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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 $197,920, New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA is the highest paying city for financial managers. It is followed by New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York (average annual salary $187,780). 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 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-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$197,920
39,500
2 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$187,780
50,090
3 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$177,030
32,390
4 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$175,220
8,710
5 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$164,570
6,590
6 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$159,660
14,660
7 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$159,470
6,620
8 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$157,690
6,580
9 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$156,020
3,660
10 Wilmington, New Jersey
$151,470
1,680
11 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$150,090
11,540
12 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$149,880
1,350
13 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$149,230
4,580
14 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$148,780
3,750
15 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$147,600
16,290
16 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$147,030
19,680
17 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$146,740
4,220
18 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$145,630
3,390
19 Camden, New Jersey
$144,870
1,970
20 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$144,330
9,390
21 Reading, Pennsylvania
$142,910
430
22 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$142,220
19,260
23 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$142,140
5,330
24 Boulder, Colorado
$140,910
430
25 Rochester, New York
$139,920
1,260
26 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$139,830
8,310
27 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$139,160
2,550
28 Lawrence, Kansas
$139,100
90
29 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$138,930
3,830
30 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$138,610
7,690
31 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
$138,190
1,070
32 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$138,040
27,690
33 Richmond, Virginia
$137,400
2,350
34 Athens-Clarke County, Georgia
$137,210
160
35 Sioux Falls, South Dakota
$137,180
270
36 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$136,950
3,540
37 Columbus, Indiana
$135,650
290
38 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$135,400
1,600
39 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$135,280
5,160
40 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$135,170
520
41 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$134,920
3,250
42 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$134,710
10,260
43 California-Lexington Park, USA
$134,420
190
44 Napa, California
$134,350
290
45 Ithaca, New York
$134,220
120
46 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$133,990
820
47 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$133,930
8,150
48 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$133,760
28,470
49 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$133,260
13,510
50 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$132,780
5,440
51 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$132,750
21,390
52 Bloomsburg-Berwick, USA
$132,500
n/a
53 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$132,420
8,280
54 Greenville, North Carolina
$131,840
120
55 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$131,640
1,080
56 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$131,390
6,650
57 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$131,330
9,020
58 Greeley, Colorado
$131,250
130
59 St Louis, Missouri
$131,010
4,830
60 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$130,980
2,430
61 Charlottesville, Virginia
$130,940
260
62 York-Hanover, Pennsylvania
$130,850
490
63 Gettysburg, USA
$130,690
40
64 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$130,330
970
65 Syracuse, New York
$129,970
670
66 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$129,380
640
67 Utica-Rome, New York
$129,320
300
68 San Rafael, USA
$129,090
620
69 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$129,000
26,490
70 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$128,650
1,300
71 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$128,460
2,690
72 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$128,420
8,430
73 Jacksonville, Florida
$128,380
2,390
74 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$127,870
2,410
75 St Marys County, Maryland
$127,510
180
76 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$127,080
6,140
77 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$126,980
360
78 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$126,860
8,220
79 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$126,680
3,140
80 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$126,460
1,010
81 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$126,210
2,040
82 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$126,140
11,720
83 Midland, Texas
$125,800
440
84 Sherman-Denison, Texas
$125,580
50
85 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$125,560
25,550
86 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$125,510
2,020
87 Staunton-Waynesboro, USA
$125,480
110
88 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$125,430
2,560
89 Huntsville, Alabama
$124,690
500
90 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$124,330
280
91 Ocean City, New Jersey
$124,240
50
92 Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$124,220
300
93 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, New Jersey
$124,170
100
94 Winchester, West Virginia
$123,830
90
95 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$123,700
4,260
96 Wilmington, North Carolina
$123,550
340
97 Nashua, New Hampshire
$123,140
770
98 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$122,960
29,910
99 Dover, Delaware
$122,470
120
100 Port St Lucie, Florida
$122,350
250
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