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Highest Paying Cities for Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians

The top 100 highest paying cities for other life, physical, and social science technicians (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 life, physical, and social science technicians in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $82,090, Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee is the highest paying city for other life, physical, and social science technicians. It is followed by Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA (average annual salary $81,080). 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 other life, physical, and social science technicians in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$82,090
30
2 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$81,080
520
3 Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, Nebraska
$76,700
70
4 Framingham, Massachusetts
$74,520
40
5 Kalamazoo-Portage, Michigan
$72,860
40
6 North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$72,510
40
7 Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$70,830
50
8 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$66,410
60
9 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$66,390
540
10 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$66,210
180
11 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$66,180
580
12 Worcester, Massachusetts
$65,730
260
13 Spartanburg, South Carolina
$64,950
n/a
14 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$64,860
410
15 Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
$64,710
190
16 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$62,150
130
17 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$62,100
190
18 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$62,010
230
19 Morgantown, West Virginia
$61,680
80
20 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$60,860
1,080
21 Wilmington, North Carolina
$60,540
30
22 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida
$60,490
100
23 Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$60,280
50
24 Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana
$59,700
30
25 Urban Honolulu, USA
$59,550
550
26 Salt Lake City, Utah
$59,540
360
27 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$59,470
90
28 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$59,390
610
29 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$59,020
2,050
30 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$58,590
1,880
31 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$58,430
2,940
32 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$58,250
50
33 Idaho Falls, Idaho
$58,090
60
34 Madison, Wisconsin
$57,710
300
35 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$57,500
80
36 Manchester, New Hampshire
$57,150
50
37 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$56,690
450
38 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$56,580
1,380
39 Ithaca, New York
$56,310
70
40 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$56,210
350
41 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$56,040
40
42 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$56,010
140
43 Columbia, Missouri
$55,890
40
44 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$55,850
30
45 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$55,840
340
46 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$55,480
2,410
47 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$55,380
30
48 Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$55,380
n/a
49 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$55,060
570
50 Columbus, Ohio
$54,990
430
51 Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$54,990
40
52 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$54,620
4,500
53 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$54,590
90
54 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$54,520
120
55 Springfield, Illinois
$54,400
40
56 Cleveland, Tennessee
$54,370
50
57 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$54,170
5,460
58 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$54,170
130
59 West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$53,950
40
60 Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi
$53,820
90
61 Tacoma, Washington
$53,740
70
62 Green Bay, Wisconsin
$53,660
50
63 Wichita, Kansas
$53,660
70
64 Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
$53,640
310
65 Columbus, Georgia
$53,620
40
66 Honolulu, Hawaii
$53,620
450
67 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$53,540
30
68 Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$53,510
30
69 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$53,470
210
70 Anchorage, Alaska
$53,150
80
71 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$53,090
150
72 Dayton, Ohio
$53,020
100
73 Boulder, Colorado
$52,900
90
74 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$52,630
700
75 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$52,610
110
76 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$52,610
950
77 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$52,550
390
78 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$52,440
630
79 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$52,430
660
80 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$52,320
60
81 Fayetteville, North Carolina
$52,200
50
82 Jackson, Mississippi
$52,190
60
83 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, North Carolina
$52,150
30
84 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$51,840
250
85 Redding, California
$51,830
30
86 Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, Texas
$51,640
30
87 Camden, New Jersey
$51,620
120
88 Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$51,580
60
89 Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$51,520
70
90 Waco, Texas
$51,250
30
91 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$51,170
30
92 Wilmington, New Jersey
$51,140
130
93 South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$51,070
90
94 Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, Indiana
$51,030
n/a
95 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$50,980
760
96 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$50,850
n/a
97 San Rafael, USA
$50,820
50
98 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$50,800
380
99 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$50,770
350
100 Oshkosh-Neenah, Wisconsin
$50,610
n/a
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