Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

15-1799 Computer Occupations, All Other*

* This occupation has the same title, but not necessarily the same content, as the 2010 SOC occupation

This OES occupation is a combination of data collected for the 2010 SOC occupation 15-1199 Computer Occupations, All Other and the 2000 SOC occupation 15-1099 Computer Specialists, All Other .


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)
177,630 1.1 % $38.70 $80,500 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $20.27 $28.79 $38.43 $48.51 $57.07
Annual Wage (2) $42,150 $59,870 $79,930 $100,900 $118,710


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) 72,370 3.51 $43.47 $90,420
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 18,780 1.25 $34.81 $72,410
Management of Companies and Enterprises 8,290 0.43 $38.68 $80,460
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 7,620 0.27 $32.37 $67,330
Insurance Carriers 5,650 0.49 $37.68 $78,380

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) 72,370 3.51 $43.47 $90,420
Software Publishers 5,200 1.96 $44.37 $92,290
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media 340 1.46 $35.66 $74,180
Other Information Services 1,960 1.31 $33.75 $70,190
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 18,780 1.25 $34.81 $72,410

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 620 0.57 $50.44 $104,920
Other Investment Pools and Funds (8) (8) $47.01 $97,780
Software Publishers 5,200 1.96 $44.37 $92,290
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite) 740 0.44 $44.27 $92,080
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers 60 0.05 $43.80 $91,100


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 19,870 1.42 1.02 $40.83 $84,920
Maryland 13,750 5.54 4.00 $46.71 $97,150
Illinois 9,760 1.75 1.26 $35.66 $74,160
New Jersey 9,620 2.55 1.84 $36.69 $76,320
Virginia 9,330 2.63 1.90 $45.75 $95,170




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 9,240 14.33 10.35 $50.42 $104,860
Maryland 13,750 5.54 4.00 $46.71 $97,150
Oregon 4,750 2.99 2.16 $34.83 $72,440
Minnesota 7,200 2.78 2.00 $35.75 $74,370
Virginia 9,330 2.63 1.90 $45.75 $95,170




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 9,240 14.33 10.35 $50.42 $104,860
Maryland 13,750 5.54 4.00 $46.71 $97,150
Virginia 9,330 2.63 1.90 $45.75 $95,170
California 19,870 1.42 1.02 $40.83 $84,920
Massachusetts 3,950 1.25 0.90 $40.51 $84,270





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 Metropolitan Division 19,140 8.29 5.98 $49.66 $103,290
Baltimore-Towson, MD 6,280 5.02 3.62 $45.49 $94,630
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 6,110 1.70 1.23 $36.57 $76,060
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 6,060 3.54 2.56 $36.93 $76,820
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 4,680 0.93 0.67 $36.95 $76,860
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 4,490 1.17 0.85 $36.65 $76,230
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 4,380 3.20 2.31 $41.22 $85,730
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 3,440 2.86 2.07 $37.92 $78,870
Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division 3,140 5.65 4.08 $48.47 $100,810
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 3,100 3.17 2.29 $38.03 $79,090




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)
Carson City, NV 350 13.26 9.58 $32.43 $67,440
Elizabethtown, KY 520 11.42 8.24 $36.74 $76,420
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 19,140 8.29 5.98 $49.66 $103,290
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV 710 7.53 5.44 $45.18 $93,970
Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA 120 7.18 5.18 $31.31 $65,120
Warner Robins, GA 330 5.72 4.13 $35.07 $72,950
Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division 3,140 5.65 4.08 $48.47 $100,810
Salem, OR 800 5.64 4.07 $32.75 $68,120
Rochester, MN 500 5.10 3.68 $30.25 $62,910
Baltimore-Towson, MD 6,280 5.02 3.62 $45.49 $94,630