Computer Network Support Specialist Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for computer network support specialists in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of computer network support specialists among 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 Support Specialists in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,840
25th Percentile Wage
$55,880
50th Percentile Wage
$73,620
75th Percentile Wage
$96,650
90th Percentile Wage
$121,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer network support specialists in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $121,380. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,840.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.60
25th Percentile Wage
$26.86
50th Percentile Wage
$35.39
75th Percentile Wage
$46.47
90th Percentile Wage
$58.36

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for computer network support specialists in California in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $58.36. The median hourly salary is $35.39. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.60.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201673,620-1.33%5.79%
201574,6001.45%-
201473,5200.88%-
201372,8704.82%-
201269,360--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of computer network support specialists in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of computer network support specialists in state of California ranges from $52,930 to $88,250. The highest paying area for computer network support specialists in California is San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara with a median annual salary of $88,250. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Oakland-Fremont-Hayward (mean annual salary $77,720). The lowest paying area is Bakersfield-Delano with a median annual salary of $52,930.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$88,250
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$77,720
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$77,720
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$77,690
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$77,640
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$75,730
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$70,230
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$69,920
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$68,940
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$68,500
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$67,760
Redding
$67,260
El Centro
$66,690
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$64,810
Visalia-Porterville
$63,670
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$63,370
Fresno
$63,100
Vallejo-Fairfield
$62,760
Modesto
$62,390
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$61,230
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$59,130
Salinas
$57,520
Stockton
$57,240
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$56,040
Bakersfield-Delano
$52,930


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