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Highest Paying Cities for Computer Network Architects

The top 100 highest paying cities for computer network architects (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of computer network architects in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $138,220, San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California is the highest paying city for computer network architects. It is followed by Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California (average annual salary $136,670). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of computer network architects in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Computer Network Architects

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$138,220
2,260
2 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$136,670
50
3 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$135,970
4,030
4 Missoula, Montana
$134,460
n/a
5 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$133,330
4,050
6 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$130,900
410
7 Wilmington, New Jersey
$129,680
560
8 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$127,280
170
9 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$126,470
1,700
10 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
$123,260
90
11 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$122,880
710
12 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$121,810
2,160
13 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$121,360
810
14 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$119,830
2,830
15 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$119,370
520
16 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$119,290
3,080
17 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$118,230
2,190
18 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$118,100
80
19 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$117,940
950
20 Anchorage, Alaska
$117,820
40
21 Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$117,710
60
22 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$117,550
1,530
23 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$117,510
4,860
24 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$117,170
120
25 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$116,770
10,580
26 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$116,680
280
27 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$116,380
4,690
28 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$116,200
9,040
29 Boulder, Colorado
$116,180
360
30 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$116,110
4,010
31 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$115,380
990
32 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$114,960
390
33 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$114,550
40
34 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$114,350
1,690
35 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$114,350
11,300
36 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$114,060
60
37 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$113,580
4,630
38 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$113,380
3,000
39 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$113,370
370
40 Dalton, Georgia
$113,000
40
41 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$112,490
4,670
42 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$112,450
5,150
43 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$112,390
3,050
44 Manchester, New Hampshire
$111,910
70
45 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$111,890
5,280
46 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$111,770
4,440
47 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$111,630
3,620
48 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$111,600
300
49 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$111,160
710
50 New Haven, Connecticut
$109,730
120
51 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$109,560
1,760
52 Pittsfield, Massachusetts
$109,270
40
53 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$109,110
2,730
54 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$109,010
4,150
55 Richmond, Virginia
$108,540
900
56 Fresno, California
$108,490
160
57 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$108,320
4,230
58 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$108,150
1,810
59 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$107,600
90
60 Charlottesville, Virginia
$106,820
220
61 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$106,620
1,250
62 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$106,100
2,190
63 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$106,070
820
64 Nashua, New Hampshire
$105,850
130
65 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$105,830
430
66 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$105,660
610
67 Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
$105,440
110
68 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$105,420
190
69 Columbus, Ohio
$104,970
1,770
70 Iowa City, Iowa
$104,270
50
71 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$103,370
600
72 Topeka, Kansas
$103,040
60
73 York-Hanover, Pennsylvania
$102,470
40
74 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$101,940
240
75 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$101,510
330
76 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$101,410
680
77 Yuma, Arizona
$100,940
n/a
78 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$100,580
1,500
79 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$100,040
4,180
80 Sheboygan, Wisconsin
$99,940
120
81 Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area, Arizona
$99,540
100
82 Salt Lake City, Utah
$99,340
680
83 Worcester, Massachusetts
$99,300
190
84 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$99,090
1,000
85 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$98,790
330
86 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$98,430
1,010
87 Stockton, California
$98,430
60
88 Memphis, Tennessee
$98,010
350
89 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$97,900
50
90 St Louis, Missouri
$97,640
1,880
91 Gary, Indiana
$97,430
90
92 Framingham, Massachusetts
$97,400
360
93 Jackson, Mississippi
$96,990
170
94 Salisbury, Maryland
$96,910
50
95 Salem, Oregon
$96,650
50
96 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$96,630
1,040
97 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$96,530
130
98 St Marys County, Maryland
$96,170
80
99 Springfield, Massachusetts
$96,110
180
100 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$96,070
310
See also: Highest paying industries for computer network architects.