Network and computer systems administrators

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
221k
Average Age
42.2
Average Salary
$79,680
Average Male Salary
$81,725
Average Female Salary
$70,492

About

Network and computer systems administrators are most often employed by the Computer Systems Design industry. The average yearly wage for Network and computer systems administrators was $79,680 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Network and computer systems administrators by wage are Other financial clerks, Insurance underwriters, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Network and computer systems administrators are Jacksonville City PUMA, NC, Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD, and Dale City, Lake Ridge & Woodbridge PUMA, VA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Network and computer systems administrators are Jacksonville City PUMA, NC, Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD, and Laurel, Greenbelt (North & East) Cities & Beltsville PUMA, MD.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Network and computer systems administrators and on wages and locations for those in the field. Computer Systems Design is the industry that employs the most Network and computer systems administrators, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Network and computer systems administrators, by average wage, is Health & personal care, except drug, stores . Network and computer systems administrators are paid most in Fort Bend County (West & South) PUMA, TX but are relatively concentrated in Jacksonville City PUMA, NC.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$79,680
AVERAGE SALARY
± $2,311

In 2020, Network and computer systems administrators earned an average of $79,680, $23,726 more than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Other financial clerks make somewhat more than Network and computer systems administrators while Cardiovascular technologists and technicians make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Network and computer systems administrators as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.261
WAGE GINI

In 2019, Network and computer systems administrators had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.261, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Network and computer systems administrators (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Network and computer systems administrators.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Network and computer systems administrators.

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Industries

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Network and computer systems administrators, by average wage, are Health & personal care, except drug, stores , Furniture & home furnishings stores, and Oil & gas extraction.

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Industries by Share

221k
2020 Workforce
± 11,545
2.73%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 7.23%

The number of people employed as Network and computer systems administrators has been growing at a rate of 2.73%, from 215,566 people in 2019 to 221,452 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Network and computer systems administrators employed by various industries. Computer Systems Design employs the largest share of Network and computer systems administrators at  20.6%, followed by Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges with 6.65% and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals with 3.96%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Network and computer systems administrators in the US. The average age of male Network and computer systems administrators in the workforce is 42 and of female Network and computer systems administrators is 43.1, and the most common race/ethnicity for Network and computer systems administrators is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

181k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 10,442
40.3k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 4,929

81.8% of Network and computer systems administrators are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Network and computer systems administrators.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Network and computer systems administrators
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

68.5% of Network and computer systems administrators are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 10.2% of Network and computer systems administrators, Asian (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Network and computer systems administrators.

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Age by Sex

42
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.663
43.1
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 1.47

The median age of Network and computer systems administrators is 42.2, and Male employees are generally 1.07 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Network and computer systems administrators from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Network and computer systems administrators is Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services but a relatively high number of Network and computer systems administrators hold a major in Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services.

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