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Highest Paying Cities for Psychiatrists

The top 100 highest paying cities for psychiatrists (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 psychiatrists in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $206,920, Tacoma, Washington is the highest paying city for psychiatrists. It is followed by Akron, Ohio (average annual salary $205,280). 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 psychiatrists in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Psychiatrists

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Tacoma, Washington
$206,920
80
2 Akron, Ohio
$205,280
130
3 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
$205,210
80
4 New Haven, Connecticut
$204,130
50
5 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$203,900
340
6 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$202,310
100
7 Wilmington, New Jersey
$201,810
90
8 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$200,760
80
9 Oshkosh-Neenah, Wisconsin
$199,850
40
10 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$198,520
70
11 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$198,030
150
12 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$197,950
240
13 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$196,910
40
14 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$196,750
600
15 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$195,430
50
16 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$195,350
360
17 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$194,510
670
18 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$191,240
90
19 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$190,450
30
20 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$187,120
90
21 Richmond, Virginia
$187,010
80
22 Springfield, Massachusetts
$186,930
40
23 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$186,720
70
24 Kingston, New York
$186,700
n/a
25 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$186,540
230
26 Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$186,340
40
27 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$184,580
400
28 Syracuse, New York
$184,340
50
29 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$183,780
320
30 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$183,630
90
31 Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$182,900
50
32 Springfield, Illinois
$182,900
40
33 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$182,380
600
34 Madison, Wisconsin
$182,260
100
35 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$182,230
2,110
36 Rochester, New York
$182,110
40
37 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, Florida
$181,890
30
38 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$181,160
1,290
39 Dayton, Ohio
$180,750
30
40 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$180,640
130
41 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$179,730
40
42 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$179,290
210
43 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$179,250
30
44 Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$179,250
50
45 Canton-Massillon, Ohio
$178,460
n/a
46 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$178,180
180
47 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$178,140
70
48 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$177,960
190
49 Columbia, South Carolina
$177,960
90
50 Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, Indiana
$177,480
60
51 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$177,130
n/a
52 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$176,830
120
53 Spokane, Washington
$176,770
30
54 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$174,220
100
55 Binghamton, New York
$173,930
40
56 San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
$173,800
80
57 Knoxville, Tennessee
$173,400
40
58 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$172,950
770
59 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$172,650
70
60 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$172,220
850
61 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$172,110
130
62 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$171,660
630
63 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$171,090
3,370
64 Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area, Hawaii
$168,890
30
65 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$168,050
130
66 Fresno, California
$164,780
80
67 West Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$163,370
n/a
68 Utica-Rome, New York
$163,210
60
69 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$162,650
220
70 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$159,610
750
71 Honolulu, Hawaii
$159,480
130
72 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$158,130
530
73 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$158,030
2,690
74 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$157,510
320
75 Waterbury, Connecticut
$157,500
40
76 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$157,200
140
77 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$155,360
40
78 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$153,260
120
79 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$150,670
50
80 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$149,440
40
81 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$149,040
50
82 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$147,950
320
83 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$146,370
30
84 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$144,000
280
85 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$140,200
140
86 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$139,080
n/a
87 Toledo, Ohio
$125,230
100
88 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Pennsylvania
$121,930
50
89 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$121,900
210
90 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
$121,710
30
91 Memphis, Tennessee
$121,140
50
92 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$121,090
70
93 St Louis, Missouri
$120,810
100
94 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$119,560
50
95 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$113,350
80
96 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$109,610
420
97 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$105,580
40
98 Columbus, Ohio
$102,330
310
99 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$95,410
70
100 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$94,660
60
See also: Highest paying industries for psychiatrists.