Computer Support Specialist Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

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

Average Annual Salary of Computer Support Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,600
25th Percentile Wage
$42,330
50th Percentile Wage
$55,000
75th Percentile Wage
$72,050
90th Percentile Wage
$93,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer support specialists 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 support specialists is $93,790. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer support specialists is $33,600.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201655,0000.65%6.67%
201554,6400.24%-
201454,5105.01%-
201351,7800.87%-
201251,330--

Compare Computer Support Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of computer support specialists in 100 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 support specialist occupations is the aerospace product and parts manufacturing industry with an annual salary $79,190. The lowest paying industry is the other textile product mills industry (annual salary $38,160). For detailed computer support specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$79,190
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$67,610
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$62,420
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$61,070
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$61,010
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$59,540
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$58,950
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$58,670
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
$58,600
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$58,590
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$58,190
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing
$57,160
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$57,100
Hardware Manufacturing
$56,680
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$56,680
Chemical Manufacturing
$56,010
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$55,910
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing
$55,900
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$55,810
Grain and Oilseed Milling
$55,630
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$55,490
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$55,490
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$55,450
Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
$55,390
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$55,270
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
$54,710
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$54,400
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$53,760
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$53,550
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$53,520
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$53,400
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$53,320
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$53,220
Ship and Boat Building
$53,100
Machine Shops
$53,070
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$53,010
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$52,920
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
$52,620
Paper Manufacturing
$52,510
Machinery Manufacturing
$52,300
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
$52,200
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
$52,030
Rubber Product Manufacturing
$51,900
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$51,780
Other Food Manufacturing
$51,670
Apparel Manufacturing
$51,230
Dairy Product Manufacturing
$51,090
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$50,980
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$50,840
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$50,830
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing
$50,760
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$50,750
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$50,640
Household Appliance Manufacturing
$50,540
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
$50,460
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$50,460
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$50,440
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$50,400
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$50,400
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
$50,380
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$50,350
Food Manufacturing
$50,290
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$50,260
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$50,160
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$50,150
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$49,980
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
$49,810
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$49,570
Foundries
$49,310
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$49,240
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
$49,200
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
$49,160
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
$49,100
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$49,090
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$48,920
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
$48,790
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$48,500
Printing and Related Support Activities
$48,440
Printing and Related Support Activities
$48,440
Beverage Manufacturing
$48,250
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
$48,240
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
$48,230
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$48,010
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$48,000
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
$47,990
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
$47,870
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills
$47,730
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
$47,440
Wood Product Manufacturing
$47,000
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
$46,960
Textile Mills
$46,960
Fabric Mills
$46,880
Animal Food Manufacturing
$46,430
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$45,200
Textile Furnishings Mills
$45,140
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$44,490
Footwear Manufacturing
$42,400
Textile Product Mills
$40,270
Forging and Stamping
$39,090
Other Textile Product Mills
$38,160

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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