Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
381,380 0.9 % $44.88 $93,350 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $22.77 $31.93 $43.40 $56.28 $69.62
Annual Wage (2) $47,350 $66,410 $90,270 $117,070 $144,820


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)
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 84,630 4.04 $46.96 $97,670
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 74,150 3.70 $48.69 $101,280
Management of Companies and Enterprises 20,150 0.85 $45.26 $94,140
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 17,250 1.20 $43.53 $90,540
Software Publishers 12,690 3.22 $45.88 $95,420

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 84,630 4.04 $46.96 $97,670
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 74,150 3.70 $48.69 $101,280
Software Publishers 12,690 3.22 $45.88 $95,420
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 9,490 2.98 $45.52 $94,690
Other Information Services 4,930 1.67 $45.91 $95,500

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing 400 0.28 $53.93 $112,170
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing 240 0.17 $53.18 $110,610
Natural Gas Distribution 370 0.34 $51.85 $107,840
Telecommunications 7,410 0.98 $51.22 $106,530
Rail Transportation 890 0.38 $50.72 $105,500


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 74,690 4.39 1.67 $49.65 $103,270
Texas 25,620 2.11 0.80 $43.41 $90,290
Georgia 21,500 4.89 1.86 $43.34 $90,140
Pennsylvania 19,010 3.25 1.23 $41.84 $87,040
District of Columbia 18,040 25.33 9.61 $56.51 $117,540




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 18,040 25.33 9.61 $56.51 $117,540
Colorado 16,440 6.27 2.38 $49.27 $102,470
Maryland 13,720 5.11 1.94 $54.49 $113,330
Georgia 21,500 4.89 1.86 $43.34 $90,140
Utah 6,470 4.44 1.69 $36.97 $76,890




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 18,040 25.33 9.61 $56.51 $117,540
Maryland 13,720 5.11 1.94 $54.49 $113,330
New Hampshire 1,010 1.55 0.59 $54.06 $112,440
Virginia 14,580 3.80 1.44 $50.61 $105,270
California 74,690 4.39 1.67 $49.65 $103,270





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 34,980 11.16 4.23 $55.70 $115,850
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 21,320 3.48 1.32 $41.81 $86,950
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 19,480 8.05 3.06 $54.70 $113,780
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 17,270 6.44 2.44 $44.66 $92,890
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 13,280 2.86 1.09 (8) (8)
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 12,580 11.24 4.27 $65.64 $136,530
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 11,120 3.12 1.18 $46.38 $96,470
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 11,000 7.44 2.82 $50.98 $106,040
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 10,600 5.34 2.03 $45.29 $94,210
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 10,460 3.67 1.39 $44.70 $92,970