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Other Computer Occupations Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of other computer occupations in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare other computer occupations salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Other Computer Occupations

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,020
25th Percentile Wage
$62,070
50th Percentile Wage
$87,780
75th Percentile Wage
$118,330
90th Percentile Wage
$149,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other computer occupations in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) other computer occupations is $149,360. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $87,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other computer occupations is $44,020.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other computer occupations in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$87,780
4.41% 12.71%
2016
$83,910
0.62% -
2015
$83,390
3.25% -
2014
$80,680
2.65% -
2013
$78,540
2.44% -
2012
$76,620
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Compare Other Computer Occupations Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of other computer occupations in 14 industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for other computer occupations occupations is the research and development in the social sciences and humanities industry with an annual salary $100,710. The lowest paying industry is the specialized design services industry (annual salary $65,920). For detailed other computer occupations salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$100,710
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$95,320
Scientific Research and Development Services
$91,930
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$91,210
Legal Services
$90,260
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$89,080
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$87,780
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$84,230
Engineering Services
$83,990
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$83,270
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$82,700
Testing Laboratories
$78,080
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$73,910
Specialized Design Services
$65,920

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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