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Highest Paying States for Exercise Physiologists

The highest paying states for exercise physiologists (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 exercise physiologists in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $79,750, California is the highest paying state for exercise physiologists. It is followed by Arkansas (average annual salary $66,520). 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 exercise physiologists in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Exercise Physiologists

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 California
$79,750
$42,980 420
2 Arkansas
$66,520
$37,470 30
3 New York
$61,470
$35,460 250
4 Minnesota
$59,550
$42,870 230
5 Kansas
$56,440
$38,450 50
6 Massachusetts
$55,450
$42,230 170
7 Connecticut
$55,070
$40,810 50
8 Wisconsin
$53,640
$42,090 220
9 Oregon
$53,100
$39,710 70
10 Virginia
$52,500
$33,170 590
11 Illinois
$52,410
$37,050 370
12 Arizona
$50,610
$40,840 130
13 Missouri
$49,970
$35,800 110
14 New Jersey
$49,060
$36,820 140
15 Rhode Island
$48,620
$34,720 30
16 Maryland
$48,530
$33,250 110
17 New Hampshire
$48,040
$37,490 40
18 Colorado
$47,930
$36,730 170
19 Florida
$47,780
$35,530 410
20 Michigan
$47,690
$35,050 440
21 Ohio
$47,520
$34,710 210
22 Nebraska
$47,460
$30,780 30
23 North Carolina
$47,460
$34,700 210
24 Indiana
$46,840
$37,310 170
25 Utah
$46,350
$28,770 80
26 Iowa
$46,150
$31,500 50
27 Louisiana
$46,010
$34,000 50
28 South Dakota
$44,590
$33,560 70
29 Pennsylvania
$44,410
$32,910 360
30 Tennessee
$44,080
$33,100 110
31 Texas
$43,600
$32,470 360
32 Georgia
$43,220
$32,390 170
33 Hawaii
$42,290
$28,310 40
34 South Carolina
$42,050
$31,950 70
35 Kentucky
$41,320
$31,300 50
36 Delaware
$41,080
$28,880 40
37 Oklahoma
$40,180
$32,090 80
38 Alabama
$39,790
$29,190 60
39 Washington
$38,910
$27,540 100
40 Mississippi
$38,330
$32,430 40
41 West Virginia
$35,430
$20,920 100
42 Nevada
$24,520
$21,000 0

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

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