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Highest Paying States for Other Computer Occupations

The highest paying states 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 states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $116,150, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for other computer occupations. It is followed by Maryland (average annual salary $107,500). 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 state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Other Computer Occupations

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 District of Columbia
$116,150
$64,790 14,720
2 Maryland
$107,500
$76,520 14,070
3 Virginia
$101,330
$67,100 11,980
4 Connecticut
$94,260
$52,080 1,930
5 Colorado
$94,220
$54,810 11,370
6 Massachusetts
$91,710
$49,240 6,610
7 California
$91,680
$42,680 32,440
8 Alaska
$90,840
$61,380 490
9 Hawaii
$89,250
$65,020 1,490
10 West Virginia
$87,260
$39,050 2,250
11 Illinois
$86,800
$48,020 15,080
12 New Jersey
$86,630
$45,020 9,330
13 New York
$86,530
$46,500 3,370
14 Pennsylvania
$86,080
$51,730 10,770
15 Alabama
$85,250
$58,500 1,800
16 Texas
$85,200
$52,110 16,890
17 South Carolina
$84,850
$53,580 1,430
18 Georgia
$84,340
$47,780 11,390
19 New Hampshire
$83,360
$48,440 630
20 Missouri
$81,400
$43,970 5,380
21 Washington
$80,990
$42,970 8,080
22 Rhode Island
$80,800
$50,100 1,050
23 North Carolina
$80,570
$47,190 4,140
24 Vermont
$80,460
$41,450 180
25 Ohio
$79,120
$39,140 5,990
26 Arizona
$78,220
$36,130 4,520
27 Kentucky
$78,150
$42,030 2,510
28 Nebraska
$78,110
$37,450 1,380
29 Indiana
$77,450
$24,120 2,590
30 New Mexico
$77,450
$45,730 1,010
31 South Dakota
$77,450
$55,680 180
32 Idaho
$77,380
$55,670 1,000
33 Delaware
$76,580
$49,720 180
34 Oregon
$76,510
$42,500 6,340
35 Oklahoma
$75,740
$42,890 2,420
36 Mississippi
$75,660
$55,400 640
37 Minnesota
$75,400
$44,030 6,890
38 Maine
$75,170
$44,020 710
39 Arkansas
$75,060
$41,070 630
40 Michigan
$74,650
$38,710 6,960
41 Florida
$74,510
$31,830 9,580
42 Utah
$73,360
$27,320 3,610
43 Kansas
$73,160
$47,000 1,820
44 Tennessee
$72,220
$35,890 3,180
45 Iowa
$70,500
$36,610 1,840
46 Montana
$69,300
$37,430 570
47 Wyoming
$69,300
$49,870 140
48 North Dakota
$68,060
$39,400 720
49 Wisconsin
$67,960
$28,160 3,520
50 Puerto Rico
$66,170
$18,260 360
51 Nevada
$65,470
$35,960 2,350
52 Louisiana
$65,030
$31,810 3,080
See also: Highest paying industries for other computer occupations, Top Paying Jobs in America.