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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 7010$38.63/hr$21.14/hr$27.12/hr$34.76/hr$47.39/hr$63.80/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities590$50.73/hr
Financial Activities700$55.58/hr
Professional and Business Services1,260$41.71/hr
Education and Health Services430$36.43/hr
Leisure and Hospitality10$40.21/hr
Other ServicesN/AN/A
Public Administration520$45.12/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Balance of State 20$31.58/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 40$33.70/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 50$37.20/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 70$34.76/hr3.5%
Southeast Balance of State 70$35.41/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 90$39.26/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 100$31.83/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 120$35.72/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 120$42.39/hr7.9%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 130$41.00/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 130$39.01/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 140$39.40/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 160$38.85/hr6.4%
Central Minnesota 170$36.43/hr3.1%
Southeast Minnesota 170$35.72/hr2.0%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 350$34.64/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 3,290$50.28/hr7.3%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 3,430$49.92/hrN/A
Minnesota 4,310$48.49/hr7.5%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -
Managers, All Other 5,740$64.34/hrN/A
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 16,920$31.90/hrN/A
Data Scientists 1,600$53.39/hrN/A
Logisticians 3,010$37.40/hr29.0%
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 23,020$37.91/hr18.8%
Database Architects 580$60.82/hrN/A
Loan Interviewers and Clerks 5,160$23.77/hr-2.0%
Compliance Officers 6,250$38.18/hr4.5%
Information Security Analysts 2,650$54.80/hr29.0%
Computer Systems Analysts 13,380$52.72/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.