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Computer and Information Systems Manager Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of computer and information systems managers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare computer and information systems manager salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Computer and Information Systems Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$87,480
25th Percentile Wage
$110,680
50th Percentile Wage
$143,100
75th Percentile Wage
$181,890
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer and information systems managers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) computer and information systems managers is $181,890. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $143,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer and information systems managers is $87,480.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of computer and information systems managers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016143,1002.80%10.46%
2015139,1003.36%-
2014134,4202.51%-
2013131,0502.23%-
2012128,130--

Compare Computer and Information Systems Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of computer and information systems managers in 14 industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for computer and information systems manager occupations is the research and development in the physical, engineering, and life sciences industry with an annual salary $153,410. The lowest paying industry is the testing laboratories industry (annual salary $132,530). For detailed computer and information systems manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$153,410
Scientific Research and Development Services
$152,670
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$151,920
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$143,100
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$143,040
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$142,910
Legal Services
$141,850
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$140,210
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$137,430
Engineering Services
$136,000
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$134,050
Specialized Design Services
$133,000
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$132,760
Testing Laboratories
$132,530

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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