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Highest Paying Cities for Computer User Support Specialists

The top 100 highest paying cities for computer user support specialists (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 user support specialists in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $70,390, San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California is the highest paying city for computer user support specialists. It is followed by Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota (average annual salary $69,600). 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 user support specialists in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Computer User Support Specialists

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$70,390
10,090
2 Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$69,600
150
3 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$66,090
8,380
4 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$63,930
13,160
5 Fairbanks, Alaska
$62,540
80
6 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$62,110
110
7 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$61,650
960
8 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$61,470
12,470
9 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$61,470
490
10 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire
$61,400
280
11 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$60,300
17,030
12 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$60,070
260
13 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$59,720
4,350
14 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$59,120
4,140
15 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$59,020
8,350
16 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$59,000
15,750
17 Boulder, Colorado
$58,070
1,650
18 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$58,070
18,980
19 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$57,720
3,000
20 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$57,000
21,760
21 Ithaca, New York
$56,710
390
22 Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$56,650
220
23 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$56,640
1,900
24 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$56,600
5,450
25 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$56,580
80
26 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$56,570
3,260
27 Framingham, Massachusetts
$56,550
1,900
28 Burlington, North Carolina
$56,460
200
29 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$56,280
36,320
30 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$55,950
480
31 Anchorage, Alaska
$55,920
530
32 Peabody, Massachusetts
$55,870
260
33 Nashua, New Hampshire
$55,840
590
34 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$55,480
3,370
35 North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$55,320
40
36 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$55,280
140
37 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$55,210
15,680
38 Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, New Hampshire
$55,090
140
39 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$55,070
4,250
40 Manchester, New Hampshire
$54,770
500
41 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$54,730
6,810
42 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$54,640
150
43 Wilmington, New Jersey
$54,610
1,290
44 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$54,570
1,030
45 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$54,510
4,300
46 New Haven, Connecticut
$54,440
1,360
47 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$54,320
13,070
48 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$54,320
4,310
49 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$54,140
10,400
50 Rochester, Minnesota
$54,050
370
51 Syracuse, New York
$53,960
1,540
52 Ocean City, New Jersey
$53,940
40
53 Auburn-Opelika, Alabama
$53,900
250
54 Corvallis, Oregon
$53,820
190
55 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$53,750
10,480
56 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$53,690
11,210
57 Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$53,510
150
58 State College, Pennsylvania
$53,350
380
59 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$53,270
2,490
60 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$53,260
1,510
61 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$53,170
22,290
62 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$53,150
380
63 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$53,070
1,510
64 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$53,030
250
65 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$52,660
4,040
66 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$52,610
17,620
67 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$52,590
910
68 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$52,530
17,470
69 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$52,500
20,990
70 Olympia, Washington
$52,450
500
71 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, Florida
$52,370
400
72 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$52,210
1,870
73 Dover, Delaware
$52,090
170
74 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$52,030
4,710
75 Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$52,010
280
76 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$51,940
13,280
77 Morristown, Tennessee
$51,850
60
78 Sheboygan, Wisconsin
$51,750
190
79 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$51,720
1,810
80 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$51,570
20,840
81 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$51,560
1,290
82 Cheyenne, Wyoming
$51,530
190
83 Danbury, Connecticut
$51,510
250
84 Rocky Mount, North Carolina
$51,470
120
85 Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$51,340
100
86 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$51,110
3,240
87 Napa, California
$51,040
70
88 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$50,960
18,070
89 Worcester, Massachusetts
$50,940
920
90 Lima, Ohio
$50,710
60
91 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$50,670
840
92 Reading, Pennsylvania
$50,640
470
93 Longview, Washington
$50,580
90
94 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, Massachusetts
$50,400
80
95 Midland, Texas
$50,370
220
96 Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area, Utah
$50,370
90
97 Kankakee-Bradley, Illinois
$50,210
120
98 Salinas, California
$50,210
270
99 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$50,200
840
100 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$49,870
6,060
See also: Highest paying industries for computer user support specialists.