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 among 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Network and Computer Systems Administrators in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$116,110
75th Percentile Wage
$96,540
50th Percentile Wage
$79,210
25th Percentile Wage
$62,550
10th Percentile Wage
$49,680

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 $116,110. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $49,680.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$55.82
75th Percentile Wage
$46.41
50th Percentile Wage
$38.08
25th Percentile Wage
$30.07
10th Percentile Wage
$23.89

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 $55.82. The median hourly salary is $38.08. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23.89.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $79,210 2.71%
2013 $77,120 1.90%
2012 $75,680 0.61%
2011 $75,220 0.75%
2010 $74,660 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for network and computer systems administrators in state of Colorado from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 6.09%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 1.90%. We also note that the average annual wage had a small growth of 0.61% in the year 2012 and a small increase of 0.75% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Network and Computer Systems Administrator Wage in Colorado vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$79,210
Computer Network Architects
$101,630
Computer User Support Specialists
$50,910
Computer Network Support Specialists
$64,880
Other Computer Occupations
$89,490
Computer and Information Research Scientists
$106,430
Computer Systems Analysts
$86,660

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Network and Computer Systems Administrators in Colorado Cities

Table 5 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 $54,760 to $82,520. The highest paying area for network and computer systems administrators in Colorado is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with a median annual salary of $82,520. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Boulder (mean annual salary $81,220). The lowest paying area is East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $54,760.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$82,520
Boulder
$81,220
Fort Collins-Loveland
$75,640
Colorado Springs
$72,480
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$70,180
Greeley
$67,950
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$66,590
Grand Junction
$64,880
Pueblo
$64,830
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$54,760

Network and Computer Systems Administrator Salary by State

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