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State Rankings -- Statistical Abstract of the United States

AVERAGE ANNUAL PAY, 2007

[When states share the same rank, the next lower rank is omitted. Because of rounded data, states may have identical values shown, but different ranks. Cautionary notes]

State Dollars Rank
    United States 44,458 (X)
Alabama 37,492 33
Alaska 43,972 14
Arizona 41,551 21
Arkansas 34,118 44
California 50,538 5
Colorado 45,.396 10
Connecticut 58,029 2
Delaware 47,308 8
District of Columbia 73,450 (X)
Florida 39,746 23
Georgia 42,178 18
Hawaii 39,466 25
Idaho 33,544 46
Illinois 47,685 7
Indiana 37,528 32
Iowa 35,738 39
Kansas 37,044 35
Kentucky 36,480 37
Louisiana 38,229 30
Maine 35,129 43
Maryland 48,241 6
Massachusetts 55,244 3
Michigan 43,357 16
Minnesota 44,375 13
Mississippi 32,291 48
Missouri 38,603 29
Montana 32,224 49
Nebraska 35,238 42
Nevada 42,149 19
New Hampshire 43,863 15
New Jersey 53,853 4
New Mexico 36,379 38
New York 59,439 1
North Carolina 38,909 28
North Dakota 33,086 47
Ohio 39,917 22
Oklahoma 35,491 40
Oregon 39,569 24
Pennsylvania 43,239 17
Rhode Island 41,646 20
South Carolina 35,393 41
South Dakota 31,655 50
Tennessee 39,082 27
Texas 44,695 12
Utah 37,054 34
Vermont 36,956 36
Virginia 45,995 9
Washington 45,021 11
West Virginia 34,106 45
Wisconsin 38,050 31
Wyoming 39,254 26

Symbol
X Not applicable.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics,
Employment and Wages, Annual Averages 2007;
January 2009; annual.
See Table 632, Statistical Abbstract of the United States, 2010.

For more information:
Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages