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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 $138,160, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for engineers, all other. It is followed by Maryland (average annual salary $127,260). 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 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
$138,160
$86,080 2,720
2 Maryland
$127,260
$56,240 4,790
3 Virginia
$118,640
$59,210 4,640
4 Alaska
$115,620
$67,910 790
5 Alabama
$114,240
$58,670 3,580
6 New Jersey
$112,400
$65,550 3,580
7 Delaware
$108,990
$75,920 50
8 California
$107,150
$57,960 17,820
9 Texas
$106,960
$62,070 10,760
10 New Mexico
$106,130
$51,810 2,170
11 Massachusetts
$105,060
$64,660 2,860
12 Colorado
$104,900
$66,660 2,580
13 Minnesota
$103,730
$66,280 2,640
14 Idaho
$102,960
$50,600 420
15 Washington
$102,530
$54,620 3,130
16 South Carolina
$101,400
$51,500 530
17 West Virginia
$101,320
$36,620 310
18 Mississippi
$100,130
$36,620 410
19 Connecticut
$99,470
$58,420 1,040
20 Hawaii
$98,250
$59,520 670
21 Rhode Island
$97,730
$37,790 430
22 North Carolina
$94,940
$55,630 1,550
23 Nevada
$93,180
$50,810 390
24 Oregon
$93,070
$51,920 2,500
25 New York
$92,800
$53,000 4,100
26 Pennsylvania
$92,050
$53,940 4,440
27 Michigan
$91,340
$48,820 7,350
28 Arizona
$90,170
$50,810 2,210
29 Georgia
$88,450
$44,410 3,150
30 Nebraska
$88,200
$29,180 530
31 Maine
$88,090
$42,030 600
32 Oklahoma
$87,590
$29,370 1,080
33 Ohio
$87,240
$42,500 6,870
34 Vermont
$86,600
$51,090 120
35 Wyoming
$86,520
$55,370 100
36 New Hampshire
$85,100
$54,800 460
37 Illinois
$84,560
$47,200 4,350
38 North Dakota
$84,380
$31,750 290
39 Utah
$82,580
$43,660 1,080
40 Wisconsin
$82,160
$51,010 1,180
41 Louisiana
$80,840
$48,230 4,580
42 Montana
$80,640
$68,380 190
43 Kansas
$80,280
$43,550 560
44 Missouri
$79,980
$40,970 1,150
45 Kentucky
$77,820
$40,750 830
46 Florida
$77,810
$41,710 8,020
47 Tennessee
$74,310
$36,660 3,320
48 Iowa
$72,150
$39,430 1,560
49 Indiana
$69,530
$36,020 2,110
50 Arkansas
$60,750
$36,470 590
51 Puerto Rico
$47,400
$21,620 210
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