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Computer Workers in Florida

Is Florida a good place for you to work as a Computer Worker?

19.3% Jobs Projection
$76,500 Median Salary
960 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Computer Workers in Florida are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Computer Workers in Florida is growing faster than average.

  • Computer Workers in Florida earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Computer Workers Work in Florida?

In Florida, there were 11,060 people working as Computer Workers in the year 2018.

There were 11,180 Computer Workers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 120 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Computer Workers in FL Employment Trend

The typical state has 2,980 Computer Workers working in it, which means Florida has more Computer Workers than average.

Computer Workers in FL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Florida

Jobs for Computer Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 19.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.3%.

Job Projections for Computer Workers: Nation vs. FL

Florida Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 960 annual job openings, and 12,510 total jobs in 2026 for Computer Workers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 22,400 annual jobs and 313,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Computer Workers Make in Florida?

In 2018 wages for Computer Workers ranged from $35,550 to $122,580 with $76,500 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $17.09 to $58.93. The median hourly rate was $36.78.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $36.36 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.42.

The median salary in Florida is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Computer Workers Earnings: FL vs. National Average

Top Florida Metros for Computer Workers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Computer Workers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 2,630 $85,600
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 2,460 $70,430
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 1,790 $68,490
Jacksonville, FL 1,130 $78,260
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 530 $86,220
Tallahassee, FL 450 $52,570
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 370 $88,060
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL 360 $80,710
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL 230 $69,150
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 140 $60,220
Gainesville, FL 120 $70,960
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL 100 $71,220
Panama City, FL 100 $83,630
Port St. Lucie, FL 70 $59,800

Top States for Computer Workers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Computer Workers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 74,690 $98,010
Texas 25,620 $88,460
Georgia 21,500 $85,280
Pennsylvania 19,010 $84,660
District of Columbia 18,040 $118,800
Illinois 16,590 $0
Colorado 16,440 $99,840
Virginia 14,580 $104,840
Maryland 13,720 $116,360
Washington 13,100 $87,760
Ohio 12,160 $82,640
Massachusetts 11,190 $88,660
Florida 11,060 $76,500
Michigan 10,900 $73,650
New Jersey 9,770 $99,500
Arizona 9,150 $80,790
Missouri 7,010 $83,720
Utah 6,470 $73,370
Minnesota 6,200 $77,560
Oregon 6,000 $77,540

Below are the states where Computer Workers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $118,800
Maryland $116,360
New Hampshire $113,770
Virginia $104,840
Colorado $99,840
Connecticut $99,730
New Jersey $99,500
California $98,010
Alaska $94,900
Hawaii $93,430


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