Network and Computer Systems Administrator Salary in Sector of Utilities

The salary statistics of network and computer systems administrators in the industry sector of utilities are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare network and computer systems administrator salaries in different industries within the utilities sector.

Average Annual Salary of Network and Computer Systems Administrators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,160
25th Percentile Wage
$69,020
50th Percentile Wage
$83,550
75th Percentile Wage
$102,630
90th Percentile Wage
$124,780

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for network and computer systems administrators in the industry sector of utilities. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) network and computer systems administrators is $124,780. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $83,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid network and computer systems administrators is $56,160.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201683,5502.94%8.29%
201581,0902.82%-
201478,800-1.59%-
201380,0504.28%-
201276,620--

Compare Network and Computer Systems Administrator Salary in Different Industries within the Utilities Sector

The average salaries of network and computer systems administrators in four industries in the utilities sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for network and computer systems administrator occupations is the electric power generation, transmission and distribution industry with an annual salary $84,400. The lowest paying industry is the water, sewage and other systems industry (annual salary $74,000). For detailed network and computer systems administrator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$84,400
Utilities
$83,550
Natural Gas Distribution
$81,550
Water, Sewage and Other Systems
$74,000

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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