Network and Computer Systems Administrator Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for network and computer systems administrators in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of network and computer systems administrators amongst Pennsylvania metropolitan 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 Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,830
25th Percentile Wage
$59,040
50th Percentile Wage
$72,980
75th Percentile Wage
$90,280
90th Percentile Wage
$110,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for network and computer systems administrators in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $110,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $72,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $47,830.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22.99
25th Percentile Wage
$28.39
50th Percentile Wage
$35.08
75th Percentile Wage
$43.41
90th Percentile Wage
$52.92

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for network and computer systems administrators in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $52.92. The median hourly salary is $35.08. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22.99.

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
201672,9801.67%-1.96%
201571,760-1.32%-
201472,7100.18%-
201372,580-2.52%-
201274,410--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of network and computer systems administrators in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of network and computer systems administrators in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $51,160 to $98,880. The highest paying area for network and computer systems administrators in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $98,880. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Philadelphia (mean annual salary $80,390). The lowest paying area is West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $51,160.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$98,880
Philadelphia
$80,390
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$79,200
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$76,590
Lancaster
$72,620
Lebanon
$71,910
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$71,380
Reading
$70,450
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$70,150
State College
$69,390
Pittsburgh
$69,340
York-Hanover
$69,130
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$66,350
Johnstown
$66,320
Williamsport
$63,230
Erie
$60,880
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$59,490
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$57,920
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$57,150
Altoona
$55,780
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$51,160


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