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Highest Paying States for Epidemiologists

The highest paying states for epidemiologists (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 epidemiologists in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $102,160, New Jersey is the highest paying state for epidemiologists. It is followed by Nevada (average annual salary $89,230). 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 epidemiologists in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Epidemiologists

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 New Jersey
$102,160
$59,080 120
2 Nevada
$89,230
$61,270 50
3 Connecticut
$87,510
$63,020 120
4 California
$86,960
$56,130 750
5 Washington
$81,750
$55,030 270
6 New York
$79,430
$56,270 230
7 Florida
$79,180
$47,610 40
8 Maryland
$76,220
$54,900 340
9 Massachusetts
$74,370
$51,430 260
10 Minnesota
$73,710
$48,290 210
11 Illinois
$73,390
$53,500 200
12 Tennessee
$71,000
$43,740 100
13 Michigan
$70,640
$47,120 150
14 Pennsylvania
$69,720
$50,800 110
15 Indiana
$69,570
$42,900 100
16 Texas
$69,470
$50,050 410
17 North Carolina
$67,660
$47,150 100
18 Oregon
$67,060
$48,100 30
19 Iowa
$65,460
$51,990 40
20 Wisconsin
$64,560
$53,440 70
21 Georgia
$63,070
$38,360 280
22 Alabama
$62,390
$45,820 40
23 Virginia
$62,270
$49,370 110
24 Utah
$61,890
$46,820 90
25 Arkansas
$60,190
$42,490 40
26 Ohio
$60,050
$43,960 190
27 Nebraska
$59,360
$42,890 30
28 Oklahoma
$59,180
$44,860 60
29 Arizona
$57,770
$42,310 130
30 Louisiana
$55,220
$36,460 100
31 Missouri
$53,730
$41,260 110
32 West Virginia
$52,380
$37,360 70
33 Kentucky
$50,660
$34,740 50
34 Puerto Rico
$37,600
$29,640 60
35 Mississippi
$36,460
$28,290 80

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of epidemiologists in those states is not available at this time.

See also: Highest paying industries for epidemiologists, Top Paying Jobs in America.