Personal Health Aides

Median Salary: $20,600   |  

In 2010, personal health aides received a median annual salary of $20,600 as crucial, contributing members of thriving economies nationally. That yearly pay works out to an hourly rate of $9.90. Salaries vary based on location, experience, and education, which is why it is absolutely fundamental to seek out formal training.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2010 a projected 982,840 were working as personal health aides nationally. The most successful personal health aides often tend to be social and realistic. The right combination of characteristics and training is crucial for anyone intending to advance in this industry.

For personal health aides, it's important to utilize skills like:

  • Oral Comprehension
  • Speech Clarity
  • Near Vision
  • Inductive Reasoning
  • Information Ordering

Personal health aides oftentimes have characteristics in common, including:

  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Attention to Detail

Personal health aides looking to move forward need formal training in:

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • English Language

Often called on to perform communicating with supervisors, peers, or subordinates, making decisions and solving problems, and inspecting equipment, structures, or material, personal health aides need certain training to succeed in their field. Want to learn more about personal health aides? You can find everything from salary data to job density for every metro area in 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 NA $18,700 $9.00 $21,700 $10.50 NA
Birmingham 2,740 $18,500 $8.90 $21,400 $10.30 -25.5%
Decatur 440 $17,900 $8.60 $19,100 $9.20 11.3%
Dothan 320 $19,900 $9.60 $22,300 $10.70 -25.6%
Florence 300 $18,000 $8.70 $22,600 $10.90 -24%
Gadsden 390 $17,700 $8.50 $19,000 $9.20 50.3%
Huntsville 890 $17,700 $8.50 $19,000 $9.10 -43.4%
Mobile 1,350 $18,400 $8.90 $22,500 $10.80 4%
Montgomery 810 $17,900 $8.60 $19,400 $9.30 -33.5%
Tuscaloosa 530 $18,200 $8.70 $22,300 $10.70 -23.3%
Alaska
City/Area Employees Median
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Anchorage 970 $31,600 $15.20 $34,700 $16.70 -24.2%
Fairbanks NA $18,900 $9.10 $21,900 $10.50 NA
Arizona
City/Area Employees Median
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Hourly Wage
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Top 25%
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Lake Havasu City 200 $19,600 $9.40 $22,800 $11.00 -41.8%
Phoenix 14,370 $21,500 $10.30 $24,000 $11.50 10.4%
Prescott 610 $22,100 $10.60 $24,200 $11.70 45.5%
Tucson 4,760 $21,100 $10.10 $23,400 $11.20 77.6%
Yuma 210 $20,900 $10.10 $23,300 $11.20 -51.8%
Arkansas
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
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Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Fayetteville 330 $22,100 $10.60 $25,200 $12.10 -78%
Fort Smith 770 $18,100 $8.70 $20,700 $10.00 -13%
Hot Springs 360 $18,500 $8.90 $21,300 $10.30 28.5%
Jonesboro 260 $18,100 $8.70 $19,800 $9.50 -26%
Little Rock 2,170 $18,900 $9.10 $22,100 $10.60 -14.4%
Pine Bluff NA $15,700 $7.50 $16,500 $7.90 NA
California
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bakersfield 1,010 $19,200 $9.20 $22,300 $10.70 -47.7%
Chico 590 $19,100 $9.20 $22,300 $10.70 11.6%
El Centro 100 $18,700 $9.00 $21,300 $10.30 -73.5%
Fresno 1,730 $20,000 $9.60 $23,800 $11.50 -28.2%
Hanford 150 $21,100 $10.10 $23,900 $11.50 -48.5%
Los Angeles (Area) 21,300 $20,700 $9.90 $25,400 $12.20 -46.9%
Madera 150 $18,600 $8.90 $19,800 $9.50 -46.8%
Merced 160 $20,800 $10.00 $22,800 $11.00 -63.4%
Modesto 530 $19,100 $9.20 $21,700 $10.50 -54.8%
Napa 240 $25,400 $12.20 $29,500 $14.20 -49.3%
Oakland 5,370 $21,600 $10.40 $25,000 $12.00 -27.1%
Oxnard 1,030 $22,600 $10.90 $25,300 $12.20 -53.3%
Redding 690 $21,600 $10.40 $23,500 $11.30 49.2%
Riverside 4,370 $19,800 $9.50 $24,200 $11.60 -50.4%
Sacramento 2,850 $20,900 $10.00 $23,900 $11.50 -55.1%
Salinas 600 $22,700 $10.90 $27,200 $13.10 -49.4%
San Diego 4,450 $22,100 $10.60 $25,900 $12.40 -53.5%
San Francisco (Area) 8,650 $22,300 $10.70 $25,900 $12.40 -41.1%
San Francisco (City) 3,290 $23,500 $11.30 $27,200 $13.10 -55.2%
San Jose 3,560 $20,600 $9.90 $25,500 $12.30 -46.3%
San Luis Obispo 340 $22,100 $10.60 $27,400 $13.20 -54.8%
Santa Barbara 750 $23,100 $11.10 $29,100 $14.00 -41.3%
Santa Cruz 460 $19,500 $9.40 $23,200 $11.20 -27.7%
Santa Rosa 920 $23,700 $11.40 $27,400 $13.20 -30.4%
Stockton 1,220 $20,700 $10.00 $23,600 $11.30 -20.3%
Vallejo 1,360 $21,300 $10.20 $23,600 $11.40 49.9%
Visalia 1,110 $19,300 $9.30 $23,500 $11.30 9.7%
Yuba City 130 $18,600 $9.00 $19,900 $9.60 -54.8%
Colorado
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Boulder 630 $24,800 $11.90 $29,700 $14.30 -46.6%
Colorado Springs 1,210 $23,900 $11.50 $27,700 $13.30 -34.9%
Denver 7,940 $21,900 $10.50 $25,300 $12.20 -13.3%
Fort Collins 500 $20,800 $10.00 $24,400 $11.70 -48.2%
Grand Junction 660 $16,200 $7.80 $18,700 $9.00 49.5%
Greeley 390 $21,900 $10.50 $26,700 $12.80 -32.9%
Pueblo 760 $18,200 $8.80 $20,400 $9.80 78.9%
Connecticut
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
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Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bridgeport 2,370 $28,100 $13.50 $32,300 $15.50 -50.2%
Hartford 4,520 $29,900 $14.40 $36,500 $17.50 7%
New Haven 2,860 $26,700 $12.80 $31,100 $15.00 15.7%
Norwich 820 $28,400 $13.60 $32,600 $15.70 -18.8%
Delaware
City/Area Employees Median
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Dover NA $22,600 $10.90 $25,100 $12.10 NA
District of Columbia
City/Area Employees Median
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Washington (Area) 11,030 $22,200 $10.70 $25,000 $12.00 -49.8%
Florida
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Cape Coral 660 $22,800 $11.00 $25,200 $12.10 -55.7%
Deltona 1,130 $22,400 $10.80 $30,000 $14.40 -2.7%
Gainesville 610 $19,400 $9.30 $21,500 $10.30 -34%
Jacksonville 1,370 $20,900 $10.10 $22,800 $11.00 -68.8%
Lakeland 880 $18,300 $8.80 $22,300 $10.70 -40%
Miami (Area) 9,310 $20,900 $10.00 $23,600 $11.30 -43.8%
Naples 590 $22,700 $10.90 $25,700 $12.30 -30.7%
Ocala 730 $18,900 $9.10 $21,800 $10.50 5.9%
Orlando 2,160 $21,400 $10.30 $24,300 $11.70 -70.9%
Palm Bay 680 $20,900 $10.10 $23,900 $11.50 -53.6%
Palm Coast 90 $17,900 $8.60 $19,200 $9.20 -27.7%
Panama City 180 $20,800 $10.00 $22,600 $10.90 -65.9%
Pensacola 1,350 $19,500 $9.40 $21,800 $10.50 17.2%
Port St. Lucie 650 $22,000 $10.60 $24,300 $11.70 -29%
Punta Gorda NA $18,800 $9.00 $22,000 $10.60 NA
Sebastian 240 $21,600 $10.40 $24,000 $11.50 -31.1%
Tallahassee 260 $21,600 $10.40 $23,700 $11.40 -78.8%
Tampa 6,520 $21,100 $10.10 $25,400 $12.20 -22.8%
Georgia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Albany 650 $19,400 $9.30 $22,500 $10.80 42.4%
Athens 260 $18,800 $9.00 $20,100 $9.70 -55.6%
Atlanta 5,960 $18,800 $9.00 $21,300 $10.30 -65%
Augusta 1,520 $18,600 $8.90 $20,300 $9.80 -2.6%
Columbus 590 $17,800 $8.60 $19,200 $9.30 -30.9%
Dalton 50 $21,800 $10.50 $26,600 $12.80 -90.7%
Gainesville 260 $20,200 $9.70 $22,600 $10.90 -50.8%
Macon 450 $18,000 $8.70 $19,300 $9.30 -35.4%
Savannah 370 $20,300 $9.80 $22,700 $10.90 -66.8%
Valdosta 180 $17,700 $8.50 $21,900 $10.50 -52.9%
Hawaii
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Honolulu NA $22,600 $10.80 $25,800 $12.40 NA
Idaho
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
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Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Boise City 1,440 $19,000 $9.20 $23,200 $11.10 -27%
Coeur d'Alene NA $17,800 $8.60 $19,900 $9.60 NA
Idaho Falls 670 $18,500 $8.90 $20,900 $10.00 79.6%
Lewiston 110 $21,900 $10.50 $25,300 $12.20 -40.6%
Illinois
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bloomington 290 $21,800 $10.50 $24,200 $11.60 -56.4%
Champaign 110 $22,500 $10.80 $24,400 $11.70 -85%
Chicago (Area) 30,020 $21,400 $10.30 $24,300 $11.70 -6.9%
Decatur 90 $19,800 $9.50 $22,900 $11.00 -77.3%
Kankakee 560 $21,000 $10.10 $22,900 $11.00 76.4%
Peoria 600 $20,100 $9.70 $23,300 $11.20 -53.6%
Rockford 500 $24,200 $11.60 $28,400 $13.60 -52.6%
Springfield 410 $20,200 $9.70 $24,500 $11.80 -50.1%
Indiana
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Anderson NA $21,900 $10.50 $23,300 $11.20 NA
Columbus 270 $21,400 $10.30 $23,600 $11.30 -11.1%
Elkhart 210 $21,100 $10.10 $23,300 $11.20 -72.5%
Evansville 950 $19,200 $9.20 $22,000 $10.60 -26.2%
Fort Wayne 2,090 $20,000 $9.60 $22,400 $10.80 38.5%
Indianapolis 5,300 $21,200 $10.20 $23,800 $11.40 -19.6%
Lafayette 510 $18,900 $9.10 $21,900 $10.50 -16.9%
