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How Much You Need to Be in the Top 10% of Your State

GOBankingRates Logo By Cynthia Measom of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 52: The median U.S. household income for 2017 was $61,372, but that amount only represents a small portion of what the top moneymakers in each state reap annually. Although you might earn more than the average income in your state, how much more would your salary need to be to place you among the highest earners?
Instead of grabbing your calculator, relax. GOBankingRates analyzed income data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2017 American Community Survey to determine what you need to earn to be in the top 10 percent of your state.

How Much You Need to Be in the Top 10% of Your State

The median U.S. household income for 2017 was $61,372, but that amount only represents a small portion of what the top moneymakers in each state reap annually. Although you might earn more than the average income in your state, how much more would your salary need to be to place you among the highest earners?

Instead of grabbing your calculator, relax. GOBankingRates analyzed income data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2017 American Community Survey to determine what you need to earn to be in the top 10 percent of your state.

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