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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

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 Computer and Information Systems Managers
Industry profile for Computer and Information Systems Managers
Geographic profile for Computer and Information Systems Managers

National estimates for Computer and Information Systems Managers:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Computer and Information Systems Managers:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
485,190 0.9 % $ 78.33 $ 162,930 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for Computer and Information Systems Managers:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 45.78 $ 59.05 $ 76.45 $ 95.56 (5)
Annual Wage (2) $ 95,220 $ 122,820 $ 159,010 $ 198,750 (5)


Industry profile for Computer and Information Systems Managers:

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Computer and Information Systems Managers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 113,870 5.02 $ 80.20 $ 166,810
Management of Companies and Enterprises 48,910 1.93 $ 79.23 $ 164,800
Software Publishers 23,500 4.46 $ 83.06 $ 172,770
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 20,150 1.30 $ 82.80 $ 172,220
Insurance Carriers 18,380 1.53 $ 78.32 $ 162,910

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Computer and Information Systems Managers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 113,870 5.02 $ 80.20 $ 166,810
Software Publishers 23,500 4.46 $ 83.06 $ 172,770
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 16,360 4.32 $ 84.04 $ 174,790
Other Information Services 13,300 3.67 $ 105.92 $ 220,320
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank 520 2.47 $ 84.62 $ 176,010

Top paying industries for Computer and Information Systems Managers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Information Services 13,300 3.67 $ 105.92 $ 220,320
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 2,830 1.82 $ 97.37 $ 202,530
Natural Gas Distribution 370 0.33 $ 94.63 $ 196,840
Other Support Activities for Transportation 50 0.16 $ 93.60 $ 194,680
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 10,170 1.06 $ 93.18 $ 193,810


Geographic profile for Computer and Information Systems Managers:

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



Map of employment of computer and information systems managers by state, May 2021


States with the highest employment level in Computer and Information Systems Managers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 92,880 5.62 1.63 $ 93.03 $ 193,500
Texas 40,270 3.29 0.96 $ 74.45 $ 154,860
New York 29,360 3.39 0.98 $ 94.18 $ 195,900
Florida 22,670 2.63 0.76 $ 70.34 $ 146,310
Massachusetts 21,690 6.39 1.86 $ 81.00 $ 168,490


Map of location quotient of computer and information systems managers by state, May 2021


States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Computer and Information Systems Managers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 5,060 7.65 2.22 $ 84.62 $ 176,000
Massachusetts 21,690 6.39 1.86 $ 81.00 $ 168,490
Connecticut 9,870 6.28 1.82 $ 72.93 $ 151,700
New Hampshire 3,810 5.99 1.74 $ 69.87 $ 145,340
California 92,880 5.62 1.63 $ 93.03 $ 193,500


Map of annual mean wages of computer and information systems managers by state, May 2021


Top paying states for Computer and Information Systems Managers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 29,360 3.39 0.98 $ 94.18 $ 195,900
California 92,880 5.62 1.63 $ 93.03 $ 193,500
New Jersey 19,700 5.12 1.49 $ 91.13 $ 189,540
Washington 13,720 4.28 1.24 $ 85.64 $ 178,130
District of Columbia 5,060 7.65 2.22 $ 84.62 $ 176,000



Map of employment of computer and information systems managers by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Computer and Information Systems Managers:

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 37,530 4.32 1.26 $ 97.50 $ 202,800
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 25,690 11.46 3.33 $ 101.67 $ 211,470
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 24,140 4.22 1.23 $ 83.11 $ 172,880
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 19,930 18.65 5.42 $ 109.63 $ 228,030
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 19,180 7.42 2.15 $ 82.70 $ 172,010
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 17,620 6.01 1.75 $ 85.32 $ 177,460
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 15,980 4.45 1.29 $ 76.45 $ 159,010
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 15,130 3.57 1.04 $ 75.59 $ 157,220
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 11,220 5.85 1.70 $ 89.04 $ 185,210
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 10,640 4.11 1.19 $ 78.11 $ 162,470


Map of location quotient of computer and information systems managers by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Computer and Information Systems Managers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 19,930 18.65 5.42 $ 109.63 $ 228,030
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 25,690 11.46 3.33 $ 101.67 $ 211,470
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 2,670 8.55 2.48 $ 73.04 $ 151,910
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 4,100 7.53 2.19 $ 73.30 $ 152,470
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 19,180 7.42 2.15 $ 82.70 $ 172,010
Dover-Durham, NH-ME 340 6.93 2.01 $ 65.41 $ 136,040
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 2,570 6.84 1.99 $ 81.04 $ 168,570
Trenton, NJ 1,550 6.84 1.99 $ 85.33 $ 177,490
Austin-Round Rock, TX 6,930 6.46 1.88 $ 76.65 $ 159,430
Huntsville, AL 1,390 6.02 1.75 $ 67.94 $ 141,310