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Highest Paying Cities for Financial Managers

The top 100 highest paying cities for financial managers (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 managers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $177,030, New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York is the highest paying city for financial managers. It is followed by New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York (average annual salary $175,790). 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 managers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

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

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$177,030
32,390
2 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$175,790
49,160
3 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$173,520
8,320
4 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$162,600
6,890
5 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$158,360
14,410
6 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$152,510
3,430
7 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$152,180
6,990
8 Wilmington, New Jersey
$149,560
1,750
9 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$148,040
4,270
10 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$147,960
10,860
11 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$146,380
5,940
12 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$146,020
1,520
13 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$144,230
3,270
14 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$144,100
3,690
15 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$143,770
15,660
16 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$143,700
18,650
17 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$143,240
5,420
18 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$142,910
8,780
19 Camden, New Jersey
$142,210
1,740
20 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$140,840
18,060
21 Napa, California
$140,230
270
22 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$138,710
7,080
23 Boulder, Colorado
$138,590
340
24 Sioux Falls, South Dakota
$138,460
260
25 Athens-Clarke County, Georgia
$138,230
150
26 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$136,180
8,310
27 Midland, Texas
$135,850
270
28 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$135,390
220
29 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$135,280
5,160
30 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$134,920
3,250
31 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$134,870
3,280
32 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$134,330
12,730
33 Jacksonville, Florida
$134,170
1,840
34 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$133,760
28,470
35 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$133,400
2,420
36 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$133,360
7,310
37 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$132,950
4,950
38 Winchester, West Virginia
$132,030
130
39 York-Hanover, Pennsylvania
$131,980
420
40 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$131,520
10,260
41 Richmond, Virginia
$131,100
2,520
42 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$131,050
19,970
43 Ithaca, New York
$130,040
110
44 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$128,620
810
45 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$128,470
5,780
46 Columbus, Indiana
$128,420
290
47 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$128,210
8,070
48 Rochester, New York
$127,680
1,270
49 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$127,560
6,140
50 St Marys County, Maryland
$127,510
180
51 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
$127,380
990
52 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$127,170
490
53 Greeley, Colorado
$127,130
140
54 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$127,080
24,940
55 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$126,980
360
56 State College, Pennsylvania
$126,940
170
57 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$126,860
8,220
58 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$126,760
2,140
59 Huntsville, Alabama
$126,620
510
60 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$126,580
2,130
61 St Louis, Missouri
$126,560
4,900
62 Greenville, North Carolina
$126,350
170
63 Reading, Pennsylvania
$125,730
410
64 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$125,720
8,910
65 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$125,490
11,790
66 Lawrence, Kansas
$124,840
70
67 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$124,550
2,740
68 Columbus, Georgia
$124,460
430
69 Sherman-Denison, Texas
$123,890
50
70 Wilmington, North Carolina
$123,830
310
71 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$122,940
2,770
72 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$122,770
1,290
73 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$122,770
1,070
74 Cleveland, Tennessee
$122,490
110
75 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$122,490
1,900
76 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$122,060
2,960
77 Roanoke, Virginia
$121,960
330
78 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$121,890
930
79 Tyler, Texas
$121,690
150
80 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$121,320
700
81 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$121,090
3,570
82 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$120,940
2,240
83 Syracuse, New York
$120,790
770
84 Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$120,530
330
85 Framingham, Massachusetts
$120,460
1,110
86 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$120,370
3,510
87 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$120,020
5,460
88 Lebanon, Pennsylvania
$119,970
50
89 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$119,950
270
90 Kansas City, Missouri
$119,730
3,660
91 Fayetteville, North Carolina
$119,710
160
92 St Joseph, Missouri
$119,630
100
93 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida
$118,980
380
94 Naples-Marco Island, Florida
$118,950
270
95 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$118,880
660
96 Springfield, Missouri
$118,830
500
97 San Angelo, Texas
$118,770
50
98 Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, Florida
$118,550
100
99 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$118,530
1,600
100 College Station-Bryan, Texas
$118,500
110
See also: Highest paying industries for financial managers.