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
New York $94,940
California $93,810
District of Columbia $97,600
New Jersey $92,670
Virginia $89,350
Connecticut $90,490
Washington $89,430
Hawaii $86,530
Massachusetts $86,770
Rhode Island $87,290
Missouri $82,160
Texas $84,640
New Hampshire $83,730
Georgia $82,930
Pennsylvania $80,669
Minnesota $82,310
Arizona $79,266
North Carolina $81,370
Nevada $81,350
Colorado $81,230
Alaska $79,200
Oregon $80,510
Utah $77,550
Delaware $77,140
Ohio $75,190
Kansas $75,149
Tennessee $75,400
Indiana $72,832
Florida $75,170
Iowa $74,940
Nebraska $76,450
Michigan $74,870
Maine $72,510
New Mexico $73,500
Illinois $71,140
South Carolina $71,480
Wisconsin $71,560
Vermont $71,380
Mississippi $70,480
Idaho $66,930
Oklahoma $68,710
Alabama $66,700
North Dakota $66,470
West Virginia $64,560
Louisiana $64,570
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 6% more than similar careers in New Jersey. On average, they make less than software quality assurance engineers but more than technical writers.

Career Median Salary
Software quality assurance engineer salary $100K
Geospatial information scientist salary $100K
Database architect salary $100K
Computer systems engineer salary $100K
Video game designer salary $100K
Computer systems administrator salary $93K
Computer programmer salary $76K
Industrial designer salary $75K
Web developer salary $78K
Technical writer salary $80K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)