Computer Administrator

Computer Administrator Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$75,000
$50,000
Min 10%
$75,000
Median 50%
$113,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Livermore, CA
Highest Paying State
Hawaii
Average Experience Level
3.5 years
How much does a computer administrator make?
As a Computer Administrator in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $75,615 per year or $36.35 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $113,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $50,000. Technology companies and Construction companies have the most job opportunities for Computer Administrators. Hawaii, Washington, Montana, California, and Oregon are some of the states with the best Computer Administrator salaries in the US. The typical tenure for a Computer Administrator is 3.5 years.
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Average Computer Administrator Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Computer Administrator in the United States is $75,615 per year or $36.35 per hour. The city with the highest Computer Administrator salary is Livermore, CA at $98,085 per year. The average entry-level salary in Livermore, CA is $65,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Computer Administrator salaries are Hawaii, Washington, Montana, California, and Oregon. On the other hand, Louisiana, Kansas, Indiana, Iowa, and Arkansas report the lowest wages for Computer Administrators.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
1
Livermore, CA
Livermore, CA
$98,085
$98,085
2
2
Portland, OR
Portland, OR
$81,085
$81,085
3
3
Frederick, MD
Frederick, MD
$77,358
$77,358
4
4
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
$73,462
$73,462
5
5
Boston, MA
Boston, MA
$73,365
$73,365

Map of Computer Administrator Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Computer Administrators earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Computer Administrator Salary By Company

Computer Administrators report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Computer Administrators are Technology companies and Construction companies. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and General Atomics are the highest paying companies. Companies like EMC and Technip USA also pay high salaries to their Computer Administrators.

Average Computer Administrator Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Computer Administrator works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Construction companies, Manufacturing companies, and Professional companies pay higher-than-average wages for Computer Administrators. Construction companies pay their Computer Administrators the highest wages, averaging $81,285 per year. Manufacturing companies and Professional companies pay well too, at $78,750 and $68,106, respectively. The average salary for Computer Administrators in the Technology industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $57,754.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
1
Construction
Construction
$81,285
$81,285
2
2
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$78,750
$78,750
3
3
Professional
Professional
$68,106
$68,106
4
4
Technology
Technology
$57,754
$57,754

Computer Administrator Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

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Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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$80,400
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