Network and Computer Systems Administrator Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for network and computer systems administrators in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of network and computer systems administrators among Washington areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Network and Computer Systems Administrators in Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,020
25th Percentile Wage
$67,300
50th Percentile Wage
$86,160
75th Percentile Wage
$104,630
90th Percentile Wage
$128,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for network and computer systems administrators in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $128,820. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $86,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,020.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.97
25th Percentile Wage
$32.36
50th Percentile Wage
$41.42
75th Percentile Wage
$50.30
90th Percentile Wage
$61.93

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for network and computer systems administrators in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $61.93. The median hourly salary is $41.42. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.97.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of network and computer systems administrators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201686,1602.41%13.67%
201584,0800.54%-
201483,6305.60%-
201378,9505.79%-
201274,380--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Network and Computer Systems Administrators in Washington Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of network and computer systems administrators in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of network and computer systems administrators in state of Washington ranges from $56,660 to $93,030. The highest paying area for network and computer systems administrators in Washington is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with a median annual salary of $93,030. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue (mean annual salary $91,570). The lowest paying area is Lewiston with a median annual salary of $56,660.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$93,030
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$91,570
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$86,660
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$81,200
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$77,590
Olympia
$77,080
Longview
$76,150
Bremerton-Silverdale
$75,900
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$73,110
Tacoma
$72,660
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$71,790
Bellingham
$69,320
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$66,800
Spokane
$64,030
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$63,170
Yakima
$62,180
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$60,130
Lewiston
$56,660



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