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Health and Medical Average Salaries in United States 2023

How much money does a person working in Health and Medical make in United States?

Average Yearly Salary
141,000 USD
( 11,800 USD monthly)


A person working in Health and Medical in United States typically earns around 141,000 USD per year. Salaries range from 29,600 USD (lowest average) to 423,000 USD (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average yearly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Health and Medical careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Academic Clinician185,000 USD
Acute Care Nurse84,500 USD
Administrative Director160,000 USD
Admitting Clerk31,500 USD
Admitting Manager95,800 USD
Admitting Officer68,500 USD
Advanced Nutrition Aide131,000 USD
Advanced Practice Provider128,000 USD
Allergist187,000 USD
Ambulance Dispatcher69,800 USD
Ambulance Driver66,100 USD
Ambulance Officer and Paramedic78,500 USD
Ambulatory Services Director149,000 USD
Anatomic Pathology Supervisor164,000 USD
Anesthesia Technician99,900 USD
Anesthesiologist291,000 USD
Anesthesiology Assistant99,200 USD
Assistant Director of Nursing139,000 USD
Assistant Occupational Therapist75,800 USD
Assistant Optometrist85,300 USD
Assistant Physical Therapist72,100 USD
Audiologist170,000 USD
Behavioral Health Specialist107,000 USD
Biomedical Engineering Director132,000 USD
Biomedical Engineering Technician71,100 USD
Breast Center Manager275,000 USD
Cardiac Technician63,900 USD
Cardiology Manager283,000 USD
Cardiopulmonary Rehab Spcialist107,000 USD
Cardiovascular Specialist374,000 USD
Cardiovascular Technologist146,000 USD
Care Assistant61,800 USD
Care Coordinator44,200 USD
Caregiver51,300 USD
Case Manager104,000 USD
Central Sterile Processing Technician83,400 USD
Charge Entry Specialist93,400 USD
Chief of Psychology312,000 USD
Chief of Surgery421,000 USD
Chiropractor115,000 USD
Clinic Assistant63,800 USD
Clinic Manager136,000 USD
Clinic Navigator64,600 USD
Clinical Application Specialist89,500 USD
Clinical Biochemist158,000 USD
Clinical Cytogeneticist139,000 USD
Clinical Data Reviewer92,100 USD
Clinical Development Specialist107,000 USD
Clinical Director251,000 USD
Clinical Field Associate88,400 USD
Clinical Genetic Technologist144,000 USD
Clinical Microbiologist189,000 USD
Clinical Molecular Geneticist162,000 USD
Clinical Neuropsychologist204,000 USD
Clinical Policy Developer82,400 USD
Clinical Psychologist292,000 USD
Clinical Research Coordinator109,000 USD
Clinical Scientist185,000 USD
Clinical Social Worker70,200 USD
CME Specialist149,000 USD
Coding Practice Manager111,000 USD
Community Relations Manager102,000 USD
Company Nurse62,100 USD
Correctional Treatment Specialist179,000 USD
Counseling Psychologist224,000 USD
Credentialing Analyst80,500 USD
Critical Care Nurse85,200 USD
CT Technologist84,500 USD
Cytogenetic Technologist130,000 USD
Data Coordinator42,200 USD
Dental Assistant65,300 USD
Dental Hygienist57,300 USD
Dental Laboratory Technician59,500 USD
Dental Receptionist51,100 USD
Dental Technician59,000 USD
Dental Therapist92,300 USD
Dentist238,000 USD
Dermatologist291,000 USD
Diagnostic Medical Sonographer108,000 USD
Dietetic Technician65,100 USD
Dietitian182,000 USD
Director of Medical Staff Services168,000 USD
Discharge Coordinator43,100 USD
Dispensing Optician83,000 USD
District Nurse80,100 USD
Doctor231,000 USD
Dosimetrist120,000 USD
EKG Technician85,500 USD
Emergency Department Physician221,000 USD
Emergency Management Director230,000 USD
Emergency Response Specialist94,900 USD
Emergency Services Director245,000 USD
Endodontist284,000 USD
Endoscopic Assistant74,800 USD
Endoscopy Technician75,300 USD
Enterostomal Therapist125,000 USD
Epidemiologist153,000 USD
ER Registration Supervisor63,100 USD
Exercise Physiologist218,000 USD
Family Nurse Practitioner84,400 USD
FGP Ultrasound Techncian80,000 USD
Food Services Director124,000 USD
Forensic Pathologist259,000 USD
General Medical Practitioner187,000 USD
Genetic Counselor156,000 USD
Head Nurse93,600 USD
Health Compliance Director241,000 USD
Health Economist238,000 USD
Health Information Manager112,000 USD
Health Services Manager201,000 USD
Health Systems Specialist115,000 USD
Health Technologist120,000 USD
Health Unit Coordinator66,200 USD
Healthcare Assistant75,000 USD
Healthcare Consultant131,000 USD
Healthcare Data Analyst98,100 USD
Hearing Aid Specialist95,200 USD
Histotechnologist117,000 USD
Home Health Aide71,000 USD
Home Health Scheduler53,800 USD
Home Nurse70,300 USD
ICU Registered Nurse79,300 USD
Immunologist177,000 USD
Industrial Hygienist118,000 USD
Infection Control Coordinator88,900 USD
Infection Control Practitioner193,000 USD
Infection Preventionist143,000 USD
Informatics Nurse Specialist86,000 USD
Informatics Practice Specialist106,000 USD
Intake Coordinator46,100 USD
Internist288,000 USD
Interventional Radiographer146,000 USD
Interventionist285,000 USD
Invasive Cardiologist391,000 USD
Lab Assistant68,800 USD
Laboratory Manager140,000 USD
Laboratory Technician68,700 USD
Lead Patient Account Representative82,300 USD
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)75,500 USD
Low Vision Therapist169,000 USD
Mammography Technician74,100 USD
Managed Care Assistant49,500 USD
Maternity Services Director211,000 USD
MDS Coordinator86,600 USD
Medical Administrator100,000 USD
Medical Assistant49,400 USD
Medical Biller51,600 USD
Medical Billing Clerk40,700 USD
Medical Billing Specialist79,500 USD
Medical Coder64,700 USD
Medical Courier52,100 USD
Medical Director224,000 USD
Medical Equipment Maintenance Manager96,600 USD
Medical Equipment Preparer76,700 USD
Medical Forms Designer60,300 USD
Medical Insurance Manager158,000 USD
Medical Office Administrator88,500 USD
Medical Office Assistant63,400 USD
Medical Office Manager165,000 USD
Medical Policy Manager139,000 USD
Medical Policy Specialist87,000 USD
Medical Project Coordinator61,700 USD
Medical Records Administrator60,100 USD
Medical Records Clerk30,200 USD
Medical Records Coding Manager116,000 USD
Medical Records Director124,000 USD
Medical Records Transcriptionist46,400 USD
Medical Scribe68,800 USD
Medical Secretary49,900 USD
Medical Staff Services Specialist99,000 USD
Medical Technologist79,100 USD
Medication Aide70,900 USD
Mental Health Aide76,600 USD
Mental Health Nurse80,400 USD
Mental Health Technician70,000 USD
Mental Health Therapst161,000 USD
Mental Health Worker75,900 USD
Mobile Phlebotomist60,000 USD
MRI Technologist78,700 USD
Music Therapist105,000 USD
Naturopathic Physician278,000 USD
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner109,000 USD
Neonatologist211,000 USD
Neurodiagnostic Techncian73,100 USD
Neurologist297,000 USD
Neurophysiology Technologist85,400 USD
Neuropsychology Testing Assistant71,100 USD
Nuclear Medical Technician102,000 USD
Nuclear Medicine Physician256,000 USD
Nuclear Medicine Technolgoist100,000 USD
Nurse77,500 USD
Nurse Educator91,200 USD
Nurse Midwife86,800 USD
Nurse Practitioner92,900 USD
Nursing Assistant69,900 USD
Nursing Coordinator84,900 USD
Nursing Director176,000 USD
Nursing Services Instructor87,200 USD
Nursing Supervisor120,000 USD
Nutrition Assistant77,100 USD
Nutrition Services Aide89,700 USD
Obstetrician / Gynecologist268,000 USD
Occupaitional Therapy Assistant82,800 USD
Occupational Health Advisor144,000 USD
Occupational Health Safety Specialist130,000 USD
Occupational Therapist121,000 USD
Oncology Specialty Representative91,200 USD
Operating Room Scheduler69,500 USD
Operating Room Services Director222,000 USD
Ophthalmic Assistant80,900 USD
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technician83,200 USD
Ophthalmologist204,000 USD
Optician173,000 USD
Optometrist201,000 USD
Oral Surgeon305,000 USD
Orthodontic Assistant62,700 USD
Orthodontist279,000 USD
Orthopedic Technician76,900 USD
Orthoptist215,000 USD
Orthotist221,000 USD
Pathology Assistant74,500 USD
Patient Account Represenatative76,500 USD
Patient Care Coordinator91,300 USD
Patient Care Manager142,000 USD
Patient Care Services Executive115,000 USD
Patient Care Technician66,900 USD
Patient Management Coordinator62,300 USD
