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4.9% Jobs Projection
$75,240 Median Salary
960 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Network and Computer Systems Administrators Work in Pennsylvania?

In 2018, there were 12,760 Network and Computer Systems Administrators working in the state.

There were 13,700 Network and Computer Systems Administrators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 940 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Network and Computer Systems Administrators in PA Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for Pennsylvania

Jobs for Network and Computer Systems Administrators in this state are growing at a rate of 4.9% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 6.1%.

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

Pennsylvania Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 960 annual job openings, and 14,900 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 Pennsylvania?

In 2018 wages for Network and Computer Systems Administrators ranged from $49,210 to $112,100 with $75,240 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $23.66 to $53.9. The median hourly rate was $36.18.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $35.17 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.01.

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

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

Top Pennsylvania 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 28,220 $96,340
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 7,520 $80,860
Pittsburgh, PA 2,920 $70,350
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 780 $80,370
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 620 $73,490
Lancaster, PA 390 $70,770
State College, PA 390 $70,930
Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA 320 $67,560
Reading, PA 270 $77,340
York-Hanover, PA 260 $70,330
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 220 $70,110
Erie, PA 150 $66,660
Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA 140 $70,660
Johnstown, PA 60 $62,650
Altoona, PA 60 $67,660
Gettysburg, PA 50 $60,940
East Stroudsburg, PA 50 $66,690
Williamsport, PA 40 $69,210

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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