Computer network architects

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Total Workforce
105k
Average Age
43.4
Average Salary
$102,995
Average Male Salary
$104,324
Average Female Salary
$88,294

About

Computer network architects are most often employed by the Computer Systems Design industry. The average yearly wage for Computer network architects was $102,995 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Computer network architects by wage are Pharmacists, Electrical & electronics engineers, and Information security analysts.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Computer network architects and on wages and locations for those in the field. Computer Systems Design is the industry that employs the most Computer network architects, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Computer network architects, by average wage, is Management, scientific & technical consulting services. Computer network architects are paid most in Milpitas & San Jose (Northeast) Cities PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in Sterling & Ashburn (Northeast/Ashburn Village) PUMA, VA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$102,995
AVERAGE SALARY
± $4,322

In 2018, Computer network architects earned an average of $102,995, $49,107 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Information security analysts make somewhat more than Computer network architects while Pharmacists make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Computer network architects as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.264
WAGE GINI

In 2018, Computer network architects had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.264, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Computer network architects (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

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Computer network architects

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Computer network architects.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Computer network architects, by number of employees, are Computer Systems Design, Wired telecommunications carriers, and Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers .

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Industries by Share

105k
2018 Workforce
± 7,935

This graphic shows the share of Computer network architects employed by various industries. Computer Systems Design employs the largest share of Computer network architects at  32.3%, followed by Wired telecommunications carriers with 7.88% and Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers  with 4.62%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Computer network architects in the US. The average age of male Computer network architects in the workforce is 43.7 and of female Computer network architects is 39.9, and the most common race/ethnicity for Computer network architects is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

95.9k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 7,599
8.66k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 2,285

91.7% of Computer network architects are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Computer network architects.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Computer network architects
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

62.7% of Computer network architects are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 15.3% of Computer network architects, Asian (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Computer network architects.

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Age by Gender

43.7
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.84
39.9
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 2.96

The median age of Computer network architects is 43.4, and Male employees are generally 3.75 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

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

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degree-majorss. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree-majors obtained.
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