Network and Computer Systems Administrator Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for network and computer systems administrators in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of network and computer systems administrators among North Carolina areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Network and Computer Systems Administrators in North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,310
25th Percentile Wage
$61,490
50th Percentile Wage
$80,010
75th Percentile Wage
$101,320
90th Percentile Wage
$123,570

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for network and computer systems administrators in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $123,570. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $80,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $49,310.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23.71
25th Percentile Wage
$29.56
50th Percentile Wage
$38.47
75th Percentile Wage
$48.71
90th Percentile Wage
$59.41

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for network and computer systems administrators in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $59.41. The median hourly salary is $38.47. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23.71.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201680,0102.97%9.84%
201577,6303.22%-
201475,1302.17%-
201373,5001.85%-
201272,140--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Network and Computer Systems Administrators in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of network and computer systems administrators in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of network and computer systems administrators in state of North Carolina ranges from $54,790 to $91,930. The highest paying area for network and computer systems administrators in North Carolina is Durham-Chapel Hill with a median annual salary of $91,930. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Raleigh-Cary (mean annual salary $90,220). The lowest paying area is Wilmington with a median annual salary of $54,790.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Durham-Chapel Hill
$91,930
Raleigh-Cary
$90,220
Burlington
$90,070
Greensboro-High Point
$78,870
Winston-Salem
$74,720
Rocky Mount
$72,760
Fayetteville
$69,090
Goldsboro
$68,120
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$64,390
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$63,740
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$63,310
Asheville
$61,770
Jacksonville
$61,410
Greenville
$61,080
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$59,940
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$55,740
Wilmington
$54,790



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