Other Computer Occupations

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2017 Workforce
577k
Average Age
41
Average Salary
$74,098
Average Male Salary
$75,951
Average Female Salary
$68,038

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Other Computer Occupations and on wages and locations for those in the field. Computer Systems Design is the industry that employs the most Other Computer Occupations, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Other Computer Occupations, by average wage, is Sawmills & wood preservation. Other Computer Occupations are paid most in LENOWISCO & Cumberland Plateau Planning District Commissions PUMA, VA but are relatively concentrated in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$74,098
AVERAGE SALARY
± $1,731

In 2017, Other Computer Occupations earned an average of $74,098, $18,144 more than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Urban & regional planners make somewhat more than Other Computer Occupations while Electrical powerline installers & repairers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Other Computer Occupations as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.335
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Other Computer Occupations had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.335, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Other Computer Occupations (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Other Computer Occupations.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Other Computer Occupations.

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Industries

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Other Computer Occupations, by average wage, are Sawmills & wood preservation, Iron & steel mills & steel product manufacturing, and Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers.

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Industries by Share

577k
2017 Workforce
± 18,618
14.6%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 4.12%

The number of people employed as Other Computer Occupations has been growing at a rate of 14.6%, from 503,910 people in 2016 to 577,371 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Other Computer Occupations employed by various industries. Computer Systems Design employs the largest share of Other Computer Occupations at  18.1%, followed by Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges with 5.83% and Hospitals with 5.06%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Other Computer Occupations in the US. The average age of male Other Computer Occupations in the workforce is 40.4 and of female Other Computer Occupations is 42.9, and the most common race/ethnicity for Other Computer Occupations is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

442k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 16,300
135k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 9,023

76.6% of Other Computer Occupations are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Other Computer Occupations.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Other Computer Occupations
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

64% of Other Computer Occupations are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 13.8% of Other Computer Occupations, Asian (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Other Computer Occupations.

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Age by Sex

40.4
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.424
42.9
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 0.798

The median age of Other Computer Occupations is 41, and Male employees are generally 2.46 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Other Computer Occupations from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Other Computer Occupations is Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services but a relatively high number of Other Computer Occupations hold a major in Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services.

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