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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 $98,070, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for other financial specialists. It is followed by New York (average annual salary $90,690). 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 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
$98,070
$57,810 3,050
2 New York
$90,690
$46,400 4,110
3 Massachusetts
$82,120
$50,160 2,790
4 Virginia
$81,690
$51,440 4,180
5 Illinois
$78,600
$45,210 5,190
6 Connecticut
$78,400
$45,820 900
7 New Jersey
$75,830
$47,160 5,840
8 New Hampshire
$75,600
$46,970 290
9 Hawaii
$74,490
$41,980 610
10 Ohio
$73,250
$43,950 5,470
11 Missouri
$72,580
$36,720 2,570
12 California
$72,230
$42,970 17,210
13 Colorado
$71,740
$38,520 3,990
14 Pennsylvania
$71,390
$42,130 3,700
15 Maryland
$71,250
$36,470 5,060
16 Vermont
$70,850
$49,770 120
17 Oklahoma
$70,250
$34,320 840
18 Alabama
$69,560
$26,280 670
19 Arizona
$69,000
$39,530 2,110
20 Oregon
$67,290
$38,150 1,560
21 South Dakota
$67,150
$47,420 70
22 Georgia
$67,050
$35,720 4,270
23 Washington
$66,910
$42,350 3,040
24 Rhode Island
$66,790
$24,770 690
25 Indiana
$66,680
$40,390 2,110
26 Texas
$65,470
$35,440 9,470
27 Delaware
$64,650
$44,100 650
28 West Virginia
$64,590
$34,970 710
29 North Carolina
$64,150
$42,680 3,860
30 South Carolina
$63,840
$40,200 840
31 Utah
$63,320
$33,240 950
32 Maine
$63,040
$34,030 400
33 Minnesota
$63,020
$41,110 3,510
34 Florida
$62,880
$33,750 7,010
35 Nebraska
$62,490
$41,150 420
36 Alaska
$62,070
$31,730 360
37 North Dakota
$61,180
$35,960 330
38 Iowa
$60,210
$38,000 1,420
39 Mississippi
$60,200
$33,120 410
40 Michigan
$59,760
$36,970 4,270
41 Montana
$58,360
$39,790 290
42 Tennessee
$57,700
$31,920 2,160
43 New Mexico
$56,550
$33,470 900
44 Wyoming
$56,400
$34,250 90
45 Louisiana
$53,400
$27,420 1,220
46 Nevada
$51,830
$31,040 1,020
47 Kentucky
$51,340
$33,000 1,240
48 Wisconsin
$50,830
$34,420 1,630
49 Kansas
$50,230
$31,840 600
50 Idaho
$49,490
$32,890 550
51 Arkansas
$36,710
$26,230 310
52 Puerto Rico
$27,310
$17,430 820
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