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Computer Workers in North Carolina

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

11.5% Jobs Projection
$86,770 Median Salary
360 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Computer Workers Work in North Carolina?

In North Carolina, there were 5,940 people working as Computer Workers in the year 2018.

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

Computer Workers in NC vs. the Average State

Job Projections for North Carolina

Jobs for Computer Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 11.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.3%.

Job Projections for Computer Workers: Nation vs. NC

North Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 360 annual job openings, and 4,940 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 North Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Computer Workers ranged from $48,320 to $128,180 with $86,770 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $23.23 to $61.63. The median hourly rate was $41.72.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $39.48 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $2.24.

The median salary in North Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Computer Workers Earnings: NC vs. National Average

Top North Carolina 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
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 2,530 $90,330
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 1,700 $88,700
Raleigh, NC 1,350 $88,900
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 980 $96,290
Fayetteville, NC 650 $86,150
Greensboro-High Point, NC 330 $88,060
Jacksonville, NC 170 $75,140
Asheville, NC 110 $83,170
New Bern, NC 110 $80,710
Winston-Salem, NC 100 $71,510
Wilmington, NC 40 $110,300
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC 30 $61,320

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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