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7.8% Jobs Projection
$61,970 Median Salary
840 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Computer Network Support Specialists in Illinois are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Computer Network Support Specialists in Illinois is growing faster than average.

  • Computer Network Support Specialists in Illinois earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Computer Network Support Specialists Work in Illinois?

There were approximately 9,940 workers employed as Computer Network Support Specialists in this state in 2018.

There were 9,390 Computer Network Support Specialists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 550 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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The typical state has 1,770 Computer Network Support Specialists working in it, which means Illinois has more Computer Network Support Specialists than average.

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Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Computer Network Support Specialists in this state are growing at a rate of 7.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.2%.

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Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 840 annual job openings, and a total of 10,970 jobs for Illinois Computer Network Support Specialists in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 16,500 annual jobs and 215,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Computer Network Support Specialists Make in Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Computer Network Support Specialists ranged from $41,370 to $98,240 with $61,970 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $19.89 to $47.23. The median hourly rate was $29.8.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $32.47 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $2.67.

The median salary in Illinois is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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Top Illinois Metros for Computer Network Support Specialists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Computer Network Support Specialists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 8,230 $62,970
St. Louis, MO-IL 3,240 $53,700
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 250 $57,300
Peoria, IL 200 $55,130
Bloomington, IL 180 $58,610
Champaign-Urbana, IL 160 $59,200
Springfield, IL 130 $60,990
Carbondale-Marion, IL 120 $49,920
Rockford, IL 110 $53,420
Cape Girardeau, MO-IL 60 $45,870
Kankakee, IL 40 $57,300

Top States for Computer Network Support Specialists Employment

View the list below to see where most Computer Network Support Specialists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 17,080 $71,550
Texas 14,230 $69,190
New York 12,930 $74,540
Illinois 9,940 $61,970
Florida 8,580 $55,270
Ohio 8,320 $57,400
Maryland 8,130 $69,170
Virginia 6,970 $66,070
Georgia 6,620 $68,530
Pennsylvania 6,400 $61,270
New Jersey 6,300 $81,150
Arizona 5,860 $53,540
Missouri 5,720 $50,980
North Carolina 5,310 $60,820
Minnesota 3,970 $59,610
Washington 3,940 $74,380
Colorado 3,660 $69,980
Wisconsin 3,620 $66,500
Massachusetts 3,600 $78,090
Tennessee 3,450 $55,540

Below are the states where Computer Network Support Specialists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $84,130
New Jersey $81,150
Connecticut $79,430
Massachusetts $78,090
New York $74,540
Washington $74,380
California $71,550
Colorado $69,980
Texas $69,190
Maryland $69,170

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