Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming. Excludes "Computer Occupations" (15-1111 through 15-1199).


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
300,830 0.9 % $60.41 $125,660 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $35.13 $44.46 $56.74 $71.39 $89.01
Annual Wage (2) $73,080 $92,470 $118,010 $148,500 $185,150


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 58,190 3.88 $64.74 $134,660
Management of Companies and Enterprises 27,860 1.46 $62.02 $129,000
Insurance Carriers 15,070 1.30 $58.59 $121,860
Software Publishers 10,480 3.95 $68.23 $141,910
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 9,510 0.33 $49.74 $103,460

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Software Publishers 10,480 3.95 $68.23 $141,910
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 58,190 3.88 $64.74 $134,660
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 5,280 3.32 $67.50 $140,410
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 7,720 3.23 $62.08 $129,120
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank 590 2.99 $64.52 $134,200

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Motion Picture and Video Industries 1,820 0.52 $78.14 $162,520
Securities and Commodity Exchanges 180 2.54 $75.08 $156,180
Other Information Services 3,570 2.40 $74.20 $154,330
Other Personal Services 50 0.02 $72.81 $151,450
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 100 0.09 $72.48 $150,750


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 41,760 2.97 1.27 $69.34 $144,240
New York 24,100 2.86 1.22 $69.98 $145,550
Texas 18,170 1.76 0.75 $60.02 $124,840
Virginia 15,370 4.33 1.85 $67.78 $140,980
New Jersey 14,610 3.87 1.65 $69.09 $143,710




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 3,690 5.73 2.44 $63.28 $131,610
Massachusetts 14,450 4.58 1.95 $65.55 $136,340
Virginia 15,370 4.33 1.85 $67.78 $140,980
Connecticut 6,540 4.06 1.73 $56.37 $117,240
New Hampshire 2,430 4.01 1.71 $60.93 $126,730




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 24,100 2.86 1.22 $69.98 $145,550
California 41,760 2.97 1.27 $69.34 $144,240
New Jersey 14,610 3.87 1.65 $69.09 $143,710
Virginia 15,370 4.33 1.85 $67.78 $140,980
Delaware 1,490 3.70 1.58 $66.35 $138,010





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 20,500 4.05 1.73 $75.35 $156,730
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 16,500 7.14 3.04 $68.94 $143,400
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 10,280 2.87 1.22 $55.41 $115,240
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 9,960 5.95 2.54 $67.55 $140,510
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 9,370 2.45 1.05 $65.41 $136,060
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 8,450 9.64 4.11 $84.18 $175,100
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 8,190 4.79 2.04 $57.84 $120,310
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 7,960 3.57 1.52 $58.96 $122,640
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 7,340 5.36 2.28 $65.92 $137,120
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 6,590 3.22 1.38 $61.38 $127,670




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Framingham, MA NECTA Division 1,510 9.70 4.14 $64.28 $133,710
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA