Computer systems administrator earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Computer systems administrator salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Maryland $102,330
District of Columbia $97,600
New Jersey $92,670
California $93,810
New York $90,100
Virginia $89,350
Connecticut $90,490
Washington $89,430
Massachusetts $86,770
Rhode Island $87,290
Texas $84,640
New Hampshire $83,730
Georgia $82,930
Hawaii $80,850
Illinois $82,940
Arizona $79,470
Minnesota $82,310
North Carolina $81,370
Nevada $81,350
Colorado $81,230
Missouri $78,150
Oregon $80,510
Utah $77,550
Delaware $77,140
Ohio $75,190
Tennessee $75,400
Florida $75,170
Nebraska $76,450
Pennsylvania $75,240
Michigan $74,870
Maine $72,510
New Mexico $73,500
Alabama $72,640
Kansas $72,390
South Carolina $71,480
Indiana $71,230
Wisconsin $71,560
Vermont $71,380
Mississippi $70,480
Iowa $71,930
Oklahoma $68,710
North Dakota $66,470
West Virginia $64,560
Louisiana $64,570
Idaho $65,040
Wyoming $64,630
Arkansas $61,110
Montana $62,420
Kentucky $60,540
South Dakota $61,150
Guam $50,890
Puerto Rico $42,080

How do computer systems administrator salaries compare to similar careers?

Computer systems administrators earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than database administrators but more than computer programmers.

Career Median Salary
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Front-End developer salary $51K
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Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)