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Computer Workers in West Virginia

Considering a career as a Computer Worker in West Virginia?

4.2% Jobs Projection
$83,160 Median Salary
140 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Computer Workers in West Virginia is growing slower than average.

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

How Many Computer Workers Work in West Virginia?

There were approximately 2,380 workers employed as Computer Workers in this state in 2018.

There were 1,900 Computer Workers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 480 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for West Virginia

Jobs for Computer Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 4.2% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.3%.


West Virginia Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 140 annual Computer Workers job openings in West Virginia, and 2,000 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 West Virginia?

In 2018 wages for Computer Workers ranged from $41,810 to $126,070 with $83,160 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $20.1 to $60.61. The median hourly rate was $39.98.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $42.17 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $2.19.

The median salary in West Virginia is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top West Virginia 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 34,980 $116,990
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV 410 $106,670
Charleston, WV 400 $52,660
Morgantown, WV 380 $67,470
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 100 $75,710
Wheeling, WV-OH 50 $58,080
Beckley, WV 30 $79,330

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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