Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

15-1199 Computer Occupations, All Other

All computer occupations not listed separately. Excludes "Computer and Information Systems Managers" (11-3021), "Computer Hardware Engineers" (17-2061), "Electrical and Electronics Engineers" (17-2070), "Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary" (25-1021), "Multimedia Artists and Animators" (27-1014), "Graphic Designers" (27-1024), "Computer Operators" (43-9011), and "Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairs" (49-2011).


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
212,510 1.0 % $41.12 $85,520 1.0 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $21.65 $30.59 $40.10 $51.11 $61.01
Annual Wage (2) $45,030 $63,630 $83,410 $106,300 $126,900


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 72,720 3.68 $44.99 $93,580
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 27,640 1.56 $41.49 $86,300
Management of Companies and Enterprises 12,620 0.57 $41.89 $87,130
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 7,710 0.26 $32.53 $67,660
Insurance Carriers 6,390 0.55 $39.89 $82,980

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 72,720 3.68 $44.99 $93,580
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 27,640 1.56 $41.49 $86,300
Software Publishers 4,150 1.37 $41.49 $86,300
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 2,980 1.09 $38.75 $80,600
Other Information Services 1,960 0.94 $37.36 $77,710

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite) 920 0.58 $56.29 $117,080
Communications Equipment Manufacturing 350 0.38 $50.44 $104,910
Wired Telecommunications Carriers 4,120 0.68 $49.21 $102,360
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 30 0.03 $47.50 $98,790
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing 620 0.23 $47.01 $97,790


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.




States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 21,940 1.45 0.92 $44.40 $92,350
Illinois 17,090 2.96 1.89 $41.21 $85,710
Texas 14,000 1.25 0.79 $42.01 $87,370
Maryland 13,480 5.27 3.35 $49.39 $102,740
District of Columbia 10,860 16.09 10.23 $52.35 $108,890



States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 10,860 16.09 10.23 $52.35 $108,890
Maryland 13,480 5.27 3.35 $49.39 $102,740
Minnesota 9,140 3.35 2.13 $36.37 $75,660
Colorado 7,760 3.28 2.08 $44.15 $91,840
Oregon 5,460 3.24 2.06 $38.58 $80,250



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 10,860 16.09 10.23 $52.35 $108,890
Maryland 13,480 5.27 3.35 $49.39 $102,740
Virginia 10,750 2.95 1.87 $48.16 $100,170
Massachusetts 4,690 1.41 0.90 $44.58 $92,720
Rhode Island 800 1.73 1.10 $44.57 $92,700




Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 21,960 9.23 5.87 $51.70 $107,530
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 13,090 3.49 2.22 $42.57 $88,540
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 7,870 4.31 2.74 $37.38 $77,750
Baltimore-Towson, MD 5,880 4.55 2.89 $48.32 $100,510
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 5,260 3.97 2.52 $44.19 $91,910
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 4,560 2.04 1.29 $46.97 $97,700
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 4,480 0.83 0.53 $40.79 $84,850
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 4,000 4.11 2.61 $57.13 $118,830
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 3,750 3.55 2.26 $41.66 $86,640
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 3,560 0.88 0.56 $38.46 $80,010



Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Elizabethtown, KY 550 12.22 7.77 $39.43 $82,010
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 21,960 9.23 5.87 $51.70 $107,530
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV 820 8.21 5.22 $47.82 $99,460
Corvallis, OR 250 7.59 4.83 $30.52 $63,480
Lansing-East Lansing, MI 1,450 7.24 4.60 $28.58 $59,440
Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA 110 7.00 4.45 $33.81 $70,330
Warner Robins, GA 320 5.86 3.72 $35.26 $73,340
Salem, OR 840 5.62 3.58 $34.50 $71,760
Bloomington-Normal, IL 480 5.61 3.56 $36.93 $76,810
Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division 3,010 5.32 3.38 $51.59 $107,300