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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 $96,180, Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan is the highest paying city for budget analysts. It is followed by San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California (average annual salary $95,430). 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 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 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$96,180
240
2 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$95,430
630
3 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$95,200
5,170
4 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$95,200
4,540
5 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$92,390
440
6 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$91,420
1,020
7 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$90,440
700
8 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$90,300
1,900
9 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$90,200
60
10 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$89,930
730
11 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$89,070
50
12 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$89,060
500
13 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$88,930
570
14 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$88,310
290
15 Huntsville, Alabama
$87,330
390
16 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$86,510
150
17 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$85,810
60
18 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$85,200
640
19 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$84,400
50
20 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$84,180
370
21 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$83,550
1,000
22 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$83,200
660
23 Salinas, California
$83,140
70
24 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$82,780
320
25 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$82,310
1,260
26 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$82,110
3,130
27 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$81,920
1,250
28 Nashua, New Hampshire
$81,770
130
29 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$81,710
120
30 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$80,710
700
31 Modesto, California
$80,140
40
32 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$79,980
180
33 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$79,250
50
34 Wilmington, New Jersey
$79,250
100
35 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$78,880
50
36 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$78,880
680
37 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$78,170
60
38 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$78,150
40
39 Ogden-Clearfield, Utah
$78,120
110
40 New Haven, Connecticut
$78,030
100
41 Springfield, Massachusetts
$77,950
210
42 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$77,530
3,700
43 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$77,480
1,260
44 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida
$76,940
190
45 Framingham, Massachusetts
$76,810
120
46 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$76,740
120
47 Warner Robins, Georgia
$76,450
50
48 Dayton, Ohio
$76,210
180
49 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$76,110
250
50 Kansas City, Missouri
$75,840
290
51 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$75,740
60
52 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$75,740
430
53 Fayetteville, North Carolina
$75,680
220
54 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$75,540
40
55 Stockton, California
$75,410
40
56 Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$75,360
40
57 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$75,270
110
58 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$75,250
40
59 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$74,930
300
60 North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$74,810
50
61 Boulder, Colorado
$74,770
100
62 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$74,600
1,350
63 Columbus, Ohio
$74,540
410
64 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$74,530
1,630
65 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$74,340
310
66 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$74,340
40
67 Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$74,250
40
68 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$74,110
2,100
69 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$74,090
60
70 Anchorage, Alaska
$73,980
130
71 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$73,390
910
72 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
$73,370
40
73 Honolulu, Hawaii
$73,290
270
74 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$73,260
150
75 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$73,210
340
76 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$73,190
240
77 Tacoma, Washington
$73,190
100
78 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$73,130
130
79 Worcester, Massachusetts
$72,740
100
80 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$72,500
900
81 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$72,430
1,050
82 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$72,220
290
83 Charlottesville, Virginia
$72,020
90
84 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$71,810
900
85 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$71,790
190
86 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$71,580
350
87 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$71,510
840
88 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$71,480
100
89 Salem, Oregon
$71,260
250
90 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$71,260
490
91 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$71,240
370
92 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$71,140
140
93 St Louis, Missouri
$71,110
870
94 Fargo, North Dakota
$71,100
40
95 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$71,100
250
96 Salt Lake City, Utah
$71,100
130
97 Camden, New Jersey
$71,080
260
98 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$70,870
200
99 St Marys County, Maryland
$70,810
40
100 Fairbanks, Alaska
$70,670
50
See also: Highest paying industries for budget analysts.