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Highest Paying States for Other Financial Specialists

The highest paying states for other financial specialists (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 financial specialists in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $95,210, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for other financial specialists. It is followed by Massachusetts (average annual salary $85,270). 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 financial specialists in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Other Financial Specialists

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 District of Columbia
$95,210
$57,290 3,180
2 Massachusetts
$85,270
$51,300 2,800
3 New York
$84,400
$44,490 4,230
4 Virginia
$80,110
$49,580 4,380
5 Illinois
$78,230
$44,370 6,850
6 Connecticut
$75,960
$45,440 1,060
7 Hawaii
$74,950
$43,540 660
8 Arizona
$74,850
$43,070 1,460
9 New Jersey
$73,460
$42,980 6,590
10 Pennsylvania
$72,560
$42,800 4,000
11 Ohio
$72,260
$43,690 5,360
12 California
$71,980
$44,680 14,390
13 Washington
$71,580
$42,540 3,430
14 Alabama
$71,520
$32,440 740
15 Missouri
$70,490
$39,030 2,270
16 Oregon
$69,860
$42,990 1,280
17 Oklahoma
$69,550
$31,500 660
18 Indiana
$68,350
$41,570 2,060
19 Texas
$68,000
$38,250 9,090
20 Rhode Island
$67,710
$34,940 690
21 South Dakota
$67,150
$47,420 70
22 Colorado
$66,820
$31,340 3,410
23 Maryland
$66,370
$35,030 4,900
24 West Virginia
$66,300
$39,480 580
25 Florida
$65,990
$40,560 6,550
26 New Hampshire
$65,920
$41,150 530
27 Vermont
$65,090
$50,590 120
28 Georgia
$64,650
$34,550 4,090
29 Delaware
$64,560
$42,460 560
30 Maine
$64,150
$32,310 360
31 Nebraska
$63,410
$37,880 260
32 North Carolina
$63,150
$43,000 3,630
33 Michigan
$62,450
$36,430 4,890
34 Alaska
$61,290
$30,910 370
35 Minnesota
$61,250
$40,700 3,330
36 Montana
$59,610
$40,210 280
37 South Carolina
$59,260
$35,800 870
38 Tennessee
$59,250
$30,730 1,590
39 Utah
$59,250
$32,500 980
40 North Dakota
$58,490
$36,580 340
41 Iowa
$57,130
$35,090 1,360
42 Idaho
$53,870
$38,210 380
43 Mississippi
$53,860
$31,010 500
44 Wyoming
$53,400
$33,250 90
45 Kentucky
$52,460
$31,980 1,420
46 Kansas
$51,660
$33,060 500
47 Nevada
$50,660
$28,530 1,150
48 New Mexico
$50,660
$30,480 990
49 Louisiana
$49,130
$27,170 1,140
50 Wisconsin
$48,670
$32,800 1,710
51 Arkansas
$41,800
$24,440 310
52 Puerto Rico
$27,910
$17,500 800
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