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Network and Computer Systems Administrators in West Virginia

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Network and Computer Systems Administrators in West Virginia

Is West Virginia a good place for you to work as a Network and Computer Systems Administrator?

4.0% Jobs Projection
$64,560 Median Salary
80 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Network and Computer Systems Administrators in West Virginia is growing slower than average.

  • Network and Computer Systems Administrators in West Virginia earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Network and Computer Systems Administrators Work in West Virginia?

1,240 people worked as Network and Computer Systems Administrators in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,230 Network and Computer Systems Administrators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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The typical state has 3,850 Network and Computer Systems Administrators working in it, which means West Virginia has fewer Network and Computer Systems Administrators than average.

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Job Projections for West Virginia

Jobs for Network and Computer Systems Administrators in this state are growing at a rate of 4.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 6.1%.

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West Virginia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 80 annual job openings, and 1,290 total jobs in 2026 for Network and Computer Systems Administrators in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 27,000 annual jobs and 415,300 total jobs in 2026.

What do Network and Computer Systems Administrators Make in West Virginia?

In 2018 wages for Network and Computer Systems Administrators ranged from $41,530 to $102,900 with $64,560 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $19.97 to $49.47. The median hourly rate was $31.04.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $29.57 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.47.

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

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Top West Virginia Metros for Network and Computer Systems Administrators

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 20,230 $98,390
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV 300 $88,340
Charleston, WV 250 $62,910
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 150 $66,990
Winchester, VA-WV 130 $78,400
Wheeling, WV-OH 120 $68,210
Morgantown, WV 100 $72,130
Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH 60 $66,400
Parkersburg-Vienna, WV 50 $66,540
Cumberland, MD-WV 50 $79,110
Beckley, WV 50 $54,730

Top States for Network and Computer Systems Administrators Employment

The table below shows the states where most Network and Computer Systems Administrators work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 36,900 $93,810
Texas 35,100 $84,640
New York 25,940 $90,100
Florida 18,780 $75,170
Virginia 18,520 $89,350
Maryland 16,220 $102,330
Pennsylvania 12,760 $75,240
New Jersey 12,370 $92,670
Ohio 12,090 $75,190
North Carolina 11,690 $81,370
Illinois 11,640 $82,940
Colorado 11,610 $81,230
Georgia 10,040 $82,930
Washington 8,920 $89,430
Massachusetts 8,880 $86,770
Missouri 7,620 $78,150
Minnesota 7,610 $82,310
Arizona 7,330 $79,470
Michigan 7,240 $74,870
Wisconsin 6,980 $71,560

Below are the states where Network and Computer Systems Administrators get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Maryland $102,330
District of Columbia $97,600
California $93,810
New Jersey $92,670
Connecticut $90,490
New York $90,100
Washington $89,430
Virginia $89,350
Rhode Island $87,290
Massachusetts $86,770

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