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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

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)
370,190 1.2 % $ 47.20 $ 98,180 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for Computer Occupations, All Other:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 21.94 $ 29.77 $ 45.80 $ 61.23 $ 78.08
Annual Wage (2) $ 45,630 $ 61,920 $ 95,270 $ 127,360 $ 162,410


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)
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 81,370 3.86 $ 52.18 $ 108,540
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 80,220 3.54 $ 50.52 $ 105,070
Management of Companies and Enterprises 15,990 0.63 $ 47.69 $ 99,200
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 13,260 0.85 $ 46.63 $ 96,980
Employment Services 12,950 0.37 $ 46.20 $ 96,100

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) 81,370 3.86 $ 52.18 $ 108,540
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 80,220 3.54 $ 50.52 $ 105,070
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 12,350 3.26 $ 50.74 $ 105,530
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 3,260 2.10 $ 62.26 $ 129,490
Other Information Services 6,950 1.92 $ 57.62 $ 119,850

Top paying industries for Computer Occupations, All Other:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing 1,240 0.35 $ 67.42 $ 140,230
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 3,260 2.10 $ 62.26 $ 129,490
Other Information Services 6,950 1.92 $ 57.62 $ 119,850
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 2,730 0.28 $ 57.09 $ 118,740
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing 110 0.12 $ 56.00 $ 116,480


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.



Map of employment of computer occupations, all other by state, May 2021


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 92,050 5.57 2.12 $ 53.85 $ 112,000
Texas 32,260 2.64 1.00 $ 44.33 $ 92,210
Maryland 23,640 9.28 3.53 $ 57.97 $ 120,580
District of Columbia 17,720 26.77 10.19 $ 58.13 $ 120,910
Pennsylvania 16,170 2.90 1.10 $ 42.21 $ 87,800


Map of location quotient of computer occupations, all other by state, May 2021


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 17,720 26.77 10.19 $ 58.13 $ 120,910
Maryland 23,640 9.28 3.53 $ 57.97 $ 120,580
California 92,050 5.57 2.12 $ 53.85 $ 112,000
Utah 7,630 4.90 1.87 $ 39.28 $ 81,700
Nebraska 4,420 4.61 1.76 $ 36.17 $ 75,240


Map of annual mean wages of computer occupations, all other by state, May 2021


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 17,720 26.77 10.19 $ 58.13 $ 120,910
Maryland 23,640 9.28 3.53 $ 57.97 $ 120,580
California 92,050 5.57 2.12 $ 53.85 $ 112,000
Delaware 1,020 2.35 0.89 $ 53.36 $ 111,000
Virginia 12,690 3.38 1.29 $ 52.97 $ 110,170



Map of employment of computer occupations, all other by area, May 2021


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 35,740 12.19 4.64 $ 58.88 $ 122,470
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 23,610 4.13 1.57 $ 45.94 $ 95,560
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 20,340 9.07 3.45 $ 63.44 $ 131,960
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 17,180 16.08 6.12 $ 67.59 $ 140,590
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 11,670 1.35 0.51 $ 47.93 $ 99,700
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 11,420 9.09 3.46 $ 56.70 $ 117,940
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 10,150 5.29 2.01 $ 47.98 $ 99,800
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 9,930 2.77 1.05 $ 45.51 $ 94,650
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 9,380 3.62 1.38 $ 44.40 $ 92,360
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 8,870 6.38 2.43 $ 47.86 $ 99,550


Map of location quotient of computer occupations, all other by area, May 2021


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)
California-Lexington Park, MD 930 20.13 7.66 $ 55.26 $ 114,930
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 17,180 16.08 6.12 $ 67.59 $ 140,590
Parkersburg-Vienna, WV 460 13.31 5.07 $ 43.48 $ 90,440
Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ 440 12.94 4.92 $ 48.60 $ 101,090
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 35,740 12.19 4.64 $ 58.88 $ 122,470
Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY 550 10.60 4.03 $ 44.37 $ 92,290
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 11,420 9.09 3.46 $ 56.70 $ 117,940
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 20,340 9.07 3.45 $ 63.44 $ 131,960
Warner Robins, GA 590 7.94 3.02 $ 38.45 $ 79,970
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 590 6.81 2.59 $ 46.43 $ 96,570