2012 State-by-State High Tech Metrics

The table below shows the numbers and rankings for all states in the U.S. The statistics are provided by the tech industry organization TechAmerica. The table is initially sorted by state alphabetically, but you can sort the list by any of the statistics by clicking on the heading of any column.

State
(U.S.)
Employment
(5,950,964)
RankAvg. Salary
($93,772)
RankPayroll (millions)
($558,032)
RankEstablishments
(407,643)
Rank
Alabama72,80622$74,374 32$5,415 234,88525
Alaska10,70050$74,729 31$8004882451
Arizona110,71118$89,344 14$9,891 187,60418
Arkansas24,86339$62,678 44$1,558 402,58437
California968,7921$123,863 1$119,997 141,9411
Colorado162,64815$97,100 7$15,793 1213,05011
Connecticut66,48524$92,176 13$6,128 215,53522
Delaware20,15542$96,418 10$1,943 391,94243
District of Columbia33,83135$98,607 6$3,336 302,91835
Florida270,9105$74,873 29$20,284 825,8373
Georgia166,51114$85,011 18$14,155 1314,8547
Hawaii14,58045$74,795 30$1,091 431,68744
Idaho29,71336$76,536 24$2,274 352,25239
Illinois209,7768$87,223 16$18,297 920,8854
Indiana70,98823$67,671 39$4,804 246,75619
Iowa43,18631$66,425 42$2,869 323,27234
Kansas49,27728$75,978 25$3,744 283,82130
Kentucky44,72130$61,428 46$2,747 344,05929
Louisiana40,60532$67,907 38$2,757 334,34128
Maine13,33347$66,723 41$890462,17741
Maryland171,52111$96,540 9$16,559 1112,78414
Massachusetts254,0446$116,006 2$29,471 413,51110
Michigan170,52513$80,496 22$13,727 1410,32615
Minnesota124,41817$84,627 19$10,529 178,50417
Mississippi20,31841$56,108 50$1,140 422,22440
Missouri92,07019$80,830 21$7,442 206,31720
Montana11,16749$60,707 47$678501,62745
Nebraska29,68737$66,747 40$1,982 372,45638
Nevada26,23538$75,392 27$1,978 383,75531
New Hampshire38,09533$87,513 15$3,334 313,34733
New Jersey195,5459$105,422 4$20,615 714,7158
New Mexico47,95229$79,622 23$3,818 272,64936
New York318,2223$96,920 8$30,842 320,6385
North Carolina161,07016$84,309 20$13,580 1512,90112
North Dakota11,36948$64,818 43$7374990450
Ohio170,65512$72,627 34$12,394 1612,80913
Oklahoma35,45834$61,475 45$2,180 363,55332
Oregon81,63221$94,152 11$7,686 195,30324
Pennsylvania210,5867$85,555 17$18,017 1014,2089
Puerto Rico24,29740$42,601 52$1,035 451,26247
Rhode Island19,75143$75,918 26$1,499 411,99342
South Carolina53,81627$68,396 37$3,681 294,63527
South Dakota9,38951$54,122 51$508511,06849
Tennessee64,42326$73,060 33$4,707 255,71521
Texas485,6362$92,242 12$44,796 229,3802
Utah64,80625$71,295 35$4,620 264,84126
Vermont14,06546$74,983 28$1,055 441,19048
Virginia285,3544$101,990 5$29,103 518,1566
Washington190,95310$110,240 3$21,051 69,26516
West Virginia14,83544$59,869 48$888471,54846
Wisconsin86,02020$68,439 36$5,887 225,36123
Wyoming4,60752$59,470 49$2745281252