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Network and Computer Systems Administrators in Virginia

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Network and Computer Systems Administrators in Virginia

Considering a career as a Network and Computer Systems Administrator in Virginia?

10.8% Jobs Projection
$89,350 Median Salary
1,470 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Network and Computer Systems Administrators in Virginia is growing faster than average.

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

How Many Network and Computer Systems Administrators Work in Virginia?

In 2018, there were 18,520 Network and Computer Systems Administrators working in the state.

There were 19,510 Network and Computer Systems Administrators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 990 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Network and Computer Systems Administrators in VA Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for Virginia

Jobs for Network and Computer Systems Administrators in this state are growing at a rate of 10.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 6.1%.

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

Virginia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 1,470 annual job openings, and a total of 21,720 jobs for Virginia 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 Virginia?

In 2018 wages for Network and Computer Systems Administrators ranged from $54,900 to $145,020 with $89,350 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $26.39 to $69.72. The median hourly rate was $42.96.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $43.27 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.31.

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

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

Top Virginia 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 20,230 $98,390
Richmond, VA 2,220 $83,640
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 2,040 $75,700
Roanoke, VA 340 $71,630
Charlottesville, VA 280 $82,550
Lynchburg, VA 250 $74,650
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA 180 $74,280
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA 170 $74,490
Staunton-Waynesboro, VA 140 $81,670
Winchester, VA-WV 130 $78,400
Harrisonburg, VA 120 $70,620

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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