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17.6% Jobs Projection
$55,820 Median Salary
140 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Computer Network Support Specialists Work in Kentucky?

1,510 people worked as Computer Network Support Specialists in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,460 Computer Network Support Specialists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 50 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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

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Job Projections for Kentucky

Jobs for Computer Network Support Specialists in this state are growing at a rate of 17.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.2%.

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Kentucky Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 140 annual job openings, and a total of 1,670 jobs for Kentucky 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 Kentucky?

In 2018 wages for Computer Network Support Specialists ranged from $33,520 to $87,090 with $55,820 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.11 to $41.87. The median hourly rate was $26.84.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $25.74 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.10.

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

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Top Kentucky 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
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 1,690 $56,230
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 680 $58,130
Lexington-Fayette, KY 190 $56,780
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 120 n/a
Clarksville, TN-KY 80 $59,260
Evansville, IN-KY 50 $62,160
Bowling Green, KY 40 $56,860

Top States for Computer Network Support Specialists Employment

The table below shows the states 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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