Michigan City 370 $20,000 $9.60 $22,600 $10.90 16.8%
Muncie 320 $21,300 $10.20 $26,200 $12.60 -6.1%
South Bend 1,000 $20,900 $10.00 $23,700 $11.40 4.4%
Terre Haute 380 $19,400 $9.30 $22,100 $10.60 -25.8%
Iowa
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Ames 60 $33,500 $16.10 $36,200 $17.40 -79.1%
Cedar Rapids 810 $21,100 $10.10 $24,600 $11.80 -22.6%
Davenport 910 $20,000 $9.60 $23,100 $11.10 -33.5%
Des Moines 1,540 $22,900 $11.00 $25,700 $12.40 -37.4%
Dubuque 410 $21,500 $10.40 $23,800 $11.50 1.6%
Iowa City 680 $20,000 $9.60 $23,000 $11.10 7.2%
Sioux City 730 $20,700 $10.00 $22,700 $10.90 34.9%
Waterloo 370 $19,600 $9.40 $22,500 $10.80 -42.8%
Kansas
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Lawrence 90 $21,900 $10.50 $24,600 $11.80 -74%
Topeka 520 $20,200 $9.70 $23,700 $11.40 -36.8%
Wichita 1,980 $21,600 $10.40 $23,800 $11.50 -8%
Kentucky
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Elizabethtown 180 $19,900 $9.60 $23,600 $11.40 -46.6%
Lexington 440 $20,200 $9.70 $23,900 $11.50 -76.2%
Louisville 1,450 $21,800 $10.50 $25,600 $12.30 -67.7%
Owensboro 70 $19,700 $9.50 $21,900 $10.50 -80.6%
Louisiana
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Alexandria 940 $17,700 $8.50 $19,100 $9.20 97.3%
Baton Rouge 1,430 $17,600 $8.50 $19,100 $9.20 -48%
Houma NA $18,600 $8.90 $21,700 $10.40 NA
Lafayette 1,210 $18,200 $8.80 $21,000 $10.10 10.7%
Lake Charles 600 $18,100 $8.70 $20,600 $9.90 -10.9%
Monroe 830 $18,000 $8.70 $19,400 $9.30 45.9%
New Orleans 2,190 $18,600 $8.90 $22,700 $10.90 -43.8%
Shreveport 810 $17,600 $8.50 $19,400 $9.30 -38.4%
Maine
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bangor 480 $21,800 $10.50 $23,500 $11.30 2.4%
Lewiston 470 $21,800 $10.50 $25,100 $12.10 29%
Portland 900 $22,600 $10.90 $25,600 $12.30 -39.4%
Maryland
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
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Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Baltimore 5,150 $24,400 $11.80 $27,900 $13.40 -46.2%
Cumberland 380 $19,100 $9.20 $22,000 $10.60 29.7%
Hagerstown 490 $24,600 $11.80 $28,100 $13.50 -32.2%
Salisbury 230 $20,600 $9.90 $22,900 $11.00 -43.5%
Massachusetts
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Barnstable Town 960 $26,100 $12.60 $30,600 $14.70 33.1%
Boston (Area) 11,240 $26,400 $12.70 $29,700 $14.30 -39.8%
Pittsfield 640 $24,300 $11.70 $28,500 $13.70 143.9%
Springfield 1,450 $24,900 $12.00 $27,800 $13.40 -33.5%
Worcester 2,050 $24,800 $11.90 $28,100 $13.50 -18.5%
Michigan
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Ann Arbor 1,500 $25,000 $12.00 $28,800 $13.90 3.3%
Battle Creek 840 $19,800 $9.50 $22,700 $10.90 110.5%
Bay City 820 $20,300 $9.70 $24,100 $11.60 203.8%
Detroit (Area) 16,690 $19,800 $9.50 $23,400 $11.20 27.9%
Flint 930 $18,800 $9.10 $21,900 $10.50 -4.7%
Grand Rapids 2,150 $18,800 $9.00 $22,300 $10.70 -22.4%
