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Highest Paying States for Computer Systems Analysts

The highest paying states for computer systems analysts (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 systems analysts in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $99,030, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for computer systems analysts. It is followed by New Jersey (average annual salary $97,430). 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 systems analysts in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Computer Systems Analysts

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 District of Columbia
$99,030
$54,960 4,460
2 New Jersey
$97,430
$63,160 14,130
3 California
$96,540
$58,580 75,750
4 Virginia
$94,520
$52,770 26,480
5 Rhode Island
$94,080
$55,720 1,820
6 Delaware
$93,810
$62,620 3,500
7 Connecticut
$92,680
$63,280 7,120
8 Maryland
$92,630
$54,910 15,760
9 Colorado
$90,810
$57,670 8,770
10 New York
$90,550
$54,060 38,220
11 Washington
$90,450
$59,570 18,130
12 Massachusetts
$89,730
$58,490 14,130
13 Minnesota
$89,730
$56,790 15,660
14 North Carolina
$89,220
$56,610 22,940
15 Illinois
$88,230
$55,140 29,390
16 Missouri
$87,660
$52,080 11,330
17 Arizona
$87,630
$49,180 15,150
18 Texas
$87,580
$54,140 58,680
19 Oregon
$85,650
$54,630 4,830
20 Michigan
$84,810
$51,710 15,250
21 Pennsylvania
$84,290
$53,020 21,630
22 Georgia
$83,820
$46,860 17,000
23 Ohio
$83,480
$53,090 27,200
24 Nevada
$81,610
$44,290 1,800
25 Alaska
$81,060
$53,120 580
26 Florida
$79,920
$50,280 18,050
27 New Hampshire
$79,380
$54,110 2,300
28 Iowa
$79,170
$51,910 5,660
29 Alabama
$77,920
$51,180 4,020
30 Idaho
$77,810
$50,810 1,230
31 Vermont
$76,570
$50,620 480
32 Oklahoma
$76,400
$48,440 2,930
33 Maine
$76,350
$51,650 1,720
34 Kansas
$75,560
$46,610 5,010
35 Wisconsin
$75,430
$49,120 12,800
36 Indiana
$75,280
$46,120 8,310
37 Utah
$74,720
$41,780 3,800
38 New Mexico
$73,830
$42,030 1,490
39 Nebraska
$73,790
$46,860 3,430
40 South Carolina
$73,660
$40,290 5,940
41 North Dakota
$73,640
$48,290 680
42 Hawaii
$73,580
$48,450 1,190
43 Tennessee
$72,780
$42,040 7,250
44 South Dakota
$70,400
$50,820 700
45 Kentucky
$69,720
$44,830 4,140
46 Wyoming
$68,900
$44,760 170
47 Montana
$68,140
$42,970 620
48 West Virginia
$67,910
$39,190 860
49 Arkansas
$65,330
$41,250 2,790
50 Louisiana
$63,060
$36,750 1,900
51 Mississippi
$59,950
$40,790 1,750
52 Virgin Islands
$46,610
$34,300 50
53 Guam
$45,920
$31,640 60
54 Puerto Rico
$43,760
$19,520 1,150
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