Computer & information systems managers

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Total Workforce

613k

Average Age

45.2

Estimated Job Growth

12%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$115,217

Average Male Salary

$122,215

Average Female Salary

$97,976

About

Computer & information systems managers are most often employed by the Computer Systems Design industry. The average yearly wage for Computer & information systems managers was $115,217 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Computer & information systems managers by wage are Astronomers & physicists, Financial analysts, and Optometrists.

Computer & information systems managers are part of the Management occupations, along with General & operations managers, Advertising & promotions managers, Marketing & sales managers, Public relations & fundraising managers, Administrative services managers, Computer & information systems managers, Financial managers, Industrial production managers, Purchasing managers, Transportation, storage, & distribution managers, Compensation & benefits managers, Human resources managers, Training & development managers, Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers, Construction managers, Education administrators, Architectural & engineering managers, Food service managers, Gaming managers, Lodging managers, Medical & health services managers, Natural sciences managers, Property, real estate, & community association managers, Social & community service managers, Emergency management directors, Miscellaneous managers, and Chief executives & legislators

The top 3 locations that employ the most Computer & information systems managers are Fulton County (Northwest)Roswell City PUMA, GA, Forsyth County PUMA, GA, and West Des Moines & Urbandale Cities PUMA, IA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Computer & information systems managers are Fulton County (Northwest)Roswell City PUMA, GA, San Ramon City & Danville Town PUMA, CA, and Fulton County (Northeast)Johns Creek City PUMA, GA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Computer & information systems managers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Computer Systems Design is the industry that employs the most Computer & information systems managers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Computer & information systems managers, by average wage, is Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers. Computer & information systems managers are paid most in Park Slope, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook PUMA, NY but are relatively concentrated in Fulton County (Northwest)Roswell City PUMA, GA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$115,217

AVERAGE SALARY

± $2,449

In 2017, Computer & information systems managers earned an average of $115,217, $63,152 more than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Astronomers & physicists make somewhat more than Computer & information systems managers while Optometrists make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Computer & information systems managers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.311

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Computer & information systems managers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.311, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Computer & information systems managers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

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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 Computer & information systems managers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Computer & information systems managers, by number of employees, are Computer Systems Design, Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges, and Insurance carriers & related activities.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Computer & information systems managers, by average wage, are Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers, Natural gas distribution, and Seafood & other miscellaneous foods, n.e.c. .

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Industries by Share

613k

2017 Workforce

± 19,186

-0.0811%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 4.43%

The number of people employed as Computer & information systems managers has been declining at a rate of -0.0811%, from 613,749 people in 2016 to 613,251 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Computer & information systems managers employed by various industries. Computer Systems Design employs the largest share of Computer & information systems managers at  27.9%, followed by Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges with 4.36% and Insurance carriers & related activities with 3.72%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Computer & information systems managers in the US. The average age of male Computer & information systems managers in the workforce is 45.2 and of female Computer & information systems managers is 45.4, and the most common race/ethnicity for Computer & information systems managers is White.

Gender Composition

436k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 16,191

177k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 10,324

71.1% of Computer & information systems managers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Computer & information systems managers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Computer & information systems managers

  1. White

  2. Asian

  3. Black

75.3% of Computer & information systems managers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 15.2% of Computer & information systems managers, Asian is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Computer & information systems managers.

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Age by Gender

45.2

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.382

45.4

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 0.633

The median age of Computer & information systems managers is 45.2, and Male employees are generally 0.245 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

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

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Computer & information systems managers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Computer & information systems managers need many skills, but most especially Monitoring, Critical Thinking, and Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Computer & information systems managers need more than the average amount of Programming, Management of Financial Resources, and Management of Material Resources.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Computer & information systems managers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Computer & information systems managers are expected to see a growth of 12% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow higher than the national average.

Job Growth

12%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Computer & information systems managers. This profession is expected to grow faster than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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