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Computer User Support Specialists in Illinois

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Computer User Support Specialists in Illinois

Considering a career as a Computer User Support Specialist in Illinois?

10.5% Jobs Projection
$50,470 Median Salary
2,220 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Computer User Support Specialists in Illinois are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Computer User Support Specialists in Illinois is growing faster than average.

  • Computer User Support Specialists in Illinois earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Computer User Support Specialists Work in Illinois?

24,920 people worked as Computer User Support Specialists in 2018 in this state.

There were 25,540 Computer User Support Specialists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 620 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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The typical state has 7,420 Computer User Support Specialists working in it, which means Illinois has more Computer User Support Specialists than average.

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Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Computer User Support Specialists in this state are growing at a rate of 10.5% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.3%.

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Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 2,220 annual job openings, and a total of 28,480 jobs for Illinois Computer User Support Specialists in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 55,500 annual jobs and 708,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Computer User Support Specialists Make in Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Computer User Support Specialists ranged from $27,760 to $81,450 with $50,470 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.35 to $39.16. The median hourly rate was $24.27.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $24.39 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.12.

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

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Top Illinois Metros for Computer User Support Specialists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Computer User Support Specialists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 20,100 $51,410
St. Louis, MO-IL 6,780 $46,570
Champaign-Urbana, IL 580 $52,920
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 550 $43,190
Peoria, IL 510 $42,760
Bloomington, IL 500 $53,590
Rockford, IL 410 $44,630
Springfield, IL 320 $44,760
Carbondale-Marion, IL 250 $37,950
Cape Girardeau, MO-IL 110 $37,130
Decatur, IL 90 $43,720
Kankakee, IL 80 $39,050
Danville, IL 40 $48,150

Top States for Computer User Support Specialists Employment

The table below shows the states where most Computer User Support Specialists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 70,510 $61,540
Texas 60,380 $47,960
New York 45,190 $56,010
Florida 41,560 $44,920
Illinois 24,920 $50,470
North Carolina 22,860 $48,290
Pennsylvania 22,790 $49,800
Georgia 22,090 $49,830
Ohio 20,780 $47,140
Virginia 19,880 $55,000
Massachusetts 19,360 $60,240
Michigan 19,090 $47,090
Washington 18,630 $56,650
Arizona 16,700 $47,450
Colorado 14,390 $56,700
New Jersey 13,910 $60,310
Missouri 13,140 $44,850
Minnesota 12,910 $53,770
Wisconsin 11,060 $48,990
Maryland 10,620 $52,700

Below are the states where Computer User Support Specialists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $66,390
California $61,540
New Jersey $60,310
Massachusetts $60,240
Connecticut $58,230
Colorado $56,700
Washington $56,650
New York $56,010
Delaware $55,860
Alaska $55,080

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