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 .
|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 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.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of computer network architects from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
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|
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Educational Services|| |
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|
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|Rhode Island|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|District of Columbia|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|New York|| |
|South Dakota|| |
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|South Carolina|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |