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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 $133,970, San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California is the highest paying city for financial analysts. It is followed by San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California (average annual salary $116,760). 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 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 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$133,970
90
2 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$116,760
7,300
3 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$109,030
4,330
4 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$107,740
10,570
5 Salem, Oregon
$104,590
50
6 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$103,030
51,530
7 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$100,480
35,170
8 Montgomery, Alabama
$99,530
40
9 Napa, California
$97,860
30
10 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, Virginia
$97,340
110
11 Manchester, New Hampshire
$96,850
100
12 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$96,040
2,990
13 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$95,640
150
14 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$94,950
2,930
15 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$94,560
2,550
16 Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$91,920
60
17 Huntsville, Alabama
$90,810
240
18 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$89,440
9,390
19 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$89,020
11,400
20 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$88,890
2,650
21 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$88,010
250
22 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$87,920
350
23 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$87,840
10,980
24 Worcester, Massachusetts
$87,790
310
25 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$87,780
140
26 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$87,600
1,340
27 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$87,480
8,010
28 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$87,260
260
29 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$87,020
3,720
30 Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$86,480
30
31 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$85,980
190
32 St Marys County, Maryland
$85,510
150
33 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$85,480
9,990
34 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$85,270
2,740
35 Anchorage, Alaska
$85,130
280
36 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$85,110
4,040
37 Greeley, Colorado
$85,060
40
38 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$84,800
1,680
39 Danbury, Connecticut
$84,660
110
40 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$84,090
11,760
41 Camden, New Jersey
$83,830
650
42 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$83,610
7,000
43 Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$83,570
70
44 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$83,530
100
45 Gary, Indiana
$83,480
190
46 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$83,340
100
47 Waterbury, Connecticut
$82,600
50
48 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$82,470
1,740
49 Framingham, Massachusetts
$82,420
550
50 Pittsfield, Massachusetts
$82,380
50
51 Richmond, Virginia
$82,220
1,180
52 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$82,060
2,720
53 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$81,820
1,940
54 Ithaca, New York
$81,800
50
55 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$81,710
5,790
56 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$81,630
3,590
57 Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, South Carolina
$81,360
50
58 Peabody, Massachusetts
$80,960
110
59 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$80,900
8,670
60 Charlottesville, Virginia
$80,850
150
61 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$80,700
110
62 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$80,670
3,750
63 Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$80,650
60
64 Modesto, California
$80,610
50
65 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$80,470
8,040
66 Flint, Michigan
$80,150
150
67 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$80,120
50
68 North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$80,090
30
69 Peoria, Illinois
$80,070
190
70 St Louis, Missouri
$80,070
2,390
71 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$80,030
280
72 Springfield, Massachusetts
$79,910
500
73 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$79,890
12,210
74 Chattanooga, Tennessee
$79,760
340
75 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$79,730
1,230
76 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$79,730
400
77 Rockford, Illinois
$79,490
150
78 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$79,420
2,060
79 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$79,400
4,430
80 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$79,210
1,580
81 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$79,180
60
82 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$79,170
2,160
83 Madison, Wisconsin
$79,110
820
84 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$78,930
2,340
85 Mobile, Alabama
$78,850
60
86 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$78,590
10,610
87 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida
$78,520
210
88 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
$78,380
410
89 Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, Indiana
$77,970
60
90 Asheville, North Carolina
$77,930
70
91 Syracuse, New York
$77,810
340
92 Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$77,500
40
93 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$77,490
2,430
94 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$77,390
520
95 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$77,370
3,160
96 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$77,030
1,950
97 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$76,810
990
98 Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
$76,680
110
99 Boulder, Colorado
$76,670
270
100 Amarillo, Texas
$76,580
90
See also: Highest paying industries for financial analysts.