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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 $116,920, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for other computer occupations. It is followed by Maryland (average annual salary $111,030). 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 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
$116,920
$67,700 17,020
2 Maryland
$111,030
$79,710 13,840
3 Virginia
$104,270
$68,290 13,040
4 Colorado
$97,230
$57,200 14,390
5 Connecticut
$95,830
$51,870 1,880
6 New Jersey
$95,590
$42,290 9,470
7 California
$94,070
$44,680 47,930
8 Alaska
$91,730
$67,960 540
9 Hawaii
$91,170
$61,410 1,640
10 Illinois
$89,880
$49,730 16,050
11 Massachusetts
$89,390
$50,850 9,240
12 South Carolina
$88,680
$57,040 1,470
13 New York
$88,460
$51,730 3,370
14 Texas
$87,960
$52,490 19,640
15 West Virginia
$87,710
$47,010 1,900
16 New Hampshire
$87,310
$55,600 540
17 Alabama
$86,610
$58,120 1,810
18 Washington
$86,480
$43,760 10,940
19 Pennsylvania
$85,580
$47,340 14,280
20 Georgia
$85,190
$47,320 16,580
21 Nebraska
$83,940
$43,140 2,430
22 North Carolina
$82,120
$47,030 4,140
23 Rhode Island
$80,740
$48,980 1,210
24 Missouri
$80,690
$41,970 6,260
25 Guam
$80,630
$41,230 100
26 Arizona
$80,280
$35,900 7,150
27 Kentucky
$80,270
$44,170 2,590
28 South Dakota
$79,380
$58,100 180
29 Ohio
$79,340
$37,660 7,900
30 Oregon
$78,210
$42,380 6,740
31 Mississippi
$78,210
$58,020 600
32 Indiana
$77,510
$25,790 2,750
33 Oklahoma
$76,980
$42,580 2,360
34 Maine
$76,750
$46,150 820
35 Kansas
$76,640
$57,320 1,430
36 Delaware
$76,580
$49,720 180
37 Utah
$76,160
$38,390 5,170
38 Florida
$75,620
$37,450 11,180
39 Idaho
$75,160
$50,500 960
40 New Mexico
$74,780
$42,650 1,120
41 Tennessee
$74,730
$36,840 3,620
42 Minnesota
$74,460
$42,790 6,020
43 Arkansas
$73,320
$39,240 750
44 Michigan
$72,780
$36,300 9,780
45 Iowa
$72,600
$41,120 2,180
46 Wyoming
$69,990
$55,050 140
47 North Dakota
$69,970
$41,340 810
48 Vermont
$69,960
$35,810 380
49 Puerto Rico
$69,100
$18,300 370
50 Wisconsin
$68,770
$31,450 3,750
51 Nevada
$68,270
$39,100 2,710
52 Montana
$63,720
$41,580 640
53 Louisiana
$62,350
$29,430 3,340
See also: Highest paying industries for other computer occupations, Top Paying Jobs in America.