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Highest Paying States for Web Developers

The highest paying states for web developers (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 web developers in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $85,300, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for web developers. It is followed by Washington (average annual salary $83,820). 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 web developers in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Web Developers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 District of Columbia
$85,300
$51,780 1,270
2 Washington
$83,820
$47,760 4,810
3 Delaware
$83,270
$42,180 380
4 Virginia
$79,490
$39,580 3,780
5 Rhode Island
$79,010
$46,890 400
6 California
$76,920
$36,390 22,650
7 Massachusetts
$76,490
$44,080 4,030
8 New York
$74,390
$41,430 11,410
9 Georgia
$73,410
$41,490 2,820
10 Illinois
$70,500
$37,580 5,230
11 North Carolina
$69,940
$37,530 3,780
12 New Jersey
$68,940
$39,920 2,570
13 Connecticut
$68,760
$40,420 1,210
14 Texas
$67,910
$35,900 8,540
15 Minnesota
$64,600
$36,980 3,260
16 Pennsylvania
$63,480
$36,510 4,900
17 Maryland
$62,730
$29,590 4,020
18 South Carolina
$61,690
$33,120 910
19 Michigan
$61,500
$36,510 2,630
20 Arizona
$60,910
$34,180 2,990
21 New Hampshire
$60,550
$35,030 600
22 Utah
$59,870
$31,920 1,850
23 Maine
$59,340
$35,230 300
24 Oregon
$59,000
$36,270 3,010
25 Vermont
$57,730
$34,210 560
26 Florida
$57,560
$34,260 7,740
27 Nevada
$57,150
$33,110 780
28 North Dakota
$56,880
$38,080 210
29 Nebraska
$56,620
$31,560 770
30 Colorado
$56,530
$34,760 2,780
31 Missouri
$56,430
$34,350 1,710
32 Mississippi
$56,110
$33,310 380
33 Alabama
$55,860
$28,720 550
34 Tennessee
$55,800
$32,630 1,650
35 Ohio
$55,680
$32,890 3,130
36 South Dakota
$55,430
$37,590 300
37 Wyoming
$55,080
$32,760 130
38 Louisiana
$54,620
$19,690 480
39 Kentucky
$54,150
$33,060 970
40 New Mexico
$54,060
$27,860 300
41 Indiana
$54,030
$32,100 1,730
42 Kansas
$53,820
$38,290 990
43 Arkansas
$53,820
$25,930 610
44 Alaska
$51,110
$32,680 130
45 Oklahoma
$50,620
$30,080 780
46 Wisconsin
$48,600
$28,470 2,700
47 West Virginia
$45,880
$31,440 260
48 Iowa
$45,860
$28,570 990
49 Hawaii
$44,670
$31,520 290
50 Montana
$42,770
$20,270 450
51 Idaho
$38,580
$19,370 860
52 Puerto Rico
$36,850
$24,750 180
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