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Highest Paying States for Other Extraction Workers

The highest paying states for other extraction workers (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 other extraction workers in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $68,000, Alaska is the highest paying state for other extraction workers. It is followed by Pennsylvania (average annual salary $66,350). 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 other extraction workers in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Other Extraction Workers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Alaska
$68,000
$43,530 230
2 Pennsylvania
$66,350
$26,900 260
3 North Dakota
$55,370
$36,480 630
4 Nevada
$55,110
$35,350 140
5 Georgia
$54,970
$34,880 130
6 Wyoming
$52,210
$43,370 120
7 Washington
$52,150
$21,260 40
8 New Mexico
$49,520
$42,400 200
9 West Virginia
$49,060
$29,180 260
10 Maryland
$48,150
$26,960 200
11 Arizona
$46,540
$21,410 30
12 Texas
$44,610
$25,920 930
13 Kentucky
$44,530
$31,520 190
14 California
$44,010
$23,070 330
15 Colorado
$43,930
$33,030 100
16 Utah
$40,200
$33,090 0
17 Arkansas
$39,280
$18,470 40
18 Virginia
$37,440
$32,320 0
19 Illinois
$36,930
$26,860 50
20 Idaho
$34,920
$21,900 30
21 Louisiana
$34,490
$26,110 400
22 Indiana
$33,960
$18,950 110
23 Tennessee
$32,630
$19,970 50
24 Oklahoma
$32,220
$22,450 100
25 Kansas
$30,700
$24,270 110

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

See also: Highest paying industries for other extraction workers, Top Paying Jobs in America.