NJ Stats: High-Tech Industry Wages by State

Rank State Average Wage
1 California $121,249
2 Massachusetts $117,737
3 New Jersey $109,490
4 Virginia $104,602
5 Washington $100,463
6 Maryland $100,054
7 Colorado $98,806
8 Connecticut $98,198
9 Texas $95,848
10 New Hampshire $93,958
11 New York $92,456
12 Delaware $92,175
13 Illinois $91,559
14 Oregon $89,625
15 Missouri $88,698
16 Arizona $88,566
17 Pennsylvania $87,738
18 Tennessee $86,933
19 North Carolina $86,446
20 Idaho $86,039
21 Minnesota $85,754
22 Georgia $85,064
23 Michigan $82,960
24 Alaska $80,911
25 New Mexico $80,876
26 Indiana $80,433
27 Florida $79,828
28 Hawaii $79,669
29 Nevada $78,507
30 Alabama $78,493
31 Louisiana $77,988
32 Ohio $76,825
33 Vermont $75,629
34 Kansas $74,754
35 Rhode Island $74,282
36 Utah $74,024
37 Wisconsin $74,010
38 South Carolina $72,142
39 North Dakota $71,377
40 Montana $68,875
41 Maine $68,475
42 Iowa $68,415
43 Nebraska $67,660
44 Oklahoma $67,182
45 Wyoming $65,217
46 Mississippi $64,593
47 Arkansas $63,408
48 Kentucky $60,821
49 West Virginia $60,743
50 South Dakota $55,714


50 State Average:
$82,840

New Jersey is 32% higher than the Average

Source: Bay Area Council Economic Institute. “Technology Works: High-Tech Employment and Wages in the United States.” Engine Advocacy. December 2012. P 32. http://www.bayareaeconomy.org/media/files/pdf/TechReport.pdf