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14 states where tech workers make the most money

14. New Hampshire

14. New Hampshire

Average tech industry wage in 2016: $100,190

Number of tech workers in New Hampshire: 41,846

Tech workers make up 6.5% of New Hampshire's workforce.

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13. Texas

13. Texas

Average tech industry wage in 2016: $102,251

Number of tech workers in Texas: 592,960

Tech workers make up 5.1% of Texas' workforce.

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12. Delaware

12. Delaware

Average tech industry wage in 2016: $104,440

Number of tech workers in Delaware: 18,752

Tech workers make up 4.3% of Delaware's workforce.

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11. Connecticut

11. Connecticut

Average tech industry wage in 2016: $105,548

Number of tech workers in Connecticut: 75,096

Tech workers make up 4.5% of Connecticut's workforce.

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10. Colorado

10. Colorado

Average tech industry wage in 2016: $106,935

Number of tech workers in Colorado: 196,651

Tech workers make up 7.8% of Colorado's workforce.

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9. Oregon

9. Oregon

Average tech industry wage in 2016: $107,144

Number of tech workers in Oregon: 95,307

Tech workers make up 5.2% of Oregon's workforce.

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8. Maryland

8. Maryland

Average tech industry wage in 2016: $107,193

Number of tech workers in Maryland: 182,539

Tech workers make up 7% of Maryland's workforce.

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7. Virginia

7. Virginia

Average tech industry wage in 2016: $112,014

Number of tech workers in Virginia: 291,312

Tech workers make up 7.7% of DC's workforce.

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6. Washington DC

6. Washington DC

Average tech industry wage in 2016: $113,592

Number of tech workers in DC: 37,786

Tech workers make up 5.1% of DC's workforce.

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5. New York

5. New York

Average tech industry wage in 2016: $118,409

Number of tech workers in New York: 377,736

Tech workers make up 4.2% of New York's workforce.

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4. New Jersey

4. New Jersey

Average tech industry wage in 2016: $121,075

Number of tech workers in New Jersey: 214,737

Tech workers make up 5.5% of New Jersey's workforce.

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3. Massachusetts

3. Massachusetts

Average tech industry wage in 2016: $131,329

Number of tech workers in Massachusetts: 300,632

Tech workers make up 8.7% of California's workforce.

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2. Washington

2. Washington

Average tech industry wage in 2016: $134,755

Number of tech workers in Washington: 226,452

Tech workers make up 7.1% of Washington's workforce.

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1. California

1. California

Average tech industry wage in 2016: $153,990

Number of tech workers in California: 1,186,471

Tech workers make up 7.2% of California's workforce.

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