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Highest Paying Cities for Tapers

The top 100 highest paying cities for tapers (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 tapers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $94,080, Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California is the highest paying city for tapers. It is followed by Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois (average annual salary $89,200). 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 tapers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Tapers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$94,080
260
2 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$89,200
220
3 Urban Honolulu, USA
$88,030
380
4 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$86,200
490
5 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$86,040
380
6 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$84,910
320
7 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$84,390
40
8 Elgin, USA
$84,270
n/a
9 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$82,990
200
10 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$82,310
230
11 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$80,500
360
12 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$75,760
220
13 Honolulu, Hawaii
$73,490
170
14 Camden, New Jersey
$72,440
n/a
15 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$70,840
40
16 St Louis, Missouri
$68,860
160
17 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$68,550
40
18 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$67,750
110
19 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$67,650
n/a
20 Modesto, California
$67,060
110
21 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$66,990
270
22 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$66,090
170
23 Springfield, Massachusetts
$65,170
70
24 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$62,560
950
25 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$61,740
840
26 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$61,050
50
27 Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area, Hawaii
$60,740
40
28 Anchorage, Alaska
$60,380
n/a
29 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$59,640
40
30 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$58,470
640
31 Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$57,900
50
32 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$57,560
100
33 Madison, Wisconsin
$57,530
70
34 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$57,040
90
35 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$55,540
70
36 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$55,490
1,250
37 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$55,490
990
38 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$55,350
n/a
39 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$55,130
510
40 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$55,000
260
41 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$54,910
50
42 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$54,650
30
43 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$54,460
30
44 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$54,070
40
45 Visalia-Porterville, California
$53,680
40
46 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$53,090
180
47 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$52,950
40
48 Bellingham, Washington
$52,660
110
49 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$52,080
200
50 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$51,940
1,090
51 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$51,760
60
52 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$51,310
1,300
53 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$50,810
n/a
54 Kansas City, Missouri
$50,780
80
55 Cedar Rapids, Iowa
$50,300
40
56 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$50,230
100
57 Spokane, Washington
$49,570
70
58 Lancaster, Pennsylvania
$49,270
70
59 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$48,990
70
60 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$48,460
1,040
61 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$48,210
40
62 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$48,000
90
63 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$47,900
320
64 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$47,710
40
65 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$47,680
810
66 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$47,640
1,740
67 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$47,590
930
68 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$47,530
50
69 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$47,100
110
70 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$46,780
100
71 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$46,640
540
72 Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$46,620
30
73 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$45,790
70
74 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$45,620
30
75 Fresno, California
$45,430
90
76 Provo-Orem, Utah
$45,040
190
77 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$44,820
60
78 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$44,780
50
79 Rochester, New York
$44,200
40
80 Wichita, Kansas
$44,100
110
81 Gary, Indiana
$43,880
70
82 Salem, Oregon
$43,750
90
83 Springfield, Missouri
$43,520
40
84 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$42,250
60
85 Salt Lake City, Utah
$41,590
90
86 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$41,540
120
87 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$41,540
90
88 Knoxville, Tennessee
$41,350
40
89 Syracuse, New York
$40,930
n/a
90 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$40,790
1,020
91 Tacoma, Washington
$40,010
210
92 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$39,690
650
93 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$38,520
40
94 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$38,370
200
95 St George, Utah
$37,670
70
96 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$37,620
90
97 Memphis, Tennessee
$37,620
30
98 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$37,520
140
99 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$37,430
n/a
100 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$37,260
90
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