Occupational Employment Statistics


15-1199 Computer Occupations, All Other

All computer occupations not listed separately. Excludes “Computer and Information Systems Managers” (11-3021), “Computer Hardware Engineers” (17-2061), “Electrical and Electronics Engineers” (17-2070), “Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary” (25-1021), “Multimedia Artists and Animators” (27-1014), “Graphic Designers” (27-1024), “Computer Operators” (43-9011), and “Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairs” (49-2011).

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 17025$33.84/hr$22.42/hr$27.54/hr$33.83/hr$39.81/hr$45.80/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities770$36.56/hr
Financial Activities910$46.29/hr
Professional and Business Services2,570$36.54/hr
Education and Health Services480$33.95/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Other ServicesN/A$36.13/hr
Public Administration660$41.08/hr
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Northeast Balance of State N/A$36.49/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 50$35.39/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 60$22.70/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 70$39.15/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 90$29.04/hr13.4%
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 90$35.27/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 110$30.11/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 110$32.09/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 120$31.02/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 120$33.43/hr2.7%
Northwest Balance of State 140$34.41/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 140$34.09/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 160$35.50/hr5.8%
Northwest Minnesota 170$33.83/hr6.0%
Central Minnesota 290$30.78/hr16.9%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 490$32.02/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 5,340$38.67/hr9.8%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 5,440$38.55/hrN/A
Minnesota 6,200$37.94/hr9.6%

Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Web Developers 2,780$38.09/hr7.8%
Computer Programmers 4,520$39.72/hr-9.3%
Information Security Analysts 2,690$46.65/hr23.8%
Computer and Information Systems Managers 9,510$67.79/hr8.4%
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 24,660$32.24/hr7.9%
Database Administrators 2,210$44.07/hr9.5%
Software Developers, Systems Software 6,460$51.99/hr2.3%
Financial Specialists, All Other 3,320$32.08/hr8.9%
Computer Systems Analysts 18,710$44.03/hr5.9%
Sales Engineers 1,280$43.65/hr7.3%

  • Schedule and facilitate meetings related to information technology projects.
  • Analyze competitive market strategies through analysis of related product, market, or share trends.
  • Manage project execution to ensure adherence to budget, schedule, and scope.
  • Devise missions, challenges, or puzzles to be encountered in game play.
  • Collaborate with artists to achieve appropriate visual style.
  • Monitor or track project milestones and deliverables.
  • Correct testing-identified problems, or recommend actions for their resolution.
  • Provide feedback and recommendations to developers on software usability and functionality.
  • Perform system analysis, data analysis or programming, using a variety of computer languages and procedures.
  • Collect and analyze Web metrics, such as visits, time on site, page views per visit, transaction volume and revenue, traffic mix, click-through rates, conversion rates, cost per acquisition, or cost per click.