Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
261,210 0.9 % $42.73 $88,880 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $21.83 $31.10 $41.59 $53.17 $64.37
Annual Wage (2) $45,410 $64,690 $86,510 $110,590 $133,890


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) 74,260 3.67 $46.37 $96,460
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 42,230 2.14 $43.02 $89,470
Management of Companies and Enterprises 13,210 0.57 $43.35 $90,180
Employment Services 8,900 0.25 $43.02 $89,490
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 8,720 0.65 $41.01 $85,300

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) 74,260 3.67 $46.37 $96,460
Satellite Telecommunications 210 3.49 $44.46 $92,490
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 42,230 2.14 $43.02 $89,470
Software Publishers 6,100 1.79 $43.39 $90,240
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 4,690 1.59 $41.16 $85,600

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) 1,010 0.84 $55.78 $116,030
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing 190 0.14 $52.41 $109,020
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing (8) (8) $49.62 $103,210
Wired Telecommunications Carriers 4,000 0.69 $49.48 $102,910
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 610 0.14 $49.46 $102,880


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 32,440 2.03 1.09 $46.14 $95,970
Texas 16,890 1.44 0.77 $42.37 $88,140
Illinois 15,080 2.55 1.37 $43.04 $89,530
District of Columbia 14,720 20.95 11.26 $55.02 $114,440
Maryland 14,070 5.33 2.86 $50.79 $105,640




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 14,720 20.95 11.26 $55.02 $114,440
Maryland 14,070 5.33 2.86 $50.79 $105,640
Colorado 11,370 4.53 2.44 $45.96 $95,600
Oregon 6,340 3.54 1.90 $37.77 $78,570
West Virginia 2,250 3.23 1.73 $40.98 $85,240




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 14,720 20.95 11.26 $55.02 $114,440
Maryland 14,070 5.33 2.86 $50.79 $105,640
Virginia 11,980 3.19 1.71 $48.86 $101,630
Connecticut 1,930 1.16 0.62 $46.91 $97,560
California 32,440 2.03 1.09 $46.14 $95,970





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 26,740 10.74 5.77 $53.68 $111,660
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 10,240 2.81 1.51 $44.48 $92,510
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 8,790 3.44 1.85 $43.06 $89,570
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 7,820 5.52 2.97 $47.84 $99,520
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 6,660 1.58 0.85 $39.59 $82,350
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 6,490 4.83 2.60 $48.95 $101,830
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 5,990 3.77 2.03 $43.41 $90,290
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 5,910 3.09 1.66 $38.58 $80,240
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 5,740 0.87 0.47 $42.46 $88,320
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 4,980 2.05 1.10 $44.94 $93,480