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Want to work in Georgia as a Computer Worker? Read this first!

12.8% Jobs Projection
$85,280 Median Salary
920 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Computer Workers Work in Georgia?

There were approximately 21,500 workers employed as Computer Workers in this state in 2018.

There were 16,580 Computer Workers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 4,920 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Computer Workers in GA Employment Trend

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

Computer Workers in GA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Georgia

Jobs for Computer Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 12.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.3%.

Job Projections for Computer Workers: Nation vs. GA

Georgia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 920 annual job openings, and a total of 12,580 jobs for Georgia Computer Workers in 2026.

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

What do Computer Workers Make in Georgia?

In 2018 wages for Computer Workers ranged from $47,370 to $141,810 with $85,280 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $22.77 to $68.18. The median hourly rate was $41.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $40.96 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.04.

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

Computer Workers Earnings: GA vs. National Average

Top Georgia 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
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 17,270 $88,250
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 660 $80,730
Warner Robins, GA 510 $78,270
Savannah, GA 460 $71,910
Columbus, GA-AL 420 $78,610
Macon, GA 220 $82,880
Chattanooga, TN-GA 220 $62,670
Hinesville, GA 210 $75,140
Athens-Clarke County, GA 170 $53,280
Albany, GA 140 $88,050
Gainesville, GA 140 $78,930
Brunswick, GA 90 $93,080
Dalton, GA 80 $64,460
Valdosta, GA 50 $64,320
Rome, GA 50 $82,730

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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