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Computer Systems Analysts in Kentucky

Want to work in Kentucky as a Computer Systems Analyst? Read this first!

10.4% Jobs Projection
$68,450 Median Salary
330 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Computer Systems Analysts Work in Kentucky?

4,310 people worked as Computer Systems Analysts in 2018 in this state.

There were 4,430 Computer Systems Analysts employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 120 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Computer Systems Analysts in KY Employment Trend

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

Computer Systems Analysts in KY vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Kentucky

Jobs for Computer Systems Analysts in this state are growing at a rate of 10.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.1%.

Job Projections for Computer Systems Analysts: Nation vs. KY

Kentucky Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 330 annual job openings, and a total of 4,680 jobs for Kentucky Computer Systems Analysts in 2026.

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

What do Computer Systems Analysts Make in Kentucky?

In 2018 wages for Computer Systems Analysts ranged from $40,810 to $106,520 with $68,450 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $19.62 to $51.21. The median hourly rate was $32.91.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $33.06 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.15.

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

Computer Systems Analysts Earnings: KY vs. National Average

Top Kentucky 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
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 6,290 $82,490
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 2,220 $73,990
Lexington-Fayette, KY 430 $73,040
Evansville, IN-KY 360 $72,400
Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY 140 $62,310
Clarksville, TN-KY 130 $58,070
Bowling Green, KY 80 $54,440
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 50 $70,590
Owensboro, KY 40 $72,050

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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Occupation KY Employment Total
Information Security Analysts 800

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