Network and Computer Systems Administrator Salary in Sector of Information

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

Average Annual Salary of Network and Computer Systems Administrators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,170
25th Percentile Wage
$66,430
50th Percentile Wage
$87,950
75th Percentile Wage
$115,220
90th Percentile Wage
$141,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for network and computer systems administrators in the industry sector of information. 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 $141,290. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $87,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid network and computer systems administrators is $52,170.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of network and computer systems administrators in the industry sector of information from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$87,950
2.26% 12.14%
2016
$85,960
2.55% -
2015
$83,770
3.12% -
2014
$81,160
1.89% -
2013
$79,630
2.96% -
2012
$77,270
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Compare Network and Computer Systems Administrator Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of network and computer systems administrators in 21 industries in the information 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 other information services industry with an annual salary $91,900. The lowest paying industry is the newspaper publishers industry (annual salary $74,350). For detailed network and computer systems administrator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Information Services
$91,900
Other Information Services
$91,900
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$91,450
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$89,940
Telecommunications
$89,450
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$88,640
Software Publishers
$88,540
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$88,470
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$87,050
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$86,630
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$86,360
Radio Broadcasting
$85,120
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$84,650
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$84,650
Sound Recording Industries
$84,080
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$84,050
Television Broadcasting
$83,850
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$82,860
Satellite Telecommunications
$80,270
Other Telecommunications
$80,080
Newspaper Publishers
$74,350

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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