Stacker compiled a list of the highest paying computer and engineering jobs in St. Louis, MO-IL metro area using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jobs are ranked by 2021 annual mean wage. Jobs the BLS lists as “architecture and engineering occupations” or “computer and mathematical occupations” were considered. Keep reading to discover the highest paying computer and engineering jobs in your city.

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#30. Electrical and electronic engineering technologists and technicians

St. Louis, MO-IL
– Annual mean salary: $69,360
– #100 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 430

National
– Annual mean salary: $69,070
– Employment: 101,450
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Fort Collins, CO ($91,980)
— Bakersfield, CA ($90,780)
— Baton Rouge, LA ($88,600)

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#29. Electrical and electronics drafters

St. Louis, MO-IL
– Annual mean salary: $74,040
– #16 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 260

National
– Annual mean salary: $67,090
– Employment: 20,830
– Metros with highest average pay:
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($98,380)
— Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX ($86,920)
— New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($83,760)

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#28. Computer network support specialists

St. Louis, MO-IL
– Annual mean salary: $74,510
– #45 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 2,340

National
– Annual mean salary: $71,350
– Employment: 176,200
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($94,120)
— Barnstable Town, MA ($93,670)
— New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($92,190)

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#27. Bioengineers and biomedical engineers

St. Louis, MO-IL
– Annual mean salary: $75,890
– #55 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 30

National
– Annual mean salary: $101,020
– Employment: 17,190
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Flagstaff, AZ ($151,560)
— Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ ($122,950)
— Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI ($120,340)

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#26. Web developers

St. Louis, MO-IL
– Annual mean salary: $82,350
– #37 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 1,050

National
– Annual mean salary: $81,320
– Employment: 84,820
– Metros with highest average pay:
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($124,430)
— California-Lexington Park, MD ($111,080)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($110,880)

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#25. Computer programmers

St. Louis, MO-IL
– Annual mean salary: $82,500
– #154 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 950

National
– Annual mean salary: $96,650
– Employment: 152,610
– Metros with highest average pay:
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($144,130)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($126,220)
— Dalton, GA ($123,500)

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#24. Environmental engineers

St. Louis, MO-IL
– Annual mean salary: $84,500
– #156 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 330

National
– Annual mean salary: $100,220
– Employment: 42,660
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX ($131,700)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($127,470)
— Idaho Falls, ID ($127,160)

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#23. Operations research analysts

St. Louis, MO-IL
– Annual mean salary: $85,990
– #77 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 680

National
– Annual mean salary: $95,830
– Employment: 98,700
– Metros with highest average pay:
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($164,730)
— Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX ($127,330)
— Austin-Round Rock, TX ($118,710)

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#22. Architects, except landscape and naval

St. Louis, MO-IL
– Annual mean salary: $86,090
– #104 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 990

National
– Annual mean salary: $91,900
– Employment: 100,400
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Birmingham-Hoover, AL ($120,430)
— Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL ($115,450)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($113,780)

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#21. Computer hardware engineers

St. Louis, MO-IL
– Annual mean salary: $87,930
– #99 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 400

National
– Annual mean salary: $136,230
– Employment: 73,750
– Metros with highest average pay:
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($185,210)
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($183,320)
— San Diego-Carlsbad, CA ($161,580)

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#20. Civil engineers

St. Louis, MO-IL
– Annual mean salary: $88,940
– #191 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 3,300

National
– Annual mean salary: $95,490
– Employment: 304,310
– Metros with highest average pay:
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($119,720)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($116,550)
— Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA ($115,120)

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#19. Statisticians

St. Louis, MO-IL
– Annual mean salary: $90,430
– #41 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 220

National
– Annual mean salary: $99,450
– Employment: 31,370
– Metros with highest average pay:
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($155,320)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($129,620)
— New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($125,860)

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#18. Database administrators

St. Louis, MO-IL
– Annual mean salary: $92,350
– #81 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 780

National
– Annual mean salary: $96,550
– Employment: 85,870
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Trenton, NJ ($123,540)
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($121,430)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($120,280)

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#17. Network and computer systems administrators

St. Louis, MO-IL
– Annual mean salary: $93,470
– #39 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 3,310

National
– Annual mean salary: $91,250
– Employment: 316,760
– Metros with highest average pay:
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($135,440)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($116,370)
— New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($110,930)

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#16. Computer systems analysts

St. Louis, MO-IL
– Annual mean salary: $94,320
– #117 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 4,480

