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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 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada (average annual salary $64,620). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [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 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$64,620
40
3 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$63,370
780
4 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$62,440
310
5 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$60,800
60
6 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$59,400
620
7 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas
$59,320
60
8 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$57,080
90
9 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$56,330
290
10 York-Hanover, Pennsylvania
$56,180
40
11 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$55,480
180
12 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$55,040
30
13 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$54,710
400
14 Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
$54,550
30
15 Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$54,370
n/a
16 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$53,960
70
17 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$52,790
90
18 Macon, Georgia
$52,740
30
19 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$52,170
230
20 Madison, Wisconsin
$51,900
70
21 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$51,850
180
22 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$51,800
70
23 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$51,750
290
24 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$51,510
50
25 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$51,400
100
26 New Haven, Connecticut
$51,000
50
27 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$50,980
330
28 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$50,970
130
29 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$50,870
310
30 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$50,670
160
31 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$50,550
30
32 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$50,490
130
33 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$50,310
110
34 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$50,260
110
35 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$50,160
40
36 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$49,960
1,110
37 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$49,390
70
38 Honolulu, Hawaii
$49,260
100
39 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$49,210
190
40 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$48,530
210
41 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$48,420
120
42 Tucson, Arizona
$48,370
40
43 Salt Lake City, Utah
$48,260
60
44 Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$48,240
30
45 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$48,230
140
46 Columbus, Ohio
$47,960
290
47 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$47,900
220
48 Eau Claire, Wisconsin
$47,330
n/a
49 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$47,240
540
50 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$47,210
220
51 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$46,830
30
52 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$46,820
290
53 Dayton, Ohio
$46,810
90
54 South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$46,780
40
55 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$46,620
50
56 Green Bay, Wisconsin
$46,460
40
57 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$46,420
170
58 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$46,380
330
59 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$46,310
260
60 Syracuse, New York
$46,160
100
61 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$46,070
80
62 Duluth, Wisconsin
$46,050
70
63 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$45,760
440
64 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$45,750
120
65 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$45,740
180
66 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$45,700
840
67 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$45,660
720
68 Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$45,630
80
69 West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$45,570
50
70 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$45,480
40
71 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$45,370
110
72 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$45,330
180
73 Florence, South Carolina
$45,240
30
74 Worcester, Massachusetts
$45,230
80
75 Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area, Hawaii
$45,200
30
76 Canton-Massillon, Ohio
$45,060
40
77 Janesville, Wisconsin
$44,950
40
78 Springfield, Missouri
$44,930
50
79 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$44,800
400
80 Akron, Ohio
$44,780
100
81 Rochester, New York
$44,780
110
82 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$44,620
300
83 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$44,550
40
84 La Crosse, Wisconsin
$44,540
30
85 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$44,540
360
86 St Louis, Missouri
$44,390
200
87 Memphis, Tennessee
$44,340
80
88 Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$44,330
60
89 Columbia, South Carolina
$44,190
70
90 Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$44,190
40
91 Peoria, Illinois
$44,050
30
92 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$43,950
50
93 Jacksonville, Florida
$43,690
100
94 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$43,520
60
95 Peabody, Massachusetts
$43,410
40
96 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$43,390
640
97 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$43,360
80
98 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$43,340
150
99 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$43,140
60
100 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina
$42,840
60
See also: Highest paying industries for athletic trainers.