Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming. Excludes "Computer Occupations" (15-1111 through 15-1199).


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
341,250 1.0 % $67.79 $141,000 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $38.54 $48.98 $63.27 $79.88 (5)
Annual Wage (2) $80,160 $101,880 $131,600 $166,160 (5)


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 73,750 3.91 $71.73 $149,190
Management of Companies and Enterprises 34,870 1.54 $69.20 $143,930
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 13,250 1.06 $69.93 $145,460
Insurance Carriers 12,620 1.09 $66.92 $139,200
Software Publishers 11,410 3.49 $76.58 $159,280

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 73,750 3.91 $71.73 $149,190
Other Information Services 8,510 3.67 $84.65 $176,080
Software Publishers 11,410 3.49 $76.58 $159,280
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 4,770 3.01 $74.24 $154,410
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 8,370 2.88 $72.79 $151,410

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Securities and Commodity Exchanges 120 2.42 $90.91 $189,100
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 2,870 0.64 $86.47 $179,850
Other Information Services 8,510 3.67 $84.65 $176,080
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media 170 1.05 $83.42 $173,520
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite) 1,110 0.82 $83.29 $173,250


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.




States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 50,440 3.25 1.32 $78.99 $164,290
New York 26,010 2.90 1.17 $80.08 $166,560
Texas 19,830 1.71 0.69 $71.45 $148,610
Massachusetts 15,270 4.50 1.82 $69.98 $145,550
Illinois 14,480 2.47 1.00 $61.77 $128,470



States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 3,680 5.45 2.20 $73.32 $152,500
Massachusetts 15,270 4.50 1.82 $69.98 $145,550
Connecticut 6,990 4.21 1.70 $66.37 $138,050
Virginia 13,830 3.75 1.52 $76.54 $159,200
Minnesota 10,080 3.64 1.47 $63.76 $132,620



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 26,010 2.90 1.17 $80.08 $166,560
California 50,440 3.25 1.32 $78.99 $164,290
New Jersey 13,990 3.58 1.45 $77.24 $160,660
Virginia 13,830 3.75 1.52 $76.54 $159,200
Delaware 1,210 2.79 1.13 $76.41 $158,940




Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 23,690 3.66 1.48 $84.99 $176,780
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 14,320 5.93 2.39 $78.14 $162,530
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 13,830 13.66 5.52 $91.44 $190,190
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 11,140 6.33 2.56 $71.28 $148,260
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 10,300 2.89 1.17 $63.74 $132,570
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 9,750 3.93 1.59 $65.36 $135,950
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 8,800 2.14 0.87 $73.47 $152,820
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 8,520 4.53 1.83 $65.65 $136,560
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 8,040 5.23 2.11 $73.66 $153,220
San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division 7,270 7.13 2.88 $88.60 $184,290