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Computer Network Support Specialist Salary Information

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,960
25th Percentile Wage
$47,530
50th Percentile Wage
$62,340
75th Percentile Wage
$82,000
90th Percentile Wage
$105,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer network support specialists. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) computer network support specialists is $105,230. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,960. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 184% 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 support specialists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,340
-0.53% 5.21%
2016
$62,670
0.67% -
2015
$62,250
0.67% -
2014
$61,830
2.67% -
2013
$60,180
1.81% -
2012
$59,090
- -

Table 2. Computer Network Support Specialist Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of computer network support specialists 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 support specialists occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $76,260. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $52,430).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$76,260
Mining
$74,270
Information
$68,120
Finance and Insurance
$64,840
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$64,120
Transportation and Warehousing
$63,120
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$62,230
Wholesale Trade
$62,180
Manufacturing
$60,760
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$59,830
Federal, State, and Local Government
$59,450
Construction
$59,330
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$58,260
Educational Services
$57,150
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$57,140
Health Care and Social Assistance
$56,790
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$55,670
Retail Trade
$55,620
Accommodation and Food Services
$52,430

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Computer Network Support Specialists by States

From the above tables we note that not only computer network support specialists 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 support specialists in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $35,630 to $88,030. The highest paying state for computer network support specialists is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $88,030. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $35,630. For more salary information of computer network support specialists profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
District of Columbia
$88,030
Connecticut
$83,440
New Jersey
$75,590
Massachusetts
$75,050
California
$72,080
New York
$70,820
Washington
$69,680
Virginia
$69,390
Texas
$68,290
Maryland
$67,570
Georgia
$67,540
Illinois
$67,530
New Hampshire
$67,320
Colorado
$66,320
North Carolina
$62,740
Wisconsin
$62,060
Delaware
$61,940
Montana
$61,360
Alabama
$60,810
New Mexico
$60,740
Oklahoma
$60,460
Hawaii
$59,420
Pennsylvania
$59,410
Maine
$59,170
Indiana
$58,570
Oregon
$58,400
Minnesota
$58,120
Wyoming
$57,980
Ohio
$57,740
North Dakota
$57,620
Arizona
$57,300
Kansas
$56,390
Utah
$55,570
Alaska
$55,370
Michigan
$55,290
Tennessee
$55,280
Kentucky
$53,540
Nebraska
$53,150
Florida
$52,250
Missouri
$51,980
Iowa
$51,570
Nevada
$51,240
Rhode Island
$50,720
South Carolina
$48,850
West Virginia
$48,710
Idaho
$47,420
Louisiana
$47,240
South Dakota
$46,420
Vermont
$46,280
Mississippi
$44,370
Virgin Islands
$44,360
Arkansas
$41,730
Guam
$36,960
Puerto Rico
$35,630



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