Numbers of Computer and Mathematical Occupations in National

Occupation group

Computer and Mathematical Occupations

Year Number
2001 2,825,870
2002 2,772,620
2003 2,827,010
2004 2,915,300
2005 2,952,740
2006 3,076,200
2007 3,191,360
2008 3,308,260
2009 3,303,690
2010 3,283,950
2011 3,406,720
2012 3,578,220
2013 3,696,180
2014 3,834,180
2015 4,005,250
2016 4,165,140
2017 4,261,460
2018 4,384,300

Individual occupations

Computer Occupations

Year Number
2012 3,456,500
2013 3,573,120
2014 3,692,980
2015 3,853,860
2016 3,997,370
2017 4,094,930
2018 4,214,820

Computer and Information Research Scientists

Year Number
2001 25,620
2002 24,410
2003 23,210
2004 24,720
2005 25,890
2006 27,650
2007 28,720
2008 26,610
2009 26,130
2010 24,900
2011 25,160
2012 24,880
2013 24,380
2014 24,210
2015 25,510
2016 26,580
2017 27,920
2018 30,070

Computer and Information Analysts

Year Number
2012 554,710
2013 585,120
2014 608,500
2015 645,550
2016 665,830
2017 687,210
2018 696,030

Computer Systems Analysts

Year Number
2001 448,270
2002 467,750
2003 474,780
2004 489,130
2005 492,120
2006 446,460
2007 464,440
2008 489,890
2009 512,720
2010 495,800
2011 487,740
2012 482,040
2013 507,100
2014 528,320
2015 556,660
2016 568,960
2017 581,960
2018 587,970

Information Security Analysts

Year Number
2012 72,670
2013 78,020
2014 80,180
2015 88,880
2016 96,870
2017 105,250
2018 108,060

Software Developers and Programmers

Year Number
2012 1,397,780
2013 1,442,500
2014 1,492,040
2015 1,554,960
2016 1,604,570
2017 1,617,400
2018 1,666,270

Computer Programmers

Year Number
2001 501,550
2002 457,320
2003 431,640
2004 412,090
2005 389,090
2006 396,020
2007 394,710
2008 394,230
2009 367,880
2010 333,620
2011 320,100
2012 316,790
2013 312,340
2014 302,150
2015 289,420
2016 271,200
2017 247,690
2018 230,470

Software Developers, Applications

Year Number
2001 361,690
2002 356,760
2003 392,140
2004 425,890
2005 455,980
2006 472,520
2007 495,810
2008 494,160
2009 495,500
2010 499,280
2011 539,880
2012 586,340
2013 643,830
2014 686,470
2015 747,730
2016 794,000
2017 849,230
2018 903,160

Software Developers, Systems Software

Year Number
2001 261,520
2002 255,040
2003 285,760
2004 318,020
2005 320,720
2006 329,060
2007 349,140
2008 381,830
2009 385,200
2010 378,920
2011 387,050
2012 391,700
2013 373,510
2014 382,400
2015 390,750
2016 409,820
2017 394,590
2018 405,330

Web Developers

Year Number
2012 102,940
2013 112,820
2014 121,020
2015 127,070
2016 129,540
2017 125,890
2018 127,300

Database and Systems Administrators and Network Architects

Year Number
2012 599,800
2013 618,480
2014 617,680
2015 634,850
2016 647,610
2017 646,570
2018 629,020

Database Administrators

Year Number
2001 104,250
2002 102,090
2003 100,890
2004 96,960
2005 99,380
2006 109,840
2007 116,340
2008 115,770
2009 108,080
2010 104,080
2011 108,500
2012 111,590
2013 114,910
2014 112,170
2015 113,770
2016 113,730
2017 113,690
2018 110,090

Network and Computer Systems Administrators

Year Number
2001 227,840
2002 232,560
2003 237,980
2004 259,320
2005 270,330
2006 289,520
2007 309,660
2008 327,850
2009 338,890
2010 333,210
2011 341,800
2012 350,320
2013 362,310
2014 365,430
2015 374,480
2016 376,820
2017 375,040
2018 366,250

Computer Network Architects

Year Number
2012 137,890
2013 141,270
2014 140,080
2015 146,600
2016 157,070
2017 157,830
2018 152,670

Computer Support Specialists

Year Number
2010 579,270
2011 632,490
2012 693,610
2013 706,360
2014 738,030
2015 769,630
2016 791,580
2017 800,010
2018 812,060

Computer User Support Specialists

Year Number
2001 493,240
2002 478,560
2003 482,990
2004 488,540
2005 499,860
2006 514,460
2007 525,570
2008 545,520
2009 540,560
2012 525,630
2013 541,250
2014 563,540
2015 585,060
2016 602,840
2017 613,780
2018 630,700

Computer Network Support Specialists

Year Number
2001 126,060
2002 133,460
2003 148,030
2004 169,200
2005 185,190
2006 203,710
2007 216,050
2008 230,410
2009 226,080
2012 167,980
2013 165,100
2014 174,490
2015 184,570
2016 188,740
2017 186,230
2018 181,360

Computer Occupations, All Other

Year Number
2004 130,420
2005 116,760
2006 180,270
2007 182,690
2008 191,780
2009 195,890
2012 185,730
2013 196,280
2014 212,510
2015 223,370
2016 261,210
2017 315,830
2018 381,380

Mathematical Science Occupations

Year Number
2012 121,720
2013 123,070
2014 141,200
2015 151,380
2016 167,770
2017 166,530
2018 169,480

Actuaries

Year Number
2001 13,210
2002 14,440
2003 14,680
2004 16,350
2005 15,770
2006 16,620
2007 18,030
2008 18,220
2009 17,940
2010 18,320
2011 19,590
2012 21,340
2013 20,080
2014 21,490
2015 19,770
2016 19,940
2017 19,210
2018 20,760

Mathematicians

Year Number
2001 3,080
2002 2,600
2003 2,470
2004 2,410
2005 2,930
2006 2,840
2007 3,160
2008 2,770
2009 2,770
2010 2,830
2011 2,980
2012 3,250
2013 3,030
2014 3,130
2015 3,170
2016 2,730
2017 2,730
2018 2,580

Operations Research Analysts

Year Number
2001 57,520
2002 56,310
2003 58,080
2004 55,030
2005 52,530
2006 56,170
2007 58,750
2008 60,860
2009 60,960
2010 62,210
2011 65,030
2012 69,180
2013 72,680
2014 86,950
2015 95,860
2016 109,150
2017 106,050
2018 104,200

Statisticians

Year Number
2001 17,040
2002 17,820
2003 18,370
2004 17,030
2005 17,480
2006 19,660
2007 20,270
2008 20,680
2009 21,370
2010 22,830
2011 23,770
2012 25,570
2013 24,950
2014 26,970
2015 29,870
2016 33,440
2017 36,540
2018 39,920

Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations

Year Number
2012 2,370
2013 2,330
2014 2,660
2015 2,700
2016 2,510
2017 4,000
2018 4,020

Mathematical Technicians

Year Number
2001 1,720
2002 1,970
2003 2,180
2004 1,720
2005 1,430
2006 1,210
2007 1,080
2008 1,100
2009 1,090
2010 960
2011 1,060
2012 1,150
2013 1,080
2014 1,060
2015 820
2016 510

Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other

Year Number
2004 8,500
2005 7,320
2006 10,190
2007 6,930
2008 6,600
2009 2,610
2010 1,290
2011 1,260
2012 1,220
2013 1,240
2014 1,600
2015 1,880
2016 2,000