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Highest Paying Cities for Computer Systems Analysts

The top 100 highest paying cities for computer systems analysts (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 computer systems analysts in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $115,050, San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California is the highest paying city for computer systems analysts. It is followed by San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California (average annual salary $114,820). 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 computer systems analysts in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Computer Systems Analysts

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$115,050
15,090
2 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$114,820
11,570
3 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$108,130
60
4 East Idaho nonmetropolitan area, Idaho
$107,660
80
5 Bowling Green, Kentucky
$107,220
100
6 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$107,000
18,190
7 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$105,980
930
8 Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, New Hampshire
$103,700
50
9 Springfield, Illinois
$103,510
1,120
10 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$100,580
1,480
11 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$100,010
23,700
12 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$99,750
28,040
13 Gainesville, Georgia
$99,480
50
14 Monroe, Michigan
$99,260
30
15 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, Florida
$98,750
230
16 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$98,430
38,390
17 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$97,860
230
18 Danbury, Connecticut
$97,830
280
19 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$97,340
1,140
20 Framingham, Massachusetts
$96,640
1,320
21 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$96,470
4,500
22 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$96,220
13,590
23 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$95,910
14,050
24 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$95,520
4,980
25 Jackson, Michigan
$95,230
460
26 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$94,970
24,740
27 Wilmington, New Jersey
$94,760
3,410
28 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$94,750
6,320
29 Decatur, Alabama
$94,500
60
30 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$92,940
15,880
31 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$92,910
820
32 Los Alamos County, New Mexico
$92,710
70
33 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$92,660
1,210
34 Richmond, Virginia
$92,440
3,300
35 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$92,400
1,830
36 Salinas, California
$92,370
280
37 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$92,190
5,340
38 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$92,020
3,880
39 Provo-Orem, Utah
$91,910
760
40 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$91,880
1,820
41 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$91,800
8,310
42 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$91,760
13,870
43 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$91,650
120
44 Sherman-Denison, Texas
$91,600
40
45 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$91,560
190
46 St Marys County, Maryland
$91,510
610
47 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$91,170
13,430
48 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$91,070
8,930
49 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$91,010
6,290
50 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$90,820
16,360
51 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$90,820
14,370
52 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
$90,080
1,040
53 St Louis, Missouri
$89,930
7,290
54 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$89,910
12,650
55 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$89,820
260
56 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$89,770
12,900
57 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$89,700
4,700
58 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$89,650
21,610
59 Charlottesville, Virginia
$89,530
520
60 Greeley, Colorado
$89,440
90
61 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$89,400
9,730
62 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, Virginia
$89,340
420
63 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$89,160
24,700
64 Peabody, Massachusetts
$89,070
180
65 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$89,060
10,890
66 Sussex County, Delaware
$88,910
40
67 Springfield, Massachusetts
$88,830
780
68 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$88,800
7,630
69 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$88,790
2,290
70 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$88,470
390
71 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$88,370
440
72 Wilmington, North Carolina
$88,200
170
73 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$88,190
3,580
74 Boulder, Colorado
$87,940
570
75 Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama
$87,940
60
76 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$87,770
23,180
77 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$87,730
3,970
78 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$87,720
20,350
79 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$87,680
320
80 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$87,650
6,510
81 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$87,310
4,490
82 Dover, Delaware
$87,190
160
83 Worcester, Massachusetts
$87,170
750
84 Gary, Indiana
$87,010
400
85 Visalia-Porterville, California
$86,950
90
86 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$86,900
1,000
87 York-Hanover, Pennsylvania
$86,890
320
88 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$86,700
14,000
89 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$86,480
330
90 Columbus, Ohio
$86,480
9,770
91 Dayton, Ohio
$86,410
2,420
92 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$86,310
4,170
93 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$86,270
3,090
94 West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$86,220
250
95 Dalton, Georgia
$86,130
210
96 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$85,980
1,330
97 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$85,940
2,850
98 Manhattan, Kansas
$85,730
110
99 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$85,530
170
100 Camden, New Jersey
$85,490
700
See also: Highest paying industries for computer systems analysts.