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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 $66,520, Arkansas is the highest paying state for exercise physiologists. It is followed by California (average annual salary $66,220). 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 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 Arkansas
$66,520
$37,470 30
2 California
$66,220
$38,070 290
3 New York
$64,030
$39,590 170
4 Minnesota
$59,230
$42,490 240
5 Kansas
$56,440
$38,450 50
6 Oregon
$55,220
$39,490 80
7 Wisconsin
$54,620
$41,490 260
8 Massachusetts
$54,440
$40,250 170
9 Illinois
$53,430
$36,220 320
10 Arizona
$52,870
$40,410 110
11 Connecticut
$52,810
$40,400 50
12 Ohio
$50,680
$34,560 230
13 Maryland
$49,420
$39,680 90
14 New Jersey
$49,360
$35,770 110
15 Colorado
$48,980
$31,920 280
16 New Hampshire
$47,950
$35,680 40
17 Nebraska
$47,460
$30,780 30
18 North Carolina
$47,410
$35,200 220
19 Missouri
$47,010
$34,540 100
20 West Virginia
$46,930
$33,820 40
21 Florida
$46,410
$32,550 510
22 Louisiana
$46,300
$34,460 60
23 Michigan
$45,900
$33,310 440
24 Indiana
$45,430
$33,560 180
25 Iowa
$44,630
$34,240 40
26 Kentucky
$43,900
$30,750 50
27 Virginia
$43,640
$18,350 590
28 Georgia
$43,020
$32,330 190
29 Hawaii
$42,290
$28,310 40
30 Tennessee
$41,760
$31,840 120
31 Texas
$41,660
$32,660 470
32 Oklahoma
$40,370
$31,310 60
33 Pennsylvania
$39,850
$29,410 590
34 Alabama
$38,710
$29,190 50
35 Washington
$37,830
$27,630 90
36 South Carolina
$37,520
$23,950 110
37 Mississippi
$36,230
$27,960 90
38 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.

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