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Computer Workers in Illinois

Is Illinois a good place for you to work as a Computer Worker?

8.5% Jobs Projection
1,190 Job Openings
  • Projected employment for Computer Workers in Illinois is growing faster than average.

How Many Computer Workers Work in Illinois?

16,590 people worked as Computer Workers in 2018 in this state.

There were 16,050 Computer Workers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 540 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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

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Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Computer Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 8.5% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.3%.

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Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 1,190 annual Computer Workers job openings in Illinois, and 16,810 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Computer Workers Make in Illinois?

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $43.21 an hour.

Top Illinois 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 13,280 n/a
St. Louis, MO-IL 3,940 $85,590
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 540 $82,580
Peoria, IL 440 $70,980
Champaign-Urbana, IL 360 $83,140
Springfield, IL 260 $75,820
Carbondale-Marion, IL 90 $73,380
Rockford, IL 80 $81,420
Bloomington, IL 80 $60,140
Cape Girardeau, MO-IL 70 $55,750
Danville, IL 50 $73,070
Decatur, IL 40 $58,290
Kankakee, IL 30 $61,920

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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