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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

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” (15-1211 through 15-1299).


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)
433,960 0.6 % $75.19 $156,390 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $42.06 $54.38 $70.37 $89.24 (5)
Annual Wage (2) $87,480 $113,110 $146,360 $185,610 (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 100,380 4.62 $78.84 $164,000
Management of Companies and Enterprises 43,020 1.75 $75.78 $157,630
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 19,770 1.33 $78.28 $162,820
Software Publishers 17,170 3.98 $83.76 $174,210
Insurance Carriers 15,730 1.31 $75.24 $156,510

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 100,380 4.62 $78.84 $164,000
Software Publishers 17,170 3.98 $83.76 $174,210
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 11,600 3.45 $79.54 $165,430
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank 630 3.28 $77.59 $161,380
Other Information Services 9,390 2.89 $93.62 $194,720

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Information Services 9,390 2.89 $93.62 $194,720
Cable and Other Subscription Programming 1,090 2.06 $89.65 $186,460
Clothing Stores 80 0.01 $89.09 $185,310
Scientific Research and Development Services 8,700 1.23 $88.61 $184,320
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 7,020 0.75 $88.01 $183,050


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 75,700 4.35 1.47 $89.25 $185,640
New York 28,960 3.04 1.03 $91.53 $190,390
Texas 26,980 2.17 0.73 $75.28 $156,590
Illinois 20,370 3.38 1.14 $71.63 $148,990
Florida 20,090 2.28 0.77 $66.54 $138,400




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)
Connecticut 9,360 5.62 1.90 $71.34 $148,380
Massachusetts 19,750 5.46 1.85 $76.53 $159,180
District of Columbia 3,880 5.37 1.82 $81.20 $168,900
California 75,700 4.35 1.47 $89.25 $185,640
Maryland 11,730 4.34 1.47 $75.58 $157,200




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 28,960 3.04 1.03 $91.53 $190,390
California 75,700 4.35 1.47 $89.25 $185,640
New Jersey 15,570 3.81 1.29 $87.32 $181,620
Virginia 14,680 3.79 1.28 $83.31 $173,280
Colorado 7,920 2.96 1.00 $83.08 $172,810





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-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 35,550 3.68 1.25 $94.37 $196,290
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 21,980 8.89 3.01 $97.09 $201,960
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 21,250 3.41 1.15 $82.26 $171,110
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 19,080 6.00 2.03 $83.94 $174,600
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 18,470 6.60 2.23 $77.82 $161,870
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 16,790 3.59 1.22 $72.94 $151,710
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 15,220 13.34 4.51 $103.41 $215,090
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 12,790 4.66 1.58 $73.34 $152,560
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 11,050 3.02 1.02 $77.83 $161,880
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 10,560 5.22 1.77 $82.32 $171,230