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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 $113,120, 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 $107,100). 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 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
$113,120
5,280
2 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$107,100
9,260
3 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$101,820
6,560
4 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$100,590
7,740
5 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$100,260
3,650
6 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$99,760
16,570
7 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$99,670
20,260
8 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$98,880
3,890
9 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$96,270
1,200
10 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$93,160
3,470
11 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$93,030
6,410
12 Sheboygan, Wisconsin
$92,920
130
13 Ithaca, New York
$92,630
240
14 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$91,930
1,350
15 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$91,730
27,020
16 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$91,570
6,900
17 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$90,580
6,600
18 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$90,220
2,920
19 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$90,080
8,430
20 Burlington, North Carolina
$90,070
120
21 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$89,560
860
22 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$89,330
15,270
23 Danbury, Connecticut
$89,100
150
24 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$88,790
9,950
25 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$88,090
9,080
26 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$87,930
130
27 St Marys County, Maryland
$87,920
360
28 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$87,860
9,930
29 Yuba City, California
$87,670
40
30 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$87,580
9,050
31 Midland, Texas
$87,290
170
32 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$86,970
6,970
33 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$86,730
240
34 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$86,700
11,990
35 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$86,660
230
36 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$86,600
4,540
37 Salinas, California
$86,350
180
38 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$86,120
7,570
39 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$86,110
250
40 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$86,020
1,790
41 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$85,630
4,040
42 Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$85,570
70
43 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$85,460
9,910
44 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$85,310
1,850
45 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$85,200
3,290
46 Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
$84,410
670
47 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$84,270
11,650
48 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, West Virginia
$84,260
230
49 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$84,140
370
50 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$83,390
940
51 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$82,870
90
52 St Louis, Missouri
$82,820
4,550
53 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$82,790
550
54 Jacksonville, Florida
$82,670
1,490
55 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$82,510
220
56 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$82,420
3,290
57 Wilmington, New Jersey
$82,370
1,090
58 Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$82,130
30
59 Richmond, Virginia
$81,990
2,450
60 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$81,960
2,590
61 Anchorage, Alaska
$81,700
690
62 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$81,660
2,860
63 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$81,650
14,560
64 Framingham, Massachusetts
$81,460
900
65 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$81,280
990
66 Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, Washington
$81,200
100
67 Napa, California
$81,180
70
68 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$81,160
90
69 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$81,010
370
70 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$80,910
450
71 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$80,840
1,280
72 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$80,790
180
73 Ogden-Clearfield, Utah
$80,670
480
74 Stockton, California
$80,670
230
75 Modesto, California
$80,660
290
76 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$80,420
600
77 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$80,390
2,190
78 Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area, Utah
$80,370
40
79 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina
$80,170
1,020
80 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$80,070
960
81 Peabody, Massachusetts
$79,990
190
82 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$79,840
1,880
83 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$79,820
90
84 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$79,460
2,050
85 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$79,240
3,490
86 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$79,200
7,540
87 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$79,100
5,310
88 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$79,090
2,040
89 Memphis, Tennessee
$79,020
1,110
90 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$78,930
5,730
91 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$78,870
730
92 Boulder, Colorado
$78,850
1,090
93 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$78,640
4,870
94 New Haven, Connecticut
$78,600
420
95 Merced, California
$78,290
80
96 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$78,130
80
97 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$78,080
1,640
98 Redding, California
$77,900
100
99 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$77,830
2,340
100 Worcester, Massachusetts
$77,730
450
See also: Highest paying industries for network and computer systems administrators.