Below is a sampling of top occupations and wages in the Information Technology industry.

Soc Code Title Richmond Metro Avg. Wage National Avg. Wage
15-1211 Computer Systems Analysts $98,100 $99,000
15-1232 Computer User Support Specialists $55,700 $57,000
15-1241 Computer Network Architects $117,000 $119,200
15-1244 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $91,200 $89,500
15-1245 Database Administrators and Architects $100,200 $101,100
15-1251 Computer Programmers $94,100 $95,600
15-1256 Software Developers and Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers $104,200 $114,300
15-1299 Computer Occupations, All Other $93,300 $96,700
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts $93,200 $92,300
17-2061 Computer Hardware Engineers $124,300 $126,100
17-2072 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $104,100 $112,300
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians $77,000 $68,300

Source: Chmura Economics & Analytics, JobsEQ

*Wages reflect the 2020 annual average.