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 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 support specialists. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) computer network support specialists is $105,910. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,040. It is noted 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 support specialists from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
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 $76,380. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $51,000).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
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 $35,640 to $87,570. The highest paying state for computer network support specialists is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $87,570. The lowest paying state is Guam with a median annual salary of $35,640. 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|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|New York|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |