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 cities 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,560
25th Percentile Wage
$67,270
50th Percentile Wage
$86,150
75th Percentile Wage
$109,730
90th Percentile Wage
$134,470

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 $134,470. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $86,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,560.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of network and computer systems administrators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$86,150
-0.01% 13.66%
2016
$86,160
2.41% -
2015
$84,080
0.54% -
2014
$83,630
5.60% -
2013
$78,950
5.79% -
2012
$74,380
- -

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 $59,090 to $94,790. The highest paying area for network and computer systems administrators in Washington is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with a median annual salary of $94,790. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue (mean annual salary $93,120). The lowest paying area is Lewiston with a median annual salary of $59,090.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$94,790
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$93,120
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$84,560
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$79,000
Olympia
$77,000
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$74,900
Tacoma
$74,240
Bremerton-Silverdale
$72,890
Longview
$72,600
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$68,090
Spokane
$67,150
Bellingham
$65,730
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$63,220
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$61,440
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$60,880
Yakima
$59,690
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$59,640
Lewiston
$59,090




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