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Computer Network Support Specialists in Rhode Island

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Computer Network Support Specialists in Rhode Island

Is Rhode Island a good place for you to work as a Computer Network Support Specialist?

9.9% Jobs Projection
$53,320 Median Salary
100 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Computer Network Support Specialists in Rhode Island are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Computer Network Support Specialists in Rhode Island is growing faster than average.

  • Computer Network Support Specialists in Rhode Island earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Computer Network Support Specialists Work in Rhode Island?

1,100 people worked as Computer Network Support Specialists in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,380 Computer Network Support Specialists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 280 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Computer Network Support Specialists in RI Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,770 Computer Network Support Specialists working in it, which means Rhode Island has fewer Computer Network Support Specialists than average.

Computer Network Support Specialists in RI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Rhode Island

Jobs for Computer Network Support Specialists in this state are growing at a rate of 9.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.2%.

Job Projections for Computer Network Support Specialists: Nation vs. RI

Rhode Island Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 100 annual job openings, and a total of 1,330 jobs for Rhode Island Computer Network Support Specialists in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 16,500 annual jobs and 215,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Computer Network Support Specialists Make in Rhode Island?

In 2018 wages for Computer Network Support Specialists ranged from $35,500 to $82,160 with $53,320 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $17.07 to $39.5. The median hourly rate was $25.63.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $24.39 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.24.

The median salary in Rhode Island is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Computer Network Support Specialists Earnings: RI vs. National Average

Top Rhode Island Metros for Computer Network Support Specialists

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 1,090 $53,320
Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI 50 $63,900

Top States for Computer Network Support Specialists Employment

The table below shows the states where most Computer Network Support Specialists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 17,080 $71,550
Texas 14,230 $69,190
New York 12,930 $74,540
Illinois 9,940 $61,970
Florida 8,580 $55,270
Ohio 8,320 $57,400
Maryland 8,130 $69,170
Virginia 6,970 $66,070
Georgia 6,620 $68,530
Pennsylvania 6,400 $61,270
New Jersey 6,300 $81,150
Arizona 5,860 $53,540
Missouri 5,720 $50,980
North Carolina 5,310 $60,820
Minnesota 3,970 $59,610
Washington 3,940 $74,380
Colorado 3,660 $69,980
Wisconsin 3,620 $66,500
Massachusetts 3,600 $78,090
Tennessee 3,450 $55,540

Below are the states where Computer Network Support Specialists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $84,130
New Jersey $81,150
Connecticut $79,430
Massachusetts $78,090
New York $74,540
Washington $74,380
California $71,550
Colorado $69,980
Texas $69,190
Maryland $69,170

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Occupation RI Employment Total
Computer User Support Specialists 1,240

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