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Computer Workers in Massachusetts

Considering a career as a Computer Worker in Massachusetts?

10.1% Jobs Projection
$88,660 Median Salary
780 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Computer Workers Work in Massachusetts?

In 2018, there were 11,190 Computer Workers working in the state.

There were 9,240 Computer Workers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 1,950 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Massachusetts

Jobs for Computer Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 10.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.3%.


Massachusetts Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 780 annual job openings, and a total of 10,890 jobs for Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts?

In 2018 wages for Computer Workers ranged from $46,960 to $145,240 with $88,660 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $22.58 to $69.82. The median hourly rate was $42.63.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $42.98 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.35.

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


Top Massachusetts 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
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 9,680 $88,770
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 1,430 $80,070
Worcester, MA-CT 780 $95,870
Springfield, MA-CT 690 $78,340
New Bedford, MA 110 $103,580
Barnstable Town, MA 100 $86,470

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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