Network and Computer Systems Administrators in California
Get the information you need to know about working as a Network and Computer Systems Administrator.
You’re in luck! Jobs for Network and Computer Systems Administrators in California are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Network and Computer Systems Administrators in California is growing faster than average.
Network and Computer Systems Administrators in California earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Network and Computer Systems Administrators Work in California?
There were approximately 36,900 workers employed as Network and Computer Systems Administrators in this state in 2018.
There were 40,700 Network and Computer Systems Administrators employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 3,800 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 3,850 Network and Computer Systems Administrators working in it, which means California has more Network and Computer Systems Administrators than average.
Job Projections for California
Jobs for Network and Computer Systems Administrators in this state are growing at a rate of 9.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 6.1%.
California Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 3,180 annual job openings, and a total of 47,400 jobs for California Network and Computer Systems Administrators in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 27,000 annual jobs and 415,300 total jobs in 2026.
What do Network and Computer Systems Administrators Make in California?
In 2018 wages for Network and Computer Systems Administrators ranged from $57,250 to $147,840 with $93,810 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $27.52 to $71.08. The median hourly rate was $45.1.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $44.37 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $0.73.
The median salary in California is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top California Metros for Network and Computer Systems Administrators
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Network and Computer Systems Administrators.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA||13,220||$90,750|
|San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA||7,400||$100,370|
|San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA||5,830||$107,570|
|San Diego-Carlsbad, CA||2,850||$91,150|
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA||1,700||$80,110|
|Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA||510||$87,200|
|Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA||300||$78,380|
|Santa Rosa, CA||280||$88,640|
|Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA||210||$78,330|
|San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA||130||$81,540|
|Yuba City, CA||50||$82,910|
|El Centro, CA||40||$74,850|
Top States for Network and Computer Systems Administrators Employment
The table below shows the states where most Network and Computer Systems Administrators work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Network and Computer Systems Administrators get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$97,600|
Related Careers in CA
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|Occupation||CA Employment Total|
|Computer Network Architects||16,650|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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