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Highest Paying States for All Other Managers

The highest paying states for all other managers (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 all other managers in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $130,690, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for all other managers. It is followed by Delaware (average annual salary $126,970). 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 all other managers in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for All Other Managers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 District of Columbia
$130,690
$103,560 18,510
2 Delaware
$126,970
$78,680 870
3 New Jersey
$124,370
$83,630 21,280
4 Virginia
$123,400
$78,230 16,770
5 California
$123,310
$68,180 44,750
6 Colorado
$120,440
$70,920 7,550
7 Maryland
$119,780
$72,580 11,900
8 Massachusetts
$114,850
$64,370 6,260
9 North Carolina
$113,140
$69,270 10,630
10 Texas
$113,110
$76,840 15,350
11 New Hampshire
$113,030
$64,780 2,180
12 Pennsylvania
$112,750
$66,280 9,620
13 Minnesota
$112,490
$68,580 10,760
14 Washington
$110,620
$65,960 9,200
15 West Virginia
$109,770
$48,640 950
16 Connecticut
$108,710
$59,670 5,820
17 Rhode Island
$108,590
$69,000 820
18 New York
$107,930
$54,760 14,630
19 Georgia
$107,760
$61,110 10,900
20 Vermont
$103,120
$75,740 560
21 Alaska
$101,740
$61,360 1,460
22 Nebraska
$101,230
$45,790 1,820
23 Florida
$98,620
$50,730 15,880
24 Alabama
$98,520
$47,740 2,010
25 Ohio
$98,060
$55,230 10,170
26 North Dakota
$95,720
$50,950 1,150
27 Wyoming
$94,910
$56,080 840
28 Utah
$94,650
$47,740 2,190
29 Missouri
$94,000
$29,030 5,850
30 Arkansas
$93,800
$40,620 3,540
31 Arizona
$93,680
$50,030 7,170
32 South Carolina
$93,500
$52,500 1,620
33 Maine
$92,880
$59,860 1,090
34 Michigan
$92,320
$53,110 8,140
35 Kentucky
$92,010
$49,480 3,580
36 Oklahoma
$91,600
$46,050 1,700
37 South Dakota
$91,600
$53,330 300
38 Nevada
$90,540
$50,480 5,910
39 Hawaii
$89,530
$39,150 2,110
40 New Mexico
$89,380
$46,070 2,650
41 Oregon
$87,740
$47,970 7,710
42 Virgin Islands
$87,270
$42,230 60
43 Kansas
$85,490
$47,630 3,380
44 Mississippi
$84,390
$32,520 990
45 Illinois
$83,960
$40,480 39,360
46 Idaho
$80,160
$32,220 1,220
47 Wisconsin
$78,410
$41,130 10,500
48 Iowa
$77,850
$41,170 3,360
49 Tennessee
$77,680
$41,540 7,570
50 Louisiana
$76,140
$37,230 6,980
51 Montana
$67,860
$31,290 1,120
52 Guam
$67,600
$34,560 130
53 Indiana
$61,920
$34,860 9,060
54 Puerto Rico
$54,040
$27,790 6,780
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