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Computer User Support Specialists in Kentucky

Is Kentucky a good place for you to work as a Computer User Support Specialist?

15.8% Jobs Projection
$45,200 Median Salary
500 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Computer User Support Specialists Work in Kentucky?

In 2018, there were 6,180 Computer User Support Specialists working in the state.

There were 5,720 Computer User Support Specialists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 460 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Computer User Support Specialists in KY Employment Trend

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

Computer User Support Specialists in KY vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Kentucky

Jobs for Computer User Support Specialists in this state are growing at a rate of 15.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.3%.

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

Kentucky Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 500 annual job openings, and 6,160 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 Kentucky?

In 2018 wages for Computer User Support Specialists ranged from $27,810 to $75,930 with $45,200 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.37 to $36.5. The median hourly rate was $21.73.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $20.09 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.64.

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

Computer User Support Specialists Earnings: KY vs. National Average

Top Kentucky 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
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 5,140 $49,460
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 2,760 $43,670
Lexington-Fayette, KY 1,030 $49,160
Evansville, IN-KY 460 $42,100
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 320 $42,300
Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY 230 $40,490
Clarksville, TN-KY 160 $45,010
Bowling Green, KY 130 $43,620
Owensboro, KY 80 $44,110

Top States for Computer User Support Specialists Employment

View the list below to see 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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