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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Computer Network Architects Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,610
25th Percentile Wage
$74,970
50th Percentile Wage
$101,210
75th Percentile Wage
$128,820
90th Percentile Wage
$158,590

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 $158,590. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $101,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $55,610. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 185% 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 network architects from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016101,2100.96%10.09%
2015100,2401.81%-
201498,4303.10%-
201395,3804.59%-
201291,000--

Table 2. Computer Network Architects Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of computer network architects in 18 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 $112,690. The lowest paying sector is the construction sector (annual salary $41,270).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Mining
$112,690
Manufacturing
$111,600
Wholesale Trade
$110,830
Finance and Insurance
$110,680
Information
$110,160
Utilities
$105,420
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$104,900
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$103,890
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$103,620
Transportation and Warehousing
$100,640
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$99,840
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$99,570
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$96,740
Retail Trade
$93,980
Health Care and Social Assistance
$82,430
Federal, State, and Local Government
$73,370
Educational Services
$62,390
Construction
$41,270

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 $39,660 to $124,080. The highest paying state for computer network architects is Delaware with a median annual salary of $124,080. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $39,660. 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
$124,080
California
$123,220
New Jersey
$117,210
Connecticut
$115,400
Georgia
$115,190
Massachusetts
$114,050
Rhode Island
$113,940
Oregon
$112,690
Maryland
$112,010
Virginia
$111,840
Texas
$111,640
Illinois
$111,360
Alaska
$111,200
New Mexico
$110,860
Colorado
$110,790
New Hampshire
$107,420
District of Columbia
$106,770
Michigan
$104,080
North Carolina
$103,310
New York
$102,190
Minnesota
$101,250
Pennsylvania
$100,400
Alabama
$98,900
Missouri
$97,050
Utah
$96,700
Hawaii
$95,350
Ohio
$94,820
Nevada
$94,050
Louisiana
$94,040
Tennessee
$93,490
Arizona
$93,290
Maine
$92,380
South Dakota
$92,270
Wisconsin
$92,070
Iowa
$91,750
Washington
$90,730
North Dakota
$89,580
Nebraska
$88,980
Wyoming
$87,130
Arkansas
$86,520
South Carolina
$84,280
Kansas
$82,350
Oklahoma
$80,340
Indiana
$77,020
West Virginia
$74,130
Vermont
$73,550
Mississippi
$69,640
Kentucky
$68,950
Florida
$68,570
Montana
$67,760
Idaho
$67,700
Puerto Rico
$39,660


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