Surgery Technologists

Median Salary: $39,900   |  

Surgery technologists took home a median annual salary of $39,900 in 2010 for their work as essential members of growing economies countrywide. If you break that annual salary down, surgery technologists took home $19.20 an hour that year. Locale can play a big role in how much you take home, but it's nothing compared to how much salaries change because of education and experience, which means good training is definitely critical.

As reported by the U.S. Department of Labor, in 2010 an approximate 92,260 were working as surgery technologists countrywide. The most successful surgery technologists frequently tend to be realistic, social, and conventional. The right mix of characteristics and solid training is essential for people preparing to progress in this field.

People preparing to progress in this occupation should be skilled in:

  • Oral Comprehension
  • Information Ordering
  • Flexibility of Closure
  • Time Sharing
  • Number Facility

Effective characteristics for surgery technologists include:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Persistence

Surgery technologists intending to advance need good training in:

  • Medicine and Dentistry
  • English Language
  • Education and Training
  • Psychology
  • Public Safety and Security

Frequently called on to perform performing general physical activities, developing and building teams, and making decisions and solving problems, surgery technologists need certain training to thrive in their field. Read on for more info about surgery technologists in metro areas countrywide. See about everything from salaries to job density.

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Alabama
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Job Density
Birmingham 520 $32,400 $15.60 $37,300 $17.90 51.4%
Decatur 30 $30,500 $14.70 $34,300 $16.50 -9.9%
Dothan 100 $37,200 $17.90 $43,900 $21.10 141%
Huntsville 280 $38,500 $18.50 $46,100 $22.20 87.9%
Mobile 170 $29,600 $14.20 $34,100 $16.40 42.3%
Montgomery 260 $33,800 $16.20 $39,400 $19.00 123.6%
Tuscaloosa 90 $31,000 $14.90 $37,800 $18.20 37.3%
Alaska
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Anchorage 110 $49,700 $23.90 $55,900 $26.90 -9.1%
Arizona
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Flagstaff 30 $42,800 $20.60 $47,700 $23.00 -23.6%
Lake Havasu City 90 $40,500 $19.50 $46,800 $22.50 190.8%
Phoenix 1,100 $47,300 $22.70 $55,200 $26.50 -9.6%
Tucson 340 $43,000 $20.70 $49,100 $23.60 35.7%
Arkansas
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Fayetteville 80 $37,300 $17.90 $45,400 $21.80 -44.6%
Fort Smith 90 $32,400 $15.60 $38,000 $18.30 2.6%
Jonesboro 60 $32,600 $15.70 $38,300 $18.40 91.6%
Little Rock 450 $34,800 $16.70 $40,700 $19.60 88.2%
California
City/Area Employees Median
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Hourly Wage
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Bakersfield 190 $36,900 $17.70 $48,200 $23.20 5.4%
Fresno 150 $47,200 $22.70 $54,300 $26.10 -32.5%
Hanford 60 $40,700 $19.50 $45,700 $22.00 111%
Los Angeles (Area) 3,560 $44,600 $21.40 $52,900 $25.40 -5.5%
