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Computer Network Architects Salary Information

The salary statistics of computer network architects are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of computer network architects within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The computer network architects 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 Network Architects Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,160
25th Percentile Wage
$78,070
50th Percentile Wage
$104,650
75th Percentile Wage
$132,460
90th Percentile Wage
$162,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer network architects. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) computer network architects is $162,390. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $104,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $58,160. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 179% 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 network architects from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$104,650
3.29% 13.04%
2016
$101,210
0.96% -
2015
$100,240
1.81% -
2014
$98,430
3.10% -
2013
$95,380
4.59% -
2012
$91,000
- -

Table 2. Computer Network Architects Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of computer network architects 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 network architects occupations is the mining sector with an annual salary $117,430. The lowest paying sector is the construction sector (annual salary $47,830).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Mining
$117,430
Manufacturing
$114,040
Finance and Insurance
$113,760
Wholesale Trade
$112,410
Information
$111,240
Utilities
$110,440
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$109,030
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$106,660
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$105,250
Transportation and Warehousing
$105,160
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$102,060
Retail Trade
$100,530
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$99,830
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$98,380
Health Care and Social Assistance
$86,490
Accommodation and Food Services
$85,150
Federal, State, and Local Government
$82,260
Educational Services
$66,720
Construction
$47,830

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Computer Network Architects by States

From the above tables we note that not only computer network architects 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 network architects in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $40,290 to $130,100. The highest paying state for computer network architects is Delaware with a median annual salary of $130,100. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $40,290. For more salary information of computer network architects profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Delaware
$130,100
New Jersey
$126,480
California
$125,190
Connecticut
$119,490
Rhode Island
$118,190
Virginia
$116,380
Texas
$116,280
Massachusetts
$115,210
Oregon
$113,530
Maryland
$113,240
Illinois
$112,950
Georgia
$112,910
New Mexico
$112,300
Colorado
$110,380
District of Columbia
$108,820
New Hampshire
$107,090
Minnesota
$105,880
North Carolina
$105,570
Nevada
$104,740
New York
$103,190
Michigan
$102,620
Pennsylvania
$100,970
Utah
$100,960
Alaska
$100,880
Alabama
$100,380
Arizona
$99,240
Tennessee
$96,540
Nebraska
$95,900
Missouri
$95,760
South Dakota
$95,600
Ohio
$95,270
Hawaii
$95,260
Wisconsin
$94,940
Washington
$92,830
Iowa
$91,750
Kansas
$90,400
North Dakota
$89,760
Maine
$87,200
Wyoming
$87,130
Oklahoma
$82,130
Indiana
$81,230
Arkansas
$80,040
South Carolina
$78,620
Florida
$77,410
West Virginia
$74,130
Vermont
$72,310
Kentucky
$72,290
Montana
$71,080
Mississippi
$70,210
Louisiana
$70,070
Idaho
$69,320
Puerto Rico
$40,290



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