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9.2% Jobs Projection
$93,810 Median Salary
3,180 Job Openings

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.

Network and Computer Systems Administrators in CA Employment Trend

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.

Network and Computer Systems Administrators in CA vs. the Average State

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%.

Job Projections for Network and Computer Systems Administrators: Nation vs. CA

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.

Network and Computer Systems Administrators Earnings: CA vs. National Average

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
Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA 1,660 $93,070
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 510 $87,200
Fresno, CA 390 $77,640
Bakersfield, CA 330 $81,350
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA 300 $78,380
Santa Rosa, CA 280 $88,640
Stockton-Lodi, CA 210 $86,540
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 210 $78,330
Vallejo-Fairfield, CA 180 $84,010
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA 130 $81,540
Salinas, CA 130 $90,310
Modesto, CA 130 $79,830
Visalia-Porterville, CA 110 $90,090
Chico, CA 100 $80,550
Redding, CA 90 $81,560
Napa, CA 70 $77,800
Yuba City, CA 50 $82,910
El Centro, CA 40 $74,850
Madera, CA 40 $72,010

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
California 36,900 $93,810
Texas 35,100 $84,640
New York 25,940 $90,100
Florida 18,780 $75,170
Virginia 18,520 $89,350
Maryland 16,220 $102,330
Pennsylvania 12,760 $75,240
New Jersey 12,370 $92,670
Ohio 12,090 $75,190
North Carolina 11,690 $81,370
Illinois 11,640 $82,940
Colorado 11,610 $81,230
Georgia 10,040 $82,930
Washington 8,920 $89,430
Massachusetts 8,880 $86,770
Missouri 7,620 $78,150
Minnesota 7,610 $82,310
Arizona 7,330 $79,470
Michigan 7,240 $74,870
Wisconsin 6,980 $71,560

Below are the states where Network and Computer Systems Administrators get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Maryland $102,330
District of Columbia $97,600
California $93,810
New Jersey $92,670
Connecticut $90,490
New York $90,100
Washington $89,430
Virginia $89,350
Rhode Island $87,290
Massachusetts $86,770

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Occupation CA Employment Total
Computer Network Architects 16,650
Database Administrators 10,970

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