Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
352,510 0.9 % $70.07 $145,740 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $39.60 $50.62 $65.29 $82.05 (5)
Annual Wage (2) $82,360 $105,290 $135,800 $170,670 (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 79,100 4.01 $73.80 $153,510
Management of Companies and Enterprises 36,540 1.59 $71.24 $148,180
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 15,160 1.14 $72.65 $151,110
Insurance Carriers 12,300 1.05 $70.88 $147,430
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 11,600 0.39 $54.65 $113,660

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 79,100 4.01 $73.80 $153,510
Other Information Services 8,750 3.42 $87.47 $181,930
Software Publishers 11,580 3.40 $78.10 $162,440
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 8,590 2.90 $74.00 $153,910
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 4,810 2.86 $77.45 $161,110

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 2,520 0.56 $92.86 $193,140
Securities and Commodity Exchanges (8) (8) $90.88 $189,020
Other Information Services 8,750 3.42 $87.47 $181,930
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media 160 1.09 $86.46 $179,840
Other Financial Investment Activities 3,230 0.71 $83.31 $173,280


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 51,840 3.25 1.29 $81.45 $169,420
New York 26,000 2.86 1.14 $84.39 $175,530
Texas 20,010 1.70 0.68 $74.34 $154,620
Illinois 15,740 2.67 1.06 $64.79 $134,760
Massachusetts 15,540 4.49 1.79 $72.63 $151,070




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 3,850 5.48 2.18 $76.18 $158,450
Connecticut 7,900 4.74 1.89 $69.46 $144,480
Massachusetts 15,540 4.49 1.79 $72.63 $151,070
Washington 11,790 3.84 1.53 $71.92 $149,580
Virginia 13,720 3.65 1.45 $78.79 $163,880




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 26,000 2.86 1.14 $84.39 $175,530
California 51,840 3.25 1.29 $81.45 $169,420
New Jersey 13,930 3.52 1.40 $81.02 $168,520
Virginia 13,720 3.65 1.45 $78.79 $163,880
Delaware 1,260 2.85 1.14 $77.58 $161,360





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 24,120 3.66 1.46 $89.11 $185,340
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 14,710 5.91 2.35 $80.52 $167,490
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 13,690 13.10 5.22 $93.87 $195,260
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 11,410 3.13 1.25 $67.33 $140,050
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 11,200 6.21 2.47 $74.38 $154,700
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 10,620 4.16 1.66 $67.22 $139,820
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 9,860 6.20 2.47 $75.03 $156,060
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 8,910 2.11 0.84 $75.36 $156,740
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 8,530 4.47 1.78 $68.27 $142,000
San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division 8,000 7.50 2.99 $93.84 $195,180