Computer Systems Analyst Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for computer systems analysts in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of computer systems analysts among California cities 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 Systems Analysts in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,580
25th Percentile Wage
$75,610
50th Percentile Wage
$96,540
75th Percentile Wage
$124,600
90th Percentile Wage
$153,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer systems analysts in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $153,820. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $96,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $58,580.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28.16
25th Percentile Wage
$36.35
50th Percentile Wage
$46.41
75th Percentile Wage
$59.90
90th Percentile Wage
$73.95

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for computer systems analysts in California in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $73.95. The median hourly salary is $46.41. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28.16.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201696,5401.94%11.10%
201594,6705.48%-
201489,4801.56%-
201388,0802.57%-
201285,820--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Computer Systems Analysts in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of computer systems analysts in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of computer systems analysts in state of California ranges from $63,030 to $115,050. The highest paying area for computer systems analysts in California is San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara with a median annual salary of $115,050. The second highest paying city/area in California State is San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City (mean annual salary $114,820). The lowest paying area is Stockton with a median annual salary of $63,030.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$115,050
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$114,820
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$107,000
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$105,980
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$94,750
Salinas
$92,370
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$92,190
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$91,560
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$90,820
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$90,820
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$89,700
Vallejo-Fairfield
$88,470
Bakersfield-Delano
$88,370
Visalia-Porterville
$86,950
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$85,530
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$85,360
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$84,490
Yuba City
$82,470
Napa
$82,110
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$79,180
Merced
$79,160
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$78,450
Redding
$78,070
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$77,900
Hanford-Corcoran
$73,300
Fresno
$71,000
Modesto
$70,960
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$70,680
El Centro
$68,260
Chico
$66,470
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$66,010
Stockton
$63,030


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