Computer User Support Specialists in California
Considering a career as a Computer User Support Specialist in California?
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.
The typical state has 7,420 Computer User Support Specialists working in it, which means California has more Computer User Support Specialists than average.
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%.
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.
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|
|Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA||1,220||$55,590|
|Santa Rosa, CA||670||$57,410|
|Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA||540||$59,630|
|Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA||340||$56,000|
|San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA||300||$48,740|
|El Centro, CA||90||$55,650|
|Yuba City, CA||80||$46,510|
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|
Below are the states where Computer User Support Specialists get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$66,390|
Related Careers in CA
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|Occupation||CA Employment Total|
|Computer Network Support Specialists||17,080|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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