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Computer Occupations Salary in Sector of Finance and Insurance

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

Average Annual Salary of Computer Occupations

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,630
25th Percentile Wage
$65,700
50th Percentile Wage
$89,150
75th Percentile Wage
$114,830
90th Percentile Wage
$139,220

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer occupations in the industry sector of finance and insurance. 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 $139,220. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $89,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer occupations is $48,630.

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 finance and insurance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201689,1502.49%8.77%
201586,9302.46%-
201484,7902.38%-
201382,7701.74%-
201281,330--

Compare Computer Occupations Salary in Different Industries within the Finance and Insurance Sector

The average salaries of computer occupations in 20 industries in the finance and insurance 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 securities and commodity contracts intermediation and brokerage industry with an annual salary $105,140. The lowest paying industry is the insurance agencies and brokerages industry (annual salary $77,240). For detailed computer occupations salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
$105,140
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$102,920
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$102,450
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$102,450
Securities and Commodity Exchanges
$102,130
Other Financial Investment Activities
$100,670
Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$94,030
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$89,480
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$89,310
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
$87,980
Depository Credit Intermediation
$87,650
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds
$86,220
Insurance Carriers
$85,840
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
$85,010
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles
$85,010
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$84,430
Other Investment Pools and Funds
$80,790
Other Insurance Related Activities
$79,900
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$78,840
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$77,240

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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