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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 $89,100, New Hampshire is the highest paying state for other media and communication workers. It is followed by Alaska (average annual salary $67,110). 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 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
$89,100
$36,950 80
2 Alaska
$67,110
$44,270 90
3 District of Columbia
$66,380
$41,420 220
4 Minnesota
$65,570
$35,530 780
5 Maryland
$63,610
$26,340 350
6 Hawaii
$63,560
$43,470 70
7 Illinois
$60,620
$28,080 180
8 Washington
$56,420
$34,930 200
9 Massachusetts
$55,910
$24,110 180
10 Colorado
$55,320
$36,040 300
11 Pennsylvania
$54,150
$30,110 70
12 California
$52,920
$27,240 8,040
13 Wisconsin
$52,720
$33,110 70
14 Georgia
$50,940
$24,700 850
15 Missouri
$49,850
$26,060 90
16 Nevada
$49,380
$33,000 630
17 Michigan
$47,800
$19,820 320
18 West Virginia
$47,000
$26,800 40
19 New Jersey
$46,840
$28,090 460
20 Ohio
$45,520
$18,830 1,660
21 New York
$45,420
$24,930 600
22 Kentucky
$44,410
$16,750 120
23 Tennessee
$44,370
$32,010 220
24 Texas
$44,110
$20,390 380
25 Connecticut
$43,970
$28,810 360
26 Utah
$43,380
$22,510 40
27 Oklahoma
$41,840
$33,110 370
28 Iowa
$40,240
$28,710 170
29 Mississippi
$39,160
$30,000 30
30 Idaho
$38,100
$26,270 40
31 North Carolina
$38,090
$19,370 180
32 Florida
$37,200
$18,240 1,860
33 Arizona
$36,940
$25,630 590
34 Kansas
$36,850
$27,200 40
35 Rhode Island
$36,770
$32,880 30
36 Nebraska
$36,540
$27,310 90
37 Vermont
$36,400
$28,010 140
38 Indiana
$35,690
$19,500 220
39 Oregon
$34,650
$21,430 460
40 Louisiana
$31,980
$19,320 370
41 Arkansas
$29,140
$17,770 40
42 Puerto Rico
$28,290
$18,250 90
43 Virginia
$27,520
$18,550 440
44 New Mexico
$24,310
$19,220 40
45 Montana
$23,340
$17,940 50

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.