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
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

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

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
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
Hardware Manufacturing
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
Grain and Oilseed Milling
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
Ship and Boat Building
Machine Shops
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
Paper Manufacturing
Machinery Manufacturing
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
Rubber Product Manufacturing
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
Other Food Manufacturing
Apparel Manufacturing
Dairy Product Manufacturing
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
Household Appliance Manufacturing
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
Plastics Product Manufacturing
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Food Manufacturing
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
Primary Metal Manufacturing
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
Printing and Related Support Activities
Printing and Related Support Activities
Beverage Manufacturing
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
Wood Product Manufacturing
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
Textile Mills
Fabric Mills
Animal Food Manufacturing
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
Textile Furnishings Mills
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
Footwear Manufacturing
Textile Product Mills
Forging and Stamping
Other Textile Product Mills

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


Highest paying industries for computer support specialists.