Computer Occupations (all other)

What They Do

All computer occupations not listed separately. Excludes Computer and Information Systems Managers, Computer Hardware Engineers, Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary, Special Effects Artists and Animators, Graphic Designers, Computer Operators, and Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairs.


  • 2020 employment: 408,200
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $95,270

Job Outlook for Computer occupations

Projected employment change, 2021–31:

  • Number of new jobs: 41,100
  • Growth rate: 10 percent (Faster than average)

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How to Become One

Education and training:

  • Typical entry-level education: Bachelor's degree
  • Work experience in a related occupation: None
  • Typical on-the-job training: None

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*Some content used by permission of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.

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