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Highest Paying Cities for Web Developers

The top 100 highest paying cities for web developers (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 web developers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $107,340, San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California is the highest paying city for web developers. It is followed by San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California (average annual salary $97,750). 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 web developers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Web Developers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$107,340
4,030
2 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$97,750
5,640
3 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$95,860
2,710
4 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$90,940
3,910
5 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$90,270
4,060
6 Framingham, Massachusetts
$89,640
240
7 St Marys County, Maryland
$86,450
50
8 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$86,360
3,810
9 Wilmington, New Jersey
$84,060
330
10 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$83,500
4,910
11 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$81,670
670
12 Cedar Rapids, Iowa
$81,460
120
13 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$79,480
2,820
14 Rochester-Dover, New Hampshire
$78,010
30
15 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$77,760
3,570
16 Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$77,450
40
17 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$77,360
360
18 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$76,940
11,270
19 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$76,820
2,290
20 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$76,540
430
21 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$75,990
2,340
22 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$75,810
130
23 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$75,480
940
24 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$75,440
1,500
25 Tacoma, Washington
$74,510
150
26 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$73,990
4,040
27 Utica-Rome, New York
$73,860
130
28 North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$73,460
30
29 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$73,420
540
30 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$73,410
7,140
31 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$73,370
220
32 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina
$73,100
210
33 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$72,640
1,220
34 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$72,540
4,580
35 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$72,450
2,920
36 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$72,420
1,180
37 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$72,260
1,520
38 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$72,210
150
39 Danbury, Connecticut
$72,170
60
40 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
$72,010
90
41 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$71,610
1,930
42 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$71,290
770
43 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$70,930
490
44 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$69,330
1,830
45 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$69,210
130
46 Columbia, South Carolina
$68,910
320
47 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$68,530
3,160
48 Richmond, Virginia
$68,440
670
49 Napa, California
$68,410
60
50 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$68,390
1,870
51 Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$68,300
40
52 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$68,210
170
53 Jacksonville, Florida
$68,160
950
54 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$67,970
170
55 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$67,890
180
56 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$67,790
280
57 Stockton, California
$67,730
30
58 Huntsville, Alabama
$67,600
110
59 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$67,420
6,040
60 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$67,420
480
61 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$67,180
6,540
62 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$67,090
70
63 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$66,990
2,830
64 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$66,750
170
65 Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, Nebraska
$66,660
40
66 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, South Carolina
$66,380
110
67 Worcester, Massachusetts
$65,940
190
68 Ithaca, New York
$65,500
50
69 Salt Lake City, Utah
$65,500
900
70 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$65,200
300
71 Bellingham, Washington
$64,830
70
72 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$64,610
330
73 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$64,530
510
74 Fresno, California
$64,480
140
75 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$64,460
750
76 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$64,160
700
77 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$64,060
780
78 St Louis, Missouri
$64,040
900
79 Peoria, Illinois
$63,820
90
80 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$63,780
1,450
81 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$63,730
30
82 Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$63,560
60
83 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$63,470
280
84 South Florida nonmetropolitan area, Florida
$63,290
40
85 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$62,790
160
86 Springfield, Massachusetts
$62,520
180
87 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$62,500
360
88 Manchester, New Hampshire
$62,380
80
89 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$62,340
830
90 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$62,190
400
91 Sioux Falls, South Dakota
$62,190
170
92 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$62,100
2,570
93 Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi
$61,790
40
94 Columbus, Ohio
$61,680
650
95 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$61,660
180
96 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$61,520
2,540
97 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$61,510
390
98 Macon, Georgia
$61,420
50
99 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$61,320
170
100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$61,240
170
See also: Highest paying industries for web developers.