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Highest Paying Cities for Nurse Practitioners

The top 100 highest paying cities for nurse practitioners (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 nurse practitioners in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $159,290, San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California is the highest paying city for nurse practitioners. It is followed by Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska (average annual salary $146,470). 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 nurse practitioners in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Nurse Practitioners

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$159,290
1,020
2 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$146,470
130
3 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$146,050
680
4 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$132,750
30
5 Honolulu, Hawaii
$131,980
190
6 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$131,430
2,450
7 Madera-Chowchilla, California
$130,030
80
8 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$129,040
170
9 Columbus, Indiana
$127,620
50
10 Stockton, California
$127,330
110
11 Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$127,290
30
12 Urban Honolulu, USA
$126,560
340
13 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$125,700
3,100
14 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$125,680
1,250
15 Cheyenne, Wyoming
$124,510
60
16 Ocean City, New Jersey
$124,120
80
17 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$123,570
4,260
18 Salinas, California
$123,190
100
19 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$123,130
70
20 Dover-Durham, USA
$122,910
130
21 Spokane, Washington
$122,790
360
22 Medford, Oregon
$122,100
140
23 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$122,070
490
24 Modesto, California
$121,740
200
25 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$121,740
140
26 Yuma, Arizona
$121,710
110
27 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$121,560
3,300
28 Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
$121,530
150
29 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$121,510
730
30 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$121,260
9,090
31 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$121,160
60
32 Yuba City, California
$120,770
40
33 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$120,600
2,540
34 Dutchess County-Putnam County, USA
$120,470
220
35 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$120,310
180
36 Altoona, Pennsylvania
$120,260
50
37 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$120,210
12,600
38 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$120,200
1,350
39 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas
$119,990
230
40 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, Massachusetts
$119,880
100
41 Peabody, Massachusetts
$119,790
220
42 Napa, California
$119,690
60
43 El Centro, California
$119,600
50
44 Fairbanks, Alaska
$119,480
40
45 Visalia-Porterville, California
$119,190
100
46 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire
$119,150
90
47 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$119,040
140
48 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$118,870
4,560
49 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$118,770
1,160
50 Columbus, Georgia
$118,460
70
51 Kingston, New York
$118,340
40
52 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, New Jersey
$118,270
80
53 Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$118,060
40
54 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$117,930
1,990
55 Worcester, Massachusetts
$117,740
620
56 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$117,380
1,290
57 Duluth, Wisconsin
$116,960
210
58 Brownsville-Harlingen, Texas
$116,800
130
59 Merced, California
$116,600
60
60 Boulder, Colorado
$116,470
170
61 Central Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$116,330
50
62 Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$116,260
130
63 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$116,250
1,350
64 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$116,160
130
65 Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$116,010
40
66 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$115,740
100
67 Rochester, Minnesota
$115,660
1,140
68 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$115,560
910
69 Las Cruces, New Mexico
$115,320
130
70 Camden, New Jersey
$115,000
720
71 Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$114,940
240
72 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida
$114,540
320
73 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$114,470
230
74 Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$114,390
100
75 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$113,990
70
76 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$113,980
3,420
77 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$113,900
190
78 Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$113,900
130
79 Casper, Wyoming
$113,640
40
80 Prescott, Arizona
$113,390
60
81 Longview, Washington
$113,280
40
82 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$113,090
1,600
83 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$113,020
1,890
84 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$112,770
940
85 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$112,710
1,130
86 Tacoma, Washington
$112,490
290
87 Waterbury, Connecticut
$112,240
80
88 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$112,230
180
89 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$111,790
60
90 Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$111,630
30
91 Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$111,600
60
92 Hammond, USA
$111,510
70
93 Manchester, New Hampshire
$111,500
240
94 North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$111,490
200
95 Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$111,480
30
96 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$111,290
5,510
97 Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$111,280
190
98 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$111,270
60
99 Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$111,060
60
100 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$111,020
80
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