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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
$49,680
25th Percentile Wage
$67,300
50th Percentile Wage
$91,630
75th Percentile Wage
$118,350
90th Percentile Wage
$145,120

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 $145,120. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $91,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer occupations is $49,680.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of computer occupations in the industry sector of finance and insurance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$91,630
2.71% 11.24%
2016
$89,150
2.49% -
2015
$86,930
2.46% -
2014
$84,790
2.38% -
2013
$82,770
1.74% -
2012
$81,330
- -

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

The average salaries of computer occupations in 22 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 $80,620). 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
$105,070
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$103,920
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$103,920
Securities and Commodity Exchanges
$102,130
Other Financial Investment Activities
$100,670
Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$97,790
Other Investment Pools and Funds
$93,890
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$92,930
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$91,840
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$91,220
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
$87,980
Insurance Carriers
$87,920
Depository Credit Intermediation
$87,650
Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
$87,560
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$86,650
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles
$86,380
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
$86,360
Other Insurance Related Activities
$83,050
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$81,980
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds
$81,130
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$80,620

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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