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Highest Paying Cities for Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

The top 100 highest paying cities for agricultural and food science technicians (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of agricultural and food science technicians in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $60,780, Newark-Union, Pennsylvania is the highest paying city for agricultural and food science technicians. It is followed by Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa (average annual salary $58,940). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of agricultural and food science technicians in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$60,780
130
2 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$58,940
620
3 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$58,040
90
4 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$56,280
80
5 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$55,650
130
6 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$54,160
260
7 Fort Wayne, Indiana
$51,690
50
8 Holland-Grand Haven, Michigan
$51,560
70
9 Ithaca, New York
$51,480
720
10 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$50,620
60
11 Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
$50,430
120
12 Dayton, Ohio
$49,610
130
13 Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$49,600
40
14 Cedar Rapids, Iowa
$49,320
90
15 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$49,080
570
16 Corvallis, Oregon
$48,630
130
17 Urban Honolulu, USA
$48,040
30
18 Columbia, Missouri
$47,900
50
19 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$47,800
130
20 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$46,340
50
21 West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$46,210
60
22 Kansas City, Missouri
$46,080
110
23 Stockton, California
$45,610
80
24 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$45,610
150
25 Napa, California
$45,560
120
26 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$45,430
40
27 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$45,430
90
28 Rochester, Minnesota
$45,260
40
29 Northeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area, USA
$45,200
60
30 West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, Arkansas
$45,020
40
31 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$45,020
50
32 Chico, California
$44,900
40
33 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$44,790
80
34 Salisbury, Maryland
$44,680
40
35 Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$44,590
60
36 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$44,580
260
37 Janesville, Wisconsin
$44,560
40
38 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$44,390
160
39 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$44,100
180
40 Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$44,070
40
41 Sheboygan, Wisconsin
$43,910
60
42 Canton-Massillon, Ohio
$43,790
n/a
43 Salinas, California
$43,760
70
44 Rochester, New York
$43,730
40
45 Hanford-Corcoran, California
$43,550
80
46 South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$43,540
240
47 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$43,370
70
48 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$43,210
80
49 Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$43,150
490
50 Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$42,990
40
51 Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$42,800
120
52 Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$42,770
40
53 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$42,660
80
54 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$42,550
70
55 East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$42,530
70
56 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$42,490
430
57 Fargo, North Dakota
$42,460
120
58 Visalia-Porterville, California
$42,420
100
59 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$42,060
90
60 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$42,010
40
61 Merced, California
$41,800
60
62 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$41,750
30
63 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$41,740
230
64 Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$41,600
30
65 Athens-Clarke County, Georgia
$41,590
110
66 Lubbock, Texas
$41,330
190
67 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$41,300
210
68 Salem, Oregon
$41,140
130
69 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$40,930
50
70 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$40,870
60
71 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$40,650
50
72 Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$40,580
130
73 Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$40,520
n/a
74 Ames, Iowa
$40,410
220
75 Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$40,260
50
76 College Station-Bryan, Texas
$40,190
200
77 East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$40,010
40
78 Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$40,010
40
79 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$39,890
70
80 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$39,790
40
81 York-Hanover, Pennsylvania
$39,580
n/a
82 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$39,570
60
83 Gary, Indiana
$39,560
30
84 Sioux City, South Dakota
$39,500
80
85 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$39,450
40
86 St Louis, Missouri
$39,430
290
87 Appleton, Wisconsin
$39,360
60
88 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$39,350
40
89 Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$39,320
120
90 Evansville, Kentucky
$39,230
120
91 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$39,140
70
92 Boise City-Nampa, Idaho
$38,990
80
93 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$38,960
80
94 West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$38,950
110
95 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$38,940
170
96 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$38,760
30
97 Logan, Utah
$38,750
40
98 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$38,700
80
99 Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$38,670
110
100 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$38,510
410
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