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Highest Paying States for Engineers, All Other

The highest paying states for engineers, all other (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 engineers, all other in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $133,410, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for engineers, all other. It is followed by Maryland (average annual salary $123,750). 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 engineers, all other in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Engineers, All Other

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 District of Columbia
$133,410
$81,700 2,690
2 Maryland
$123,750
$55,680 4,830
3 Alaska
$116,210
$59,720 620
4 Virginia
$116,140
$59,250 4,330
5 Alabama
$111,740
$64,190 3,440
6 Massachusetts
$109,420
$66,110 2,390
7 Delaware
$108,990
$75,920 50
8 New Jersey
$108,120
$58,980 3,990
9 California
$107,230
$57,340 16,290
10 Texas
$106,610
$62,330 9,070
11 Colorado
$105,360
$67,850 2,130
12 New Mexico
$105,170
$50,260 2,280
13 Connecticut
$102,740
$65,210 1,240
14 South Carolina
$101,320
$50,890 590
15 Mississippi
$101,230
$29,320 380
16 Nevada
$100,530
$54,940 580
17 Minnesota
$99,630
$64,840 2,690
18 New York
$99,220
$59,250 2,770
19 West Virginia
$98,290
$48,230 370
20 Idaho
$97,840
$57,370 570
21 Florida
$96,760
$45,520 5,120
22 Hawaii
$96,380
$51,400 670
23 Washington
$95,650
$54,740 3,530
24 Rhode Island
$95,150
$32,690 440
25 Utah
$93,120
$44,750 740
26 Oklahoma
$92,190
$43,380 950
27 Oregon
$91,850
$53,170 2,530
28 North Carolina
$91,820
$59,090 2,170
29 Pennsylvania
$91,540
$50,660 4,370
30 Maine
$90,710
$41,120 610
31 Georgia
$90,130
$51,260 2,760
32 Michigan
$88,960
$51,160 7,410
33 Wyoming
$87,490
$54,200 110
34 Ohio
$87,240
$44,340 6,980
35 New Hampshire
$86,680
$58,020 680
36 Illinois
$85,260
$46,060 4,830
37 Vermont
$85,210
$55,950 60
38 Arizona
$83,760
$48,570 1,860
39 Tennessee
$82,360
$39,910 2,490
40 Kentucky
$81,650
$50,820 920
41 Wisconsin
$81,210
$52,480 1,490
42 Montana
$79,060
$66,950 200
43 Kansas
$78,780
$44,210 630
44 North Dakota
$78,590
$54,020 360
45 Louisiana
$77,970
$49,070 4,020
46 Missouri
$77,400
$48,720 1,260
47 Iowa
$73,320
$39,000 1,460
48 Indiana
$70,340
$37,400 1,910
49 Arkansas
$60,770
$25,740 500
50 Puerto Rico
$47,000
$23,880 260
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