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Network and Computer Systems Administrators in Illinois

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Network and Computer Systems Administrators in Illinois

Is Illinois a good place for you to work as a Network and Computer Systems Administrator?

4.6% Jobs Projection
$82,940 Median Salary
970 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Network and Computer Systems Administrators in Illinois is growing slower than average.

  • Network and Computer Systems Administrators in Illinois earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Network and Computer Systems Administrators Work in Illinois?

In Illinois, there were 11,640 people working as Network and Computer Systems Administrators in the year 2018.

There were 13,210 Network and Computer Systems Administrators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 1,570 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Network and Computer Systems Administrators in IL Employment Trend

The typical state has 3,850 Network and Computer Systems Administrators working in it, which means Illinois has more Network and Computer Systems Administrators than average.

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

Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Network and Computer Systems Administrators in this state are growing at a rate of 4.6% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 6.1%.

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

Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 970 annual job openings, and 15,080 total jobs in 2026 for Network and Computer Systems Administrators in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 27,000 annual jobs and 415,300 total jobs in 2026.

What do Network and Computer Systems Administrators Make in Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Network and Computer Systems Administrators ranged from $52,940 to $126,120 with $82,940 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $25.45 to $60.64. The median hourly rate was $39.87.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $40.57 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.70.

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

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

Top Illinois 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 9,710 $84,260
St. Louis, MO-IL 4,060 $88,950
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 500 $73,130
Springfield, IL 380 $69,150
Champaign-Urbana, IL 300 $72,030
Peoria, IL 200 $71,840
Rockford, IL 170 $85,320
Bloomington, IL 160 $72,450
Decatur, IL 50 $63,870
Carbondale-Marion, IL 40 $60,280
Cape Girardeau, MO-IL 40 $65,850
Kankakee, IL 40 $58,500

Top States for Network and Computer Systems Administrators Employment

View the list below to see 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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