Modesto 90 $48,100 $23.10 $56,400 $27.10 -18.6%
Oakland 540 $56,600 $27.20 $68,100 $32.70 -22.3%
Oxnard 240 $43,600 $21.00 $52,600 $25.30 14.7%
Redding NA $54,400 $26.20 $64,100 $30.80 NA
Riverside 620 $40,600 $19.50 $48,300 $23.20 -25.5%
Sacramento 530 $53,500 $25.70 $60,300 $29.00 -10.3%
Salinas 130 $48,400 $23.20 $55,500 $26.70 20.7%
San Diego 770 $49,600 $23.90 $57,900 $27.80 -14.5%
San Francisco (Area) 1,240 $56,900 $27.40 $69,500 $33.40 -9.9%
San Francisco (City) 710 $57,200 $27.50 $70,700 $34.00 2.5%
San Jose 350 $63,200 $30.40 $73,300 $35.20 -43.4%
San Luis Obispo NA $40,900 $19.70 $45,600 $21.90 NA
Santa Barbara 170 $48,000 $23.10 $57,900 $27.90 43.1%
Santa Cruz 60 $46,100 $22.20 $55,400 $26.60 5.8%
Santa Rosa 120 $53,700 $25.80 $64,100 $30.80 -5.2%
Stockton 170 $45,600 $21.90 $52,700 $25.30 20.9%
Vallejo 80 $49,200 $23.70 $59,800 $28.80 -5.2%
Visalia 90 $45,200 $21.70 $52,500 $25.30 -3.3%
Colorado
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Boulder 150 $47,500 $22.80 $53,200 $25.60 32.8%
Colorado Springs 130 $43,100 $20.70 $53,400 $25.70 -22.6%
Denver 680 $44,700 $21.50 $52,000 $25.00 -20.9%
Fort Collins 100 $42,300 $20.30 $49,500 $23.80 6.2%
Grand Junction 90 $46,000 $22.10 $54,200 $26.00 114%
Pueblo 70 $43,200 $20.80 $51,100 $24.60 70.8%
Connecticut
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Bridgeport 250 $43,700 $21.00 $47,900 $23.00 -15.7%
Hartford 290 $49,400 $23.80 $59,100 $28.40 -25.9%
New Haven 50 $49,700 $23.90 $54,100 $26.00 16%
Delaware
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Dover 40 $42,000 $20.20 $50,400 $24.20 -0.4%
District of Columbia
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Washington (Area) 1,830 $44,000 $21.20 $56,900 $27.30 -11%
Florida
City/Area Employees Median
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Cape Coral 350 $41,500 $20.00 $61,900 $29.80 147.9%
Deltona 150 $35,900 $17.30 $43,500 $20.90 41%
Gainesville 220 $35,800 $17.20 $41,300 $19.80 160.7%
Jacksonville 740 $36,400 $17.50 $42,300 $20.30 79.2%
Lakeland 220 $35,900 $17.20 $41,400 $19.90 59%
Miami (Area) 1,650 $36,400 $17.50 $41,300 $19.80 5.8%
Naples 80 $39,600 $19.10 $48,100 $23.20 5.1%
Ocala 100 $35,400 $17.00 $38,900 $18.70 54.7%
Orlando 810 $35,200 $16.90 $39,200 $18.90 16.9%
Palm Bay 140 $35,600 $17.10 $39,600 $19.10 -1.9%
Panama City 90 $33,500 $16.10 $37,900 $18.20 87.2%
Pensacola 130 $34,100 $16.40 $39,400 $18.90 19.8%
Port St. Lucie NA $35,700 $17.20 $39,400 $19.00 NA
Punta Gorda 60 $40,000 $19.20 $44,900 $21.60 130.2%
Sebastian 60 $37,300 $17.90 $41,200 $19.80 94.8%
Tallahassee 60 $33,900 $16.30 $36,300 $17.50 -44.5%
Tampa 860 $36,400 $17.50 $42,500 $20.40 9.1%
Georgia
City/Area Employees Median
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Albany 80 $44,200 $21.30 $54,700 $26.30 83.2%
Athens 110 $36,700 $17.60 $43,100 $20.70 93.4%
Atlanta 1,330 $39,200 $18.90 $45,600 $21.90 -16.9%
Augusta 220 $35,900 $17.20 $41,000 $19.70 49.3%
Columbus 130 $34,200 $16.40 $40,200 $19.30 67.6%
Dalton 30 $35,100 $16.90 $40,400 $19.40 -31.1%
Gainesville NA $35,900 $17.30 $40,200 $19.30 NA
