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Highest Paying Cities for Athletic Trainers

The top 100 highest paying cities for athletic trainers (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 athletic trainers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $67,110, Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey is the highest paying city for athletic trainers. It is followed by San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California (average annual salary $65,680). 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 athletic trainers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Athletic Trainers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$67,110
300
2 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$65,680
90
3 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$65,370
50
4 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas
$62,660
70
5 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$62,320
330
6 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$61,860
670
7 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$60,770
100
8 Brownsville-Harlingen, Texas
$60,660
30
9 College Station-Bryan, Texas
$59,780
40
10 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$59,660
170
11 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$58,770
680
12 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$58,470
220
13 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$57,610
230
14 Wheeling, West Virginia
$57,320
40
15 Urban Honolulu, USA
$57,110
160
16 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$57,050
60
17 Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$57,040
n/a
18 North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$56,320
n/a
19 York-Hanover, Pennsylvania
$56,180
30
20 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida
$55,920
40
21 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$55,820
370
22 Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$55,670
30
23 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$55,040
30
24 Waco, Texas
$54,630
n/a
25 Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
$54,380
50
26 New Haven, Connecticut
$54,360
40
27 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$54,200
210
28 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$54,150
80
29 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$54,130
60
30 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$53,890
80
31 Nashua, New Hampshire
$53,830
n/a
32 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$53,750
270
33 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$53,260
40
34 Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$53,120
40
35 Corpus Christi, Texas
$52,800
40
36 Macon, Georgia
$52,740
30
37 Flagstaff, Arizona
$52,440
80
38 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$52,430
260
39 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$52,300
1,320
40 Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, Texas
$52,040
40
41 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$52,020
870
42 Jackson, Mississippi
$51,980
50
43 Madison, Wisconsin
$51,950
80
44 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$51,940
130
45 Montgomery, Alabama
$51,860
n/a
46 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$51,750
290
47 Racine, Wisconsin
$51,560
50
48 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$51,560
130
49 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$51,470
210
50 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$51,440
40
51 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$51,420
120
52 Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$51,240
70
53 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$51,090
530
54 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$51,060
350
55 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$51,030
310
56 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$50,970
130
57 Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$50,100
40
58 Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$50,060
40
59 Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$49,790
40
60 Lancaster, Pennsylvania
$49,740
40
61 Longview, Texas
$49,610
n/a
62 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$49,570
60
63 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$49,400
320
64 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$49,360
50
65 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$49,360
220
66 Honolulu, Hawaii
$49,260
100
67 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$49,260
210
68 Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
$49,230
40
69 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$49,210
110
70 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$49,180
490
71 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$48,810
140
72 Columbus, Ohio
$48,790
280
73 El Paso, Texas
$48,780
40
74 Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$48,650
40
75 Winchester, West Virginia
$48,600
40
76 Rockford, Illinois
$48,590
40
77 Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$48,530
60
78 Elgin, USA
$48,440
60
79 Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$48,410
40
80 North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$48,370
40
81 Tucson, Arizona
$48,370
40
82 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$48,270
230
83 Lakeland-Winter Haven, Florida
$48,230
60
84 Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area, Indiana
$48,200
40
85 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$48,140
50
86 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$48,000
430
87 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$47,980
280
88 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$47,940
210
89 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$47,690
230
90 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$47,630
90
91 West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$47,600
70
92 Dayton, Ohio
$47,480
90
93 South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$47,470
40
94 Manchester, New Hampshire
$47,460
80
95 Salt Lake City, Utah
$47,460
80
96 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$47,370
40
97 Eau Claire, Wisconsin
$47,330
n/a
98 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$47,330
350
99 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$47,140
200
100 Huntsville, Alabama
$46,890
40
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