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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 $111,840, 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 $104,400). 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 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
$111,840
3,870
2 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$104,400
5,550
3 San Rafael, USA
$96,920
140
4 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$93,280
4,690
5 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$92,280
4,850
6 California-Lexington Park, USA
$90,610
40
7 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$89,200
3,700
8 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$88,260
2,360
9 St Marys County, Maryland
$86,450
50
10 Framingham, Massachusetts
$86,150
220
11 Cedar Rapids, Iowa
$86,120
100
12 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$85,320
4,620
13 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$84,330
3,010
14 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$83,940
780
15 Elgin, USA
$83,160
230
16 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$82,180
3,720
17 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$81,670
800
18 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$81,530
190
19 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$80,100
1,540
20 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$79,480
430
21 Rochester-Dover, New Hampshire
$78,010
30
22 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$77,830
10,240
23 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina
$77,810
410
24 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$77,500
400
25 Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$77,450
40
26 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$77,390
2,410
27 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$77,220
11,960
28 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$76,610
220
29 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$76,160
2,340
30 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, South Carolina
$76,040
180
31 Ithaca, New York
$75,970
50
32 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$75,570
4,120
33 Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$75,280
40
34 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$74,840
4,680
35 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$74,750
2,360
36 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$74,370
850
37 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$73,940
1,330
38 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$73,840
150
39 North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$73,460
30
40 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$73,410
7,140
41 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$73,370
220
42 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$73,000
1,220
43 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$72,640
1,220
44 Boulder, Colorado
$72,630
350
45 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$72,420
1,630
46 Dover-Durham, USA
$72,370
30
47 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$71,960
2,920
48 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$71,960
180
49 West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$71,910
60
50 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$71,840
1,270
51 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$71,360
1,650
52 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$71,310
40
53 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$71,120
130
54 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$70,930
490
55 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$70,750
930
56 Yakima, Washington
$70,540
30
57 Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$70,520
130
58 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$69,760
30
59 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$69,580
140
60 Napa, California
$69,520
80
61 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$69,330
1,830
62 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$69,230
180
63 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$69,030
980
64 Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$69,000
30
65 Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, Indiana
$68,970
40
66 Joplin, Missouri
$68,740
30
67 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$68,450
40
68 Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$68,300
40
69 Savannah, Georgia
$68,280
30
70 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$68,050
5,660
71 Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$68,020
100
72 East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$67,800
30
73 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$67,750
7,920
74 Salt Lake City, Utah
$67,690
910
75 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$67,630
1,850
76 Wilmington, New Jersey
$67,550
250
77 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$67,540
1,220
78 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
$67,440
110
79 Dover, Delaware
$67,430
50
80 Columbia, South Carolina
$67,310
280
81 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$67,280
3,100
82 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$67,240
260
83 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$67,180
6,540
84 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$67,150
90
85 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$67,150
170
86 Memphis, Tennessee
$67,100
230
87 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$66,970
920
88 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$66,680
1,810
89 Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, Nebraska
$66,660
40
90 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$66,530
2,260
91 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$66,530
510
92 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$66,300
1,370
93 Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi
$65,940
40
94 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$65,890
850
95 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$65,380
470
96 South Florida nonmetropolitan area, Florida
$65,310
40
97 Springfield, Illinois
$65,300
40
98 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$65,200
300
99 Akron, Ohio
$65,050
200
100 Flagstaff, Arizona
$64,970
50
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