Macon 100 $34,900 $16.80 $39,800 $19.10 46.8%
Savannah 210 $32,700 $15.70 $37,900 $18.20 100.7%
Hawaii
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Honolulu 240 $50,400 $24.20 $62,400 $30.00 -20.7%
Idaho
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Boise City 260 $41,500 $20.00 $49,500 $23.80 37.5%
Illinois
City/Area Employees Median
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Hourly Wage
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Bloomington 50 $38,200 $18.40 $46,800 $22.50 -12.7%
Champaign 40 $41,100 $19.80 $45,700 $22.00 -37.3%
Chicago (Area) 1,450 $43,300 $20.80 $50,200 $24.10 -51.9%
Peoria 240 $38,000 $18.30 $42,300 $20.40 100.1%
Rockford 80 $42,000 $20.20 $50,200 $24.10 -15.6%
Springfield NA $39,500 $19.00 $46,100 $22.20 NA
Indiana
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
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Top 25%
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Bloomington 70 $38,400 $18.50 $44,800 $21.60 31.1%
Elkhart 50 $42,800 $20.60 $52,300 $25.10 -36%
Evansville 250 $40,800 $19.60 $44,900 $21.60 108.3%
Fort Wayne 190 $37,300 $17.90 $43,400 $20.90 37.1%
Indianapolis 860 $39,400 $18.90 $44,800 $21.50 39.4%
Kokomo 30 $35,700 $17.20 $40,000 $19.20 18.5%
Lafayette 90 $39,700 $19.10 $44,200 $21.20 55.6%
South Bend 70 $39,100 $18.80 $44,000 $21.20 -20.7%
Terre Haute 40 $39,100 $18.80 $42,800 $20.60 -16.9%
Iowa
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Davenport 110 $36,100 $17.40 $41,400 $19.90 -12.9%
Des Moines NA $37,300 $17.90 $43,100 $20.70 NA
Kansas
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Wichita 200 $35,600 $17.10 $41,900 $20.20 1.1%
Kentucky
City/Area Employees Median
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Bowling Green 90 $36,000 $17.30 $40,200 $19.30 122.3%
Lexington 290 $35,800 $17.20 $41,300 $19.90 67.5%
Louisville 660 $39,400 $19.00 $44,000 $21.10 56.7%
Owensboro 130 $31,400 $15.10 $35,800 $17.20 290.2%
Louisiana
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Alexandria 80 $35,000 $16.80 $40,600 $19.50 74.1%
Baton Rouge 290 $35,500 $17.10 $41,800 $20.10 12.4%
Houma 70 $33,800 $16.20 $38,800 $18.70 4%
Lafayette 100 $35,400 $17.00 $44,500 $21.40 -2.3%
Lake Charles 70 $38,800 $18.70 $45,900 $22.10 14.6%
Monroe 80 $32,900 $15.80 $37,200 $17.90 48.3%
New Orleans 510 $42,400 $20.40 $47,100 $22.60 38.3%
Shreveport 180 $29,200 $14.10 $34,500 $16.60 42.6%
Maine
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Lewiston 70 $36,500 $17.50 $41,300 $19.90 113.5%
Portland NA $38,700 $18.60 $48,600 $23.40 NA
Maryland
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Baltimore 1,230 $45,400 $21.80 $56,000 $26.90 37.2%
Cumberland 60 $40,500 $19.50 $45,800 $22.00 127.5%
Hagerstown 50 $42,600 $20.50 $48,900 $23.50 -20.9%
Massachusetts
City/Area Employees Median
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Hourly Wage
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Barnstable Town 70 $52,200 $25.10 $62,000 $29.80 1.9%
Boston (Area) 1,690 $46,400 $22.30 $59,100 $28.40 -3.6%
Pittsfield 30 $47,200 $22.70 $56,400 $27.10 24.9%
Springfield NA $49,500 $23.80 $56,400 $27.10 NA
