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28.8% Jobs Projection
$74,380 Median Salary
420 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Computer Network Support Specialists Work in Washington?

In Washington, there were 3,940 people working as Computer Network Support Specialists in the year 2018.

There were 3,690 Computer Network Support Specialists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 250 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Computer Network Support Specialists in WA Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,770 Computer Network Support Specialists working in it, which means Washington has more Computer Network Support Specialists than average.

Computer Network Support Specialists in WA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Washington

Jobs for Computer Network Support Specialists in this state are growing at a rate of 28.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.2%.

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

Washington Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 420 annual job openings, and 4,880 total jobs in 2026 for Computer Network Support Specialists in this state.

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

What do Computer Network Support Specialists Make in Washington?

In 2018 wages for Computer Network Support Specialists ranged from $46,990 to $127,460 with $74,380 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $22.59 to $61.28. The median hourly rate was $35.76.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $33.5 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $2.26.

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

Computer Network Support Specialists Earnings: WA vs. National Average

Top Washington 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
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 3,030 $75,970
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 910 $60,130
Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA 230 $68,920
Olympia-Tumwater, WA 110 $62,180
Bellingham, WA 70 $60,270
Longview, WA 30 n/a
Kennewick-Richland, WA 30 $73,120
Yakima, WA 30 $72,460

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

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation WA Employment Total
Computer User Support Specialists 18,630

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