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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 $102,700, New Jersey is the highest paying state for epidemiologists. It is followed by District of Columbia (average annual salary $97,690). 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 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
$102,700
$60,620 110
2 District of Columbia
$97,690
$65,000 50
3 Massachusetts
$88,860
$58,020 280
4 California
$87,350
$55,380 800
5 Connecticut
$87,270
$63,330 130
6 Washington
$86,080
$58,200 320
7 New York
$81,700
$57,290 240
8 Illinois
$79,870
$56,940 210
9 Tennessee
$79,200
$66,090 200
10 Florida
$79,180
$47,610 270
11 Minnesota
$77,220
$52,070 210
12 North Carolina
$72,920
$51,710 90
13 Oregon
$72,530
$52,940 40
14 Wisconsin
$71,550
$56,740 100
15 Nevada
$71,140
$54,950 40
16 Maryland
$70,200
$49,420 340
17 Pennsylvania
$69,030
$42,700 140
18 Michigan
$68,410
$43,440 190
19 Iowa
$67,590
$53,520 30
20 New Mexico
$65,500
$49,560 100
21 Indiana
$65,080
$43,220 100
22 Oklahoma
$64,200
$46,470 60
23 Colorado
$63,560
$54,960 300
24 Virginia
$63,520
$43,230 140
25 Ohio
$62,820
$43,910 190
26 Alabama
$62,390
$45,820 40
27 Utah
$61,890
$46,820 90
28 Texas
$61,680
$43,790 630
29 Nebraska
$59,360
$42,890 40
30 Georgia
$58,730
$34,700 390
31 Missouri
$58,710
$42,990 120
32 Arizona
$58,430
$44,890 140
33 Maine
$57,520
$44,180 30
34 Arkansas
$57,130
$42,700 50
35 Louisiana
$55,220
$36,460 100
36 West Virginia
$54,740
$36,790 110
37 Kentucky
$49,730
$34,670 60
38 Puerto Rico
$37,720
$29,200 50
39 Mississippi
$36,460
$28,290 70

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.