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

Soc Code Title Richmond Metro Avg. Wage National Avg. Wage
15-1121 Computer Systems Analysts $88,600 $90,200
15-1131 Computer Programmers $79,800 $84,400
15-1132 Software Developers, Applications $89,800 $102,200
15-1133 Software Developers, Systems Software $97,400 $108,800
15-1141 Database Administrators $90,800 $84,300
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $87,300 $82,200
15-1143 Computer Network Architects $103,800 $103,100
15-1151 Computer User Support Specialists $51,800 $52,400
15-1199 Computer Occupations, All Other $84,700 $87,300
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts $83,700 $84,200
17-2061 Computer Hardware Engineers $104,500 $115,000
17-2072 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $82,600 $94,700
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians $54,600 $61,900

Source: JobsEQ®, Q2 2016.