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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
Southwest Minnesota 709$35.98/hr$17.56/hr$24.53/hr$30.88/hr$44.59/hr$60.74/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities300$30.35/hr
Financial Activities490$48.48/hr
Professional and Business Services2,020$40.97/hr
Education and Health Services400$40.24/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Other ServicesN/AN/A
Public Administration530$43.62/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Balance of State 20$30.88/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 40$30.24/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 50$31.05/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 60$38.90/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 70$30.88/hr3.5%
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 70$31.84/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 70$39.05/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 80$38.09/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 80$39.45/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 90$39.80/hr7.9%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 90$39.80/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 90$32.71/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 100$39.44/hr6.4%
Central Minnesota 140$31.92/hr3.1%
Southeast Minnesota 150$35.81/hr2.0%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 240$39.57/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 3,600$44.80/hr7.3%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 3,670$43.70/hrN/A
Minnesota 4,380$40.96/hr7.5%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -
Managers, All Other 6,140$61.74/hrN/A
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 19,600$31.89/hrN/A
Data Scientists 1,320$51.53/hrN/A
Logisticians 2,600$40.06/hr29.0%
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 20,180$38.90/hr18.8%
Database Architects 890$61.43/hrN/A
Loan Interviewers and Clerks 4,500$24.46/hr-2.0%
Compliance Officers 5,130$39.47/hr4.5%
Information Security Analysts 2,520$51.40/hr29.0%
Computer Systems Analysts 14,800$50.94/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.