Worcester 120 $50,000 $24.10 $61,000 $29.30 -32.6%
Michigan
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Ann Arbor NA $41,800 $20.10 $46,700 $22.50 NA
Detroit (Area) 900 $41,000 $19.70 $46,600 $22.40 -26.4%
Flint 120 $39,900 $19.20 $44,100 $21.20 31.1%
Grand Rapids 240 $42,300 $20.30 $47,300 $22.80 -8%
Holland 50 $40,900 $19.70 $44,400 $21.30 -30.7%
Kalamazoo 110 $40,700 $19.50 $46,300 $22.20 13.6%
Monroe NA $29,600 $14.30 $34,600 $16.60 NA
Niles NA $33,900 $16.30 $37,700 $18.10 NA
Saginaw NA $39,100 $18.80 $44,600 $21.40 NA
Minnesota
City/Area Employees Median
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Duluth 140 $46,400 $22.30 $55,500 $26.70 59.9%
Minneapolis 850 $47,600 $22.90 $53,600 $25.80 -30.3%
Rochester 350 $52,900 $25.40 $60,100 $28.90 383.3%
St. Cloud 120 $45,900 $22.10 $51,400 $24.70 73%
Mississippi
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Gulfport 170 $33,200 $16.00 $37,500 $18.00 133.1%
Jackson 370 $36,100 $17.40 $41,900 $20.20 108%
Missouri
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Cape Girardeau 60 $37,400 $18.00 $45,200 $21.70 74.9%
Columbia 90 $38,500 $18.50 $45,800 $22.00 52.9%
Joplin 60 $34,200 $16.40 $39,600 $19.10 15%
Kansas City 720 $39,200 $18.80 $45,100 $21.70 3.4%
Springfield 250 $35,000 $16.80 $41,200 $19.80 88%
St. Joseph 50 NA NA NA NA 23.7%
St. Louis 750 $39,100 $18.80 $45,700 $22.00 -17.5%
Montana
City/Area Employees Median
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Billings 90 $39,900 $19.20 $47,900 $23.00 52.6%
Missoula 80 $41,900 $20.20 $46,500 $22.40 101.9%
Nebraska
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Lincoln 170 $38,200 $18.40 $43,600 $21.00 43.8%
Omaha 360 $39,200 $18.80 $45,000 $21.70 11.3%
Nevada
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Las Vegas 540 $51,800 $24.90 $60,700 $29.20 -8.3%
Reno 160 $47,900 $23.10 $52,900 $25.40 15.2%
New Hampshire
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Manchester 70 $45,400 $21.80 $52,100 $25.00 -3.4%
New Jersey
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Atlantic City 70 $43,100 $20.70 $50,900 $24.50 -28.7%
Trenton 80 $41,200 $19.80 $48,900 $23.50 -49.4%
Vineland 50 $36,600 $17.60 $43,500 $20.90 6.5%
New Mexico
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Albuquerque 240 $37,200 $17.90 $43,100 $20.70 -10.5%
New York
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Hourly Wage
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Albany 280 $34,400 $16.60 $40,700 $19.60 -8.8%
Binghamton 100 $40,500 $19.50 $47,000 $22.60 34.3%
Buffalo 280 $45,300 $21.80 $51,400 $24.70 -25.6%
New York (Area) 4,220 $46,800 $22.50 $55,900 $26.90 -28.2%
Poughkeepsie 160 $45,800 $22.00 $53,200 $25.60 -6.6%
Rochester 280 $34,300 $16.50 $40,600 $19.50 -19.6%
Syracuse 240 $40,500 $19.50 $50,100 $24.10 11%
North Carolina
City/Area Employees Median
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Asheville 120 $35,800 $17.20 $38,400 $18.40 1%
Charlotte 750 $38,700 $18.60 $43,500 $20.90 27.1%
Durham 240 $41,200 $19.80 $47,100 $22.70 22.6%
Fayetteville 140 $42,100 $20.30 $47,500 $22.90 55.9%
