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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of computer network architects from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|
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|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
|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 $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|
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|District of Columbia|| |
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|Puerto Rico|| |