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Occupational Employment Statistics


15-1299 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), “Special Effects Artists and Animators” (27-1014), “Graphic Designers” (27-1024), “Health Information Technologists and Medical Registrars” (29-9021), and “Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers” (49-2011).

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 18021$43.34/hr$24.16/hr$31.45/hr$41.60/hr$51.71/hr$64.30/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities460$53.67/hr
Financial Activities1,150$63.47/hr
Professional and Business Services740$36.24/hr
Education and Health Services570$42.49/hr
Leisure and Hospitality20$49.03/hr
Other Services10$38.18/hr
Public Administration530$47.85/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Balance of State 20$30.67/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 40$37.36/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 40$37.23/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 60$39.32/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 80$38.38/hr3.5%
St Cloud MN MSA 80$42.08/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 100$36.97/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 120$43.04/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 140$42.79/hr7.9%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 140$42.73/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 140$35.65/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 150$40.84/hr3.1%
Southeast Minnesota 160$43.04/hr2.0%
Northwest Balance of State 160$41.60/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 180$41.60/hr6.4%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 420$34.86/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 3,300$50.51/hr7.3%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 3,430$49.94/hrN/A
Minnesota 4,150$49.34/hr7.5%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -
Managers, All Other 5,400$73.14/hrN/A
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 16,860$33.78/hrN/A
Data Scientists 2,240$56.77/hrN/A
Logisticians 3,610$39.93/hr29.0%
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 22,940$38.89/hr18.8%
Database Architects 790$64.56/hrN/A
Loan Interviewers and Clerks 4,320$24.06/hr-2.0%
Compliance Officers 6,820$39.30/hr4.5%
Information Security Analysts 2,900$61.61/hr29.0%
Computer Systems Analysts 12,180$52.96/hr5.6%

  • Direct or coordinate activities of project personnel.
  • Confer with project personnel to identify and resolve problems.
  • Perform risk assessments to develop response strategies.
  • Correct testing-identified problems, or recommend actions for their resolution.
  • Provide technical expertise in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology to clients or users.
  • Perform computer programming, data analysis, or software development for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications, including the maintenance of existing systems or research and development for future enhancements.
  • Monitor or track project milestones and deliverables.
  • Schedule and facilitate meetings related to information technology projects.
  • Monitor systems for intrusions or denial of service attacks, and report security breaches to appropriate personnel.
  • Manage project execution to ensure adherence to budget, schedule, and scope.