Computer Workers in Illinois
Get the information you need to know about working as a Computer Worker.
- Projected employment for Computer Workers in Illinois is growing faster than average.
How Many Computer Workers Work in Illinois?
In Illinois, there were 16,590 people working as Computer Workers in the year 2018.
There were 16,050 Computer Workers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 540 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 2,980 Computer Workers working in it, which means Illinois has more Computer Workers than average.
Job Projections for Illinois
Jobs for Computer Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 8.5% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.3%.
Illinois Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 1,190 annual job openings, and a total of 16,810 jobs for Illinois Computer Workers in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 22,400 annual jobs and 313,800 total jobs in 2026.
What do Computer Workers Make in Illinois?
Workers in this field were paid a median of $43.21 an hour in 2017.
Top Illinois 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|
|St. Louis, MO-IL||3,940||$85,590|
|Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL||540||$82,580|
|Cape Girardeau, MO-IL||70||$55,750|
Top States for Computer Workers Employment
View the list below to see where most Computer Workers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||18,040||$118,800|
Below are the states where Computer Workers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$118,800|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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