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Computer Workers in Colorado

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19.7% Jobs Projection
$99,840 Median Salary
1,050 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Computer Workers in Colorado are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Computer Workers in Colorado is growing faster than average.

  • Computer Workers in Colorado earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Computer Workers Work in Colorado?

16,440 people worked as Computer Workers in 2018 in this state.

There were 14,390 Computer Workers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 2,050 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Computer Workers in CO Employment Trend

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

Computer Workers in CO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Colorado

Jobs for Computer Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 19.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.3%.

Job Projections for Computer Workers: Nation vs. CO

Colorado Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 1,050 annual job openings, and 14,400 total jobs in 2026 for Computer Workers in this state.

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

What do Computer Workers Make in Colorado?

In 2018 wages for Computer Workers ranged from $58,180 to $151,700 with $99,840 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $27.97 to $72.93. The median hourly rate was $48.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $46.74 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.26.

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

Computer Workers Earnings: CO vs. National Average

Top Colorado 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
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 11,000 $103,740
Colorado Springs, CO 2,160 $91,740
Boulder, CO 1,890 $99,630
Fort Collins, CO 740 $92,500
Greeley, CO 100 $71,810
Pueblo, CO 70 $65,490
Grand Junction, CO 70 $74,120

Top States for Computer Workers Employment

View the list below to see 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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