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Highest Paying Cities for Budget Analysts

The top 100 highest paying cities for budget analysts (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 budget analysts in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $98,380, Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA is the highest paying city for budget analysts. It is followed by Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia (average annual salary $97,950). 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 budget analysts in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Budget Analysts

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$98,380
650
2 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$97,950
4,600
3 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$97,950
5,250
4 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$97,380
40
5 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$96,900
70
6 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$96,180
240
7 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$95,310
560
8 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$94,990
60
9 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$94,580
740
10 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$94,470
470
11 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$93,930
80
12 Pittsfield, Massachusetts
$93,430
n/a
13 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$92,910
930
14 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$92,160
2,570
15 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$91,710
140
16 Huntsville, Alabama
$91,680
420
17 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$91,430
280
18 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$91,010
1,830
19 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$89,930
730
20 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$89,180
610
21 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$89,180
330
22 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$89,060
500
23 Boulder, Colorado
$88,610
80
24 Los Alamos County, New Mexico
$88,200
160
25 California-Lexington Park, USA
$87,200
50
26 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$86,900
60
27 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$86,770
1,080
28 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$86,680
140
29 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$86,020
660
30 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$85,600
1,340
31 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$83,200
660
32 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$83,140
140
33 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$82,780
320
34 Framingham, Massachusetts
$82,440
110
35 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$82,110
3,130
36 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$82,010
110
37 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$81,950
570
38 Nashua, New Hampshire
$81,770
130
39 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$81,330
210
40 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$81,270
1,080
41 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$80,860
260
42 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$80,850
700
43 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$80,790
710
44 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$80,530
30
45 Modesto, California
$80,140
40
46 Salinas, California
$79,840
60
47 Dayton, Ohio
$79,790
190
48 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$79,650
1,410
49 Fayetteville, North Carolina
$79,630
200
50 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$79,290
3,400
51 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$79,240
1,150
52 Urban Honolulu, USA
$78,860
290
53 Sierra Vista-Douglas, USA
$78,670
60
54 Ogden-Clearfield, Utah
$78,260
130
55 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$78,260
50
56 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$78,180
50
57 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$78,170
50
58 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$78,150
40
59 Wilmington, New Jersey
$78,000
90
60 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$77,780
30
61 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$77,770
130
62 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$77,740
50
63 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$77,530
1,290
64 New Haven, Connecticut
$77,300
100
65 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$77,160
340
66 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$77,130
290
67 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$76,990
570
68 Warner Robins, Georgia
$76,970
60
69 Fort Wayne, Indiana
$76,860
70
70 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$76,740
120
71 Columbus, Ohio
$76,570
190
72 Salem, Oregon
$76,570
250
73 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida
$76,530
220
74 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$76,410
120
75 Merced, California
$76,320
40
76 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$75,700
940
77 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$75,640
2,490
78 Anchorage, Alaska
$75,590
140
79 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$75,480
240
80 Stockton, California
$75,460
40
81 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$75,410
400
82 Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$75,360
40
83 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$75,250
40
84 Kansas City, Missouri
$74,850
280
85 North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$74,810
50
86 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$74,790
280
87 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$74,760
230
88 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$74,730
340
89 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
$74,660
30
90 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$74,630
50
91 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$74,460
130
92 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$74,270
820
93 Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$74,250
40
94 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$74,170
320
95 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$74,110
2,100
96 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$74,090
60
97 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$73,950
160
98 Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
$73,790
40
99 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$73,790
930
100 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$73,690
820
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