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United StatesMarch 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. March 2018 figures are current as of March 27, 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 $ 45,150 1.8%
Education
Median Base Pay YoY
Professor $ 87,324 -4.8%
Research Assistant $ 30,235 -1.6%
Teacher $ 47,387 2.7%
Engineering
Median Base Pay YoY
Civil Engineer $ 67,443 2.3%
Design Engineer $ 72,031 1.0%
Electrical Engineer $ 76,915 1.1%
Field Engineer $ 70,989 2.2%
Mechanical Engineer $ 74,612 1.7%
Quality Engineer $ 71,414 -1.8%
Finance
Median Base Pay YoY
Accountant $ 55,895 0.3%
Bank Teller $ 29,824 5.4%
Claims Adjuster $ 51,501 2.5%
Financial Advisor $ 57,398 9.2%
Financial Analyst $ 62,991 1.1%
Insurance Agent $ 43,932 -1.3%
Loan Officer $ 46,604 1.9%
Tax Manager $ 96,379 1.0%
Food Services
Median Base Pay YoY
Barista $ 24,189 2.5%
Bartender $ 30,530 -4.1%
Restaurant Cook $ 29,136 4.2%
Restaurant Manager $ 49,949 0.7%
Server $ 33,122 1.9%
Health
Median Base Pay YoY
Certified Nursing Assistant $ 29,093 1.4%
Emergency Medical Technician $ 34,615 2.6%
Licensed Practical Nurse $ 42,204 1.2%
Medical Assistant $ 34,552 1.4%
Medical Technologist $ 54,114 2.4%
Pharmacist $ 126,331 0.6%
Pharmacy Technician $ 30,281 3.4%
Physical Therapist $ 73,819 -1.0%
Registered Nurse $ 66,675 1.0%
Human Resources
Median Base Pay YoY
Human Resources Manager $ 68,040 1.8%
Recruiter $ 50,430 -0.4%
Labor
Median Base Pay YoY
Construction Laborer $ 39,505 1.9%
Delivery Driver $ 39,291 5.6%
Machine Operator $ 38,915 1.9%
Maintenance Technician $ 44,708 1.0%
Maintenance Worker $ 40,170 1.0%
Technician $ 45,834 -1.6%
Truck Driver $ 53,728 3.7%
Warehouse Associate $ 41,477 0.9%
Law
Median Base Pay YoY
Attorney $ 99,540 1.8%
Paralegal $ 48,489 1.0%
Manufacturing
Median Base Pay YoY
Manufacturing Engineer $ 72,304 1.4%
Material Handler $ 36,393 1.0%
Process Engineer $ 77,753 1.9%
Production Manager $ 66,565 1.0%
Media
Median Base Pay YoY
Producer $ 51,033 0.2%
Technical Editor $ 53,700 1.0%
Operations
Median Base Pay YoY
Operations Analyst $ 53,959 1.7%
Operations Manager $ 66,184 -0.4%
Security Officer $ 34,739 2.2%
Professional Services
Median Base Pay YoY
Administrative Assistant $ 39,148 -0.5%
Business Analyst $ 65,017 0.9%
Business Development Manager $ 68,904 1.0%
Communications Manager $ 66,476 -2.2%
Consultant $ 74,026 -0.4%
Customer Service Manager $ 53,757 0.8%
Customer Service Representative $ 36,795 2.1%
Marketing Manager $ 68,655 1.2%
Office Manager $ 46,160 1.2%
Product Manager $ 93,072 2.1%
Program Manager $ 77,445 0.3%
Project Manager $ 73,882 -0.7%
Real Estate
Median Base Pay YoY
Property Manager $ 50,644 2.4%
Retail
Median Base Pay YoY
Buyer $ 57,400 0.6%
Cashier $ 27,528 2.7%
Retail Key Holder $ 28,999 1.1%
Store Manager $ 48,835 -0.5%
Sales
Median Base Pay YoY
Sales Manager $ 61,994 1.4%
Sales Representative $ 48,101 3.8%
Technology
Median Base Pay YoY
Data Analyst $ 59,937 1.1%
Data Scientist $ 96,257 1.1%
Java Developer $ 76,987 1.8%
Network Engineer $ 71,177 4.4%
Programmer Analyst $ 68,802 -1.2%
Software Engineer $ 86,331 1.7%
Solutions Architect $ 102,473 2.2%
Systems Engineer $ 78,629 1.3%
Technical Support $ 45,676 1.8%
UX Designer $ 76,144 -0.3%
Web Designer $ 52,616 4.4%
Web Developer $ 65,553 4.1%

U.S. Quick Facts

March 2018 YoY
U.S. Median Pay $ 51,934 1.0%

Industry

Median Base Pay
Accounting & Legal $ 51,475
Aerospace & Defense $ 53,722
Architecture & Civil Engineering $ 52,533
Arts & Entertainment $ 46,220
Automotive $ 46,867
Banking & Financial Services $ 51,319
Beauty & Fitness $ 47,205
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals $ 53,835
Business Services $ 49,244
Computer Software & Hardware $ 52,865
Construction $ 51,725
Consulting $ 52,319
Consumer Electronics $ 46,008
Consumer Services $ 45,771
Education & Schools $ 47,775
Energy & Utilities $ 56,750
Facilities $ 47,271
Farming & Agriculture $ 51,248
Government $ 51,375
Health Care & Hospitals $ 50,296
Information Technology $ 51,144
Insurance $ 51,248
Internet & Tech $ 51,710
Manufacturing $ 52,344
Marketing & Advertising $ 49,079
Media & Publishing $ 49,649
Nonprofit $ 46,913
Private Security $ 47,538
Real Estate $ 49,786
Recruiting & Staffing $ 48,256
Restaurants & Bars $ 46,700
Retail $ 47,407
Supermarkets $ 49,004
Telecommunications $ 50,124
Transportation & Logistics $ 50,639
Travel & Tourism $ 47,706
Wholesale $ 50,171

Employer Size

Median Base Pay
<51 $ 46,881
51-200 $ 48,781
201-500 $ 49,705
501-1000 $ 50,450
1001-5000 $ 51,556
5000+ $ 52,528