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Computer and Information Systems Manager Salary Information

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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Computer and Information Systems Manager Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$83,860
25th Percentile Wage
$107,740
50th Percentile Wage
$139,220
75th Percentile Wage
$175,890
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

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 $175,890. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $139,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $83,860. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is almost 109% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of computer and information systems managers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$139,220
2.46% 13.12%
2016
$135,800
3.09% -
2015
$131,600
3.01% -
2014
$127,640
2.89% -
2013
$123,950
2.42% -
2012
$120,950
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Table 2. Computer and Information Systems Manager Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of computer and information systems managers in 20 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 $153,120. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $101,980).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Information
$153,120
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$146,880
Finance and Insurance
$146,350
Mining
$143,400
Manufacturing
$141,380
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$140,970
Utilities
$134,330
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$133,950
Wholesale Trade
$133,890
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$133,550
Retail Trade
$129,620
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$129,090
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$127,530
Transportation and Warehousing
$125,450
Health Care and Social Assistance
$122,340
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$121,560
Construction
$120,360
Federal, State, and Local Government
$115,720
Educational Services
$106,130
Accommodation and Food Services
$101,980

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Computer and Information Systems Managers by States

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 $67,430 to $168,760. The highest paying state for computer and information systems managers is New York with a median annual salary of $168,760. The lowest paying state is Virgin Islands with a median annual salary of $67,430. 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
$168,760
California
$161,830
Virginia
$160,950
New Jersey
$158,670
District of Columbia
$158,140
Colorado
$152,160
Texas
$150,120
Delaware
$148,600
Maryland
$146,260
Massachusetts
$144,660
Washington
$144,200
Rhode Island
$138,410
Pennsylvania
$137,540
Connecticut
$137,520
North Carolina
$135,050
Minnesota
$134,170
Georgia
$132,240
New Hampshire
$131,410
Illinois
$130,260
Arizona
$129,220
Oregon
$124,730
Missouri
$124,140
Nevada
$123,670
Ohio
$123,250
South Dakota
$123,200
Michigan
$121,710
Florida
$120,110
Iowa
$119,750
West Virginia
$117,160
Alabama
$116,990
Kansas
$116,710
Nebraska
$115,710
Utah
$115,310
Vermont
$115,290
Wisconsin
$115,140
South Carolina
$113,920
Hawaii
$113,640
Maine
$112,090
North Dakota
$111,600
Kentucky
$110,140
Tennessee
$109,610
Indiana
$109,050
Alaska
$107,550
Oklahoma
$101,950
Montana
$101,130
Arkansas
$101,020
Louisiana
$99,130
New Mexico
$98,010
Idaho
$93,920
Wyoming
$92,310
Mississippi
$88,740
Guam
$75,040
Puerto Rico
$68,350
Virgin Islands
$67,430



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