Holland 390 $18,000 $8.60 $19,200 $9.20 -47.8%
Jackson 630 $18,500 $8.90 $21,300 $10.30 63.7%
Kalamazoo 1,030 $21,300 $10.20 $27,100 $13.00 2.1%
Lansing 2,150 $21,200 $10.20 $23,600 $11.30 41%
Monroe 370 $25,400 $12.20 $27,900 $13.40 29.5%
Muskegon 480 $18,600 $8.90 $20,300 $9.80 10.3%
Niles 110 $19,800 $9.50 $23,100 $11.10 -75.7%
Saginaw 950 $17,900 $8.60 $19,000 $9.10 53.1%
Minnesota
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
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Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Duluth 3,850 $21,900 $10.50 $24,100 $11.60 308.3%
Mankato 830 $22,700 $10.90 $24,800 $11.90 89.9%
Minneapolis 17,730 $24,000 $11.60 $27,800 $13.40 36.6%
Rochester 1,500 $23,700 $11.40 $26,700 $12.80 95%
St. Cloud 1,210 $20,600 $9.90 $24,000 $11.50 68.4%
Mississippi
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
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Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Gulfport 110 $19,300 $9.30 $21,100 $10.20 -86.3%
Hattiesburg 250 $18,900 $9.10 $21,800 $10.50 -40.5%
Jackson NA $17,500 $8.40 $18,600 $8.90 NA
Pascagoula 50 $19,500 $9.40 $22,000 $10.60 -87.5%
Missouri
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Cape Girardeau 220 $16,400 $7.90 $18,200 $8.80 -39.3%
Columbia 230 $19,000 $9.20 $24,700 $11.90 -64.5%
Jefferson City NA $20,600 $9.90 $23,400 $11.20 NA
Joplin 500 $18,400 $8.90 $20,100 $9.70 -13.5%
Kansas City 4,060 $20,800 $10.00 $23,700 $11.40 -44.9%
Springfield 860 $17,900 $8.60 $19,200 $9.20 -38.5%
St. Joseph 250 $18,500 $8.90 $19,900 $9.60 -37.7%
St. Louis 7,750 $19,900 $9.60 $22,600 $10.90 -20.3%
Montana
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Billings 570 $22,100 $10.60 $23,600 $11.30 -7.8%
Great Falls 470 $17,200 $8.30 $18,300 $8.80 72%
Missoula 650 $20,300 $9.80 $22,200 $10.70 55.5%
Nebraska
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Lincoln 530 $21,500 $10.30 $24,900 $12.00 -57%
Omaha 2,450 $23,800 $11.40 $31,000 $14.90 -28.6%
Nevada
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Carson City 230 $22,300 $10.70 $24,900 $12.00 6.9%
Las Vegas 3,260 $22,700 $10.90 $26,000 $12.50 -47.7%
Reno 1,100 $20,600 $9.90 $22,800 $11.00 -24.8%
New Jersey
City/Area Employees Median
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Hourly Wage
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Job Density
Atlantic City 600 $23,800 $11.40 $28,500 $13.70 -42.3%
Trenton 1,580 $22,600 $10.90 $25,200 $12.10 -5%
New Mexico
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Albuquerque 4,300 $18,600 $8.90 $20,800 $10.00 50.2%
Farmington 550 $19,800 $9.50 $22,300 $10.70 49%
Las Cruces 540 $17,800 $8.60 $18,900 $9.10 6.8%
Santa Fe 90 $24,200 $11.70 $28,900 $13.90 -80.8%
New York
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Albany 5,690 $23,200 $11.20 $28,000 $13.50 73.3%
Binghamton 1,160 $30,900 $14.90 $37,800 $18.20 40%
Buffalo 6,580 $22,100 $10.60 $25,700 $12.40 61.8%
Elmira 400 $20,700 $10.00 $24,900 $12.00 38.3%
Glens Falls 680 $28,300 $13.60 $32,500 $15.60 71.4%
Ithaca 720 $22,900 $11.00 $25,500 $12.30 89.6%
Kingston 810 $23,400 $11.20 $30,200 $14.50 77.5%
New York (Area) 118,020 $21,100 $10.10 $24,500 $11.80 88.4%
Poughkeepsie 3,870 $27,000 $13.00 $36,500 $17.60 106.9%
Rochester 8,240 $23,300 $11.20 $32,300 $15.50 120.8%
Syracuse 2,270 $23,300 $11.20 $33,300 $16.00 -2%
Utica 1,900 $29,200 $14.00 $38,400 $18.50 97.6%
North Carolina
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Asheville 2,600 $21,700 $10.40 $24,500 $11.80 102.9%
Burlington 760 $17,700 $8.50 $19,200 $9.20 81%
Charlotte 6,330 $21,200 $10.20 $24,100 $11.60 1.2%
Durham 3,080 $20,500 $9.90 $23,900 $11.50 49.2%
Fayetteville 3,100 $19,500 $9.40 $22,700 $10.90 220.6%
Goldsboro 2,060 $19,900 $9.60 $22,600 $10.90 521.2%
Greensboro 4,880 $19,500 $9.40 $22,500 $10.80 88.4%
Greenville 1,470 $16,900 $8.10 $19,100 $9.20 169.8%
Hickory 3,510 $21,000 $10.10 $25,600 $12.30 229.4%
Jacksonville 610 $18,600 $9.00 $20,800 $10.00 80.4%
Raleigh 5,470 $21,300 $10.30 $24,500 $11.80 44.5%
Rocky Mount 1,260 $18,400 $8.90 $20,900 $10.00 192.8%
Wilmington 1,970 $19,800 $9.50 $23,200 $11.10 90.3%
Winston-Salem 3,770 $19,400 $9.30 $23,200 $11.10 144.7%
North Dakota
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bismarck 210 $18,000 $8.70 $20,600 $9.90 -55.7%
Fargo 790 $26,400 $12.70 $33,500 $16.10 -13.7%
Grand Forks 770 $22,100 $10.60 $24,000 $11.60 114.6%
Ohio
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Akron 4,780 $18,200 $8.80 $20,100 $9.70 101.4%
Canton 2,910 $18,200 $8.70 $19,900 $9.60 139%
Cincinnati 7,640 $21,600 $10.40 $23,800 $11.50 2.5%
Cleveland 14,380 $19,200 $9.20 $22,100 $10.60 92.1%
Columbus 14,690 $21,000 $10.10 $23,100 $11.10 114.6%
Dayton 4,670 $19,100 $9.20 $22,900 $11.00 67.9%
Lima 650 $19,500 $9.40 $22,500 $10.80 70.4%
Mansfield 990 $19,600 $9.40 $22,000 $10.60 157.7%
Sandusky 210 $18,600 $9.00 $21,500 $10.30 -21.9%
Springfield 820 $18,900 $9.10 $21,200 $10.20 125.7%
Toledo 3,690 $20,400 $9.80 $23,400 $11.20 68.5%
Youngstown 2,850 $18,300 $8.80 $20,000 $9.60 72.5%
Oklahoma
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Lawton 250 $18,000 $8.70 $19,700 $9.50 -23.4%
Oklahoma City 1,580 $20,000 $9.60 $24,800 $11.90 -62.9%
Tulsa 2,830 $19,600 $9.40 $22,000 $10.60 -10.2%
Oregon
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bend 280 $21,500 $10.30 $24,400 $11.70 -38.1%
Corvallis 60 $19,400 $9.30 $21,300 $10.20 -76%
Eugene 730 $21,100 $10.10 $23,400 $11.30 -30.7%
Medford 270 $19,600 $9.40 $24,400 $11.70 -51.9%
Portland 5,290 $20,400 $9.80 $22,700 $10.90 -28.8%
Salem 720 $21,600 $10.40 $23,700 $11.40 -34.3%
Pennsylvania
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Allentown 2,630 $20,600 $9.90 $24,400 $11.70 4.1%
Altoona 710 $19,100 $9.20 $22,600 $10.90 60.6%
Erie 2,190 $19,600 $9.40 $22,500 $10.80 127.9%
Harrisburg 2,700 $22,000 $10.60 $25,300 $12.10 14.3%
Johnstown 1,030 $19,400 $9.30 $22,400 $10.80 141.3%
Lancaster 1,700 $20,800 $10.00 $24,000 $11.50 -0.9%
Lebanon 400 $21,800 $10.50 $23,600 $11.30 11.7%
Philadelphia (Area) 29,420 $22,200 $10.70 $27,200 $13.10 45.2%
Pittsburgh 12,600 $20,300 $9.80 $23,800 $11.40 49.1%
Reading 1,280 $21,000 $10.10 $23,500 $11.30 3.9%
Scranton 2,800 $22,500 $10.80 $26,000 $12.50 46.2%
State College 780 $18,600 $8.90 $22,300 $10.70 49.8%
Williamsport 740 $18,800 $9.10 $22,700 $10.90 91.8%
York 1,390 $20,800 $10.00 $23,000 $11.10 6.5%
Rhode Island
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Providence NA $25,600 $12.30 $29,800 $14.30 NA
South Carolina
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Anderson 350 $18,300 $8.80 $20,000 $9.60 -19%
Charleston 1,980 $21,600 $10.40 $24,300 $11.70 -7.2%
Columbia 2,640 $20,800 $10.00 $22,700 $10.90 3.1%
Florence 940 $18,500 $8.90 $20,400 $9.80 57.8%
Greenville 1,530 $20,300 $9.80 $22,900 $11.00 -31%
Myrtle Beach 120 $18,000 $8.70 $19,300 $9.30 -85%
Spartanburg 790 $21,400 $10.30 $23,300 $11.20 -9.1%
Sumter 290 $18,200 $8.70 $19,700 $9.50 10.6%
South Dakota
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Sioux Falls 140 $24,200 $11.60 $30,600 $14.70 -86.7%
Tennessee
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Chattanooga 910 $23,300 $11.20 $27,200 $13.10 -46.5%
Clarksville 250 $26,900 $12.90 $32,600 $15.70 -58.5%
Cleveland 110 $21,500 $10.30 $23,000 $11.00 -59.5%
Jackson 570 $18,200 $8.70 $19,700 $9.50 31.8%
Kingsport 910 $21,800 $10.50 $23,300 $11.20 4.8%
Knoxville 1,600 $21,300 $10.30 $23,100 $11.10 -35.4%
Memphis 1,720 $19,200 $9.30 $23,000 $11.00 -62.1%
Morristown 90 $19,000 $9.10 $20,500 $9.90 -71.9%
Nashville 4,070 $19,200 $9.30 $21,700 $10.40 -25.1%
Texas
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Amarillo 840 $16,200 $7.80 $18,200 $8.80 0.3%
Austin 4,650 $18,500 $8.90 $21,200 $10.20 -20.8%
Beaumont 2,620 $16,900 $8.10 $18,600 $8.90 118.3%
Brownsville 4,280 $16,300 $7.90 $18,100 $8.70 347.5%
College Station NA $18,000 $8.70 $21,600 $10.40 NA
Corpus Christi 1,810 $17,400 $8.40 $19,700 $9.50 34.3%
Dallas (Area) 15,370 $19,300 $9.30 $24,000 $11.50 -29.8%
El Paso 2,740 $17,600 $8.50 $18,800 $9.10 32.1%
Houston 15,850 $18,800 $9.00 $25,800 $12.40 -18%
Killeen 530 $17,900 $8.60 $19,400 $9.30 -44.3%
Laredo 760 $17,300 $8.30 $18,800 $9.10 16.7%
Longview NA $18,500 $8.90 $23,300 $11.20 NA
Lubbock 1,040 $17,900 $8.60 $19,200 $9.20 9.8%
McAllen 6,300 $17,000 $8.20 $18,300 $8.80 271%
Midland 400 $22,600 $10.90 $30,800 $14.80 -20.4%
Odessa NA $17,300 $8.30 $21,500 $10.30 NA
San Angelo 310 $20,600 $9.90 $29,700 $14.30 -5.6%
San Antonio 10,300 $17,600 $8.40 $19,100 $9.20 60%
Sherman 390 $24,000 $11.60 $28,200 $13.60 24.5%
