Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

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)
309,740 0.8 % $62.08 $129,130 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $36.03 $45.55 $58.15 $73.26 (5)
Annual Wage (2) $74,940 $94,740 $120,950 $152,380 (5)


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 60,980 3.82 $66.05 $137,390
Management of Companies and Enterprises 29,860 1.49 $63.43 $131,940
Insurance Carriers 13,160 1.14 $61.24 $127,390
Software Publishers 10,940 3.85 $69.51 $144,580
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 10,350 0.94 $64.16 $133,460

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 10,940 3.85 $69.51 $144,580
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 60,980 3.82 $66.05 $137,390
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 5,960 3.80 $72.17 $150,110
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank 580 3.53 $65.27 $135,760
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 7,240 2.89 $63.96 $133,050

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Securities and Commodity Exchanges 160 2.22 $81.31 $169,130
Support Activities for Mining 80 0.02 $77.83 $161,890
Motion Picture and Video Industries 930 0.26 $76.78 $159,690
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas 30 0.12 $76.33 $158,760
Other Information Services 4,350 2.56 $75.57 $157,180


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 43,150 3.02 1.27 $71.62 $148,980
New York 25,430 2.98 1.25 $71.66 $149,050
Texas 18,140 1.72 0.72 $62.44 $129,880
Virginia 16,110 4.48 1.88 $68.93 $143,380
Massachusetts 15,890 4.96 2.09 $66.88 $139,120




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 3,340 5.11 2.15 $65.04 $135,280
Massachusetts 15,890 4.96 2.09 $66.88 $139,120
Virginia 16,110 4.48 1.88 $68.93 $143,380
Connecticut 6,660 4.11 1.73 $61.70 $128,340
Maryland 9,990 3.98 1.67 $61.65 $128,240




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 25,430 2.98 1.25 $71.66 $149,050
California 43,150 3.02 1.27 $71.62 $148,980
New Jersey 13,870 3.66 1.54 $69.71 $144,990
Delaware 1,400 3.46 1.45 $69.14 $143,810
Virginia 16,110 4.48 1.88 $68.93 $143,380





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 21,630 4.19 1.76 $76.50 $159,130
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 16,330 6.97 2.93 $70.79 $147,240
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 11,310 6.61 2.78 $68.68 $142,860
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 9,320 10.37 4.36 $86.30 $179,490
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 9,130 2.51 1.05 $58.22 $121,100
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 8,860 2.29 0.96 $65.59 $136,430
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 8,330 3.69 1.55 $60.35 $125,520
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 8,020 4.59 1.93 $58.22 $121,100
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 7,930 5.63 2.37 $70.14 $145,890
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 6,180 2.94 1.24 $63.76 $132,610