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Computer Systems Analysts in Virginia

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

12.9% Jobs Projection
$98,290 Median Salary
2,190 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Computer Systems Analysts Work in Virginia?

There were approximately 26,800 workers employed as Computer Systems Analysts in this state in 2018.

There were 27,760 Computer Systems Analysts employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 960 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Virginia

Jobs for Computer Systems Analysts in this state are growing at a rate of 12.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.1%.


Virginia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 2,190 annual job openings, and 30,850 total jobs in 2026 for Computer Systems Analysts in this state.

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

What do Computer Systems Analysts Make in Virginia?

In 2018 wages for Computer Systems Analysts ranged from $57,790 to $157,500 with $98,290 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $27.79 to $75.72. The median hourly rate was $47.25.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $46.37 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.88.

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


Top Virginia 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 27,810 $102,050
Richmond, VA 4,100 $96,970
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 2,910 $81,400
Charlottesville, VA 530 $96,540
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA 520 $85,600
Roanoke, VA 260 $73,240
Lynchburg, VA 180 $75,980
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA 170 $65,270
Winchester, VA-WV 120 $82,270
Harrisonburg, VA 50 $59,770
Staunton-Waynesboro, VA 40 $80,870

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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