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Highest Paying Cities for Tapers

The top 76 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 $91,890, 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 $91,070). 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 tapers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 76 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Tapers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$91,890
340
2 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$91,070
320
3 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$89,380
440
4 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$89,200
540
5 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$88,870
170
6 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$84,770
230
7 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$84,050
440
8 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$82,310
230
9 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$82,290
540
10 Honolulu, Hawaii
$73,490
170
11 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$70,840
40
12 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$69,470
120
13 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$68,420
290
14 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$67,650
n/a
15 St Louis, Missouri
$67,180
130
16 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$64,850
130
17 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$58,540
660
18 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$58,220
930
19 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$58,140
70
20 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$55,700
270
21 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$54,450
1,120
22 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$54,380
40
23 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$53,930
90
24 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$53,680
810
25 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$53,410
70
26 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$53,090
180
27 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$52,280
100
28 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$52,050
1,400
29 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$50,810
n/a
30 Kansas City, Missouri
$50,780
160
31 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$49,460
70
32 Lancaster, Pennsylvania
$49,270
70
33 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$49,180
n/a
34 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$48,990
70
35 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$48,460
1,040
36 Bellingham, Washington
$48,380
50
37 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$46,830
90
38 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$46,780
100
39 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$46,640
540
40 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$45,790
70
41 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$45,390
470
42 Rochester, New York
$44,200
40
43 Wichita, Kansas
$44,100
110
44 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$44,010
1,060
45 Salem, Oregon
$43,750
90
46 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$43,650
740
47 Provo-Orem, Utah
$43,630
190
48 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$42,250
40
49 Salt Lake City, Utah
$41,590
90
50 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$41,540
90
51 Knoxville, Tennessee
$41,350
40
52 Syracuse, New York
$40,930
n/a
53 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$40,870
1,010
54 Tacoma, Washington
$40,770
290
55 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$40,420
440
56 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$39,390
200
57 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$39,020
630
58 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$38,520
40
59 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$38,370
200
60 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$37,750
70
61 Spokane, Washington
$37,720
70
62 Memphis, Tennessee
$37,620
30
63 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$37,620
90
64 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$37,520
140
65 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$37,230
360
66 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$36,900
130
67 Ogden-Clearfield, Utah
$36,750
220
68 Sioux Falls, South Dakota
$35,950
30
69 Tucson, Arizona
$35,260
140
70 St Cloud, Minnesota
$35,250
n/a
71 Coeur dAlene, Idaho
$34,770
60
72 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$34,620
50
73 St George, Utah
$34,320
40
74 Boise City-Nampa, Idaho
$31,820
170
75 Logan, Utah
$31,070
30
76 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$28,180
70
See also: Highest paying industries for tapers.