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Highest Paying Cities for Financial Analysts

The top 100 highest paying cities for financial 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 financial analysts in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $135,090, Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico is the highest paying city for financial analysts. It is followed by Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska (average annual salary $132,080). 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 financial analysts in a specific city, use the links in the table.

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

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico
$135,090
50
2 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$132,080
30
3 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$119,350
100
4 Missoula, Montana
$115,220
40
5 West Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$115,040
n/a
6 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$113,390
51,380
7 Winchester, West Virginia
$113,110
40
8 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$110,060
55,900
9 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$108,990
7,460
10 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$104,610
10,310
11 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$104,220
3,090
12 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$103,580
5,270
13 Boulder, Colorado
$102,150
350
14 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$100,480
35,170
15 Manchester, New Hampshire
$99,950
130
16 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$98,630
970
17 North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$98,620
60
18 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$98,180
2,680
19 Salem, Oregon
$98,110
60
20 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$97,890
2,580
21 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$97,550
70
22 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, Virginia
$96,670
100
23 Jackson, Michigan
$96,650
110
24 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$96,320
30
25 San Rafael, USA
$95,740
260
26 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$95,640
150
27 Altoona, Pennsylvania
$92,930
n/a
28 Waco, Texas
$92,450
70
29 Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area, Idaho
$92,340
30
30 Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$92,060
40
31 Dutchess County-Putnam County, USA
$91,770
n/a
32 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$91,450
300
33 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$91,300
8,660
34 Lima, Ohio
$90,430
50
35 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$90,300
12,340
36 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$90,080
250
37 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$89,960
280
38 Camden, New Jersey
$89,900
700
39 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$89,890
8,780
40 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$89,870
10,540
41 Huntsville, Alabama
$89,870
340
42 Danbury, Connecticut
$89,830
130
43 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$89,760
1,760
44 Anchorage, Alaska
$89,680
290
45 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$89,320
4,360
46 Peabody, Massachusetts
$89,140
110
47 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$88,540
240
48 Billings, Montana
$88,460
40
49 Warner Robins, Georgia
$88,400
40
50 Lafayette, Louisiana
$88,200
70
51 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$88,190
9,670
52 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$88,010
4,650
53 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$87,840
3,680
54 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$87,840
10,980
55 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$87,500
60
56 Waterbury, Connecticut
$86,850
60
57 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$86,750
11,170
58 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$86,490
290
59 Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$86,480
30
60 Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$86,320
110
61 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$86,210
n/a
62 Amarillo, Texas
$85,960
70
63 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
$85,950
380
64 Wichita Falls, Texas
$85,930
30
65 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$85,910
660
66 St Marys County, Maryland
$85,510
150
67 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$85,390
8,640
68 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$85,350
8,860
69 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$85,330
1,620
70 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$85,310
5,390
71 Pittsfield, Massachusetts
$85,160
50
72 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$85,130
2,640
73 Monroe, Michigan
$85,040
40
74 Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$84,970
130
75 Napa, California
$84,520
50
76 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$84,350
2,240
77 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$84,260
2,950
78 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$83,910
2,450
79 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$83,870
1,950
80 St Louis, Missouri
$83,720
2,660
81 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$83,150
200
82 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$82,940
10,210
83 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$82,850
5,090
84 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$82,750
2,210
85 Richmond, Virginia
$82,720
1,270
86 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$82,510
4,050
87 Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
$82,470
180
88 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$82,470
1,740
89 Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, Indiana
$82,420
60
90 Stockton, California
$82,170
80
91 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$82,130
1,840
92 Framingham, Massachusetts
$81,950
520
93 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$81,930
2,510
94 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida
$81,700
230
95 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$81,630
3,590
96 Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$81,570
n/a
97 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Pennsylvania
$81,530
140
98 Tyler, Texas
$81,490
90
99 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$81,420
90
100 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, West Virginia
$81,400
120
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