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
$34,090
25th Percentile Wage
$42,950
50th Percentile Wage
$55,380
75th Percentile Wage
$72,030
90th Percentile Wage
$93,460

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 $93,460. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer support specialists is $34,090.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,380
0.69% 7.31%
2016
$55,000
0.65% -
2015
$54,640
0.24% -
2014
$54,510
5.01% -
2013
$51,780
0.87% -
2012
$51,330
- -

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

The average salaries of computer support specialists in 111 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 tobacco manufacturing industry with an annual salary $67,700. The lowest paying industry is the other textile product mills industry (annual salary $38,570). For detailed computer support specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Tobacco Manufacturing
$67,700
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$66,300
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$63,680
Sawmills and Wood Preservation
$63,130
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$62,420
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$61,100
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$60,560
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$60,300
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$60,090
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$58,190
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$58,170
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
$58,090
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing
$57,160
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$57,110
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$57,100
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$56,900
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing
$56,730
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$56,680
Hardware Manufacturing
$56,680
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$56,300
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$56,230
Grain and Oilseed Milling
$56,140
Chemical Manufacturing
$55,930
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$55,910
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing
$55,900
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$55,680
Ship and Boat Building
$55,450
Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
$55,390
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$55,030
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$55,030
Chemical Manufacturing
$54,870
Paper Manufacturing
$54,780
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
$54,710
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills
$54,630
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$54,590
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$54,020
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$53,900
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
$53,740
Household Appliance Manufacturing
$53,620
Machinery Manufacturing
$53,540
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$53,320
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
$53,200
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$53,190
Machinery Manufacturing
$53,180
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$52,950
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$52,920
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
$52,880
Rubber Product Manufacturing
$52,760
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
$52,200
Foundries
$52,080
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$52,020
Machine Shops
$51,950
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$51,940
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$51,920
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$51,870
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$51,810
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$51,810
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$51,780
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$51,760
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
$51,730
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$51,670
Textile Mills
$51,470
Beverage Manufacturing
$51,280
Dairy Product Manufacturing
$51,270
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$51,260
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$51,230
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$50,980
Other Food Manufacturing
$50,910
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$50,830
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$50,690
Chemical Manufacturing
$50,640
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
$50,470
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
$50,460
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$50,400
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$50,330
Food Manufacturing
$50,280
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$50,260
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$50,160
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
$49,810
Fabric Mills
$49,590
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$49,330
Animal Food Manufacturing
$49,160
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
$49,100
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$49,090
Printing and Related Support Activities
$49,090
Printing and Related Support Activities
$49,090
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$48,840
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$48,650
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$48,500
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$48,400
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
$48,100
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$48,000
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
$47,870
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
$47,600
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
$47,500
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
$47,440
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$47,320
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$47,050
Apparel Manufacturing
$46,860
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
$46,850
Wood Product Manufacturing
$46,770
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
$46,590
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
$46,540
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$45,840
Textile Furnishings Mills
$45,410
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$44,780
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing
$44,380
Footwear Manufacturing
$41,800
Textile Product Mills
$41,130
Forging and Stamping
$39,090
Other Textile Product Mills
$38,570

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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