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Highest Paying Cities for Exercise Physiologists

The top 48 highest paying cities for exercise physiologists (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 exercise physiologists in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $70,230, Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California is the highest paying city for exercise physiologists. It is followed by Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California (average annual salary $69,490). 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 exercise physiologists in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 48 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Exercise Physiologists

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$70,230
60
2 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$69,490
130
3 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$66,390
110
4 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$62,590
170
5 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$61,370
150
6 Richmond, Virginia
$60,560
50
7 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$57,140
60
8 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$57,100
230
9 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$56,340
190
10 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$55,350
110
11 Madison, Wisconsin
$54,910
40
12 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$53,340
140
13 St Louis, Missouri
$53,170
40
14 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$51,310
100
15 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$51,190
70
16 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$51,160
110
17 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$51,080
50
18 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$48,080
70
19 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$48,050
40
20 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$47,890
40
21 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$47,280
70
22 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$45,960
50
23 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$45,660
60
24 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$45,530
70
25 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$45,520
70
26 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$45,160
90
27 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$45,140
160
28 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, Florida
$44,890
n/a
29 Asheville, North Carolina
$44,580
n/a
30 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$44,360
60
31 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$44,250
90
32 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$43,380
110
33 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$42,550
30
34 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$42,520
50
35 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$42,000
70
36 Tallahassee, Florida
$41,710
n/a
37 Roanoke, Virginia
$41,610
40
38 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$41,110
110
39 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$40,620
450
40 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$38,570
170
41 Fort Wayne, Indiana
$38,420
40
42 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$38,260
430
43 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$38,190
380
44 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$37,970
150
45 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$37,620
140
46 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$37,050
60
47 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$36,860
60
48 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$34,900
40
See also: Highest paying industries for exercise physiologists.