Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

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)
330,360 0.8 % $65.52 $136,280 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $37.73 $47.75 $61.37 $77.66 (5)
Annual Wage (2) $78,470 $99,320 $127,640 $161,520 (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 69,020 3.91 $69.08 $143,690
Management of Companies and Enterprises 34,540 1.57 $67.22 $139,810
Insurance Carriers 12,840 1.10 $63.62 $132,330
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 12,590 1.04 $66.13 $137,560
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 10,910 0.37 $52.28 $108,750

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 69,020 3.91 $69.08 $143,690
Software Publishers 10,560 3.47 $75.64 $157,330
Other Information Services 6,970 3.35 $82.23 $171,040
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 5,150 3.27 $74.54 $155,040
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 7,720 2.81 $69.34 $144,230

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Securities and Commodity Exchanges (8) (8) $96.65 $201,030
Support Activities for Mining 140 0.03 $84.26 $175,270
Other Information Services 6,970 3.35 $82.23 $171,040
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 40 0.02 $81.71 $169,960
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 3,360 0.76 $81.10 $168,700


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 49,760 3.29 1.35 $76.28 $158,660
New York 25,020 2.84 1.16 $75.66 $157,360
Texas 19,570 1.74 0.71 $66.69 $138,720
Massachusetts 15,160 4.56 1.87 $69.07 $143,670
Virginia 14,050 3.85 1.57 $72.82 $151,460



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 3,400 5.05 2.06 $70.44 $146,520
Massachusetts 15,160 4.56 1.87 $69.07 $143,670
Connecticut 7,040 4.27 1.75 $66.18 $137,650
Virginia 14,050 3.85 1.57 $72.82 $151,460
Minnesota 9,820 3.60 1.47 $61.21 $127,330



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 49,760 3.29 1.35 $76.28 $158,660
New York 25,020 2.84 1.16 $75.66 $157,360
Delaware 1,090 2.56 1.05 $73.82 $153,540
New Jersey 13,830 3.58 1.46 $73.33 $152,520
Virginia 14,050 3.85 1.57 $72.82 $151,460




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 20,950 3.89 1.59 $81.51 $169,530
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 13,720 5.77 2.36 $74.96 $155,930
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 12,760 13.11 5.36 $88.52 $184,120
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 11,290 6.29 2.57 $69.89 $145,370
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 9,790 2.61 1.07 $60.31 $125,440
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 9,290 2.29 0.94 $71.72 $149,180
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 8,980 3.76 1.54 $64.23 $133,600
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 8,250 4.52 1.85 $62.35 $129,680
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 7,530 5.05 2.06 $73.41 $152,690
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division 7,420 6.83 2.79 $83.20 $173,060