Greensboro 240 $36,500 $17.60 $41,300 $19.90 -1.1%
Hickory 150 $37,600 $18.10 $44,300 $21.30 52.9%
Raleigh 350 $38,700 $18.60 $46,200 $22.20 -1%
Wilmington 90 $41,300 $19.90 $46,100 $22.10 -8.1%
Winston-Salem 170 $40,000 $19.20 $44,600 $21.50 16.9%
North Dakota
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Bismarck 90 $32,700 $15.70 $36,100 $17.40 88.7%
Fargo NA $31,400 $15.10 $36,100 $17.30 NA
Ohio
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Akron 170 $41,600 $20.00 $46,000 $22.10 -23.7%
Canton 100 $38,300 $18.40 $43,100 $20.70 -10.9%
Cincinnati 720 $38,900 $18.70 $44,700 $21.50 3.2%
Cleveland 880 $40,700 $19.60 $45,200 $21.80 25.2%
Columbus 460 $35,900 $17.30 $43,200 $20.80 -28.9%
Dayton 270 $42,400 $20.40 $46,800 $22.50 4.3%
Lima 50 $37,900 $18.20 $45,200 $21.70 26.2%
Toledo 200 $40,400 $19.40 $44,800 $21.50 -2.1%
Youngstown 140 $39,300 $18.90 $45,200 $21.70 -8.8%
Oklahoma
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Lawton 60 $28,000 $13.50 $31,200 $15.00 103.7%
Oklahoma City 650 $34,200 $16.50 $41,300 $19.80 63.1%
Tulsa 420 $33,000 $15.90 $40,900 $19.70 43.1%
Oregon
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Bend 40 $46,300 $22.20 $53,400 $25.70 -7.4%
Eugene 110 $45,800 $22.00 $51,200 $24.60 11.4%
Medford 40 $47,100 $22.60 $55,300 $26.60 -26.4%
Portland 570 $47,300 $22.80 $52,600 $25.30 -18.9%
Salem 80 $40,100 $19.30 $48,100 $23.10 -26.2%
Pennsylvania
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Allentown 180 $42,800 $20.60 $48,500 $23.30 -23.1%
Erie 80 $27,500 $13.20 $30,300 $14.60 -9.1%
Harrisburg 210 $38,500 $18.50 $46,300 $22.20 -5.5%
Johnstown NA $37,000 $17.80 $42,100 $20.30 NA
Lancaster 150 $43,800 $21.00 $48,800 $23.50 -5.1%
Philadelphia (Area) 1,180 $41,900 $20.10 $47,300 $22.80 -38%
Pittsburgh 870 $36,300 $17.40 $43,100 $20.70 9.5%
Reading 130 $43,600 $21.00 $48,600 $23.40 9.8%
Scranton 190 $36,000 $17.30 $41,800 $20.10 2.9%
York 120 $39,600 $19.00 $46,100 $22.20 0.4%
Rhode Island
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Providence NA $40,200 $19.30 $47,900 $23.00 NA
South Carolina
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Charleston 110 $34,800 $16.80 $40,500 $19.50 -47.4%
Columbia 400 $36,000 $17.30 $41,800 $20.10 64.5%
Florence 260 $36,500 $17.60 $42,300 $20.30 358.7%
Greenville 320 $34,900 $16.80 $41,600 $20.00 54%
Myrtle Beach 120 $35,000 $16.80 $38,400 $18.50 58.4%
Spartanburg 60 $34,800 $16.70 $40,800 $19.60 -23.4%
South Dakota
City/Area Employees Median
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Rapid City 70 $36,000 $17.30 $41,100 $19.80 74.8%
Sioux Falls 220 $37,000 $17.80 $42,700 $20.50 124.9%
Tennessee
City/Area Employees Median
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Chattanooga 430 $36,100 $17.40 $41,800 $20.10 169.3%
Clarksville 80 $36,500 $17.50 $41,400 $19.90 38.3%
Cleveland 40 $36,000 $17.30 $39,000 $18.80 41.7%
Jackson 50 $36,700 $17.70 $44,400 $21.30 17.5%
Johnson City 120 $36,100 $17.30 $41,300 $19.90 120.4%
Kingsport 120 $34,400 $16.60 $39,800 $19.20 44.8%
Knoxville 560 $35,300 $17.00 $38,600 $18.60 142.6%
Memphis 790 $36,500 $17.50 $41,400 $19.90 85.1%
