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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

15-1299 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), "Special Effects Artists and Animators" (27-1014), "Graphic Designers" (27-1024), "Health Information Technologists and Medical Registrars" (29-9021), and "Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers" (49-2011).


National estimates for Computer Occupations, All Other
Industry profile for Computer Occupations, All Other
Geographic profile for Computer Occupations, All Other

National estimates for Computer Occupations, All Other:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Computer Occupations, All Other:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
362,580 1.0 % $ 46.51 $ 96,740 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for Computer Occupations, All Other:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 22.00 $ 31.55 $ 44.65 $ 58.83 $ 73.43
Annual Wage (2) $ 45,760 $ 65,630 $ 92,870 $ 122,360 $ 152,730


Industry profile for Computer Occupations, All Other:

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Computer Occupations, All Other:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 80,120 3.64 $ 50.47 $ 104,970
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 79,130 3.80 $ 51.51 $ 107,140
Management of Companies and Enterprises 17,480 0.72 $ 45.54 $ 94,730
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 15,760 1.04 $ 44.43 $ 92,410
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 11,750 3.27 $ 47.66 $ 99,140

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Computer Occupations, All Other:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 79,130 3.80 $ 51.51 $ 107,140
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 80,120 3.64 $ 50.47 $ 104,970
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 11,750 3.27 $ 47.66 $ 99,140
Software Publishers 9,540 1.95 $ 48.84 $ 101,580
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 15,760 1.04 $ 44.43 $ 92,410

Top paying industries for Computer Occupations, All Other:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rail Transportation 80 0.04 $ 56.47 $ 117,470
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing (8) (8) $ 55.74 $ 115,950
Natural Gas Distribution 330 0.30 $ 55.21 $ 114,840
Scientific Research and Development Services 5,430 0.72 $ 53.73 $ 111,760
Other Information Services 3,380 0.97 $ 53.43 $ 111,130


Geographic profile for Computer Occupations, All Other:

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





States with the highest employment level in Computer Occupations, All Other:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 83,170 5.06 1.94 $ 53.16 $ 110,580
Texas 27,990 2.31 0.89 $ 43.19 $ 89,840
Georgia 18,520 4.30 1.65 $ 44.94 $ 93,480
Pennsylvania 18,270 3.31 1.27 $ 43.61 $ 90,700
District of Columbia 18,170 26.45 10.15 $ 58.88 $ 122,460




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Computer Occupations, All Other:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 18,170 26.45 10.15 $ 58.88 $ 122,460
Maryland 15,490 6.14 2.36 $ 57.15 $ 118,880
Utah 7,590 5.10 1.95 $ 37.96 $ 78,950
California 83,170 5.06 1.94 $ 53.16 $ 110,580
Colorado 11,170 4.33 1.66 $ 53.30 $ 110,870




Top paying states for Computer Occupations, All Other:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 18,170 26.45 10.15 $ 58.88 $ 122,460
Maryland 15,490 6.14 2.36 $ 57.15 $ 118,880
Colorado 11,170 4.33 1.66 $ 53.30 $ 110,870
California 83,170 5.06 1.94 $ 53.16 $ 110,580
Virginia 13,630 3.68 1.41 $ 52.88 $ 110,000





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Computer Occupations, All Other:

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 34,730 11.49 4.41 $ 58.53 $ 121,730
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 21,320 3.66 1.40 $ 43.19 $ 89,830
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 21,270 9.13 3.50 $ 60.33 $ 125,480
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 16,570 15.02 5.76 $ 68.48 $ 142,440
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 14,160 5.38 2.06 $ 46.93 $ 97,600
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 11,850 3.30 1.27 $ 45.94 $ 95,550
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 11,340 1.28 0.49 $ 45.36 $ 94,350
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 9,580 3.55 1.36 $ 47.24 $ 98,260
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 8,950 6.39 2.45 $ 47.81 $ 99,450
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 8,430 1.93 0.74 $ 45.90 $ 95,470




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Computer Occupations, All Other:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 16,570 15.02 5.76 $ 68.48 $ 142,440
Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ 460 14.63 5.61 $ 46.81 $ 97,360
California-Lexington Park, MD 630 13.87 5.32 $ 57.26 $ 119,100
Parkersburg-Vienna, WV 460 13.51 5.18 $ 42.87 $ 89,160
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 34,730 11.49 4.41 $ 58.53 $ 121,730
Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY 550 10.80 4.14 $ 43.49 $ 90,460
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 21,270 9.13 3.50 $ 60.33 $ 125,480
Warner Robins, GA 560 7.66 2.94 $ 37.06 $ 77,090
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 630 7.28 2.79 $ 43.86 $ 91,220
Hinesville, GA 120 7.06 2.71 $ 39.96 $ 83,120