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

13.2% Jobs Projection
$74,810 Median Salary
220 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Computer Workers Work in Iowa?

In Iowa, there were 2,350 people working as Computer Workers in the year 2018.

There were 2,180 Computer Workers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 170 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Computer Workers in IA Employment Trend

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

Computer Workers in IA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Iowa

Jobs for Computer Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 13.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.3%.

Job Projections for Computer Workers: Nation vs. IA

Iowa Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 220 annual job openings, and 2,920 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 Iowa?

In 2018 wages for Computer Workers ranged from $44,540 to $119,740 with $74,810 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $21.41 to $57.57. The median hourly rate was $35.97.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $34.91 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.06.

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

Computer Workers Earnings: IA vs. National Average

Top Iowa 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
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 1,820 $85,860
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 950 $79,320
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 540 $82,580
Cedar Rapids, IA 360 $73,080
Iowa City, IA 120 n/a
Ames, IA 120 $86,190
Sioux City, IA-NE-SD 70 $66,770
Dubuque, IA 60 $63,670

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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