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Computer Workers in Alaska

Is Alaska a good place for you to work as a Computer Worker?

$94,900 Median Salary
20 Job Openings
  • Computer Workers in Alaska earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Computer Workers Work in Alaska?

In Alaska, there were 630 people working as Computer Workers in the year 2018.

There were 540 Computer Workers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 90 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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The typical state has 2,980 Computer Workers working in it, which means Alaska has fewer Computer Workers than average.

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Job Projections for Alaska

Jobs for Computer Workers in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 9.3%.

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Alaska Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 20 annual Computer Workers job openings in Alaska, and 310 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 22,400 annual jobs and 313,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Computer Workers Make in Alaska?

In 2018 wages for Computer Workers ranged from $68,500 to $128,260 with $94,900 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $32.93 to $61.67. The median hourly rate was $45.62.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $44.1 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.52.

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

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Top Alaska Metros for Computer Workers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Computer Workers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Anchorage, AK 430 $96,550
Fairbanks, AK 90 $87,200

Top States for Computer Workers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Computer Workers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 74,690 $98,010
Texas 25,620 $88,460
Georgia 21,500 $85,280
Pennsylvania 19,010 $84,660
District of Columbia 18,040 $118,800
Illinois 16,590 $0
Colorado 16,440 $99,840
Virginia 14,580 $104,840
Maryland 13,720 $116,360
Washington 13,100 $87,760
Ohio 12,160 $82,640
Massachusetts 11,190 $88,660
Florida 11,060 $76,500
Michigan 10,900 $73,650
New Jersey 9,770 $99,500
Arizona 9,150 $80,790
Missouri 7,010 $83,720
Utah 6,470 $73,370
Minnesota 6,200 $77,560
Oregon 6,000 $77,540

Below are the states where Computer Workers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $118,800
Maryland $116,360
New Hampshire $113,770
Virginia $104,840
Colorado $99,840
Connecticut $99,730
New Jersey $99,500
California $98,010
Alaska $94,900
Hawaii $93,430

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