Ever wonder how your salary stacks up with others around the country? Here are the 10 highest and lowest annual median salaries according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The 10 Highest Annual Median Salaries 

  1. San Francisco – Redwood City – South San Francisco $77,360

    Redwood City, San Francisco
  2. San Jose – Sunnyvale – Santa Clara  $77,180
  3. California – Lexington Park, MD  $70,860
  4. Washington – Arlington – Alexandria, DC, VA, MD  $70,170
  5. San Francisco – Oakland – Hayward   $69,700
  6. Washington – Arlington – Alexandria, DC, VA, MD, WV $69,210
  7. Boston – Cambridge – Newton, MA  $69,170
  8. Bridgeport – Stamford – Norwalk, CT   $67,540
  9. Framington, MA  $66,480
  10. Seattle – Belleview – Everett, WA   $65,350

Know that in Fairbanks, Alaska the government pays people to live there due to the scarcity of labor. The annual median salary in Fairbanks is $56,670.

The 10 Lowest Annual Median Salaries

  1. Gadsden, AL $35,190

    Downtown Gadsden, Alabama
  2. Brownsville – Harlingen, TX  $35,240
  3. Sebring, FL  $35,870
  4. Myrtle Beach – North Myrtle Beach, SC, NC  $35,890
  5. Hot Springs, AR  $36,040
  6. Daphne – Fairhope- Foley, AL  $36,110
  7. Jacksonville, NC  $36,310
  8. McAllen – Edinburg – Mission, TX   $36,380
  9. Morristown, TN    $36,570
  10. Valdosta, GA   $36,880