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Highest Paying Cities for Survey Researchers

The top 100 highest paying cities for survey researchers (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 survey researchers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $90,110, Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey is the highest paying city for survey researchers. It is followed by Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina (average annual salary $87,620). 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 survey researchers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Survey Researchers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$90,110
320
2 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$87,620
60
3 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$86,680
520
4 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$83,500
660
5 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina
$82,060
n/a
6 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$79,950
170
7 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$79,260
180
8 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$74,180
1,080
9 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$71,950
200
10 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$71,390
70
11 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$68,100
100
12 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$67,590
460
13 Rochester, New York
$67,350
50
14 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$67,180
60
15 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$67,150
440
16 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$66,260
500
17 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$65,250
640
18 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$64,270
110
19 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$64,040
40
20 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$63,000
50
21 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$62,370
90
22 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$62,100
200
23 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$61,850
670
24 Columbus, Ohio
$61,730
50
25 Boulder, Colorado
$61,360
50
26 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$61,220
140
27 San Rafael, USA
$61,140
90
28 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$60,770
410
29 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$60,700
560
30 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$59,670
140
31 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$59,600
810
32 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$59,200
670
33 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$58,700
40
34 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$58,310
450
35 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$58,050
60
36 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$57,550
50
37 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$57,370
80
38 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$57,030
n/a
39 Kansas City, Missouri
$57,020
110
40 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$56,850
110
41 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$56,770
100
42 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$55,870
130
43 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$55,580
n/a
44 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$55,470
200
45 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$54,990
n/a
46 Wilmington, New Jersey
$54,860
60
47 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$54,720
120
48 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$53,980
50
49 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$53,020
70
50 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$52,640
110
51 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$51,980
190
52 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$51,820
80
53 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$51,600
80
54 St Louis, Missouri
$51,330
140
55 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$50,640
40
56 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$50,610
50
57 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$50,580
40
58 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$50,540
n/a
59 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$50,400
120
60 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$50,400
120
61 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$49,850
30
62 Worcester, Massachusetts
$49,550
n/a
63 Evansville, Kentucky
$49,360
40
64 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$48,960
190
65 Sioux Falls, South Dakota
$48,710
30
66 Lincoln, Nebraska
$47,860
100
67 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$47,530
290
68 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$47,520
n/a
69 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$47,470
130
70 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$47,450
50
71 New Haven, Connecticut
$47,420
40
72 Provo-Orem, Utah
$47,210
110
73 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$47,070
740
74 Salt Lake City, Utah
$47,050
40
75 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$47,020
750
76 Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$46,980
n/a
77 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$46,790
60
78 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$43,560
70
79 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$43,200
40
80 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$42,150
n/a
81 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$42,110
40
82 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$41,970
270
83 Topeka, Kansas
$41,900
90
84 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$41,850
260
85 Charleston, West Virginia
$41,840
30
86 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, South Carolina
$40,740
40
87 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$40,450
260
88 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$39,640
40
89 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$39,180
n/a
90 Springfield, Massachusetts
$39,010
80
91 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$38,670
200
92 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$38,610
100
93 Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$37,290
40
94 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
$36,210
50
95 Richmond, Virginia
$34,860
n/a
96 Tallahassee, Florida
$33,950
n/a
97 Urban Honolulu, USA
$33,630
130
98 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$31,910
40
99 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$31,140
n/a
100 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$30,700
90
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