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United StatesJuly 2018

Methodology: Based on millions of anonymous salary reports shared on Glassdoor. The Local Pay Reports apply a proprietary machine-learning algorithm to estimate median annual base pay for full-time workers. July 2018 figures are current as of July 23, 2018. Metro areas are based on U.S. Census Bureau “core based statistical areas” (CBSAs). All year-over-year estimates for median salary growth are based on 3-month moving averages. Median base pay is presented in nominal dollars, and is not adjusted for inflation or seasonally adjusted. (*) denotes Bureau of Labor Statistics data.

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Job Title

Design
Median Base Pay YoY
Graphic Designer $ 45,401 3.2%
Education
Median Base Pay YoY
Professor $ 87,649 0.0%
Research Assistant $ 31,030 1.4%
Teacher $ 47,027 3.3%
Engineering
Median Base Pay YoY
Civil Engineer $ 68,120 1.6%
Design Engineer $ 72,619 4.7%
Electrical Engineer $ 77,564 1.9%
Field Engineer $ 70,218 1.1%
Mechanical Engineer $ 75,271 3.6%
Quality Engineer $ 73,568 2.5%
Finance
Median Base Pay YoY
Accountant $ 56,830 3.2%
Bank Teller $ 30,997 8.2%
Claims Adjuster $ 53,547 2.7%
Financial Advisor $ 54,259 4.9%
Financial Analyst $ 63,770 3.0%
Insurance Agent $ 41,352 -0.8%
Loan Officer $ 44,675 -0.5%
Tax Manager $ 97,615 4.7%
Food Services
Median Base Pay YoY
Barista $ 24,516 4.3%
Bartender $ 34,128 6.1%
Restaurant Cook $ 29,108 3.0%
Restaurant Manager $ 49,322 0.5%
Server $ 33,861 3.5%
Health
Median Base Pay YoY
Certified Nursing Assistant $ 29,351 4.3%
Emergency Medical Technician $ 34,580 3.2%
Licensed Practical Nurse $ 42,674 2.6%
Medical Assistant $ 34,773 4.0%
Medical Technologist $ 54,309 2.1%
Pharmacist $ 126,809 3.3%
Pharmacy Technician $ 31,260 3.6%
Physical Therapist $ 72,182 -1.9%
Registered Nurse $ 66,590 1.9%
Human Resources
Median Base Pay YoY
Human Resources Manager $ 69,104 2.6%
Recruiter $ 51,867 2.1%
Labor
Median Base Pay YoY
Construction Laborer $ 40,602 3.2%
Delivery Driver $ 38,668 2.3%
Machine Operator $ 38,864 1.3%
Maintenance Technician $ 44,066 2.2%
Maintenance Worker $ 42,502 3.7%
Technician $ 45,520 1.3%
Truck Driver $ 54,205 6.3%
Warehouse Associate $ 43,287 4.8%
Law
Median Base Pay YoY
Attorney $ 100,179 3.9%
Paralegal $ 48,147 0.8%
Manufacturing
Median Base Pay YoY
Manufacturing Engineer $ 72,597 1.4%
Material Handler $ 36,339 4.3%
Process Engineer $ 78,863 1.8%
Production Manager $ 66,585 2.7%
Media
Median Base Pay YoY
Producer $ 52,044 -0.1%
Technical Editor $ 52,380 2.2%
Operations
Median Base Pay YoY
Operations Analyst $ 54,320 3.0%
Operations Manager $ 66,853 0.2%
Security Officer $ 35,080 3.7%
Professional Services
Median Base Pay YoY
Administrative Assistant $ 39,544 2.5%
Business Analyst $ 65,494 1.7%
Business Development Manager $ 71,454 4.4%
Communications Manager $ 68,250 0.3%
Consultant $ 73,626 1.8%
Customer Service Manager $ 55,790 3.7%
Customer Service Representative $ 37,007 2.4%
Marketing Manager $ 68,606 1.6%
Office Manager $ 46,610 2.2%
Product Manager $ 94,369 3.0%
Program Manager $ 75,128 0.9%
Project Manager $ 72,689 -0.2%
Real Estate
Median Base Pay YoY
Property Manager $ 51,948 6.0%
Retail
Median Base Pay YoY
Buyer $ 58,090 2.1%
Cashier $ 28,145 5.4%
Retail Key Holder $ 29,794 4.9%
Store Manager $ 49,243 2.5%
Sales
Median Base Pay YoY
Sales Manager $ 62,017 3.1%
Sales Representative $ 48,114 2.0%
Technology
Median Base Pay YoY
Data Analyst $ 60,153 2.0%
Data Scientist $ 96,855 0.8%
Java Developer $ 76,239 3.9%
Network Engineer $ 66,280 -4.5%
Programmer Analyst $ 69,943 3.0%
Software Engineer $ 86,865 2.4%
Solutions Architect $ 104,943 3.7%
Systems Engineer $ 79,568 2.2%
Technical Support $ 45,439 2.7%
UX Designer $ 77,790 1.6%
Web Designer $ 50,581 -1.1%
Web Developer $ 65,548 2.7%

U.S. Quick Facts

July 2018 YoY
U.S. Median Pay $ 52,267 2.2%

Industry

Median Base Pay
Accounting & Legal $ 52,397
Aerospace & Defense $ 54,420
Architecture & Civil Engineering $ 52,698
Arts & Entertainment $ 46,415
Automotive $ 47,603
Banking & Financial Services $ 51,782
Beauty & Fitness $ 47,007
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals $ 54,496
Business Services $ 49,449
Computer Software & Hardware $ 53,136
Construction $ 51,256
Consulting $ 52,732
Consumer Electronics $ 47,119
Consumer Services $ 46,555
Education & Schools $ 47,956
Energy & Utilities $ 55,785
Facilities $ 48,719
Farming & Agriculture $ 50,545
Government $ 51,676
Health Care & Hospitals $ 50,377
Information Technology $ 51,541
Insurance $ 51,304
Internet & Tech $ 53,120
Manufacturing $ 52,532
Marketing & Advertising $ 49,171
Media & Publishing $ 49,823
Nonprofit $ 48,089
Private Security $ 47,416
Real Estate $ 49,721
Recruiting & Staffing $ 48,519
Restaurants & Bars $ 47,230
Retail $ 47,442
Supermarkets $ 48,849
Telecommunications $ 50,347
Transportation & Logistics $ 50,864
Travel & Tourism $ 48,351
Wholesale $ 50,424

Employer Size

Median Base Pay
<51 $ 47,227
51-200 $ 49,156
201-500 $ 50,110
501-1000 $ 50,860
1001-5000 $ 52,204
5000+ $ 52,834