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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
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.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of computer and information analysts from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
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|
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |