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Computer Systems Analysts in California

Want to work in California as a Computer Systems Analyst? Read this first!

11.9% Jobs Projection
$99,590 Median Salary
6,220 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Computer Systems Analysts in California is growing faster than average.

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

How Many Computer Systems Analysts Work in California?

There were approximately 67,950 workers employed as Computer Systems Analysts in this state in 2018.

There were 72,980 Computer Systems Analysts employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 5,030 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Computer Systems Analysts in CA Employment Trend

The typical state has 5,660 Computer Systems Analysts working in it, which means California has more Computer Systems Analysts than average.

Computer Systems Analysts in CA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for California

Jobs for Computer Systems Analysts in this state are growing at a rate of 11.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.1%.

Job Projections for Computer Systems Analysts: Nation vs. CA

California Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 6,220 annual Computer Systems Analysts job openings in California, and 88,600 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 44,900 annual jobs and 654,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do Computer Systems Analysts Make in California?

In 2018 wages for Computer Systems Analysts ranged from $62,470 to $156,030 with $99,590 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $30.03 to $75.01. The median hourly rate was $47.88.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $47.08 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.80.

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

Computer Systems Analysts Earnings: CA vs. National Average

Top California Metros for Computer Systems Analysts

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 19,080 $93,960
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 14,750 $115,900
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 12,350 $118,860
Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA 7,660 $86,590
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 5,540 $93,130
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 1,720 $82,700
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 600 $100,260
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA 550 $102,670
Fresno, CA 520 $75,440
Vallejo-Fairfield, CA 380 $88,190
Bakersfield, CA 370 $88,140
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA 290 $78,600
Salinas, CA 290 $88,180
Stockton-Lodi, CA 280 $72,510
Santa Rosa, CA 280 $90,710
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 170 $92,980
Chico, CA 170 $72,900
Visalia-Porterville, CA 110 $82,380
Redding, CA 110 $80,430
Modesto, CA 100 $74,540
Napa, CA 70 $92,040
Hanford-Corcoran, CA 70 $79,050
Yuba City, CA 70 $87,510
Madera, CA 50 $80,430
El Centro, CA 50 $80,420

Top States for Computer Systems Analysts Employment

The table below shows the states where most Computer Systems Analysts work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 67,950 $99,590
Texas 51,710 $89,860
New York 44,030 $96,810
Ohio 29,010 $84,100
Illinois 28,130 $86,680
Virginia 26,800 $98,290
North Carolina 26,110 $90,230
Florida 24,970 $79,200
Pennsylvania 21,910 $91,560
Georgia 19,160 $87,500
Minnesota 18,710 $90,030
Maryland 18,340 $94,130
Washington 17,970 $93,850
Michigan 15,420 $80,250
Wisconsin 15,150 $77,930
Massachusetts 14,790 $91,510
New Jersey 13,710 $103,340
Missouri 12,570 $81,660
Arizona 11,570 $87,610
Indiana 9,760 $75,060

Below are the states where Computer Systems Analysts get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $104,990
New Jersey $103,340
California $99,590
Virginia $98,290
Rhode Island $97,180
New York $96,810
Maryland $94,130
Washington $93,850
Delaware $93,640
Colorado $93,600

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