Patient Registrar50,700 USD
Patient Relations Manager125,000 USD
Patient Representative72,500 USD
Patient Safety Manager113,000 USD
Patient Safety Specialist97,200 USD
Patient Services Coordinator108,000 USD
Patient Services Director157,000 USD
Patient Sitter61,100 USD
Pediatrician238,000 USD
Perfusionist233,000 USD
Periodontist257,000 USD
Perioperative Aide94,300 USD
Personal Support Worker62,400 USD
Phlebotomist60,100 USD
Physical Therapist153,000 USD
Physical Therapy Aide65,800 USD
Physical Therapy Assistant61,300 USD
Physical Therapy Director182,000 USD
Physician238,000 USD
Physician - Anesthesiology350,000 USD
Physician - Cardiology349,000 USD
Physician - CCU204,000 USD
Physician - Dermatology296,000 USD
Physician - Emergency Room207,000 USD
Physician - Endocrinology272,000 USD
Physician - Family Practice195,000 USD
Physician - Gastroenterology272,000 USD
Physician - Generalist203,000 USD
Physician - Geriatrics180,000 USD
Physician - Hematology / Oncology260,000 USD
Physician - Immunology / Allergy285,000 USD
Physician - Infectious Disease250,000 USD
Physician - Internal Medicine314,000 USD
Physician - Maternal / Fetal Medicine234,000 USD
Physician - Nephrology295,000 USD
Physician - Neurology304,000 USD
Physician - Nuclear Medicine240,000 USD
Physician - Obstetrics / Gynecology262,000 USD
Physician - Occupational Medicine208,000 USD
Physician - Ophthalmology182,000 USD
Physician - Otolaryngology176,000 USD
Physician - Pain Medicine169,000 USD
Physician - Pathology221,000 USD
Physician - Pediatric Cardiology255,000 USD
Physician - Pediatric Neonatology251,000 USD
Physician - Pediatrics233,000 USD
Physician - Physiatry237,000 USD
Physician - Podiatry224,000 USD
Physician - Pulmonary Medicine182,000 USD
Physician - Radiation Therapy307,000 USD
Physician - Radiology286,000 USD
Physician - Rheumatology260,000 USD
Physician - Sports Medicine265,000 USD
Physician - Urology319,000 USD
Physician Assistant154,000 USD
Physiotherapist176,000 USD
Podiatrist183,000 USD
Practice Manager187,000 USD
Pre Authorization Case Manager111,000 USD
Preventive Medicine Physician220,000 USD
Program Coordinator45,500 USD
Project Manager116,000 USD
Prosthetist180,000 USD
Prosthodontist284,000 USD
Psychiatric Nurse72,600 USD
Psychiatric Technician73,000 USD
Psychiatrist255,000 USD
Psychololgist264,000 USD
Psychometrician211,000 USD
Psychometrist125,000 USD
Public Health Analyst173,000 USD
Public Health Social Worker44,300 USD
Public Health Specialist166,000 USD
Quality Assurance Manager136,000 USD
Radiation Therapist268,000 USD
Radiation Therapy Technologist106,000 USD
Radiographer172,000 USD
Radiography Technologist109,000 USD
Radiologic Technologist103,000 USD
Radiologist274,000 USD
Radiology Manager248,000 USD
Radiology Technologist112,000 USD
Registered Nurse80,400 USD
Registered Nurse Case Manager95,000 USD
Registered Respiratory Therapist156,000 USD
Rehabilitation Director209,000 USD
Rehabilitation Services Manager240,000 USD
Respiratory Care Practitioner199,000 USD
Respiratory Manager149,000 USD
Respiratory Therapist158,000 USD
Respiratory Therapy Technician90,200 USD
School Nurse66,800 USD
Skin Care Specialist141,000 USD
Sonographer111,000 USD
Sonography Technologist108,000 USD
Speech and Language Pathologist169,000 USD
Staff Nurse74,600 USD
Surgeon309,000 USD
Surgeon - Burn276,000 USD
Surgeon - Cardiothoracic392,000 USD
Surgeon - Heart Transplant440,000 USD
Surgeon - Neurology389,000 USD
Surgeon - Orthopedic410,000 USD
Surgeon - Pediatric338,000 USD
Surgeon - Plastic Reconstructive403,000 USD
Surgeon - Trauma300,000 USD
Surgical Assistant104,000 USD
Surgical Instrument Techncian89,900 USD
Surgical Technologist97,500 USD
Telephonic Nurse Case Manager113,000 USD
Theatre Manager128,000 USD
Treatment Services Director276,000 USD
Ultrasonographer88,500 USD
Ultrasound Technologist80,600 USD
Urologist342,000 USD
Utilization Review Nurse82,800 USD
Vascular Technologist77,600 USD
Vision Rehabilitation Therapist163,000 USD
Ward Manager131,000 USD
Wellness Coordinator95,700 USD
X-Ray Technologist112,000 USD

