Annual Average Wage/Salary per Job by State


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Annual Average Wage/Salary Disbursements per Job1, U.S. and States 2000-2011  
             
Area 2011p 2010r 2009r 2008 2007 2006
United States $48,301 $46,982 $45,767 $45,778 $44,692 $42,703
Alabama 40,461 39,607 38,701 38,085 36,846 35,517
Alaska 50,806 49,543 48,401 47,088 45,208 43,013
Arizona 45,396 44,145 43,580 43,309 42,367 40,699
Arkansas 37,787 36,686 36,032 35,321 34,611 32,900
California 56,097 54,355 52,641 52,474 51,411 49,089
Colorado 49,788 48,477 47,427 47,201 46,070 44,050
Connecticut 60,138 58,501 56,809 57,517 57,139 54,012
Delaware 49,661 47,961 47,075 46,831 46,570 45,485
Dist. of Col. 79,851 78,560 75,910 74,759 72,022 68,636
Florida 43,660 42,871 42,146 41,818 41,029 39,663
Georgia 46,170 44,924 43,873 43,568 42,916 41,198
Hawaii 44,085 43,202 42,708 42,012 40,893 38,929
Idaho 36,452 35,781 35,066 34,651 34,391 33,278
Illinois 51,711 50,271 49,012 49,415 48,330 46,147
Indiana 40,970 39,885 38,869 38,950 38,066 37,037
Iowa 38,386 37,323 36,413 36,259 35,210 33,589
Kansas 40,958 39,824 39,046 39,091 37,851 36,339
Kentucky 39,538 38,532 37,783 37,207 36,182 34,854
Louisiana 43,154 42,181 41,216 41,097 39,029 37,256
Maine 39,055 38,329 37,539 37,374 36,258 34,848
Maryland 54,281 52,945 51,705 50,629 49,323 47,360
Massachusetts 58,620 56,808 55,235 55,737 54,234 51,444
Michigan 45,194 43,865 43,076 43,674 42,846 41,608
Minnesota 46,990 45,910 44,585 45,091 43,656 41,439
Mississippi 35,951 35,274 34,559 34,240 33,012 31,758
Missouri 42,579 41,677 40,925 41,191 39,500 37,851
Montana 35,814 34,679 33,880 33,379 32,363 30,711
Nebraska 39,869 38,782 38,153 37,942 36,789 35,226
Nevada 44,375 43,637 43,596 44,019 43,760 41,146
New Hampshire 46,380 45,150 44,197 44,249 43,278 41,816
New Jersey 56,722 55,587 54,370 54,523 53,170 50,930
New Mexico 40,905 40,069 39,301 38,686 37,147 35,503
New York 61,042 59,511 57,004 59,418 58,616 54,701
North Carolina 43,107 42,039 40,802 40,708 39,748 38,200
North Dakota 41,122 37,653 35,695 35,002 32,981 31,190
Ohio 43,455 42,218 41,283 41,144 40,309 38,979
Oklahoma 40,747 38,854 37,764 37,829 36,250 34,845
Oregon 43,464 42,014 41,087 40,993 40,086 38,480
Pennsylvania 46,100 44,805 43,920 43,502 42,413 40,469
Rhode Island 46,375 45,275 43,930 43,525 42,180 40,926
South Carolina 39,627 38,715 37,832 37,330 36,428 35,133
South Dakota 34,997 33,922 33,063 32,681 31,585 30,083
Tennessee 41,876 41,014 39,703 39,445 38,606 37,031
Texas 48,351 46,542 45,255 45,526 44,272 42,024
Utah 41,105 40,174 39,319 38,692 37,697 35,828
Vermont 39,541 38,735 38,085 37,682 36,405 34,906
Virginia 52,072 50,948 49,461 48,470 47,221 45,092
Washington 51,036 49,282 48,087 47,231 46,223 43,863
West Virginia 38,477 37,098 36,326 35,468 33,632 32,391
Wisconsin 41,558 40,479 39,613 39,678 38,588 37,208
Wyoming 44,033 42,587 41,416 42,235 39,985 37,334
             
