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Computer and Information Systems Managers in California

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Computer and Information Systems Managers in California

Is California a good place for you to work as a Computer and Information Systems Manager?

17.7% Jobs Projection
$167,150 Median Salary
5,110 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Computer and Information Systems Managers in California are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Computer and Information Systems Managers in California is growing faster than average.

  • Computer and Information Systems Managers in California earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Computer and Information Systems Managers Work in California?

In California, there were 63,640 people working as Computer and Information Systems Managers in the year 2018.

There were 53,270 Computer and Information Systems Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10,370 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Computer and Information Systems Managers in CA Employment Trend

The typical state has 4,020 Computer and Information Systems Managers working in it, which means California has more Computer and Information Systems Managers than average.

Computer and Information Systems Managers in CA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for California

Jobs for Computer and Information Systems Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 17.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.0%.

Job Projections for Computer and Information Systems Managers: Nation vs. CA

California Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 5,110 annual Computer and Information Systems Managers job openings in California, and 62,400 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 32,500 annual jobs and 411,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Computer and Information Systems Managers Make in California?

In 2018 wages for Computer and Information Systems Managers ranged from $104,750 to $208,000 with $167,150 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $50.36 to $100. The median hourly rate was $80.36.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $77.8 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $2.56.

The median salary in California is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Computer and Information Systems Managers Earnings: CA vs. National Average

Top California Metros for Computer and Information Systems Managers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Computer and Information Systems Managers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 17,990 $157,050
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 17,590 $182,380
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 13,880 $189,000
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 5,310 $148,190
Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA 2,790 $128,270
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 1,320 $143,150
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA 510 $160,020
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 450 $155,050
Santa Rosa, CA 420 $145,910
Bakersfield, CA 270 $121,370
Fresno, CA 230 $119,590
Salinas, CA 230 $137,960
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 200 $119,710
Stockton-Lodi, CA 170 $119,870
Modesto, CA 150 $137,230
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA 150 $122,980
Vallejo-Fairfield, CA 110 $137,390
Visalia-Porterville, CA 100 $135,060
Redding, CA 80 $132,840
Chico, CA 60 $116,430
Napa, CA 50 $132,170
Yuba City, CA 40 $130,740
Madera, CA 30 $139,180

Top States for Computer and Information Systems Managers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Computer and Information Systems Managers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 63,640 $167,150
New York 27,070 $170,210
Texas 22,350 $145,880
Massachusetts 17,820 $147,030
Illinois 17,770 $135,440
Florida 16,920 $120,580
New Jersey 14,280 $161,450
Georgia 13,990 $136,190
Washington 13,690 $148,060
Virginia 13,450 $164,200
Ohio 13,390 $124,750
Pennsylvania 13,070 $139,180
North Carolina 12,740 $135,740
Maryland 10,590 $148,970
Minnesota 9,510 $138,310
Michigan 9,480 $122,460
Connecticut 8,430 $136,500
Colorado 7,600 $153,780
Arizona 7,090 $132,240
Wisconsin 5,970 $119,120

Below are the states where Computer and Information Systems Managers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New York $170,210
California $167,150
Virginia $164,200
District of Columbia $162,010
New Jersey $161,450
Delaware $154,630
Colorado $153,780
Maryland $148,970
Washington $148,060
Massachusetts $147,030

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