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11.3% Jobs Projection
$121,390 Median Salary
820 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Computer Network Architects in Virginia are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Computer Network Architects in Virginia is growing faster than average.

  • Computer Network Architects in Virginia earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Computer Network Architects Work in Virginia?

There were approximately 9,700 workers employed as Computer Network Architects in this state in 2018.

There were 10,180 Computer Network Architects employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 480 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Computer Network Architects in VA Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,240 Computer Network Architects working in it, which means Virginia has more Computer Network Architects than average.

Computer Network Architects in VA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Virginia

Jobs for Computer Network Architects in this state are growing at a rate of 11.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 6.5%.

Job Projections for Computer Network Architects: Nation vs. VA

Virginia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 820 annual job openings, and a total of 11,640 jobs for Virginia Computer Network Architects in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 11,700 annual jobs and 173,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Computer Network Architects Make in Virginia?

In 2018 wages for Computer Network Architects ranged from $70,750 to $178,970 with $121,390 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $34.02 to $86.04. The median hourly rate was $58.36.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $55.95 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $2.41.

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

Computer Network Architects Earnings: VA vs. National Average

Top Virginia Metros for Computer Network Architects

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Computer Network Architects.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 9,800 $126,250
Richmond, VA 1,000 $106,340
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 930 $93,270
Charlottesville, VA 200 $100,650
Roanoke, VA 130 $99,240
Lynchburg, VA 80 $100,880
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA 50 $82,650

Top States for Computer Network Architects Employment

View the list below to see where most Computer Network Architects work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 16,650 $123,690
Texas 12,560 $120,820
Florida 10,280 $86,810
Virginia 9,700 $121,390
New York 8,660 $111,280
Pennsylvania 7,120 $99,860
Colorado 6,040 $113,970
Massachusetts 6,000 $121,050
Washington 5,800 $99,410
Georgia 5,390 $114,350
Maryland 5,340 $126,540
Illinois 5,310 $116,620
New Jersey 5,160 $125,020
Ohio 4,780 $96,530
North Carolina 4,730 $106,170
Indiana 3,620 $82,660
Michigan 3,300 $104,340
Minnesota 3,150 $108,640
Missouri 2,880 $98,100
Arizona 2,550 $100,440

Below are the states where Computer Network Architects get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Delaware $133,680
Maryland $126,540
New Jersey $125,020
New Hampshire $124,500
California $123,690
District of Columbia $123,590
Connecticut $121,500
Virginia $121,390
Massachusetts $121,050
Texas $120,820

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation VA Employment Total
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 18,520
Database Administrators 5,510

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