Network and Computer Systems Administrator Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for network and computer systems administrators in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of network and computer systems administrators amongst Colorado 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 Network and Computer Systems Administrators in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,730
25th Percentile Wage
$64,190
50th Percentile Wage
$81,870
75th Percentile Wage
$101,910
90th Percentile Wage
$122,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for network and computer systems administrators in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $122,820. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $48,730.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23.43
25th Percentile Wage
$30.86
50th Percentile Wage
$39.36
75th Percentile Wage
$49.00
90th Percentile Wage
$59.05

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for network and computer systems administrators in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $59.05. The median hourly salary is $39.36. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23.43.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201681,8701.97%7.56%
201580,2601.31%-
201479,2102.64%-
201377,1201.87%-
201275,680--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Network and Computer Systems Administrators in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of network and computer systems administrators in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of network and computer systems administrators in state of Colorado ranges from $50,330 to $86,970. The highest paying area for network and computer systems administrators in Colorado is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with a median annual salary of $86,970. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Fort Collins-Loveland (mean annual salary $80,910). The lowest paying area is East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $50,330.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$86,970
Fort Collins-Loveland
$80,910
Boulder
$78,850
Colorado Springs
$73,700
Grand Junction
$72,820
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$71,030
Pueblo
$66,840
Greeley
$66,690
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$62,330
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$50,330


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