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 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Computer Systems Analysts in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$59,580
25th Percentile Wage
$76,890
50th Percentile Wage
$97,940
75th Percentile Wage
$125,520
90th Percentile Wage
$155,640

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 $155,640. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $97,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $59,580.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$97,940
1.43% 12.37%
2016
$96,540
1.94% -
2015
$94,670
5.48% -
2014
$89,480
1.56% -
2013
$88,080
2.57% -
2012
$85,820
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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 $67,550 to $117,920. The highest paying area for computer systems analysts in California is San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City with a median annual salary of $117,920. The second highest paying city/area in California State is San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara (mean annual salary $116,790). The lowest paying area is Chico with a median annual salary of $67,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$117,920
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$116,790
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$111,350
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$102,950
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$97,390
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$95,390
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$92,540
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$92,420
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$92,170
Salinas
$91,690
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$90,820
Bakersfield-Delano
$90,300
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$89,700
Vallejo-Fairfield
$87,520
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$86,500
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$84,950
Napa
$83,980
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$83,970
Yuba City
$82,470
Madera-Chowchilla
$82,200
Redding
$81,710
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$79,180
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$78,930
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$78,020
Merced
$75,830
Hanford-Corcoran
$75,320
Fresno
$74,590
El Centro
$73,950
Visalia-Porterville
$73,880
Modesto
$71,370
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$69,050
Stockton
$68,190
Chico
$67,550




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