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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 $125,850, San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California is the highest paying city for other computer occupations. It is followed by Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire (average annual salary $122,050). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [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
$125,850
4,690
2 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire
$122,050
120
3 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$113,630
29,680
4 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$113,460
26,740
5 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$110,910
3,010
6 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$110,270
4,910
7 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$108,020
1,940
8 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$107,850
290
9 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$106,940
7,020
10 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$106,650
450
11 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$105,920
890
12 St Marys County, Maryland
$104,900
280
13 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$104,420
6,490
14 Salinas, California
$103,960
390
15 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, West Virginia
$101,370
500
16 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$101,310
1,090
17 Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$100,740
260
18 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$98,870
7,820
19 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$98,740
130
20 Peabody, Massachusetts
$98,330
60
21 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$96,770
3,070
22 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$96,690
690
23 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$96,120
3,480
24 Manchester, New Hampshire
$95,870
140
25 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$95,810
830
26 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$94,380
6,070
27 Stockton, California
$94,340
120
28 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$94,120
50
29 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$93,480
510
30 Anchorage, Alaska
$93,300
300
31 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$92,910
4,980
32 Charlottesville, Virginia
$92,870
270
33 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$92,820
4,860
34 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$92,740
5,870
35 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$92,500
560
36 Asheville, North Carolina
$92,320
90
37 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina
$92,310
630
38 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$91,560
350
39 Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$91,530
60
40 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$91,240
5,810
41 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$91,070
2,380
42 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$90,820
1,280
43 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$90,550
10,240
44 Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area, Arizona
$90,340
330
45 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$90,130
650
46 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$89,340
11,830
47 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$89,270
4,180
48 Huntsville, Alabama
$89,150
730
49 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$89,050
9,610
50 Worcester, Massachusetts
$88,300
570
51 Columbus, Ohio
$88,290
1,660
52 Boulder, Colorado
$88,210
1,250
53 York-Hanover, Pennsylvania
$87,820
450
54 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$87,690
8,790
55 Montgomery, Alabama
$87,580
570
56 Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$87,580
30
57 Honolulu, Hawaii
$87,280
1,330
58 Lancaster, Pennsylvania
$87,270
240
59 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, Florida
$87,270
320
60 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$86,780
380
61 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$86,750
80
62 Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$86,720
70
63 Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, Indiana
$86,720
160
64 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$86,650
2,770
65 Kansas City, Missouri
$86,650
2,620
66 Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, New Hampshire
$86,580
50
67 Wilmington, North Carolina
$86,460
30
68 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$85,580
40
69 Richmond, Virginia
$85,390
830
70 Waco, Texas
$85,210
60
71 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$85,210
2,320
72 Mobile, Alabama
$85,200
30
73 Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$84,700
50
74 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$84,570
70
75 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$84,260
5,990
76 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$84,130
300
77 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$83,920
280
78 Albany, Georgia
$83,600
140
79 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$83,600
80
80 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$83,530
440
81 Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area, Hawaii
$83,180
50
82 Morgantown, West Virginia
$83,140
230
83 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$83,050
6,490
84 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$82,940
250
85 St Louis, Missouri
$82,940
3,130
86 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$82,880
720
87 Ogden-Clearfield, Utah
$82,870
1,090
88 Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, West Virginia
$82,870
380
89 Tuscaloosa, Alabama
$82,870
60
90 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$82,860
130
91 Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota
$82,850
40
92 Corvallis, Oregon
$82,780
140
93 Nashua, New Hampshire
$82,530
150
94 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$82,310
230
95 Boise City-Nampa, Idaho
$82,230
600
96 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$82,190
280
97 Dayton, Ohio
$82,000
1,060
98 Fairbanks, Alaska
$81,950
100
99 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$81,900
120
100 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$81,770
1,490
See also: Highest paying industries for other computer occupations.