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Highest Paying Cities for Network and Computer Systems Administrators

The top 100 highest paying cities for network and computer systems administrators (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 network and computer systems administrators in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $107,100, San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California is the highest paying city for network and computer systems administrators. It is followed by San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California (average annual salary $104,760). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of network and computer systems administrators in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Network and Computer Systems Administrators

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$107,100
4,740
2 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$104,760
8,550
3 California-Lexington Park, USA
$103,740
670
4 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$103,100
3,490
5 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$102,480
6,270
6 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$102,450
7,980
7 Burlington, North Carolina
$101,840
170
8 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$100,910
1,110
9 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$98,730
3,730
10 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$98,480
3,920
11 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$98,200
20,670
12 Los Alamos County, New Mexico
$98,120
260
13 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$98,080
20,720
14 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$97,980
16,800
15 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$96,410
27,720
16 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$95,460
8,420
17 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$94,790
6,400
18 San Rafael, USA
$94,370
320
19 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$93,710
1,440
20 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$93,160
3,470
21 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$93,120
6,850
22 Ithaca, New York
$92,340
240
23 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$92,120
10,080
24 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$91,660
5,960
25 Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$91,140
80
26 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$90,510
2,570
27 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$90,450
12,100
28 Midland, Texas
$90,210
160
29 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$89,470
9,850
30 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$89,350
14,330
31 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$89,330
15,270
32 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$89,120
120
33 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$89,110
4,480
34 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$89,110
1,920
35 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$88,560
9,460
36 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$88,010
8,280
37 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$87,970
2,030
38 St Marys County, Maryland
$87,920
360
39 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$87,820
8,830
40 Yuba City, California
$87,670
40
41 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, West Virginia
$87,370
250
42 St Louis, Missouri
$87,050
4,640
43 Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$86,790
30
44 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$86,600
4,540
45 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$86,570
990
46 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$86,530
4,210
47 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$86,460
10,910
48 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$86,400
7,070
49 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$86,400
3,270
50 Salinas, California
$86,350
140
51 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$85,940
6,740
52 Richmond, Virginia
$85,720
2,480
53 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$85,520
590
54 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$85,470
3,010
55 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$85,300
450
56 Ogden-Clearfield, Utah
$85,270
570
57 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$85,200
3,290
58 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$84,560
230
59 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$84,510
340
60 Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
$84,410
670
61 Waterbury, Connecticut
$84,390
60
62 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$84,370
160
63 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$84,320
2,010
64 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$83,840
3,440
65 Charlottesville, Virginia
$83,760
280
66 Urban Honolulu, USA
$83,630
1,060
67 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$83,290
680
68 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$83,030
160
69 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$82,950
1,090
70 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$82,880
1,060
71 New Haven, Connecticut
$82,880
340
72 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$82,140
480
73 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$81,960
2,150
74 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$81,910
2,690
75 Danbury, Connecticut
$81,830
110
76 Boulder, Colorado
$81,790
990
77 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$81,650
14,560
78 Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area, Utah
$81,280
30
79 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$81,230
3,650
80 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$81,220
80
81 Framingham, Massachusetts
$81,160
790
82 Visalia-Porterville, California
$81,150
140
83 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$81,010
370
84 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$81,000
4,800
85 Napa, California
$81,000
70
86 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$80,980
90
87 Chico, California
$80,970
100
88 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina
$80,950
1,110
89 Hattiesburg, Mississippi
$80,810
80
90 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$80,780
1,220
91 Salem, Oregon
$80,780
250
92 Salt Lake City, Utah
$80,720
1,820
93 Redding, California
$80,680
90
94 Rockford, Illinois
$80,620
170
95 Merced, California
$80,600
140
96 Cape Girardeau-Jackson, Missouri
$80,530
60
97 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$80,460
2,130
98 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$80,390
170
99 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$80,240
230
100 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$79,940
2,040
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