Computer Occupations Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of computer occupations in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare computer occupations salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Computer Occupations

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,740
25th Percentile Wage
$68,340
50th Percentile Wage
$94,450
75th Percentile Wage
$124,820
90th Percentile Wage
$156,160

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer occupations in the industry sector of manufacturing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) computer occupations is $156,160. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $94,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer occupations is $49,740.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of computer occupations in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$94,450
0.49% 9.16%
2016
$93,990
2.12% -
2015
$92,000
1.14% -
2014
$90,950
3.69% -
2013
$87,590
2.04% -
2012
$85,800
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Compare Computer Occupations Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of computer occupations in 116 industries in the manufacturing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for computer occupations occupations is the aerospace product and parts manufacturing industry with an annual salary $112,670. The lowest paying industry is the other textile product mills industry (annual salary $53,970). For detailed computer occupations salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$112,670
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$108,330
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$106,580
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$104,440
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$104,380
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$102,960
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
$98,860
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$97,340
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$94,090
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$92,130
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$86,920
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$85,780
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$85,560
Chemical Manufacturing
$85,110
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
$83,750
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$83,670
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$83,670
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$82,950
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$82,810
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$82,230
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$80,830
Hardware Manufacturing
$80,660
Machinery Manufacturing
$80,660
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$80,120
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
$80,110
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$80,000
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$79,570
Household Appliance Manufacturing
$79,250
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$79,080
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing
$78,970
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$78,320
Chemical Manufacturing
$78,050
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
$77,470
Footwear Manufacturing
$76,870
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$76,800
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$75,830
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$75,500
Fiber, Yarn, and Thread Mills
$75,050
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$74,680
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$74,360
Chemical Manufacturing
$74,220
Tobacco Manufacturing
$73,610
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$73,500
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$73,350
Ship and Boat Building
$73,230
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$72,990
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$72,700
Apparel Knitting Mills
$72,550
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
$72,490
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
$72,420
Foundries
$72,350
Beverage Manufacturing
$72,300
Grain and Oilseed Milling
$72,210
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$72,150
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$72,120
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
$71,990
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$71,670
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
$71,570
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$71,410
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$71,290
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
$70,850
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$70,640
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
$70,460
Dairy Product Manufacturing
$70,350
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$70,310
Paper Manufacturing
$70,220
Apparel Manufacturing
$69,810
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
$69,750
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
$69,690
Textile Furnishings Mills
$69,660
Sawmills and Wood Preservation
$69,580
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$69,310
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing
$69,160
Food Manufacturing
$68,570
Other Food Manufacturing
$68,320
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills
$68,160
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
$68,130
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing
$67,950
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$67,890
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
$67,830
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
$67,640
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$67,580
Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing
$67,550
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$67,520
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$67,060
Rubber Product Manufacturing
$66,970
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$66,290
Textile Mills
$65,800
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$65,660
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$65,640
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$65,620
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$65,470
Animal Food Manufacturing
$65,100
Machine Shops
$64,870
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
$64,460
Printing and Related Support Activities
$63,980
Printing and Related Support Activities
$63,980
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$63,710
Fabric Mills
$63,030
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
$62,850
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$62,250
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
$61,770
Wood Product Manufacturing
$60,480
Textile Product Mills
$60,420
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing
$59,690
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing
$59,620
Forging and Stamping
$59,240
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
$58,960
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$57,480
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$57,400
Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
$56,840
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$56,750
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging
$56,060
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$55,840
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
$54,230
Other Textile Product Mills
$53,970

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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Highest paying industries for computer occupations.