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Computer and Information Analyst Salary Information

The salary statistics of computer and information analysts are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of computer and information analysts in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of computer and information analysts within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The computer and information analysts annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Computer and Information Analyst Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,190
25th Percentile Wage
$67,770
50th Percentile Wage
$87,960
75th Percentile Wage
$112,390
90th Percentile Wage
$139,540

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer and information analysts. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) computer and information analysts is $139,540. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $87,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,190. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 162% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of computer and information analysts from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201687,9601.81%8.53%
201586,3703.36%-
201483,4701.67%-
201382,0801.97%-
201280,460--

Table 2. Computer and Information Analyst Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of computer and information analysts in 19 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for computer and information analysts occupations is the mining sector with an annual salary $98,900. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $62,190).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Mining
$98,900
Utilities
$94,950
Manufacturing
$94,490
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$90,920
Finance and Insurance
$89,760
Information
$88,810
Wholesale Trade
$88,380
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$88,210
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$88,180
Retail Trade
$87,100
Construction
$84,590
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$84,380
Transportation and Warehousing
$83,190
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$81,700
Health Care and Social Assistance
$78,120
Federal, State, and Local Government
$77,050
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$75,280
Educational Services
$75,020
Accommodation and Food Services
$62,190


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