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Computer Systems Analysts in Illinois

Is Illinois a good place for you to work as a Computer Systems Analyst?

8.5% Jobs Projection
$86,680 Median Salary
2,230 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Computer Systems Analysts in Illinois is growing faster than average.

  • Computer Systems Analysts in Illinois earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Computer Systems Analysts Work in Illinois?

In Illinois, there were 28,130 people working as Computer Systems Analysts in the year 2018.

There were 26,500 Computer Systems Analysts employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 1,630 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 5,660 Computer Systems Analysts working in it, which means Illinois has more Computer Systems Analysts than average.


Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Computer Systems Analysts in this state are growing at a rate of 8.5% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.1%.


Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 2,230 annual Computer Systems Analysts job openings in Illinois, and 32,660 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 44,900 annual jobs and 654,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do Computer Systems Analysts Make in Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Computer Systems Analysts ranged from $52,270 to $131,980 with $86,680 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $25.13 to $63.45. The median hourly rate was $41.67.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $42.95 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $1.28.

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


Top Illinois Metros for Computer Systems Analysts

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Computer Systems Analysts.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 23,010 $87,140
St. Louis, MO-IL 7,320 $89,890
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 1,120 $91,960
Springfield, IL 990 $89,130
Bloomington, IL 930 $82,950
Peoria, IL 780 $85,620
Rockford, IL 330 $68,670
Champaign-Urbana, IL 310 $66,610
Kankakee, IL 40 $79,820
Danville, IL 40 $68,830

Top States for Computer Systems Analysts Employment

View the list below to see where most Computer Systems Analysts work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 67,950 $99,590
Texas 51,710 $89,860
New York 44,030 $96,810
Ohio 29,010 $84,100
Illinois 28,130 $86,680
Virginia 26,800 $98,290
North Carolina 26,110 $90,230
Florida 24,970 $79,200
Pennsylvania 21,910 $91,560
Georgia 19,160 $87,500
Minnesota 18,710 $90,030
Maryland 18,340 $94,130
Washington 17,970 $93,850
Michigan 15,420 $80,250
Wisconsin 15,150 $77,930
Massachusetts 14,790 $91,510
New Jersey 13,710 $103,340
Missouri 12,570 $81,660
Arizona 11,570 $87,610
Indiana 9,760 $75,060

Below are the states where Computer Systems Analysts get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $104,990
New Jersey $103,340
California $99,590
Virginia $98,290
Rhode Island $97,180
New York $96,810
Maryland $94,130
Washington $93,850
Delaware $93,640
Colorado $93,600

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