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Highest Paying Cities for Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

The top 100 highest paying cities for medical scientists, except epidemiologists (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 medical scientists, except epidemiologists in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $145,940, Syracuse, New York is the highest paying city for medical scientists, except epidemiologists. It is followed by Newark-Union, Pennsylvania (average annual salary $121,770). 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 medical scientists, except epidemiologists in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Syracuse, New York
$145,940
420
2 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$121,770
3,150
3 Framingham, Massachusetts
$121,600
560
4 Napa, California
$119,050
70
5 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$116,180
120
6 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$116,010
40
7 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$114,730
750
8 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$114,430
2,500
9 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$112,260
200
10 New Haven, Connecticut
$110,270
300
11 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$109,830
1,830
12 Huntington-Ashland, West Virginia
$109,710
n/a
13 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$108,770
1,980
14 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$108,430
3,450
15 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$107,200
590
16 Fort Wayne, Indiana
$105,640
n/a
17 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$102,490
8,230
18 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$102,160
240
19 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$101,650
120
20 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$100,610
70
21 Salinas, California
$100,570
80
22 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$100,050
70
23 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$99,980
120
24 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$99,720
770
25 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$99,690
3,560
26 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$99,280
1,790
27 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$99,090
1,120
28 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$98,610
n/a
29 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$97,370
130
30 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$96,170
40
31 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$95,150
1,440
32 Fresno, California
$94,800
100
33 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$94,460
670
34 Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$94,150
40
35 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$92,990
110
36 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$91,710
420
37 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$91,350
1,000
38 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$91,330
1,710
39 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$90,780
6,810
40 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$90,380
150
41 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$90,380
4,510
42 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$90,040
11,060
43 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$89,870
170
44 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$88,800
100
45 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$88,450
9,120
46 Springfield, Massachusetts
$87,610
190
47 Redding, California
$87,520
n/a
48 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$86,870
5,300
49 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$86,380
8,460
50 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$86,330
610
51 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$86,280
90
52 Camden, New Jersey
$85,120
40
53 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$83,800
5,210
54 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$82,840
1,020
55 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$81,590
630
56 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$80,770
470
57 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$80,040
2,880
58 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$79,860
110
59 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$79,660
250
60 Dayton, Ohio
$78,190
120
61 Western Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$77,280
60
62 Charlottesville, Virginia
$77,070
420
63 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$76,060
110
64 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$76,020
320
65 Salt Lake City, Utah
$75,780
470
66 Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$75,300
170
67 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$75,260
200
68 Bloomington, Indiana
$75,200
n/a
69 Kalamazoo-Portage, Michigan
$74,950
290
70 Memphis, Tennessee
$74,100
490
71 Sebastian-Vero Beach, Florida
$74,000
n/a
72 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$73,160
100
73 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$72,510
1,120
74 Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$71,850
n/a
75 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$71,320
640
76 Honolulu, Hawaii
$70,760
310
77 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$70,720
5,450
78 Rocky Mount, North Carolina
$70,470
n/a
79 Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area, Hawaii
$70,460
40
80 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$70,300
360
81 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$70,290
4,240
82 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$70,280
4,240
83 Wilmington, North Carolina
$69,950
130
84 Kansas City, Missouri
$69,870
590
85 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$69,230
160
86 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$68,880
1,060
87 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$68,780
940
88 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$67,580
50
89 Sioux Falls, South Dakota
$67,320
40
90 Evansville, Kentucky
$67,200
130
91 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$66,220
1,330
92 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$66,130
610
93 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$64,770
590
94 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$64,550
1,680
95 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
$64,500
110
96 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$64,340
1,810
97 Richmond, Virginia
$64,070
400
98 Gainesville, Florida
$63,590
140
99 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$63,130
240
100 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$62,830
340
See also: Highest paying industries for medical scientists, except epidemiologists.