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Highest Paying Cities for Other Extraction Workers

The top 32 highest paying cities for other extraction workers (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 other extraction workers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $70,810, Odessa, Texas is the highest paying city for other extraction workers. It is followed by Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska (average annual salary $59,370). 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 other extraction workers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 32 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Other Extraction Workers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Odessa, Texas
$70,810
190
2 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$59,370
60
3 Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$55,900
60
4 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$55,760
n/a
5 Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$55,660
660
6 Anchorage, Alaska
$55,050
40
7 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$53,320
n/a
8 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$49,400
210
9 East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$47,840
50
10 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$46,450
510
11 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$45,320
640
12 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$44,850
130
13 West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$44,800
40
14 East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$44,390
70
15 North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$43,970
70
16 Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$43,910
70
17 South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$43,520
90
18 Kansas nonmetropolitan area, Kansas
$42,870
n/a
19 Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, Indiana
$41,450
150
20 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$41,090
n/a
21 Abilene, Texas
$40,390
n/a
22 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$39,430
n/a
23 Longview, Texas
$38,280
140
24 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$36,440
n/a
25 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, Louisiana
$34,920
90
26 Victoria, Texas
$34,450
40
27 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$34,270
n/a
28 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$33,680
130
29 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$32,740
150
30 Casper, Wyoming
$30,770
100
31 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$30,360
n/a
32 Lafayette, Louisiana
$30,000
400
See also: Highest paying industries for other extraction workers.