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
$49,410
25th Percentile Wage
$67,860
50th Percentile Wage
$93,990
75th Percentile Wage
$123,760
90th Percentile Wage
$156,020

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 $156,020. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $93,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer occupations is $49,410.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of computer occupations in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201693,9902.12%8.71%
201592,0001.14%-
201490,9503.69%-
201387,5902.04%-
201285,800--

Compare Computer Occupations Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of computer occupations in 109 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 $111,870. The lowest paying industry is the other textile product mills industry (annual salary $54,060). 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
$111,870
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$111,500
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$104,590
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$104,570
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$103,590
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$101,690
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
$98,240
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$95,180
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$91,040
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$89,740
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
$88,820
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$86,470
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$85,560
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$84,750
Chemical Manufacturing
$84,610
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
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
$81,560
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$80,830
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$80,750
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$80,750
Hardware Manufacturing
$80,660
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
$80,110
Household Appliance Manufacturing
$79,070
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$78,860
Machinery Manufacturing
$78,690
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$78,320
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$78,320
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$78,020
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$77,740
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$76,800
Tobacco Manufacturing
$76,260
Footwear Manufacturing
$74,760
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing
$74,480
Fiber, Yarn, and Thread Mills
$74,210
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
$74,090
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$73,350
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$72,990
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$72,300
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$72,210
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$72,160
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
$72,150
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$72,120
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
$72,030
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
$71,980
Beverage Manufacturing
$71,660
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
$71,570
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$71,310
Apparel Manufacturing
$71,000
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
$70,850
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
$70,680
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$70,600
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$70,310
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$70,220
Other Food Manufacturing
$70,050
Grain and Oilseed Milling
$69,910
Dairy Product Manufacturing
$69,840
Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing
$69,450
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$69,380
Sawmills and Wood Preservation
$69,350
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$69,310
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$69,160
Paper Manufacturing
$69,120
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$69,100
Food Manufacturing
$68,900
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$68,820
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
$68,600
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
$68,430
Rubber Product Manufacturing
$68,430
Foundries
$68,220
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
$68,130
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$67,980
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing
$67,950
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$67,900
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
$67,830
Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
$67,590
Textile Furnishings Mills
$67,040
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$66,250
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging
$65,710
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$65,470
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$65,440
Fabric Mills
$65,170
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$65,140
Printing and Related Support Activities
$65,010
Printing and Related Support Activities
$65,010
Textile Mills
$64,090
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$63,900
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$63,710
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$63,480
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
$62,950
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
$62,850
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing
$62,580
Machine Shops
$62,390
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$62,250
Animal Food Manufacturing
$61,190
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$60,890
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing
$60,600
Wood Product Manufacturing
$59,800
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing
$59,620
Forging and Stamping
$59,240
Textile Product Mills
$59,030
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
$58,960
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
$58,710
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$58,370
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$57,400
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills
$55,720
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
$54,230
Other Textile Product Mills
$54,060

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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