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Highest Paying States for Other Media and Communication Workers

The highest paying states for other media and communication workers (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 media and communication workers in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $86,890, New Hampshire is the highest paying state for other media and communication workers. It is followed by Alaska (average annual salary $65,210). 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 media and communication workers in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Other Media and Communication Workers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 New Hampshire
$86,890
$32,030 80
2 Alaska
$65,210
$43,580 120
3 District of Columbia
$63,140
$40,340 190
4 Washington
$62,620
$32,240 250
5 Colorado
$60,120
$36,500 380
6 Minnesota
$57,430
$28,880 860
7 Hawaii
$51,190
$33,890 140
8 New York
$50,370
$31,260 870
9 Nevada
$49,630
$33,950 490
10 Missouri
$49,560
$28,430 120
11 Connecticut
$48,810
$31,150 390
12 Texas
$48,440
$26,210 730
13 Illinois
$47,970
$29,110 380
14 Maryland
$47,460
$23,480 390
15 Wisconsin
$47,220
$26,290 100
16 Pennsylvania
$47,030
$26,650 190
17 North Carolina
$45,770
$24,380 160
18 Georgia
$43,750
$25,340 520
19 California
$42,810
$26,320 8,960
20 New Jersey
$42,420
$20,290 450
21 Iowa
$40,420
$26,360 220
22 Louisiana
$38,740
$22,940 270
23 Idaho
$38,100
$26,270 40
24 Florida
$37,780
$17,940 2,130
25 Tennessee
$37,270
$26,810 300
26 Kansas
$36,850
$27,200 40
27 Nebraska
$36,540
$27,310 90
28 Massachusetts
$35,770
$21,890 120
29 Utah
$35,220
$17,770 40
30 Arizona
$34,710
$24,980 510
31 Oregon
$34,600
$19,930 560
32 Virginia
$34,250
$19,900 400
33 Michigan
$33,280
$20,410 260
34 Indiana
$33,120
$17,350 170
35 Ohio
$32,660
$17,920 1,640
36 Arkansas
$29,140
$17,770 40
37 Kentucky
$27,490
$16,380 120
38 Puerto Rico
$27,140
$17,380 80
39 Montana
$24,360
$17,930 40

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of other media and communication workers in those states is not available at this time.

See also: Highest paying industries for other media and communication workers, Top Paying Jobs in America.