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Computer Workers in Missouri

Want to work in Missouri as a Computer Worker? Read this first!

14.8% Jobs Projection
$83,720 Median Salary
490 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Computer Workers Work in Missouri?

There were approximately 7,010 workers employed as Computer Workers in this state in 2018.

There were 6,260 Computer Workers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 750 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Computer Workers in MO Employment Trend

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

Computer Workers in MO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Missouri

Jobs for Computer Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 14.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.3%.

Job Projections for Computer Workers: Nation vs. MO

Missouri Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 490 annual job openings, and 6,610 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 Missouri?

In 2018 wages for Computer Workers ranged from $44,160 to $119,790 with $83,720 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $21.23 to $57.59. The median hourly rate was $40.25.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $38.79 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.46.

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

Computer Workers Earnings: MO vs. National Average

Top Missouri 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
Kansas City, MO-KS 3,210 $89,430
Springfield, MO 250 $57,840
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 250 $65,070
Columbia, MO 140 $68,890
Jefferson City, MO 120 $76,670
St. Joseph, MO-KS 90 $72,510
Cape Girardeau, MO-IL 70 $55,750
Joplin, MO 50 $76,910

Top States for Computer Workers Employment

View the list below to see 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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