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 about the same as related careers in Rhode Island. On average, they make less than computer systems analysts but more than video game creative directors.

Career Median Salary
Computer systems analyst salary $97K
Database administrator salary $92K
Software engineer salary $97K
Photonics engineer salary $92K
Operations research analyst salary $90K
Computer systems administrator salary $87K
Bioinformatics scientist salary $95K
Games artist salary $80K
Video game level editor salary $80K
Video game creative director salary $80K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)