Network and Computer Systems Administrator Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,880
25th Percentile Wage
$64,680
50th Percentile Wage
$82,590
75th Percentile Wage
$106,770
90th Percentile Wage
$130,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for network and computer systems administrators in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $130,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $82,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,880.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24.94
25th Percentile Wage
$31.10
50th Percentile Wage
$39.71
75th Percentile Wage
$51.33
90th Percentile Wage
$62.93

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for network and computer systems administrators in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $62.93. The median hourly salary is $39.71. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.94.

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
201682,5902.72%12.06%
201580,3402.36%-
201478,4403.11%-
201376,0004.43%-
201272,630--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of network and computer systems administrators in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of network and computer systems administrators in state of Texas ranges from $54,970 to $90,080. The highest paying area for network and computer systems administrators in Texas is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown with a median annual salary of $90,080. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Dallas-Plano-Irving (mean annual salary $88,790). The lowest paying area is McAllen-Edinburg-Mission with a median annual salary of $54,970.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$90,080
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$88,790
Midland
$87,290
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$86,700
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$85,630
Fort Worth-Arlington
$79,090
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$77,350
Tyler
$70,940
Odessa
$70,830
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$70,000
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$68,170
Laredo
$66,970
Waco
$65,670
Sherman-Denison
$65,530
Corpus Christi
$65,270
Abilene
$65,080
Amarillo
$64,690
Wichita Falls
$64,180
El Paso
$63,370
San Angelo
$62,930
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$62,730
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$62,420
Longview
$62,240
Brownsville-Harlingen
$61,770
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$61,580
Texarkana-Texarkana
$61,510
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$61,090
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$60,950
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$60,170
Victoria
$58,980
Lubbock
$58,480
College Station-Bryan
$55,110
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$54,970


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