             
Area 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000
United States $40,807 $39,389 $37,730 $36,642 $36,035 $35,054
Alabama 34,001 32,738 31,595 30,529 29,491 28,496
Alaska 41,387 39,804 38,434 37,572 36,345 35,007
Arizona 38,743 37,144 35,502 34,480 33,787 32,841
Arkansas 31,701 30,608 29,202 28,169 27,287 26,290
California 46,762 44,959 42,692 41,319 41,232 40,871
Colorado 42,099 40,698 39,223 38,246 37,971 37,061
Connecticut 51,801 49,870 47,388 45,909 46,048 44,511
Delaware 43,832 41,743 40,192 38,814 37,585 35,819
Dist. of Col. 65,619 62,523 58,939 56,613 54,569 51,739
Florida 37,951 36,148 34,534 33,406 32,416 31,041
Georgia 39,777 38,465 37,184 36,007 35,367 34,318
Hawaii 37,375 35,956 34,267 33,117 31,570 30,719
Idaho 31,532 30,372 29,125 28,478 27,816 27,559
Illinois 44,154 42,673 40,888 39,970 39,129 37,951
Indiana 35,853 35,031 33,624 32,716 31,845 30,969
Iowa 32,362 31,460 30,132 29,028 28,240 27,348
Kansas 34,429 33,235 31,844 31,030 30,261 29,377
Kentucky 33,633 32,616 31,333 30,399 29,436 28,247
Louisiana 34,301 32,534 31,260 30,302 29,173 27,858
Maine 33,433 32,687 31,361 30,192 29,059 27,800
Maryland 45,400 43,504 41,210 39,691 38,468 36,614
Massachusetts 49,090 47,821 45,233 43,946 43,916 43,277
Michigan 40,677 39,812 38,864 37,599 36,836 36,426
Minnesota 40,077 39,611 37,855 36,756 35,878 34,723
Mississippi 30,357 29,039 27,956 26,908 26,046 25,212
Missouri 36,606 35,360 34,183 33,311 32,443 31,355
Montana 29,262 27,858 26,908 26,030 25,087 24,172
Nebraska 33,686 32,705 31,506 30,519 29,419 28,462
Nevada 39,847 38,120 36,289 34,999 34,071 33,246
New Hampshire 39,979 38,562 36,642 35,482 34,811 34,001
New Jersey 48,773 47,300 45,668 44,423 43,609 42,962
New Mexico 34,002 32,562 31,318 30,393 29,397 28,091
New York 51,226 49,168 46,573 45,634 46,041 44,663
North Carolina 36,627 35,423 33,990 33,034 32,359 31,238
North Dakota 29,829 28,854 27,498 26,359 25,475 24,417
Ohio 37,689 36,735 35,362 34,221 33,277 32,409
Oklahoma 32,466 31,388 30,318 29,058 28,280 27,168
Oregon 36,857 35,536 34,373 33,782 33,299 32,776
Pennsylvania 38,862 37,791 36,296 35,111 34,260 33,340
Rhode Island 39,154 37,962 36,724 35,023 33,615 32,427
South Carolina 33,735 32,534 31,248 30,248 29,344 28,207
South Dakota 28,967 28,120 27,030 26,167 25,283 24,398
Tennessee 35,405 34,357 33,017 32,001 30,967 30,044
Texas 39,730 38,032 36,472 35,698 35,472 34,417
Utah 34,058 32,895 31,664 30,983 30,299 29,318
Vermont 33,572 32,615 31,366 30,258 29,531 28,232
Virginia 43,166 41,319 39,247 37,565 36,890 35,267
Washington 41,723 40,457 39,288 38,549 37,784 37,546
West Virginia 31,029 29,992 28,854 28,132 27,489 26,402
Wisconsin 35,811 35,014 33,662 32,666 31,565 30,582
Wyoming 34,013 32,106 30,636 29,572 28,469 27,140
p    Preliminary.
r     Revised.
1    Average wage/salary per job is calculated as total wage and salary disbursements 
      divided by all full- and part-time wage and salary workers.  The data are by place of 
      work rather than by place of residence.
Source:  U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  Data released Sept. 2012.
Table Prepared by:  Bureau of Business and Economic Research, University of New Mexico.