Morristown 40 $31,000 $14.90 $34,900 $16.80 24.1%
Nashville 1,190 $39,700 $19.10 $47,200 $22.70 133.3%
Texas
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Abilene 110 $29,200 $14.00 $34,700 $16.70 140.5%
Amarillo 150 $36,500 $17.60 $40,800 $19.60 98.1%
Austin 520 $41,600 $20.00 $48,200 $23.20 -6.1%
Beaumont 130 $40,300 $19.40 $47,000 $22.60 14%
Brownsville 90 $39,300 $18.90 $45,500 $21.90 4.3%
College Station 70 $33,600 $16.20 $40,500 $19.50 -0.1%
Corpus Christi 190 $39,900 $19.20 $46,900 $22.50 49.4%
Dallas (Area) 2,360 $40,700 $19.60 $48,600 $23.40 14.6%
El Paso 230 $38,200 $18.40 $45,800 $22.00 16.1%
Houston 2,030 $42,100 $20.30 $49,400 $23.70 12.1%
Killeen 200 $29,200 $14.10 $36,600 $17.60 119.3%
Laredo 70 $37,800 $18.20 $47,200 $22.70 8.7%
Longview 90 $36,200 $17.40 $42,000 $20.20 30.4%
Lubbock 110 $33,600 $16.20 $41,000 $19.70 27.3%
McAllen 220 $40,000 $19.20 $48,200 $23.20 36.6%
Odessa 90 $32,500 $15.60 $41,200 $19.80 124.8%
San Antonio 850 $33,800 $16.30 $42,100 $20.30 41.2%
Texarkana NA $37,400 $18.00 $45,600 $21.90 NA
Tyler 170 $34,700 $16.70 $41,300 $19.80 153.4%
Victoria NA $37,800 $18.20 $45,000 $21.60 NA
Waco 100 $34,800 $16.80 $42,100 $20.30 39%
Wichita Falls NA $33,300 $16.00 $37,600 $18.10 NA
Utah
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Ogden 110 $34,200 $16.40 $40,100 $19.30 -18.6%
Provo NA $35,400 $17.00 $43,400 $20.80 NA
Salt Lake City 360 $36,800 $17.70 $46,100 $22.20 -15.8%
St. George 60 $34,400 $16.50 $43,100 $20.70 77.3%
Virginia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Charlottesville 50 $40,600 $19.50 $47,200 $22.70 -20.8%
Lynchburg 30 $36,000 $17.30 $41,800 $20.10 -52.5%
Richmond 440 $46,000 $22.10 $54,200 $26.10 3.3%
Roanoke 220 $36,600 $17.60 $44,400 $21.40 105.1%
Virginia Beach 430 $39,400 $19.00 $45,500 $21.90 -17.8%
Winchester 40 $45,000 $21.60 $52,300 $25.10 14.5%
Washington
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bremerton 40 $48,700 $23.40 $54,700 $26.30 -39%
Kennewick 50 $32,600 $15.70 $49,400 $23.70 -32%
Olympia 50 $44,200 $21.20 $50,700 $24.40 -22.2%
Seattle (Area) 950 $49,300 $23.70 $56,900 $27.40 -18.3%
Spokane 280 $41,800 $20.10 $47,400 $22.80 96.8%
West Virginia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Charleston 180 $29,900 $14.40 $35,400 $17.00 73.7%
Huntington 170 $34,500 $16.60 $39,600 $19.00 111.7%
Morgantown 80 $30,500 $14.70 $35,700 $17.20 86.4%
Parkersburg 90 $32,300 $15.50 $37,500 $18.00 81.8%
Wheeling 80 $32,900 $15.80 $37,100 $17.80 73.1%
Wisconsin
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Appleton 80 $40,900 $19.60 $47,500 $22.90 -4.7%
Eau Claire 90 $45,500 $21.90 $52,100 $25.10 69%
Green Bay 210 $43,700 $21.00 $49,300 $23.70 78.1%
Janesville 50 $40,900 $19.70 $46,300 $22.30 25.1%
Madison 230 $47,000 $22.60 $55,700 $26.80 -2.6%
Milwaukee 750 $47,500 $22.80 $53,900 $25.90 31.4%
Oshkosh 90 $47,200 $22.70 $57,200 $27.50 48.5%
Racine 60 $47,500 $22.80 $54,100 $26.00 14.7%
Wausau 80 $43,800 $21.00 $51,600 $24.80 73.4%
Wyoming
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Casper 50 $38,100 $18.30 $50,100 $24.10 77.3%

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