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Highest Paying States for Financial Analysts

The highest paying states for financial analysts (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 financial analysts in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $101,770, New York is the highest paying state for financial analysts. It is followed by California (average annual salary $94,440). 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 financial analysts in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Financial Analysts

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 New York
$101,770
$60,540 49,050
2 California
$94,440
$56,530 34,100
3 Alaska
$92,470
$52,220 350
4 District of Columbia
$89,700
$60,460 3,010
5 New Jersey
$87,880
$55,360 7,960
6 Virginia
$86,930
$55,610 6,980
7 Colorado
$85,890
$47,450 3,570
8 Connecticut
$85,730
$55,420 6,040
9 Massachusetts
$85,220
$55,760 13,700
10 Minnesota
$80,210
$50,670 6,480
11 Oregon
$79,850
$51,920 2,380
12 Texas
$79,420
$49,430 23,710
13 Maryland
$79,360
$51,750 5,970
14 Illinois
$78,300
$46,560 13,840
15 Missouri
$77,600
$46,020 3,730
16 North Carolina
$76,860
$49,710 7,720
17 Michigan
$75,850
$47,440 5,800
18 Montana
$75,380
$46,930 160
19 Washington
$75,370
$42,410 5,740
20 Pennsylvania
$74,630
$46,900 10,830
21 Vermont
$74,470
$45,440 170
22 Rhode Island
$73,920
$51,630 1,070
23 Utah
$73,680
$42,540 2,170
24 Alabama
$73,330
$41,340 1,420
25 New Mexico
$73,000
$46,180 580
26 Maine
$72,690
$52,810 420
27 Kansas
$72,560
$48,410 1,180
28 Georgia
$72,550
$45,710 6,900
29 Iowa
$72,460
$46,640 1,850
30 Wyoming
$72,400
$45,350 90
31 Delaware
$72,010
$50,210 3,570
32 Idaho
$71,230
$47,850 420
33 Ohio
$70,380
$45,830 8,850
34 Arizona
$70,070
$46,450 6,380
35 Florida
$69,480
$44,300 10,990
36 Wisconsin
$69,480
$44,830 4,460
37 Indiana
$69,370
$45,590 2,530
38 Hawaii
$69,100
$43,940 390
39 Mississippi
$69,060
$38,480 530
40 North Dakota
$69,030
$44,310 280
41 Nebraska
$68,500
$45,760 2,050
42 Tennessee
$67,490
$43,250 3,690
43 Louisiana
$67,110
$42,670 820
44 Kentucky
$66,620
$43,600 1,300
45 Nevada
$66,610
$41,740 770
46 New Hampshire
$66,040
$40,770 790
47 South Dakota
$65,310
$44,780 500
48 South Carolina
$64,120
$41,230 1,650
49 Oklahoma
$64,070
$40,330 1,510
50 Arkansas
$63,850
$40,350 910
51 West Virginia
$61,080
$41,020 370
52 Puerto Rico
$51,520
$30,740 1,250
53 Virgin Islands
$51,100
$36,450 50
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