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Network and Computer Systems Administrators

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages   This career pays well above the median wage.

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $40.43
Statewide median: $20.07

 

This is a very high-wage career. It pays well above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Network and Computer Systems Administrators *

Area Low Median High
U S
$30.51 $39.26 $50.57
Minnesota
$32.28 $40.43 $48.54
Central Minnesota
$29.05 $34.28 $40.06
Northeast Minnesota
$28.56 $35.25 $43.30
Northwest Minnesota
$26.78 $32.52 $39.16
Southeast Minnesota
$26.73 $34.29 $42.85
Southwest Minnesota
$27.33 $32.97 $39.89
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$33.82 $42.11 $49.58

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 8,540 workers employed in this medium-sized career.

Where do Network and Computer Systems Administrators most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing low growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 6,200 new Network and Computer Systems Administrators to meet market demand between 2016-2026. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Network and Computer Systems Administrators
Area Employment Employment Change
2016 2026 Number Percent
U S 391,300 415,300 24,000 6.1%
Minnesota 9,337 9,719 382 4.1%
Minnesota Planning Regions 2016 2026 Number Percent
Central Minnesota 401 425 24 6%
Southeast Minnesota 505 512 7 1.4%
Southwest Minnesota 237 230 -7 -3%
Northeast Minnesota 256 245 -11 -4.3%
Northwest Minnesota 358 376 18 5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 7,757 8,077 320 4.1%


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