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Computer Workers in Arkansas

Want to work in Arkansas as a Computer Worker? Read this first!

9.6% Jobs Projection
$74,130 Median Salary
60 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Computer Workers in Arkansas are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Computer Workers in Arkansas is growing faster than average.

  • Computer Workers in Arkansas earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Computer Workers Work in Arkansas?

700 people worked as Computer Workers in 2018 in this state.

There were 750 Computer Workers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 50 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Computer Workers in AR Employment Trend

The typical state has 2,980 Computer Workers working in it, which means Arkansas has fewer Computer Workers than average.

Computer Workers in AR vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Arkansas

Jobs for Computer Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 9.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.3%.

Job Projections for Computer Workers: Nation vs. AR

Arkansas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 60 annual job openings, and 800 total jobs in 2026 for Computer Workers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 22,400 annual jobs and 313,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Computer Workers Make in Arkansas?

In 2018 wages for Computer Workers ranged from $39,990 to $107,610 with $74,130 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $19.23 to $51.74. The median hourly rate was $35.64.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $35.25 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.39.

The median salary in Arkansas is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Computer Workers Earnings: AR vs. National Average

Top Arkansas Metros for Computer Workers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Computer Workers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 890 $78,440
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 290 $79,310
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 250 $65,070
Fort Smith, AR-OK 80 $70,990
Texarkana, TX-AR 70 $81,400

Top States for Computer Workers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Computer Workers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 74,690 $98,010
Texas 25,620 $88,460
Georgia 21,500 $85,280
Pennsylvania 19,010 $84,660
District of Columbia 18,040 $118,800
Illinois 16,590 $0
Colorado 16,440 $99,840
Virginia 14,580 $104,840
Maryland 13,720 $116,360
Washington 13,100 $87,760
Ohio 12,160 $82,640
Massachusetts 11,190 $88,660
Florida 11,060 $76,500
Michigan 10,900 $73,650
New Jersey 9,770 $99,500
Arizona 9,150 $80,790
Missouri 7,010 $83,720
Utah 6,470 $73,370
Minnesota 6,200 $77,560
Oregon 6,000 $77,540

Below are the states where Computer Workers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $118,800
Maryland $116,360
New Hampshire $113,770
Virginia $104,840
Colorado $99,840
Connecticut $99,730
New Jersey $99,500
California $98,010
Alaska $94,900
Hawaii $93,430

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