Computer Workers in Georgia
Considering a career as a Computer Worker in Georgia?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Computer Workers in Georgia are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Computer Workers in Georgia is growing faster than average.
Computer Workers in Georgia earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Computer Workers Work in Georgia?
21,500 people worked as Computer Workers in 2018 in this state.
There were 16,580 Computer Workers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 4,920 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 2,980 Computer Workers working in it, which means Georgia has more Computer Workers than average.
Job Projections for Georgia
Jobs for Computer Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 12.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.3%.
Georgia Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 920 annual job openings, and a total of 12,580 jobs for Georgia Computer Workers in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 22,400 annual jobs and 313,800 total jobs in 2026.
What do Computer Workers Make in Georgia?
In 2018 wages for Computer Workers ranged from $47,370 to $141,810 with $85,280 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $22.77 to $68.18. The median hourly rate was $41.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $40.96 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $0.04.
The median salary in Georgia is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Georgia 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|
|Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA||17,270||$88,250|
|Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC||660||$80,730|
|Warner Robins, GA||510||$78,270|
|Athens-Clarke County, GA||170||$53,280|
Top States for Computer Workers Employment
View the list below to see where most Computer Workers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||18,040||$118,800|
Below are the states where Computer Workers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$118,800|
What Major Will Prepare You For a Computer Worker Career?
- Computer & Information Sciences
- Health Professions
- Biological & Biomedical Sciences
- Computer Information Systems
- Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting
- Criminal Justice & Corrections
- Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies
- Computer Science
- Information Technology
- Information Science
- Data Processing
- Biomathematics & Bioinformatics
- Human Computer Interaction
- Mathematics & Computer Science
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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