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Computer User Support Specialists in Virginia

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Computer User Support Specialists in Virginia

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

12.8% Jobs Projection
$55,000 Median Salary
1,860 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Computer User Support Specialists Work in Virginia?

There were approximately 19,880 workers employed as Computer User Support Specialists in this state in 2018.

There were 19,750 Computer User Support Specialists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 130 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Computer User Support Specialists in VA Employment Trend

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

Computer User Support Specialists in VA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Virginia

Jobs for Computer User Support Specialists in this state are growing at a rate of 12.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.3%.

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

Virginia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 1,860 annual job openings, and a total of 23,590 jobs for Virginia Computer User Support Specialists in 2026.

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

What do Computer User Support Specialists Make in Virginia?

In 2018 wages for Computer User Support Specialists ranged from $33,100 to $89,720 with $55,000 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.91 to $43.14. The median hourly rate was $26.44.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $25.53 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.91.

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

Computer User Support Specialists Earnings: VA vs. National Average

Top Virginia 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 19,090 $60,640
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 3,020 $52,160
Richmond, VA 2,450 $48,740
Charlottesville, VA 450 $52,960
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA 380 $33,150
Roanoke, VA 350 $46,740
Lynchburg, VA 260 $46,570
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA 180 $40,790
Winchester, VA-WV 170 $55,280
Harrisonburg, VA 160 $38,280
Staunton-Waynesboro, VA 120 $44,340

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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