Texarkana 290 $16,500 $7.90 $19,000 $9.10 -29.2%
Tyler NA $18,100 $8.70 $20,800 $10.00 NA
Victoria 480 $16,000 $7.70 $17,800 $8.60 32.9%
Waco NA $31,300 $15.00 $36,400 $17.50 NA
Wichita Falls 490 $16,400 $7.90 $19,600 $9.40 12.5%
Utah
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Logan 310 $19,400 $9.30 $23,000 $11.10 -16.7%
Ogden 820 $20,200 $9.70 $23,400 $11.20 -43.9%
Provo 880 $19,700 $9.50 $23,800 $11.40 -32.1%
Salt Lake City 2,100 $22,400 $10.80 $24,500 $11.80 -54.1%
St. George 330 $19,200 $9.20 $22,100 $10.60 -4.3%
Vermont
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Burlington 520 $26,300 $12.60 $29,300 $14.10 -38.4%
Virginia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Blacksburg 210 $19,200 $9.20 $23,000 $11.10 -54.9%
Charlottesville 370 $17,200 $8.30 $18,800 $9.00 -47.4%
Danville 530 $18,000 $8.70 $19,300 $9.30 85.8%
Harrisonburg 410 $19,400 $9.30 $22,700 $10.90 -7.6%
Lynchburg 1,060 $17,900 $8.60 $19,200 $9.20 40.9%
Richmond 2,390 $18,300 $8.80 $21,300 $10.20 -46.9%
Roanoke 650 $19,100 $9.20 $21,300 $10.20 -43.2%
Virginia Beach 3,980 $18,400 $8.80 $20,500 $9.90 -28.1%
Winchester 110 $26,400 $12.70 $30,100 $14.50 -73%
Washington
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bellingham 410 $22,300 $10.70 $28,800 $13.80 -28.5%
Bremerton 520 $22,100 $10.60 $24,300 $11.70 -14.8%
Kennewick 330 $22,100 $10.60 $23,800 $11.50 -56.2%
Longview 190 $22,000 $10.60 $24,000 $11.50 -28%
Mount Vernon 120 $20,400 $9.80 $22,400 $10.80 -63.1%
Olympia 320 $22,300 $10.70 $24,100 $11.60 -56.4%
Seattle (Area) 7,440 $23,100 $11.10 $25,300 $12.20 -39.9%
Spokane 1,270 $22,000 $10.60 $24,400 $11.70 -16.6%
Wenatchee 220 $23,400 $11.20 $25,500 $12.20 -25.8%
Yakima 770 $22,200 $10.70 $23,800 $11.40 25.7%
West Virginia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Charleston 1,280 $17,300 $8.30 $19,100 $9.20 17.1%
Huntington 1,070 $17,300 $8.30 $18,700 $9.00 28%
Morgantown 440 $18,100 $8.70 $20,400 $9.80 -1%
Parkersburg 430 $17,500 $8.40 $18,900 $9.10 -15.8%
Wheeling 400 $17,400 $8.40 $18,800 $9.00 -17.9%
Wisconsin
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Appleton 660 $21,600 $10.40 $25,400 $12.20 -23.8%
Eau Claire 1,400 $20,600 $9.90 $23,000 $11.10 139.7%
Fond du Lac 340 $21,500 $10.40 $23,500 $11.30 7.6%
Green Bay 1,010 $21,500 $10.30 $24,200 $11.60 -20%
Janesville 230 $21,200 $10.20 $23,400 $11.30 -51.2%
La Crosse 580 $20,600 $9.90 $23,700 $11.40 8.2%
Madison 2,900 $22,400 $10.80 $26,300 $12.60 16.1%
Milwaukee 7,090 $21,600 $10.40 $23,500 $11.30 16.8%
Oshkosh 1,070 $23,800 $11.40 $29,500 $14.20 61.1%
Racine 440 $19,400 $9.30 $22,600 $10.90 -19%
Sheboygan 380 $19,500 $9.40 $21,400 $10.30 -10.9%
Wausau 240 $21,000 $10.10 $23,400 $11.30 -52.7%
Wyoming
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Casper 120 $32,100 $15.40 $35,300 $17.00 -58.8%

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