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Highest Paying Cities for Other Computer Occupations

The top 100 highest paying cities for other computer occupations (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of other computer occupations in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $124,410, San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California is the highest paying city for other computer occupations. It is followed by Los Alamos County, New Mexico (average annual salary $120,120). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of other computer occupations in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Other Computer Occupations

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$124,410
6,880
2 Los Alamos County, New Mexico
$120,120
60
3 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$120,060
2,850
4 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$119,710
80
5 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$115,820
32,840
6 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$115,760
29,990
7 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$113,270
7,790
8 West Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$111,560
130
9 California-Lexington Park, USA
$111,490
470
10 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$110,910
3,010
11 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$110,460
11,030
12 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$109,520
940
13 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$108,230
330
14 Salinas, California
$107,480
480
15 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$107,450
6,300
16 Staunton-Waynesboro, USA
$107,260
n/a
17 South Florida nonmetropolitan area, Florida
$106,270
70
18 St Marys County, Maryland
$104,900
280
19 Wilmington, North Carolina
$104,370
30
20 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, West Virginia
$104,290
420
21 Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$104,160
50
22 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$104,090
2,890
23 Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$103,640
270
24 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$101,750
9,600
25 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$101,220
3,360
26 Chambersburg-Waynesboro, USA
$100,980
230
27 Sierra Vista-Douglas, USA
$100,630
510
28 Idaho Falls, Idaho
$100,120
50
29 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, Virginia
$99,510
80
30 Ames, Iowa
$98,980
120
31 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$98,490
80
32 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$98,360
6,690
33 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$98,090
9,940
34 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$98,040
50
35 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$97,990
170
36 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$97,600
7,780
37 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$96,880
6,270
38 Manchester, New Hampshire
$96,240
110
39 Charlottesville, Virginia
$95,350
160
40 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$95,240
740
41 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$94,650
10,990
42 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$94,640
920
43 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$94,490
3,620
44 Anchorage, Alaska
$94,330
360
45 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$94,300
3,080
46 Stockton, California
$94,260
120
47 San Rafael, USA
$94,080
350
48 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina
$93,820
620
49 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$93,600
300
50 Nashua, New Hampshire
$93,390
110
51 Huntsville, Alabama
$93,340
710
52 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$92,320
12,810
53 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$92,010
2,900
54 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$91,950
2,080
55 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$91,930
8,150
56 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$91,790
5,810
57 Urban Honolulu, USA
$91,770
1,560
58 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$91,720
740
59 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$91,670
6,990
60 Columbus, Ohio
$91,370
2,030
61 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$91,220
790
62 Boulder, Colorado
$90,530
1,610
63 Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$90,510
n/a
64 Winchester, West Virginia
$90,350
200
65 Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area, Arizona
$90,340
330
66 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$90,300
1,080
67 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$90,240
8,380
68 Roanoke, Virginia
$90,230
120
69 Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, New Hampshire
$90,040
40
70 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$90,020
8,750
71 Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, USA
$89,970
30
72 York-Hanover, Pennsylvania
$89,420
520
73 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, Massachusetts
$89,040
30
74 Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$89,020
60
75 Montgomery, Alabama
$89,010
560
76 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, Florida
$89,010
360
77 Richmond, Virginia
$88,960
880
78 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$88,680
2,440
79 Asheville, North Carolina
$88,680
90
80 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire
$88,610
60
81 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$88,320
530
82 Amarillo, Texas
$88,210
90
83 Gainesville, Georgia
$88,180
110
84 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$88,060
1,790
85 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$88,020
13,290
86 Reading, Pennsylvania
$87,980
200
87 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$87,790
5,550
88 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$87,570
130
89 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$87,440
240
90 Honolulu, Hawaii
$87,280
1,330
91 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$87,210
820
92 Kansas City, Missouri
$87,140
2,900
93 Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area, Hawaii
$87,080
50
94 Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area, Maryland
$86,880
40
95 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$86,840
1,100
96 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$86,790
5,240
97 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$86,780
90
98 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$86,650
2,770
99 Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota
$86,590
40
100 Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$86,310
30
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