $14.60 10.1%
Colorado
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Boulder 1,210 $28,100 $13.50 $33,100 $15.90 -30.5%
Colorado Springs 1,890 $25,200 $12.10 $28,900 $13.90 -31.2%
Denver 9,400 $29,000 $13.90 $33,300 $16.00 -30.5%
Fort Collins 1,270 $24,000 $11.50 $28,200 $13.60 -11.1%
Grand Junction 720 $23,800 $11.40 $27,600 $13.30 10.1%
Greeley 730 $23,600 $11.40 $27,700 $13.30 -15.2%
Pueblo 710 $23,800 $11.50 $28,700 $13.80 13.3%
Connecticut
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Top 25%
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Job Density
Bridgeport 6,850 $30,400 $14.60 $34,000 $16.40 55.9%
Hartford 7,880 $29,600 $14.20 $33,700 $16.20 26.2%
New Haven 5,930 $29,900 $14.40 $35,400 $17.00 62%
Norwich 1,440 $29,100 $14.00 $33,700 $16.20 -3%
Delaware
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Dover 690 $28,400 $13.60 $32,600 $15.70 5.4%
District of Columbia
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Washington (Area) 20,610 $27,300 $13.10 $31,800 $15.30 -36.4%
Florida
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Cape Coral 3,030 $24,600 $11.80 $27,800 $13.40 36.9%
Deltona 2,480 $23,400 $11.30 $26,500 $12.70 44.8%
Gainesville 2,030 $22,300 $10.70 $24,800 $11.90 49.9%
Jacksonville 6,810 $23,700 $11.40 $27,400 $13.20 4.8%
Lakeland 2,900 $22,300 $10.70 $25,600 $12.30 34.5%
Miami (Area) 23,930 $22,600 $10.90 $25,800 $12.40 -2.2%
Naples 1,160 $27,100 $13.00 $30,400 $14.60 -7.3%
Ocala 1,430 $23,400 $11.30 $26,700 $12.80 40%
Orlando 8,820 $23,900 $11.50 $26,800 $12.90 -19.5%
Palm Bay 2,400 $23,100 $11.10 $26,100 $12.60 10.7%
Palm Coast 70 $22,600 $10.90 $25,100 $12.10 -66.1%
Panama City 770 $21,000 $10.10 $23,800 $11.50 -1.2%
Pensacola 1,880 $22,400 $10.80 $24,800 $11.90 10.1%
Port St. Lucie 1,870 $24,000 $11.60 $28,300 $13.60 39.1%
Punta Gorda 880 $23,600 $11.30 $26,600 $12.80 98.2%
Sebastian 760 $23,000 $11.10 $26,500 $12.70 49.6%
Tallahassee 1,250 $23,100 $11.10 $26,200 $12.60 -30.9%
Tampa 15,730 $23,600 $11.30 $27,500 $13.20 26.2%
Georgia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Albany 810 $18,400 $8.80 $20,300 $9.70 20.1%
Athens 370 $19,000 $9.10 $20,700 $10.00 -57.4%
Atlanta 15,790 $23,000 $11.10 $28,100 $13.50 -37.2%
Augusta 3,390 $20,100 $9.70 $24,000 $11.60 47%
Brunswick 320 $21,300 $10.30 $25,500 $12.20 -26.5%
Columbus 1,540 $19,400 $9.30 $23,100 $11.10 22.4%
Dalton NA $19,100 $9.20 $22,600 $10.90 NA
Gainesville 500 $23,000 $11.10 $27,000 $13.00 -35.8%
Macon 1,170 $19,200 $9.30 $22,900 $11.00 14%
Rome 780 $19,100 $9.20 $22,200 $10.70 91.8%
Savannah 1,540 $21,900 $10.50 $24,000 $11.50 -7.3%
Valdosta 500 $18,700 $9.00 $22,600 $10.90 -11.1%
Warner Robins 510 $19,900 $9.60 $23,100 $11.10 -21.4%
Hawaii
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
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Job Density
Honolulu 3,270 $29,400 $14.10 $35,000 $16.80 -31.9%
Idaho
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Boise City 3,390 $22,400 $10.80 $26,000 $12.50 16%
Coeur d'Alene 220 $27,600 $13.30 $31,500 $15.10 -63%
Idaho Falls 320 $21,100 $10.10 $23,500 $11.30 -41.5%
Lewiston 620 $21,300 $10.20 $23,200 $11.10 130.1%
Pocatello 570 $20,400 $9.80 $23,800 $11.50 47.8%
Illinois
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bloomington 760 $22,300 $10.70 $25,500 $12.30 -22.5%
Champaign 1,130 $23,200 $11.20 $26,700 $12.80 0.4%
Chicago (Area) 36,460 $23,600 $11.30 $28,600 $13.80 -23.4%
Danville 350 $26,600 $12.80 $34,500 $16.60 12.1%
Decatur 770 $22,100 $10.60 $24,600 $11.80 32.8%
Kankakee 980 $23,000 $11.10 $28,400 $13.70 107.6%
Peoria 2,770 $24,200 $11.60 $27,800 $13.40 45.6%
Rockford 2,130 $24,300 $11.70 $28,600 $13.80 35.9%
Springfield 1,660 $22,100 $10.60 $24,000 $11.50 38.1%
Indiana
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Anderson 690 $23,300 $11.20 $25,800 $12.40 61.2%
Bloomington 980 $21,700 $10.40 $23,900 $11.50 18.8%
Columbus 400 $22,200 $10.70 $24,800 $11.90 -12.9%
Elkhart 810 $22,900 $11.00 $25,500 $12.20 -28.3%
Evansville 2,550 $23,300 $11.20 $27,300 $13.10 34.2%
Fort Wayne 2,870 $22,700 $10.90 $26,900 $12.90 29.2%
Indianapolis 8,950 $24,100 $11.60 $28,400 $13.70 -8%
Kokomo 600 $22,000 $10.60 $25,100 $12.10 38.4%
Lafayette 980 $23,300 $11.20 $27,000 $13.00 8.4%
Michigan City 570 $22,200 $10.70 $25,600 $12.30 20.9%
Muncie 610 $21,500 $10.30 $23,900 $11.50 21%
South Bend 1,360 $24,400 $11.70 $27,800 $13.30 -4.5%
Terre Haute 840 $21,300 $10.30 $23,900 $11.50 11.4%
Iowa
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Ames 440 $24,300 $11.70 $27,700 $13.30 -2.4%
Cedar Rapids 1,410 $23,600 $11.40 $27,300 $13.10 -9.2%
Davenport 2,120 $22,400 $10.80 $24,500 $11.80 4.5%
Des Moines 3,870 $25,000 $12.00 $29,200 $14.00 6.7%
Dubuque 680 $23,400 $11.30 $27,400 $13.20 15.2%
Iowa City 830 $26,200 $12.60 $30,100 $14.50 -11.7%
Sioux City 660 $23,800 $11.40 $27,200 $13.10 -17.4%
Waterloo 1,310 $23,000 $11.10 $26,000 $12.50 35.6%
Kansas
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
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Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Lawrence 390 $22,500 $10.80 $24,400 $11.70 -25.8%
Manhattan NA $19,700 $9.50 $21,700 $10.50 NA
Topeka 2,300 $24,400 $11.70 $28,900 $13.90 90.1%
Wichita 3,370 $22,400 $10.80 $25,100 $12.10 6.1%
Kentucky
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
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Top 25%
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Job Density
Bowling Green 570 $21,700 $10.50 $24,700 $11.90 -9.8%
Elizabethtown 420 $21,500 $10.30 $24,400 $11.70 -15.9%
Lexington 2,640 $23,600 $11.40 $27,500 $13.20 -3.3%
Louisville 7,440 $24,700 $11.90 $28,300 $13.60 11.9%
Owensboro 900 $21,300 $10.30 $24,000 $11.60 69.1%
Louisiana
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Alexandria 1,240 $18,500 $8.90 $21,600 $10.40 75.8%
Baton Rouge 3,740 $18,900 $9.10 $21,700 $10.50 -8%
Houma 630 $19,200 $9.20 $24,400 $11.70 -39%
Lafayette 1,390 $19,200 $9.20 $22,800 $11.00 -14.2%
Lake Charles 1,210 $20,200 $9.70 $22,800 $11.00 20.8%
Monroe 990 $19,400 $9.30 $22,800 $11.00 17.2%
New Orleans 4,800 $22,700 $10.90 $26,500 $12.70 -16.5%
Shreveport 3,160 $18,700 $9.00 $21,100 $10.20 62.5%
Maine
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bangor 560 $23,400 $11.30 $27,300 $13.10 -19.2%
Lewiston 1,050 $23,800 $11.40 $26,600 $12.80 95.2%
Portland 2,940 $26,100 $12.50 $29,500 $14.20 34.2%
Maryland
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Job Density
Baltimore 17,440 $26,900 $12.90 $32,700 $15.70 23.3%
Cumberland 720 $24,100 $11.60 $28,500 $13.70 69%
Hagerstown 1,310 $26,700 $12.80 $32,400 $15.60 23.3%
Salisbury 730 $23,800 $11.50 $29,200 $14.00 23.2%
Massachusetts
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Barnstable Town 1,680 $28,100 $13.50 $33,100 $15.90 57.7%
Boston (Area) 27,740 $28,700 $13.80 $33,500 $16.10 0.7%
Springfield 4,330 $26,700 $12.90 $31,000 $14.90 34.2%
Worcester 4,300 $28,000 $13.50 $32,000 $15.40 40%
Michigan
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
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Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Ann Arbor 1,960 $27,200 $13.10 $29,800 $14.30 -8.6%
Battle Creek 770 $26,800 $12.90 $31,700 $15.20 30%
Bay City 550 $25,600 $12.30 $28,600 $13.80 38%
Detroit (Area) 20,000 $26,500 $12.70 $29,900 $14.40 3.9%
Flint 2,200 $25,200 $12.10 $29,700 $14.30 51.9%
Grand Rapids 4,930 $24,600 $11.80 $28,600 $13.70 20.4%
Holland 1,420 $26,300 $12.60 $29,100 $14.00 28.9%
Jackson 1,080 $26,100 $12.50 $29,600 $14.30 89.3%
Kalamazoo 1,270 $23,500 $11.30 $26,500 $12.70 -14.9%
Lansing 1,500 $25,800 $12.40 $29,200 $14.00 -33.3%
Monroe 490 $26,700 $12.80 $29,100 $14.00 16.4%
Muskegon 1,200 $26,300 $12.70 $29,700 $14.30 86.2%
Niles 970 $25,400 $12.20 $28,900 $13.90 49.7%
Saginaw 1,260 $24,000 $11.60 $28,000 $13.40 36.6%
Minnesota
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
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Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Duluth 2,990 $24,900 $12.00 $29,500 $14.20 115%
Mankato 1,340 $23,600 $11.30 $26,900 $12.90 108.2%
Minneapolis 15,030 $28,100 $13.50 $32,400 $15.60 -21.5%
Rochester 1,530 $29,700 $14.30 $34,200 $16.50 35.2%
St. Cloud 1,250 $25,100 $12.10 $29,300 $14.10 17.2%
Mississippi
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Job Density
Gulfport 1,090 $23,500 $11.30 $27,700 $13.30 -5.9%
Hattiesburg 970 $18,900 $9.10 $21,600 $10.40 54.5%
Jackson 3,440 $19,100 $9.20 $22,300 $10.70 23.9%
Pascagoula 590 $18,700 $9.00 $21,200 $10.20 -7.1%
Missouri
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Cape Girardeau 1,040 $20,000 $9.60 $23,900 $11.50 93.7%
Columbia 790 $22,600 $10.90 $25,600 $12.30 -15.4%
Jefferson City 950 $18,900 $9.10 $22,000 $10.60 15.9%
Joplin 890 $19,800 $9.50 $23,100 $11.10 4.9%
Kansas City 11,470 $24,100 $11.60 $28,300 $13.60 5.5%
Springfield 3,480 $20,500 $9.80 $23,700 $11.40 67.7%
St. Joseph 930 $21,800 $10.50 $24,400 $11.70 56.7%
St. Louis 18,210 $22,400 $10.80 $25,800 $12.40 26.9%
Montana
City/Area Employees Median
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Hourly Wage
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Job Density
Billings 1,360 $25,300 $12.20 $29,900 $14.40 49.8%
Great Falls 650 $22,800 $11.00 $25,900 $12.40 61.2%
Missoula 440 $22,800 $11.00 $25,700 $12.30 -28%
Nebraska
City/Area Employees Median
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Lincoln 1,680 $23,100 $11.10 $25,900 $12.50 -7.6%
Omaha 5,350 $24,300 $11.70 $28,100 $13.50 5.6%
Nevada
City/Area Employees Median
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Carson City 270 $28,700 $13.80 $33,300 $16.00 -12.4%
Las Vegas 3,130 $33,200 $15.90 $39,000 $18.80 -66%
Reno 1,210 $27,700 $13.30 $32,200 $15.50 -43.9%
New Hampshire
City/Area Employees Median
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Manchester 1,780 $29,800 $14.30 $36,000 $17.30 59.4%
New Jersey
City/Area Employees Median
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Atlantic City 1,890 $26,400 $12.70 $29,800 $14.30 22.5%
Ocean City 590 $26,100 $12.60 $29,000 $14.00 37.2%
Trenton 2,760 $25,600 $12.30 $29,700 $14.30 12.7%
Vineland 1,190 $23,800 $11.40 $28,500 $13.70 75.1%
New Mexico
City/Area Employees Median
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Albuquerque 3,300 $27,100 $13.00 $31,300 $15.00 -22%
Farmington 490 $22,900 $11.00 $26,400 $12.70 -9.7%
Las Cruces 490 $21,700 $10.40 $23,800 $11.40 -33.8%
Santa Fe 310 NA NA NA NA -54.9%
New York
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Albany 4,530 $26,000 $12.50 $31,500 $15.20 -6.5%
Binghamton 1,750 $24,100 $11.60 $28,500 $13.70 43.4%
Buffalo 6,610 $26,200 $12.60 $29,300 $14.10 10%
Elmira 600 $22,500 $10.80 $29,100 $14.00 43.3%
Glens Falls 630 $25,000 $12.00 $28,400 $13.60 7.7%
Ithaca 330 $25,400 $12.20 $29,200 $14.00 -41.1%
Kingston 470 $26,100 $12.50 $30,900 $14.90 -30.5%
New York (Area) 99,500 $32,300 $15.50 $36,900 $17.70 7.6%
Poughkeepsie 2,250 $29,100 $14.00 $32,700 $15.70 -18.3%
Rochester 5,720 $25,400 $12.20 $28,900 $13.90 3.8%
Syracuse 3,210 $24,100 $11.60 $28,500 $13.70 -6%
Utica 2,420 $22,800 $11.00 $26,400 $12.70 70.3%
North Carolina
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Asheville 2,020 $23,300 $11.20 $27,400 $13.20 6.4%
Burlington 890 $21,800 $10.50 $24,000 $11.50 44.2%
Charlotte 6,500 $22,600 $10.90 $26,200 $12.60 -29.6%
Durham 3,010 $25,900 $12.50 $29,400 $14.10 -1.3%
Fayetteville 1,050 $23,700 $11.40 $28,800 $13.90 -26.4%
Goldsboro 360 $19,200 $9.20 $24,400 $11.70 -27%
Greensboro 3,230 $22,000 $10.60 $25,500 $12.30 -15.5%
Greenville 1,200 $20,900 $10.00 $23,700 $11.40 48.9%
Hickory 1,540 $21,500 $10.30 $24,600 $11.80 -2%
Jacksonville 300 $18,900 $9.10 $23,200 $11.20 -39.9%
Raleigh 2,970 $23,700 $11.40 $28,000 $13.50 -46.8%
Rocky Mount 460 $20,500 $9.90 $24,300 $11.70 -27.4%
Wilmington 1,160 $21,400 $10.30 $24,000 $11.50 -24%
Winston-Salem 2,640 $23,300 $11.20 $27,100 $13.00 16.2%
North Dakota
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bismarck 1,220 $24,900 $12.00 $28,300 $13.60 72.2%
Fargo 1,620 $24,300 $11.70 $27,300 $13.10 19%
Grand Forks 850 $25,500 $12.30 $28,600 $13.80 60%
Ohio
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Akron 3,950 $22,100 $10.60 $24,600 $11.80 12.6%
Canton 3,020 $21,300 $10.30 $23,900 $11.50 68%
Cincinnati 12,140 $25,300 $12.20 $28,600 $13.70 10.4%
Cleveland 15,010 $23,500 $11.30 $27,500 $13.20 35.8%
Columbus 8,560 $24,100 $11.60 $28,300 $13.60 -15.4%
Dayton 5,680 $24,100 $11.60 $28,500 $13.70 38.5%
Lima 1,030 $19,800 $9.50 $25,300 $12.20 82.3%
Mansfield 640 $20,800 $10.00 $23,800 $11.40 13.9%
Sandusky 850 $24,400 $11.70 $30,400 $14.60 117%
Springfield 1,120 $23,700 $11.40 $27,600 $13.30 110%
Toledo 4,550 $23,500 $11.30 $28,200 $13.60 40.8%
Youngstown 3,870 $23,100 $11.10 $27,600 $13.30 58.4%
Oklahoma
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Lawton 270 $20,200 $9.70 $23,000 $11.10 -43.5%
Oklahoma City 6,540 $20,800 $10.00 $23,200 $11.20 3.9%
Tulsa 5,000 $21,500 $10.30 $24,700 $11.90 7.6%
Oregon
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bend 340 $27,200 $13.10 $29,500 $14.20 -49.3%
Corvallis 260 $22,400 $10.80 $25,300 $12.20 -30.3%
Eugene 1,290 $25,000 $12.00 $29,700 $14.30 -16.7%
Medford 780 $26,000 $12.50 $29,900 $14.40 -7.2%
Portland 7,510 $27,200 $13.10 $32,900 $15.80 -31.6%
Salem 1,350 $25,400 $12.20 $29,900 $14.40 -17.3%
Pennsylvania
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Allentown 5,040 $26,600 $12.80 $30,300 $14.60 34.7%
Altoona 1,140 $26,500 $12.70 $29,600 $14.20 74.8%
Erie 2,040 $23,300 $11.20 $28,300 $13.60 44.1%
Harrisburg 3,250 $27,800 $13.40 $31,700 $15.20 -6.8%
Johnstown 1,090 $27,700 $13.30 $31,900 $15.30 72.5%
Lancaster 3,430 $26,900 $12.90 $30,100 $14.50 35.4%
Lebanon 780 $29,700 $14.30 $34,400 $16.50 48.1%
Philadelphia (Area) 33,890 $26,600 $12.80 $31,000 $14.90 13.3%
Pittsburgh 15,440 $26,800 $12.90 $30,500 $14.70 23.8%
Reading 2,450 $27,000 $13.00 $30,100 $14.50 34.9%
Scranton 3,740 $26,400 $12.70 $30,900 $14.90 32.1%
State College 590 $25,500 $12.30 $29,000 $13.90 -23.1%
Williamsport 720 $24,600 $11.80 $27,900 $13.40 25.9%
York 1,930 $27,000 $13.00 $31,600 $15.20 0%
Rhode Island
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Providence 11,140 $26,500 $12.70 $30,200 $14.50 45.2%
South Carolina
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Anderson 750 $20,200 $9.70 $23,200 $11.20 18.1%
Charleston 2,150 $22,600 $10.90 $25,300 $12.20 -31.6%
Columbia 3,610 $21,800 $10.50 $25,200 $12.10 -4.7%
Florence 1,660 $18,700 $9.00 $21,400 $10.30 88.8%
Greenville 3,280 $22,000 $10.60 $24,900 $12.00 0.2%
Myrtle Beach 690 $20,700 $9.90 $23,300 $11.20 -43.2%
Spartanburg 1,430 $22,000 $10.60 $24,500 $11.80 12.3%
Sumter 470 $19,200 $9.20 $22,300 $10.70 23.1%
South Dakota
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Rapid City 710 $23,300 $11.20 $27,000 $13.00 5.8%
Sioux Falls 1,880 $23,600 $11.30 $27,400 $13.20 24.1%
Tennessee
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Chattanooga 2,650 $22,500 $10.80 $25,200 $12.10 5.4%
Clarksville 700 $23,200 $11.20 $27,800 $13.40 -20.7%
Cleveland 570 $21,800 $10.50 $24,000 $11.50 41.8%
Jackson 890 $19,800 $9.50 $23,700 $11.40 40.1%
Johnson City 1,750 $20,800 $10.00 $23,400 $11.30 104.2%
Kingsport 1,220 $21,900 $10.50 $25,800 $12.40 -5.5%
Knoxville 3,590 $22,500 $10.80 $25,200 $12.10 -1.8%
Memphis 5,690 $22,700 $10.90 $25,900 $12.50 -14.9%
Morristown 580 $22,400 $10.70 $25,500 $12.30 17.8%
Nashville 6,580 $23,200 $11.10 $26,200 $12.60 -18.1%
Texas
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Abilene 1,330 $19,100 $9.20 $22,400 $10.80 88.5%
Amarillo 1,220 $21,100 $10.10 $23,800 $11.50 -1%
Austin 4,200 $22,400 $10.80 $25,000 $12.00 -51.6%
Beaumont 1,600 $18,600 $9.00 $21,200 $10.20 -9.7%
Brownsville 1,880 $18,000 $8.60 $21,000 $10.10 33.2%
College Station 500 $22,000 $10.60 $23,700 $11.40 -52.8%
Corpus Christi 1,550 $19,800 $9.50 $22,900 $11.00 -21.7%
Dallas (Area) 24,120 $22,400 $10.80 $25,900 $12.50 -25.4%
El Paso 1,900 $20,200 $9.70 $23,900 $11.50 -37.9%
Houston 19,750 $21,800 $10.50 $26,400 $12.70 -30.7%
Killeen 1,460 $23,000 $11.10 $28,500 $13.70 3.5%
Laredo 510 $19,300 $9.30 $22,500 $10.80 -47%
Longview 1,330 $20,100 $9.70 $24,000 $11.50 27.2%
Lubbock 1,700 $21,400 $10.30 $24,100 $11.60 21.9%
McAllen 3,590 $19,200 $9.30 $22,200 $10.70 43.3%
Midland 460 $21,800 $10.50 $24,200 $11.60 -37.8%
Odessa 330 $22,700 $10.90 $26,000 $12.50 -49%
San Angelo 630 $19,800 $9.50 $23,000 $11.10 29.3%
San Antonio 7,470 $23,300 $11.20 $27,900 $13.40 -21.4%
Sherman 690 $22,000 $10.60 $23,900 $11.50 48.7%
Texarkana 890 $22,600 $10.90 $26,000 $12.50 48.5%
Tyler 1,780 $21,400 $10.30 $23,800 $11.50 72.4%
Victoria 1,220 $19,400 $9.30 $21,800 $10.50 129.6%
Waco 1,450 $20,200 $9.70 $24,200 $11.70 28.4%
Wichita Falls 910 $22,700 $10.90 $24,500 $11.80 42.3%
Utah
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Logan 460 $21,200 $10.20 $24,200 $11.60 -15.5%
Ogden 1,670 $21,900 $10.60 $24,100 $11.60 -23.2%
Provo 1,450 $21,800 $10.50 $23,900 $11.50 -24.1%
Salt Lake City 5,330 $23,400 $11.30 $26,400 $12.70 -21.2%
St. George 520 $22,900 $11.00 $26,200 $12.60 0%
Vermont
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Burlington 790 $24,500 $11.80 $28,200 $13.60 -35.9%
Virginia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Blacksburg 640 $22,100 $10.60 $25,200 $12.10 -8.8%
Charlottesville 1,280 $24,900 $12.00 $28,900 $13.90 23.9%
Danville 610 $21,300 $10.30 $24,100 $11.60 45.1%
Harrisonburg 760 $24,400 $11.70 $27,500 $13.20 15.5%
Lynchburg 1,150 $21,200 $10.20 $24,500 $11.80 3.4%
Richmond 7,110 $23,400 $11.20 $27,400 $13.20 7%
Roanoke 2,360 $23,000 $11.10 $27,100 $13.00 40.4%
Virginia Beach 6,100 $21,800 $10.50 $24,300 $11.70 -25.3%
Winchester 650 $24,900 $12.00 $30,200 $14.50 11.5%
Washington
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bellingham NA $23,200 $11.20 $25,600 $12.30 NA
Bremerton 920 $26,700 $12.90 $33,700 $16.20 1.4%
Kennewick 720 $24,500 $11.80 $29,100 $14.00 -34.7%
Longview 400 $24,800 $11.90 $28,000 $13.50 4.4%
Mount Vernon 490 $27,900 $13.40 $33,000 $15.90 2.6%
Olympia 480 $23,600 $11.40 $27,400 $13.20 -55.6%
Seattle (Area) 10,740 $29,800 $14.30 $34,900 $16.80 -41.3%
Spokane 2,260 $24,900 $12.00 $29,100 $14.00 0.6%
Wenatchee 390 $22,800 $11.00 $26,200 $12.60 -11.7%
Yakima 1,090 $22,500 $10.80 $24,600 $11.80 20.9%
West Virginia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Charleston 1,150 $21,500 $10.30 $23,700 $11.40 -28.7%
Huntington 1,700 $21,700 $10.40 $23,500 $11.30 37.8%
Morgantown 660 $20,900 $10.10 $25,500 $12.30 0.4%
Parkersburg 690 $19,900 $9.60 $22,900 $11.00 -7.9%
Wheeling 890 $19,000 $9.10 $23,200 $11.20 24.1%
Wisconsin
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Appleton 1,280 $26,300 $12.60 $29,700 $14.30 -0.6%
Eau Claire 1,220 $24,200 $11.60 $28,100 $13.50 41.2%
Fond du Lac 650 $25,000 $12.00 $28,700 $13.80 37.6%
Green Bay 1,810 $25,100 $12.10 $28,600 $13.80 -2.5%
Janesville 910 $22,700 $10.90 $26,300 $12.70 33.9%
La Crosse 1,130 $25,900 $12.40 $29,100 $14.00 42.3%
Madison 3,730 $27,000 $13.00 $31,800 $15.30 1.2%
Milwaukee 9,530 $25,400 $12.20 $29,700 $14.30 6.3%
Oshkosh 1,040 $26,200 $12.60 $29,500 $14.20 6.5%
Racine 1,860 $25,400 $12.20 $29,700 $14.30 129.9%
Sheboygan 1,070 $23,000 $11.10 $26,800 $12.90 69.2%
Wausau 850 $25,900 $12.50 $28,700 $13.80 16.6%
Wyoming
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Casper 600 $27,100 $13.10 $30,300 $14.60 39.5%
Cheyenne 520 $28,900 $13.90 $34,200 $16.40 10%

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