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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 $135,970, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for all other managers. It is followed by New Jersey (average annual salary $129,380). 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 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
$135,970
$105,850 20,010
2 New Jersey
$129,380
$83,940 19,170
3 Virginia
$127,100
$79,700 16,740
4 California
$125,700
$68,160 53,390
5 Colorado
$123,220
$72,220 7,930
6 Maryland
$122,690
$73,530 12,680
7 Delaware
$120,380
$79,440 910
8 Pennsylvania
$116,920
$68,220 10,490
9 Minnesota
$116,590
$70,140 9,350
10 North Carolina
$116,260
$69,610 11,400
11 Massachusetts
$115,560
$64,230 7,180
12 New Hampshire
$115,420
$66,640 1,360
13 Texas
$115,260
$75,610 16,570
14 Rhode Island
$114,970
$57,710 720
15 Washington
$114,000
$65,450 10,140
16 Connecticut
$112,980
$58,790 6,380
17 Georgia
$109,970
$63,560 11,520
18 West Virginia
$109,770
$48,640 950
19 New York
$109,620
$53,220 14,730
20 Alaska
$102,590
$60,660 1,550
21 Vermont
$100,130
$70,300 480
22 Alabama
$99,230
$49,260 2,080
23 Ohio
$99,030
$56,450 11,250
24 North Dakota
$97,240
$50,000 1,100
25 South Carolina
$96,570
$51,660 1,710
26 Wyoming
$96,120
$59,140 790
27 South Dakota
$95,440
$54,440 340
28 Oklahoma
$94,970
$45,190 1,720
29 Nebraska
$94,410
$48,300 1,480
30 Missouri
$94,290
$42,470 5,080
31 Michigan
$94,080
$52,250 6,950
32 Nevada
$94,070
$56,370 5,970
33 Florida
$93,970
$46,830 18,960
34 Arizona
$93,690
$47,330 8,790
35 Maine
$92,220
$60,380 1,210
36 New Mexico
$91,520
$48,740 2,900
37 Hawaii
$91,400
$39,270 2,090
38 Kansas
$90,000
$48,290 2,710
39 Oregon
$89,440
$47,440 8,520
40 Utah
$89,210
$44,390 2,490
41 Kentucky
$88,310
$45,860 3,330
42 Virgin Islands
$84,400
$32,850 70
43 Iowa
$84,000
$42,040 3,380
44 Mississippi
$81,580
$30,640 1,060
45 Tennessee
$79,930
$42,100 10,570
46 Idaho
$79,420
$33,570 1,210
47 Illinois
$78,540
$37,360 39,360
48 Louisiana
$78,290
$36,680 8,170
49 Arkansas
$76,370
$39,960 3,230
50 Wisconsin
$75,710
$40,450 11,860
51 Montana
$69,390
$33,850 1,110
52 Guam
$66,980
$39,510 150
53 Indiana
$63,630
$35,270 8,190
54 Puerto Rico
$55,100
$28,420 6,250
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