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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$82,360
25th Percentile Wage
$105,290
50th Percentile Wage
$135,800
75th Percentile Wage
$170,670
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 $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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016135,8003.09%10.94%
2015131,6003.01%-
2014127,6402.89%-
2013123,9502.42%-
2012120,950--

Table 2. Computer and Information Systems Manager Salary by Industry Sector

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
Information
$150,190
Mining
$143,630
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$143,100
Finance and Insurance
$142,890
Manufacturing
$139,540
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$136,690
Utilities
$133,850
Wholesale Trade
$130,910
Retail Trade
$128,870
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$128,670
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$126,590
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$124,260
Construction
$122,380
Transportation and Warehousing
$121,850
Health Care and Social Assistance
$119,300
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$115,720
Federal, State, and Local Government
$113,030
Educational Services
$105,020
Accommodation and Food Services
$98,080

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 $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
$159,160
California
$157,550
Virginia
$156,220
District of Columbia
$153,710
New Jersey
$153,680
Delaware
$151,450
Colorado
$149,430
Texas
$145,690
Maryland
$143,350
Massachusetts
$141,420
Washington
$140,620
Rhode Island
$137,860
Connecticut
$135,250
Pennsylvania
$133,600
New Hampshire
$132,130
North Carolina
$130,750
Minnesota
$129,520
Illinois
$129,390
Georgia
$128,930
Arizona
$127,860
Florida
$127,110
Missouri
$124,500
Ohio
$121,920
South Dakota
$121,790
Iowa
$117,520
Vermont
$117,210
Oregon
$116,870
Michigan
$116,830
West Virginia
$115,680
Nevada
$113,190
Nebraska
$112,730
Wisconsin
$112,100
Alabama
$111,800
Alaska
$111,690
Utah
$111,160
South Carolina
$111,130
Kansas
$109,130
Maine
$108,030
Kentucky
$105,900
Hawaii
$105,030
Indiana
$104,960
Montana
$104,010
North Dakota
$103,180
Arkansas
$101,820
Tennessee
$101,200
Oklahoma
$98,630
Idaho
$97,780
New Mexico
$96,960
Louisiana
$94,500
Wyoming
$87,070
Mississippi
$84,140
Virgin Islands
$67,430
Puerto Rico
$66,150
Guam
$63,920


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