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Computer Workers in New Jersey

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

7.2% Jobs Projection
$99,500 Median Salary
770 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Computer Workers Work in New Jersey?

In New Jersey, there were 9,770 people working as Computer Workers in the year 2018.

There were 9,470 Computer Workers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 300 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for New Jersey

Jobs for Computer Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 7.2% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.3%.


New Jersey Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 770 annual Computer Workers job openings in New Jersey, and 11,020 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 New Jersey?

In 2018 wages for Computer Workers ranged from $42,930 to $156,310 with $99,500 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $20.64 to $75.15. The median hourly rate was $47.84.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $45.96 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.88.

The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top New Jersey 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
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 10,460 $90,450
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 10,430 $101,340
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 600 $81,830
Trenton, NJ 430 $77,240
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 150 $69,180
Ocean City, NJ 50 $76,750

Top States for Computer Workers Employment

View the list below to see 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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