Occupational Employment Statistics

1999 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

Computer and Mathematical Occupations

other SOC major groups


These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry divisions in metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas in every State and the District of Columbia.

Click on the SOC Code Number to view that occupation's definition, additional wage estimates, and relative standard error (RSE) estimates.

Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 2,620,080 $24.99 $26.41 $54,930 0.5 %
15-1011 Computer and Information Scientists, Research 26,280 $31.38 $32.30 $67,180 1.1 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers (3) 528,600 $24.55 $26.42 $54,960 0.5 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 287,600 $30.45 $31.62 $65,780 1.0 %
15-1032 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 209,030 $31.07 $31.84 $66,230 0.8 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 462,840 $17.54 $18.95 $39,410 0.8 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 428,210 $26.91 $27.85 $57,920 0.7 %
15-1061 Database Administrators (3) 101,460 $23.83 $25.26 $52,550 0.5 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 204,680 $22.98 $24.08 $50,090 0.7 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 98,330 $25.24 $26.78 $55,710 3.0 %
15-2011 Actuaries 12,560 $31.88 $34.56 $71,880 2.3 %
15-2021 Mathematicians 3,450 $32.86 $32.68 $67,970 1.9 %
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts 43,760 $23.35 $25.89 $53,850 2.5 %
15-2041 Statisticians (3) 14,620 $22.65 $24.35 $50,650 1.1 %
15-2091 Mathematical Technicians (3) 1,560 $17.44 $21.01 $43,710 3.9 %

About 1999 National, State, and Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

Estimates for residual, "All Other", occupations are not available.

(1) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly mean wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) = Wage rates are calculated using three years of data: 1997, 1998, and 1999.

The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.


National OES estimates by SOC major group



1999 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

1999 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

1999 Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

1999 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

Technical notes

List of Occupations in SOC Code Number Order

List of Occupations in Alphabetical Order

Last modified: October 16, 2001

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