Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2017

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)
365,690 0.8 % $71.99 $149,730 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $40.32 $51.80 $66.93 $84.56 (5)
Annual Wage (2) $83,860 $107,740 $139,220 $175,890 (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 81,090 4.02 $76.04 $158,160
Management of Companies and Enterprises 37,150 1.60 $73.06 $151,960
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 14,640 1.07 $76.27 $158,640
Software Publishers 13,430 3.66 $79.37 $165,090
Insurance Carriers 13,070 1.12 $72.75 $151,320

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 81,090 4.02 $76.04 $158,160
Software Publishers 13,430 3.66 $79.37 $165,090
Other Information Services 9,080 3.28 $88.85 $184,810
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 9,370 3.05 $75.11 $156,220
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank 380 2.11 $81.12 $168,730

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Clothing Stores 100 0.01 $93.10 $193,650
Other Information Services 9,080 3.28 $88.85 $184,810
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 6,030 0.66 $88.29 $183,650
Other Pipeline Transportation 30 0.41 $87.58 $182,160
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing 2,920 0.81 $85.97 $178,810


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 53,270 3.19 1.24 $84.03 $174,790
New York 26,520 2.88 1.12 $90.27 $187,770
Texas 19,420 1.63 0.64 $77.18 $160,530
Massachusetts 16,310 4.62 1.80 $73.96 $153,830
Illinois 15,470 2.61 1.02 $65.93 $137,140




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 4,060 5.74 2.24 $78.99 $164,310
Connecticut 8,060 4.87 1.90 $71.03 $147,740
Massachusetts 16,310 4.62 1.80 $73.96 $153,830
Washington 12,590 3.95 1.54 $74.42 $154,790
Maryland 9,920 3.72 1.45 $72.38 $150,540




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 26,520 2.88 1.12 $90.27 $187,770
New Jersey 13,900 3.47 1.35 $84.54 $175,830
California 53,270 3.19 1.24 $84.03 $174,790
Virginia 13,460 3.55 1.38 $81.57 $169,660
District of Columbia 4,060 5.74 2.24 $78.99 $164,310



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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-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 24,320 3.63 1.42 $95.73 $199,130
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 14,920 5.92 2.31 $83.11 $172,880
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 11,950 10.97 4.28 $98.16 $204,180
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 11,410 4.35 1.70 $68.71 $142,910
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 11,400 6.19 2.41 $76.14 $158,370
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 11,140 3.04 1.19 $68.31 $142,090
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 10,340 6.28 2.45 $78.00 $162,230
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 10,340 2.33 0.91 $78.40 $163,070
San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division 8,760 7.85 3.06 $96.68 $201,100
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 8,000 4.14 1.61 $70.41 $146,450


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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)
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 11,950 10.97 4.28 $98.16 $204,180
San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division 8,760 7.85 3.06 $96.68 $201,100
Cedar Rapids, IA 1,060 7.54 2.94 $62.37 $129,730
Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division 1,150 7.42 2.89 $72.93 $151,700
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 10,340 6.28 2.45 $78.00 $162,230
Framingham, MA NECTA Division 1,080 6.25 2.44 $78.51 $163,310
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 11,400 6.19 2.41 $76.14 $158,370
California-Lexington Park, MD 280 6.06 2.36 $71.15 $147,990
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 14,920 5.92 2.31 $83.11 $172,880
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 3,210 5.52 2.15 $69.23 $144,010