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Life As a Computer Worker

Career Description All computer occupations not listed separately.

Types of Computer Worker

  • Business Consultant
  • Consultant
  • Multimedia Developer
  • Security Consultant
  • General Information Technology Specialist

Computer Worker Employment Estimates

In 2016, there was an estimated number of 287,200 jobs in the United States for Computer Worker. New jobs are being produced at a rate of 9.3% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 26,600 new jobs for Computer Worker by 2026. The BLS estimates 22,400 yearly job openings in this field.

Forecasted Number of Jobs for Computer Workers in U.S.

The states with the most job growth for Computer Worker are Washington, Utah, and Nevada. Watch out if you plan on working in Alaska, Maryland, or Mississippi. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

What is the Average Salary of a Computer Worker

The salary for Computer Workers ranges between about $47,350 and $144,820 a year.

Salary Ranges for Computer Workers

Computer Workers who work in District of Columbia, Maryland, or New Hampshire, make the highest salaries.

Below is a list of the median annual salaries for Computer Workers in different U.S. states.

State Annual Mean Salary
Alabama $87,060
Alaska $98,830
Arizona $85,010
Arkansas $73,670
California $103,270
Colorado $102,470
Connecticut $100,340
District of Columbia $117,540
Florida $78,900
Georgia $90,140
Hawaii $89,960
Idaho $80,610
Indiana $79,310
Iowa $78,810
Kansas $79,300
Kentucky $79,420
Louisiana $66,600
Maine $79,790
Maryland $113,330
Massachusetts $92,110
Michigan $76,400
Minnesota $81,650
Mississippi $81,280
Missouri $82,610
Montana $68,430
Nebraska $86,230
Nevada $72,610
New Hampshire $112,440
New Jersey $99,210
New Mexico $79,540
New York $90,750
North Carolina $88,650
North Dakota $70,730
Ohio $82,440
Oklahoma $78,490
Oregon $79,610
Pennsylvania $87,040
Rhode Island $81,290
South Carolina $92,100
South Dakota $81,250
Tennessee $74,000
Texas $90,290
Utah $76,890
Vermont $72,220
Virginia $105,270
Washington $91,620
West Virginia $83,660
Wisconsin $74,600
Wyoming $75,780

Where Computer Workers Are Employed

Computer Worker Sectors

The table below shows some of the most common industries where those employed in this career field work.

Computer Worker Industries

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