The salary statistics of computer and information systems managers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of computer and information systems managers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The computer and information systems managers 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 systems managers. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $170,670. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $135,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $82,360. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is almost 107% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of computer and information systems managers from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of computer and information systems managers 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 systems managers occupations is the information sector with an annual salary $150,190. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $98,080).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
From the above tables we note that not only computer and information systems managers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of computer and information systems managers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $63,920 to $159,160. The highest paying state for computer and information systems managers is New York with a median annual salary of $159,160. The lowest paying state is Guam with a median annual salary of $63,920. For more salary information of computer and information systems managers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|New York|| |
|District of Columbia|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|Virgin Islands|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |