Computer Workers in Michigan
Considering a career as a Computer Worker in Michigan?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Computer Workers in Michigan are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Computer Workers in Michigan is growing faster than average.
Computer Workers in Michigan earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Computer Workers Work in Michigan?
In 2018, there were 10,900 Computer Workers working in the state.
There were 9,780 Computer Workers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 1,120 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 2,980 Computer Workers working in it, which means Michigan has more Computer Workers than average.
Job Projections for Michigan
Jobs for Computer Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 8.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.3%.
Michigan Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 630 annual job openings, and 8,890 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 Michigan?
In 2018 wages for Computer Workers ranged from $38,330 to $120,780 with $73,650 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $18.43 to $58.07. The median hourly rate was $35.41.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $34.99 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $0.42.
The median salary in Michigan is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Michigan 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|
|Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI||1,030||$67,420|
|Ann Arbor, MI||710||$70,730|
|Lansing-East Lansing, MI||460||$73,580|
|Battle Creek, MI||280||$83,170|
|Niles-Benton Harbor, MI||110||$68,540|
|South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI||70||$56,760|
Top States for Computer Workers Employment
The table below shows the states 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?
- Health Professions
- Biological & Biomedical Sciences
- Computer & Information Sciences
- Computer Information Systems
- Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting
- Criminal Justice & Corrections
- Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies
- Information Technology
- Computer Science
- Information Science
- Biomathematics & Bioinformatics
- Medical Illustration & Informatics
- Computational Science
- Mathematics & Computer Science
- Human Computer Interaction
- Data Processing
- 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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