The Washington Post

Arlington has 2nd highest average wages in U.S.

(Chris Ratcliffe/BLOOMBERG)

The 205,000 people who work in Arlington earn an average of $102,373 a year, the statistics show. Manhattan’s 2.75 million workers average $109,028 per annum. Washington, D.C. was third and Fairfax County, including Fairfax City and Falls Church City, ranked 10th on the list with an average annual pay of $87,540. The list ranked 330 counties or cities with at least 100,000 jobs.

Here’s the list of local interest:

Arlington County: $102,373 (ranked 2nd in U.S.)

Washington, D.C.: $98,246 (ranked 3rd)

Fairfax County: $87,540 (ranked 10th)

Alexandria City: $84,960 (11th)

Montgomery County, Md.: $78,643 (13th)

Loudoun County: $68,311 (36th)

Prince George’s County, Md.: $65,029 (51st)

Prince William County: $57,740 (110th)

Tom Jackman is a native of Northern Virginia and has been covering the region for The Post since 1998.


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