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 metropolitan 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,320
25th Percentile Wage
$93,010
50th Percentile Wage
$125,190
75th Percentile Wage
$159,260
90th Percentile Wage
$194,740

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 $194,740. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $125,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $65,320.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of computer network architects from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$125,190
1.57% 16.77%
2016
$123,220
-2.59% -
2015
$126,410
4.96% -
2014
$120,140
7.14% -
2013
$111,560
6.61% -
2012
$104,190
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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 $68,120 to $146,940. The highest paying area for computer network architects in California is San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara with a median annual salary of $146,940. The second highest paying city/area in California State is San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City (mean annual salary $133,280). The lowest paying area is Modesto with a median annual salary of $68,120.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$146,940
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$133,280
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$130,990
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$129,110
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$127,770
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$125,430
Fresno
$123,380
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$121,550
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$119,370
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$117,550
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$114,550
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$114,520
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$113,580
Vallejo-Fairfield
$112,680
Stockton
$99,490
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$95,930
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$95,290
Salinas
$90,620
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$87,260
Bakersfield-Delano
$86,650
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$69,340
Modesto
$68,120




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