Computer Workers in Kentucky
Want to work in Kentucky as a Computer Worker? Read this first!
You’re in luck! Jobs for Computer Workers in Kentucky are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Computer Workers in Kentucky is growing faster than average.
Computer Workers in Kentucky earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Computer Workers Work in Kentucky?
In 2018, there were 2,500 Computer Workers working in the state.
There were 2,590 Computer Workers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 90 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 2,980 Computer Workers working in it, which means Kentucky has fewer Computer Workers than average.
Job Projections for Kentucky
Jobs for Computer Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 10.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.3%.
Kentucky Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 220 annual job openings, and a total of 2,980 jobs for Kentucky 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 Kentucky?
In 2018 wages for Computer Workers ranged from $47,090 to $113,430 with $78,830 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $22.64 to $54.53. The median hourly rate was $37.9.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $38.59 an hour.
The hourly rate declined by $0.69.
The median salary in Kentucky is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Kentucky 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|
|Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN||1,260||$75,000|
|Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY||530||$85,600|
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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