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Computer User Support Specialists in California

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Computer User Support Specialists in California

Considering a career as a Computer User Support Specialist in California?

16.1% Jobs Projection
$61,540 Median Salary
6,580 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Computer User Support Specialists in California are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Computer User Support Specialists in California is growing faster than average.

  • Computer User Support Specialists in California earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Computer User Support Specialists Work in California?

In California, there were 70,510 people working as Computer User Support Specialists in the year 2018.

There were 69,030 Computer User Support Specialists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 1,480 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Computer User Support Specialists in CA Employment Trend

The typical state has 7,420 Computer User Support Specialists working in it, which means California has more Computer User Support Specialists than average.

Computer User Support Specialists in CA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for California

Jobs for Computer User Support Specialists in this state are growing at a rate of 16.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.3%.

Job Projections for Computer User Support Specialists: Nation vs. CA

California Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 6,580 annual job openings, and 81,600 total jobs in 2026 for Computer User Support Specialists in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 55,500 annual jobs and 708,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Computer User Support Specialists Make in California?

In 2018 wages for Computer User Support Specialists ranged from $37,480 to $102,650 with $61,540 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $18.02 to $49.35. The median hourly rate was $29.59.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $28.57 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.02.

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

Computer User Support Specialists Earnings: CA vs. National Average

Top California Metros for Computer User Support Specialists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Computer User Support Specialists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 23,640 $56,120
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 14,830 $71,150
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 12,740 $76,620
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 4,680 $58,680
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 3,070 $54,270
Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA 2,810 $55,200
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 1,220 $55,590
Fresno, CA 790 $47,420
Santa Rosa, CA 670 $57,410
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA 540 $59,630
Bakersfield, CA 470 $47,440
Modesto, CA 390 $50,310
Stockton-Lodi, CA 340 $58,520
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 340 $56,000
Chico, CA 330 $43,400
Visalia-Porterville, CA 320 $57,190
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA 300 $48,740
Vallejo-Fairfield, CA 270 $48,470
Salinas, CA 200 $63,880
Napa, CA 150 $65,880
Redding, CA 150 $42,610
Merced, CA 130 $51,270
El Centro, CA 90 $55,650
Yuba City, CA 80 $46,510
Madera, CA 80 $58,460
Hanford-Corcoran, CA 60 $52,670

Top States for Computer User Support Specialists Employment

The table below shows the states where most Computer User Support Specialists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 70,510 $61,540
Texas 60,380 $47,960
New York 45,190 $56,010
Florida 41,560 $44,920
Illinois 24,920 $50,470
North Carolina 22,860 $48,290
Pennsylvania 22,790 $49,800
Georgia 22,090 $49,830
Ohio 20,780 $47,140
Virginia 19,880 $55,000
Massachusetts 19,360 $60,240
Michigan 19,090 $47,090
Washington 18,630 $56,650
Arizona 16,700 $47,450
Colorado 14,390 $56,700
New Jersey 13,910 $60,310
Missouri 13,140 $44,850
Minnesota 12,910 $53,770
Wisconsin 11,060 $48,990
Maryland 10,620 $52,700

Below are the states where Computer User Support Specialists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $66,390
California $61,540
New Jersey $60,310
Massachusetts $60,240
Connecticut $58,230
Colorado $56,700
Washington $56,650
New York $56,010
Delaware $55,860
Alaska $55,080

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