25 Cities With the Highest (and Lowest) Paying Jobs

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15. Yuma, AZ
> Annual median wage: $28,690
> High concentrations of: Farmworkers and laborers, crop, nursery, and greenhouse (58.5 times more common than national distribution)
> Annual wage of farmworkers and laborers, crop, nursery, and greenhouse: $20,820
> Jan. 2018 unemployment rate: 18.0%
> Poverty rate: 18.0%

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14. Fort Smith, AR-OK
> Annual median wage: $28,360
> High concentrations of: Misc. food processing workers (41.0 times more common than national distribution)
> Annual wage of misc. food processing workers: $22,550
> Jan. 2018 unemployment rate: 4.2%
> Poverty rate: 18.2%

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13. Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL
> Annual median wage: $28,230
> High concentrations of: Motorboat mechanics and service technicians (14.2 times more common than national distribution)
> Annual wage of motorboat mechanics and service technicians: $34,960
> Jan. 2018 unemployment rate: 3.2%
> Poverty rate: 11.4%

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12. Hammond, LA
> Annual median wage: $28,230
> High concentrations of: Misc. food processing workers (15.3 times more common than national distribution)
> Annual wage of misc. food processing workers: $29,980
> Jan. 2018 unemployment rate: 4.6%
> Poverty rate: 20.4%

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11. Valdosta, GA
> Annual median wage: $28,220
> High concentrations of: Agricultural equipment operators (15.4 times more common than national distribution)
> Annual wage of agricultural equipment operators: $22,000
> Jan. 2018 unemployment rate: 4.3%
> Poverty rate: 22.6%