U.S. Department of Commerce

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 44,362 (X)
Alabama 36,632 35
Alaska 43,014 16
Arizona 41,039 20
Arkansas 33,740 44
California 49,936 5
Colorado 45,637 9
Connecticut 59,184 2
Delaware 47,203 7
District of Columbia 69,114 (X)
Florida 38,963 25
Georgia 42,701 18
Hawaii 37,437 33
Idaho 33,377 45
Illinois 48,006 6
Indiana 37,604 31
Iowa 35,255 39
Kansas 37,579 32
Kentucky 36,210 37
Louisiana 38,427 29
Maine 34,468 43
Maryland 46,430 8
Massachusetts 55,798 3
Michigan 43,141 15
Minnesota 44,645 12
Mississippi 31,691 48
Missouri 38,891 26
Montana 30,954 50
Nebraska 34,879 41
Nevada 41,188 19
New Hampshire 43,331 14
New Jersey 53,590 4
New Mexico 35,209 40
New York 61,402 1
North Carolina 38,633 28
North Dakota 32,815 47
Ohio 39,437 22
Oklahoma 35,469 38
Oregon 39,183 23
Pennsylvania 42,945 17
Rhode Island 39,846 21
South Carolina 34,741 42
South Dakota 31,276 49
Tennessee 39,150 24
Texas 45,536 10
Utah 36,664 34
Vermont 36,342 36
Virginia 45,531 11
Washington 44,621 13
West Virginia 33,314 46
Wisconsin 37,715 30
Wyoming 38,820 27

Symbol
X Not applicable.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics,
Employment and Wages, Annual Averages 2007;
http://www.bls.gov/cew/cewbultn07.htm#Tables.

For more information:
Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages