Computer Network Architects Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for computer network architects in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of computer network architects amongst California areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Computer Network Architects in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$68,290
25th Percentile Wage
$94,410
50th Percentile Wage
$123,220
75th Percentile Wage
$153,680
90th Percentile Wage
$184,680

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer network architects in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $184,680. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $123,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $68,290.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32.83
25th Percentile Wage
$45.39
50th Percentile Wage
$59.24
75th Percentile Wage
$73.89
90th Percentile Wage
$88.79

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for computer network architects in California in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $88.79. The median hourly salary is $59.24. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32.83.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of computer network architects from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016123,220-2.59%15.44%
2015126,4104.96%-
2014120,1407.14%-
2013111,5606.61%-
2012104,190--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Computer Network Architects in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of computer network architects in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of computer network architects in state of California ranges from $69,340 to $138,220. The highest paying area for computer network architects in California is San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City with a median annual salary of $138,220. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Santa Rosa-Petaluma (mean annual salary $136,670). The lowest paying area is North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $69,340.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$138,220
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$136,670
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$135,970
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$133,330
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$127,280
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$126,470
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$122,880
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$119,830
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$117,550
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$114,550
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$113,580
Fresno
$108,490
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$106,620
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$101,510
Stockton
$98,430
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$95,290
Salinas
$90,620
Bakersfield-Delano
$89,170
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$69,340



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