Network and computer systems administrators

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Total Workforce

213k

Average Age

41.8

Average Salary

$76,443

Average Male Salary

$77,797

Average Female Salary

$70,154

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 $76,443 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Network and computer systems administrators by wage are Urban & regional planners, Software quality assurance analysts and testers, and Real estate brokers & sales agents.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Network and computer systems administrators are Jacksonville City PUMA, NC, Oakland County (Southeast) PUMA, MI, and Ashburn (Southwest/Belmont Ridge) & Dulles Airport PUMA, VA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Network and computer systems administrators are Jacksonville City PUMA, NC, St. Clair County (Northwest, Southwest & Southeast) PUMA, IL, and Ashburn (Southwest/Belmont Ridge) & Dulles Airport PUMA, VA.

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 Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD but are relatively concentrated in Jacksonville City PUMA, NC.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$76,443

AVERAGE SALARY

± $2,366

In 2018, Network and computer systems administrators earned an average of $76,443, $22,554 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Real estate brokers & sales agents make somewhat more than Network and computer systems administrators while Urban & regional planners 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

0.27

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Network and computer systems administrators had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.27, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. 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

Most Common

The most common industries employing Network and computer systems administrators, by number of employees, are Computer Systems Design, Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges, and National security & international affairs.

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Industries by Share

213k

2018 Workforce

± 11,312

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  19%, followed by Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges with 6.45% and National security & international affairs with 4%.

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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 41.5 and of female Network and computer systems administrators is 43.2, and the most common race/ethnicity for Network and computer systems administrators is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

175k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 10,262

37.7k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 4,765

82.3% of Network and computer systems administrators are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender 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)

68.4% of Network and computer systems administrators are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 11% 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 Gender

41.5

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.669

43.2

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 1.55

The median age of Network and computer systems administrators is 41.8, and Male employees are generally 1.77 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.

Majors

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

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