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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 $87,190, Washington is the highest paying state for web developers. It is followed by District of Columbia (average annual salary $84,570). 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 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 Washington
$87,190
$50,600 5,640
2 District of Columbia
$84,570
$53,750 1,260
3 Virginia
$82,180
$41,640 3,720
4 Massachusetts
$80,640
$44,790 4,190
5 California
$76,880
$36,580 21,150
6 Georgia
$75,150
$41,670 2,710
7 New York
$74,450
$41,520 11,900
8 Minnesota
$73,050
$41,290 2,830
9 Illinois
$72,540
$40,030 5,260
10 New Jersey
$72,130
$43,390 2,800
11 Connecticut
$72,050
$42,600 1,210
12 Maryland
$69,830
$42,730 3,470
13 North Carolina
$69,450
$40,290 3,530
14 South Carolina
$69,350
$38,290 1,120
15 Texas
$68,660
$39,170 7,920
16 Delaware
$67,670
$41,610 290
17 Colorado
$66,990
$35,870 2,140
18 Rhode Island
$66,760
$45,040 470
19 Pennsylvania
$64,700
$37,730 4,800
20 New Hampshire
$63,030
$37,430 660
21 Arizona
$62,750
$39,190 2,570
22 Utah
$62,130
$31,720 1,870
23 Oregon
$62,100
$36,530 2,240
24 Vermont
$61,140
$30,920 420
25 Kentucky
$60,630
$30,390 1,190
26 Michigan
$60,580
$35,600 2,720
27 Tennessee
$60,080
$31,170 1,510
28 North Dakota
$59,890
$37,670 260
29 Mississippi
$59,150
$33,840 370
30 Maine
$58,150
$41,020 330
31 Hawaii
$57,980
$32,920 280
32 Florida
$56,910
$33,910 6,930
33 Ohio
$56,790
$31,740 3,580
34 Louisiana
$56,460
$19,530 460
35 Oklahoma
$55,950
$31,960 720
36 Missouri
$55,530
$23,730 1,970
37 Nebraska
$54,920
$33,980 850
38 Alabama
$54,840
$32,750 600
39 New Mexico
$54,780
$26,420 270
40 Nevada
$53,980
$31,640 710
41 Alaska
$53,860
$35,390 190
42 South Dakota
$53,860
$36,920 340
43 Kansas
$53,490
$37,520 1,000
44 Wyoming
$52,420
$32,640 110
45 Indiana
$52,060
$31,110 1,620
46 West Virginia
$51,320
$30,660 260
47 Iowa
$50,620
$29,980 1,060
48 Arkansas
$50,310
$20,010 340
49 Wisconsin
$48,980
$29,590 2,890
50 Idaho
$46,650
$23,880 670
51 Montana
$45,850
$19,600 430
52 Puerto Rico
$35,780
$21,880 220
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