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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 $69,600, Alaska is the highest paying state for other extraction workers. It is followed by Alabama (average annual salary $69,200). 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 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
$69,600
$45,720 290
2 Alabama
$69,200
$43,290 40
3 Pennsylvania
$66,350
$26,900 260
4 North Dakota
$57,420
$31,230 640
5 New Mexico
$57,390
$36,030 80
6 Maryland
$56,000
$42,050 200
7 Iowa
$55,760
$44,200 0
8 Georgia
$54,970
$34,880 130
9 Arizona
$54,690
$31,270 30
10 Nevada
$54,350
$32,260 180
11 Wyoming
$53,750
$41,430 110
12 Washington
$52,150
$21,260 40
13 West Virginia
$47,730
$29,070 270
14 Colorado
$46,260
$33,490 170
15 Kentucky
$45,030
$32,520 180
16 California
$44,840
$23,040 300
17 Oklahoma
$44,200
$38,190 100
18 Texas
$42,990
$25,180 1,100
19 Utah
$40,200
$33,090 0
20 Arkansas
$39,280
$18,470 40
21 Missouri
$38,930
$32,990 0
22 Virginia
$37,440
$32,320 0
23 Illinois
$36,120
$29,410 50
24 Idaho
$34,920
$21,900 30
25 Louisiana
$34,490
$26,110 400
26 Tennessee
$32,630
$19,970 50
27 Kansas
$30,430
$23,580 210
28 Ohio
$29,120
$26,340 0
29 New York
$28,500
$25,340 0
30 Florida
$25,830
$20,950 0
31 Indiana
$25,390
$20,500 50

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.