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Computer Workers in New York

Considering a career as a Computer Worker in New York?

10.6% Jobs Projection
$90,430 Median Salary
360 Job Openings

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

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

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

What do Computer Workers Make in New York?

In 2018 wages for Computer Workers ranged from $52,460 to $131,080 with $90,430 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $25.22 to $63.02. The median hourly rate was $43.48.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $42.53 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.95.

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

Computer Workers Earnings: NY vs. National Average

Top New York 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 10,430 $101,340
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 270 $79,720
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 220 $84,120
Syracuse, NY 200 $91,770
Rochester, NY 140 n/a
Utica-Rome, NY 60 $80,910

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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