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Computer Workers in Minnesota

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9.6% Jobs Projection
$77,560 Median Salary
560 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Computer Workers Work in Minnesota?

In 2018, there were 6,200 Computer Workers working in the state.

There were 6,020 Computer Workers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 180 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Computer Workers in MN Employment Trend

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

Computer Workers in MN vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Minnesota

Jobs for Computer Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 9.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.3%.

Job Projections for Computer Workers: Nation vs. MN

Minnesota Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 560 annual Computer Workers job openings in Minnesota, and 7,760 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Computer Workers Make in Minnesota?

In 2018 wages for Computer Workers ranged from $45,100 to $126,240 with $77,560 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $21.68 to $60.69. The median hourly rate was $37.29.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $35.8 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.49.

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

Computer Workers Earnings: MN vs. National Average

Top Minnesota 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
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 5,440 $78,800
Fargo, ND-MN 490 $65,450
La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN 140 $69,690
St. Cloud, MN 120 $63,410
Duluth, MN-WI 110 $65,610
Grand Forks, ND-MN 90 $72,110
Rochester, MN 70 $80,040
Mankato-North Mankato, MN 50 $72,350

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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