Health and Medical Jobs Salary Distribution in United States

Median and salary distribution yearly United States Health and Medical
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Health and Medical salaries in United States range from 29,600 USD per year (minimum average salary) to 423,000 USD per year (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 150,000 USD per year, which means that half (50%) of people working in Health and Medical are earning less than 150,000 USD while the other half are earning more than 150,000 USD. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Health and Medical are earning less than 80,800 USD while 75% of them are earning more than 80,800 USD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Health and Medical are earning less than 304,000 USD while 25% are earning more than 304,000 USD.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does a person's salary progress over time?

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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher the wage.

Generally speaking, employees having experience from two to five years earn on average 32% more than freshers and juniors across all industries and disciplines.

Professionals with experience of more than five years tend to earn on average 36% more than those with five years or less of work experience.

Change in salary based on experience varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of many different jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

As you hit the ten years mark, the salary increases by 21% and an additional 14% for those who have crossed the 15 years mark.

Those figures are presented as guidelines only. The numbers become more significant if you consider one job title at a time.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Salary Comparison By Education

How does the education level affect your salary?

Salary Comparison By Education
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It is well known that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We compared the salaries of professionals at the same level but with different college degrees levels across many jobs, below are our findings.

Change in salary based on education varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of multiple jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

Workers with a certificate or diploma earn on average 17% more than their peers who only reached the high school level.

Employees who earned a Bachelor's Degree earn 24% more than those who only managed to attain a cerificate or diploma.

Professionals who attained a Master's Degree are awarded salaries that are 29% more than those with a Bachelor's Degree.

Finally, PhD holders earn 23% more than Master's Degree holders on average while doing the same job.

Is a Master's degree or an MBA worth it? Should you pursue higher education?

A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in United States costs anywhere from 39,500 US Dollar(s) to 118,000 US Dollar(s) and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.

You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.

Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch into a higher paying job. The numbers seem to support this tactic. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

The decision really depends on your situation and experience among many other factors. Putting all variables aside, if you can afford the costs of higher education then the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.

Health and Medical Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender yearly United States Health and Medical
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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male employees in United States who work in Health and Medical earn 6% more than their female counterparts on average.

145,000 USD
138,000 USD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in United States for all Careers

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Health and Medical Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in United States

How much are annual salary increments in United States for Health and Medical professionals? How often do employees get salary raises?

Health and Medical

Health and Medical professionals in United States are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 9% every 15 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 16 months.

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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

United States / All Professions

The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in United States is 6%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2022

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Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in United States for the year 2022. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Health and Medical Bonus and Incentive Rates in United States

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate United States Health and Medical
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Health and Medical is considered to be a moderate bonus-based field due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

43% of surveyed staff in Health and Medical reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 57% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 2% to 7% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
No Bonus

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.

What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.

Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Health and Medical Hourly Average Wage in United States

68 USD per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in United States is 68 USD. This means that the average person in United States earns approximately 68 USD for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Health and Medical VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Health and Medical and Health and Medical yearly United States
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The average salary for Health and Medical is 49% more than that of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Atlanta143,000 USD
Austin166,000 USD
Baltimore145,000 USD
Boston154,000 USD
Bristol120,000 USD
Chicago164,000 USD
Cincinnati121,000 USD
Cleveland125,000 USD
Dallas169,000 USD
Denver153,000 USD
Detroit154,000 USD
Honolulu119,000 USD
Houston176,000 USD
Indianapolis150,000 USD
Iowa City117,000 USD
Jacksonville162,000 USD
Kansas City138,000 USD
Kent118,000 USD
Las Vegas144,000 USD
Long Beach136,000 USD
Los Angeles171,000 USD
Memphis150,000 USD
Miami139,000 USD
Minneapolis126,000 USD
New Orleans132,000 USD
New York181,000 USD
Oakland133,000 USD
Oklahoma City142,000 USD
Orlando127,000 USD
Philadelphia167,000 USD
Phoenix164,000 USD
Sacramento140,000 USD
San Antonio171,000 USD
San Diego163,000 USD
San Francisco156,000 USD
San Jose160,000 USD
Seattle150,000 USD
Tampa131,000 USD
Vancouver119,000 USD
Washington D.C.155,000 USD

Salary Comparison By State

StateAverage Salary
Alabama151,000 USD
Alaska132,000 USD
Arizona158,000 USD
Arkansas146,000 USD
California167,000 USD
Colorado151,000 USD
Connecticut146,000 USD
Delaware136,000 USD
District of Columbia133,000 USD
Florida166,000 USD
Georgia163,000 USD
Hawaii140,000 USD
Idaho140,000 USD
Illinois165,000 USD
Indiana158,000 USD
Iowa146,000 USD
Kansas146,000 USD
Kentucky151,000 USD
Louisiana151,000 USD
Maine139,000 USD
Maryland157,000 USD
Massachusetts158,000 USD
Michigan164,000 USD
Minnesota155,000 USD
Mississippi146,000 USD
Missouri157,000 USD
Montana139,000 USD
Nebraska143,000 USD
Nevada146,000 USD
New Hampshire141,000 USD
New Jersey163,000 USD
New Mexico145,000 USD
New York170,000 USD
North Carolina150,000 USD
North Dakota122,000 USD
Ohio151,000 USD
Oklahoma138,000 USD
Oregon138,000 USD
Pennsylvania153,000 USD
Rhode Island126,000 USD
South Carolina141,000 USD
South Dakota126,000 USD
Tennessee147,000 USD
Texas157,000 USD
Utah133,000 USD
Vermont124,000 USD
Virginia150,000 USD
Washington149,000 USD
West Virginia132,000 USD
Wisconsin145,000 USD
Wyoming123,000 USD

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in United States earn 5% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
92,400 USD
Public Sector+5%
97,100 USD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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