Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

15-1179 Information Security Analysts, Web Developers, and Computer Network Architects

This OES occupation is a combination of data collected for the 2010 SOC occupations 15-1122 Information Security Analysts, 15-1134 Web Developers, 15-1143 Computer Network Architects and the 2000 SOC occupation 15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts.


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)
272,670 1.1 % $39.27 $81,670 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $20.56 $28.03 $37.49 $48.83 $60.03
Annual Wage (2) $42,770 $58,300 $77,990 $101,570 $124,860


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 64,670 4.31 $41.07 $85,430
Management of Companies and Enterprises 17,600 0.92 $39.78 $82,750
Wired Telecommunications Carriers 17,000 2.88 $42.21 $87,800
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 11,800 1.12 $41.64 $86,610
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 9,010 3.77 $39.72 $82,620

Industries with the highest concentration 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 64,670 4.31 $41.07 $85,430
Other Information Services 6,390 4.29 $38.41 $79,900
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 9,010 3.77 $39.72 $82,620
Satellite Telecommunications 460 2.93 $43.84 $91,180
Wired Telecommunications Carriers 17,000 2.88 $42.21 $87,800

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 2,820 0.61 $52.63 $109,480
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing 50 0.02 $49.78 $103,530
Rail Transportation 170 0.08 $48.59 $101,080
Household Appliance Manufacturing 70 0.12 $48.59 $101,070
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing 1,440 0.38 $48.39 $100,660


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 34,880 2.48 1.17 $43.74 $90,980
Texas 21,030 2.04 0.96 $40.16 $83,530
Virginia 20,530 5.78 2.72 $44.78 $93,130
Florida 19,250 2.69 1.27 $32.36 $67,300
New York 18,840 2.24 1.05 $43.10 $89,650




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)
Virginia 20,530 5.78 2.72 $44.78 $93,130
District of Columbia 2,590 4.02 1.89 $42.95 $89,330
Maryland 9,040 3.65 1.72 $43.63 $90,740
Washington 9,530 3.50 1.65 $40.36 $83,950
Massachusetts 9,770 3.10 1.46 $43.60 $90,690




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Virginia 20,530 5.78 2.72 $44.78 $93,130
California 34,880 2.48 1.17 $43.74 $90,980
New Jersey 9,510 2.52 1.19 $43.68 $90,860
Maryland 9,040 3.65 1.72 $43.63 $90,740
Massachusetts 9,770 3.10 1.46 $43.60 $90,690





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)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 19,070 8.25 3.88 $46.52 $96,750
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 13,800 2.73 1.28 $46.71 $97,160
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 9,100 2.38 1.12 $39.07 $81,270
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 7,910 5.78 2.72 $42.28 $87,940
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 7,510 3.67 1.73 $40.76 $84,770
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 7,010 4.18 1.97 $44.65 $92,880
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 5,890 3.44 1.62 $39.09 $81,310
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 5,850 2.62 1.23 $40.76 $84,790
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 5,710 6.52 3.07 $55.44 $115,320
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 5,680 1.59 0.75 $39.79 $82,760




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)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 19,070 8.25 3.88 $46.52 $96,750
Tallahassee, FL 1,090 6.90 3.25 $26.82 $55,790
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 5,710 6.52 3.07 $55.44 $115,320
Gainesville, FL 770 6.49 3.05 $26.88 $55,900
Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division 3,260 5.86 2.76 $44.45 $92,450
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 1,150 5.81 2.73 (8) (8)
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 7,910 5.78 2.72 $42.28 $87,940
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 1,390 5.19 2.44 $39.46 $82,080
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division 4,820 5.02 2.36 $48.88 $101,660
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 3,640 4.63 2.18 $43.15 $89,740