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Highest Paying Cities for Other Media and Communication Workers

The top 100 highest paying cities for other media and communication workers (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 media and communication workers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $93,330, Albuquerque, New Mexico is the highest paying city for other media and communication workers. It is followed by Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts (average annual salary $78,860). 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 media and communication workers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Other Media and Communication Workers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$93,330
70
2 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$78,860
340
3 Boulder, Colorado
$67,990
60
4 Urban Honolulu, USA
$67,680
60
5 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$67,540
80
6 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$66,650
n/a
7 Anchorage, Alaska
$66,450
40
8 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$66,350
670
9 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$65,360
140
10 St Cloud, Minnesota
$64,520
40
11 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$63,190
40
12 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$62,170
320
13 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$61,170
170
14 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$60,890
480
15 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$60,140
130
16 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$59,870
40
17 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
$58,840
70
18 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$58,620
70
19 Camden, New Jersey
$58,170
40
20 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$57,660
160
21 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$56,970
130
22 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$56,860
140
23 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$56,670
190
24 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$56,590
180
25 Madison, Wisconsin
$56,460
30
26 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$56,260
200
27 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$55,810
730
28 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$55,650
30
29 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$55,310
190
30 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$55,150
60
31 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$55,080
70
32 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$54,380
6,510
33 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$54,210
6,590
34 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$53,750
110
35 Rochester, Minnesota
$53,690
40
36 Columbus, Ohio
$53,390
300
37 St Louis, Missouri
$53,350
70
38 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$53,300
50
39 Rochester, New York
$53,150
30
40 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$53,060
170
41 Jacksonville, Florida
$51,920
50
42 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$51,450
440
43 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$51,320
180
44 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$51,210
60
45 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$51,140
190
46 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$51,020
60
47 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$50,680
250
48 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida
$50,610
60
49 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$50,130
480
50 Kansas City, Missouri
$49,870
30
51 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$49,500
1,010
52 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$49,410
n/a
53 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$48,350
80
54 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$47,890
80
55 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$47,690
40
56 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$47,440
90
57 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$47,420
100
58 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida
$47,080
30
59 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$47,030
40
60 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$46,940
110
61 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$46,620
9,380
62 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$46,440
330
63 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$46,440
510
64 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$46,290
600
65 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$45,960
730
66 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$45,940
70
67 Honolulu, Hawaii
$45,670
220
68 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$45,490
620
69 Iowa City, Iowa
$45,300
n/a
70 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$45,190
n/a
71 Salt Lake City, Utah
$45,020
n/a
72 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$45,010
40
73 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$44,830
80
74 Dayton, Ohio
$44,590
90
75 Spokane, Washington
$44,500
70
76 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$44,220
60
77 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$44,200
120
78 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, Florida
$44,070
30
79 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$44,030
140
80 Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$43,830
30
81 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$43,760
40
82 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$43,740
120
83 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$43,720
50
84 Akron, Ohio
$43,610
30
85 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$43,440
180
86 Chico, California
$42,910
30
87 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$41,860
360
88 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$41,790
70
89 Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$41,040
30
90 New Haven, Connecticut
$41,010
120
91 Tallahassee, Florida
$40,380
100
92 Tucson, Arizona
$38,990
70
93 Gainesville, Florida
$38,780
30
94 Fresno, California
$38,370
50
95 Boise City-Nampa, Idaho
$38,170
40
96 Richmond, Virginia
$37,960
70
97 Cedar Rapids, Iowa
$37,060
n/a
98 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$36,910
300
99 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$36,670
550
100 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$36,420
140
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