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What Does it Take to Be a Computer Worker?

Computer Worker Definition All computer occupations not listed separately.

Other Computer Worker Job Titles

  • General Information Technology Specialist
  • Computer Laboratory Technician
  • Content Manager
  • Multimedia Developer
  • Technology Consultant

Job Outlook for Computer Workers

There were about 287,200 jobs for Computer Worker in 2016 (in the United States). New jobs are being produced at a rate of 9.3% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 26,600 new jobs for Computer Worker by 2026. There will be an estimated 22,400 positions for Computer Worker per year.

Forecasted Number of Jobs for Computer Workers in U.S.

The states with the most job growth for Computer Worker are Washington, Utah, and Nevada. Watch out if you plan on working in Alaska, Maryland, or Mississippi. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

Computer Worker Average Salary

The typical yearly salary for Computer Workers is somewhere between $47,350 and $144,820.

Salary Ranges for Computer Workers

Computer Workers who work in District of Columbia, Maryland, or New Hampshire, make the highest salaries.

How much do Computer Workers make in different U.S. states?

State Annual Mean Salary
Alabama $87,060
Alaska $98,830
Arizona $85,010
Arkansas $73,670
California $103,270
Colorado $102,470
Connecticut $100,340
District of Columbia $117,540
Florida $78,900
Georgia $90,140
Hawaii $89,960
Idaho $80,610
Indiana $79,310
Iowa $78,810
Kansas $79,300
Kentucky $79,420
Louisiana $66,600
Maine $79,790
Maryland $113,330
Massachusetts $92,110
Michigan $76,400
Minnesota $81,650
Mississippi $81,280
Missouri $82,610
Montana $68,430
Nebraska $86,230
Nevada $72,610
New Hampshire $112,440
New Jersey $99,210
New Mexico $79,540
New York $90,750
North Carolina $88,650
North Dakota $70,730
Ohio $82,440
Oklahoma $78,490
Oregon $79,610
Pennsylvania $87,040
Rhode Island $81,290
South Carolina $92,100
South Dakota $81,250
Tennessee $74,000
Texas $90,290
Utah $76,890
Vermont $72,220
Virginia $105,270
Washington $91,620
West Virginia $83,660
Wisconsin $74,600
Wyoming $75,780

Who Employs Computer Workers?

Computer Worker Sectors

The table below shows some of the most common industries where those employed in this career field work.

Computer Worker Industries

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