Computer Workers in New Jersey
Considering a career as a Computer Worker in New Jersey?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Computer Workers in New Jersey are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Computer Workers in New Jersey is growing faster than average.
Computer Workers in New Jersey earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Computer Workers Work in New Jersey?
In 2018, there were 9,770 Computer Workers working in the state.
There were 9,470 Computer Workers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 300 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 2,980 Computer Workers working in it, which means New Jersey has more Computer Workers than average.
Job Projections for New Jersey
Jobs for Computer Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 7.2% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.3%.
New Jersey Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 770 annual job openings, and 11,020 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 New Jersey?
In 2018 wages for Computer Workers ranged from $42,930 to $156,310 with $99,500 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $20.64 to $75.15. The median hourly rate was $47.84.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $45.96 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $1.88.
The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top New Jersey 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|
|New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA||10,430||$101,340|
|Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ||150||$69,180|
|Ocean City, NJ||50||$76,750|
Top States for Computer Workers Employment
The table below shows the states 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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