Network and Computer Systems Administrator Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

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

Average Annual Salary of Network and Computer Systems Administrators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,480
25th Percentile Wage
$57,490
50th Percentile Wage
$74,030
75th Percentile Wage
$92,680
90th Percentile Wage
$108,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for network and computer systems administrators in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $108,180. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $74,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid network and computer systems administrators is $45,480.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$74,030
0.12% 6.62%
2016
$73,940
3.56% -
2015
$71,310
0.43% -
2014
$71,000
1.56% -
2013
$69,890
1.09% -
2012
$69,130
- -

Compare Network and Computer Systems Administrator Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of network and computer systems administrators in eight industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 federal government, including usps industry with an annual salary $95,000. The lowest paying industry is the state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $71,160). For detailed network and computer systems administrator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Federal government, including USPS
$95,000
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$92,010
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$75,330
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$74,030
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$71,650
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$71,490
State government, including schools and hospitals
$71,380
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$71,160

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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