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Computer Occupations Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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

Average Annual Salary of Computer Occupations

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,960
25th Percentile Wage
$51,050
50th Percentile Wage
$69,320
75th Percentile Wage
$92,130
90th Percentile Wage
$114,530

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer occupations in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $114,530. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $69,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer occupations is $37,960.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$69,320
1.96% 9.23%
2016
$67,960
1.13% -
2015
$67,190
2.59% -
2014
$65,450
1.27% -
2013
$64,620
2.63% -
2012
$62,920
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Compare Computer Occupations Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of computer occupations in 43 industries in the health care and social assistance 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 specialty hospitals - state government owned industry with an annual salary $93,790. The lowest paying industry is the offices of chiropractors industry (annual salary $28,480). For detailed computer occupations salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$93,790
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$88,740
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$84,920
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$81,450
Hospitals - State government owned
$79,200
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$77,110
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$75,320
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$73,450
Hospitals - Privately owned
$73,390
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$73,250
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$73,060
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$69,280
Hospitals - Local government owned
$69,260
Offices of Physicians
$67,250
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$66,970
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$66,770
Outpatient Care Centers
$66,730
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$65,790
Home Health Care Services
$62,450
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$61,440
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$61,000
Ambulance Services
$60,710
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$59,680
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$59,190
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$58,830
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$55,320
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$54,870
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$53,800
Other Residential Care Facilities
$53,060
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$52,940
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$52,230
Social Assistance
$51,640
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$51,350
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$51,200
Individual and Family Services
$50,630
Offices of Dentists
$49,670
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$49,370
Child Day Care Services
$49,350
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$48,870
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$48,610
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$43,010
Offices of Optometrists
$30,860
Offices of Chiropractors
$28,480

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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