National
– Annual mean salary: $102,210
– Employment: 505,150
– Metros with highest average pay:
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($141,290)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($131,650)
— Huntsville, AL ($118,690)

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#15. Mechanical engineers

St. Louis, MO-IL
– Annual mean salary: $94,590
– #114 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 1,620

National
– Annual mean salary: $97,000
– Employment: 278,240
– Metros with highest average pay:
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($137,540)
— Baton Rouge, LA ($128,790)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($127,030)

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#14. Data scientists

St. Louis, MO-IL
– Annual mean salary: $95,680
– #72 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 1,490

National
– Annual mean salary: $108,660
– Employment: 105,980
– Metros with highest average pay:
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($157,110)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($153,180)
— Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($135,900)

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#13. Information security analysts

St. Louis, MO-IL
– Annual mean salary: $97,980
– #116 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 1,150

National
– Annual mean salary: $113,270
– Employment: 157,220
– Metros with highest average pay:
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($150,820)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($149,250)
— Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA ($135,080)

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#12. Mining and geological engineers, including mining safety engineers

St. Louis, MO-IL
– Annual mean salary: $99,500
– #20 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 80

National
– Annual mean salary: $100,450
– Employment: 7,370
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Boulder, CO ($152,290)
— Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA ($150,970)
— Oklahoma City, OK ($149,070)

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#11. Industrial engineers

St. Louis, MO-IL
– Annual mean salary: $99,840
– #74 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 3,280

National
– Annual mean salary: $95,200
– Employment: 293,950
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Anchorage, AK ($142,770)
— Midland, TX ($129,440)
— Billings, MT ($126,170)

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#10. Materials engineers

St. Louis, MO-IL
– Annual mean salary: $100,540
– #38 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 300

National
– Annual mean salary: $101,950
– Employment: 21,530
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Boulder, CO ($135,680)
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($134,720)
— Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($129,400)

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#9. Computer and information research scientists

St. Louis, MO-IL
– Annual mean salary: $101,060
– #58 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 140

National
– Annual mean salary: $142,650
– Employment: 30,840
– Metros with highest average pay:
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($209,890)
— Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ ($202,020)
— Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA ($183,750)

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#8. Software developers

St. Louis, MO-IL
– Annual mean salary: $101,370
– #190 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 11,030

National
– Annual mean salary: $120,990
– Employment: 1,364,180
– Metros with highest average pay:
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($167,420)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($158,320)
— Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($148,220)

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#7. Electrical engineers

St. Louis, MO-IL
– Annual mean salary: $102,380
– #132 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 1,420

National
– Annual mean salary: $107,890
– Employment: 186,020
– Metros with highest average pay:
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($148,870)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($133,640)
— Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA ($124,680)

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#6. Health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors

St. Louis, MO-IL
– Annual mean salary: $103,460
– #50 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 120

National
– Annual mean salary: $99,700
– Employment: 22,870
– Metros with highest average pay:
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($127,700)
— Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX ($123,690)
— Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA ($122,770)

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#5. Computer network architects

St. Louis, MO-IL
– Annual mean salary: $111,880
– #81 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 2,010

National
– Annual mean salary: $120,650
– Employment: 168,830
– Metros with highest average pay:
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($177,600)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($152,900)
— Rapid City, SD ($145,810)

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#4. Database architects

St. Louis, MO-IL
– Annual mean salary: $113,810
– #55 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 340

National
– Annual mean salary: $121,840
– Employment: 50,440
– Metros with highest average pay:
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($187,070)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($161,830)
— Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($156,530)

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#3. Electronics engineers, except computer

St. Louis, MO-IL
– Annual mean salary: $116,320
– #36 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 1,630

National
– Annual mean salary: $115,490
– Employment: 107,170
– Metros with highest average pay:
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($152,060)
— Santa Rosa, CA ($138,480)
— Idaho Falls, ID ($136,310)

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#2. Chemical engineers

St. Louis, MO-IL
– Annual mean salary: $117,940
– #25 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 160

National
– Annual mean salary: $121,840
– Employment: 24,180
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX ($173,640)
— Anchorage, AK ($159,010)
— Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ ($152,820)

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#1. Actuaries

St. Louis, MO-IL
– Annual mean salary: $123,620
– #18 highest pay among all metros
– Employment: 210

National
– Annual mean salary: $125,300
– Employment: 23,040
– Metros with highest average pay:
— Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA ($245,520)
— New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($144,550)
— Springfield, MA-CT ($144,320)

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