Computer Systems Administrators


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Occupation is in demand for the following regions: Central, West Central, East Central, North Central, Northeast, Northern Stateline, Northwest, Southeast, Southern, Southwest, Statewide
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Computer Systems Administrators

Computer Systems Administrators - Wages & Trends

Wages vary by employer and project difficulty. For example, large companies usually pay more than small companies. In addition, administrators are usually paid more for working on high-security projects.

Most computer systems administrators who work full time receive benefits. These usually include health insurance, sick leave, paid vacation, and a retirement plan. Some employers offer stock in their company or pay for continuing education courses.

Network and computer systems administrators (SOC 15-1244)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $32.18 $40.62 $49.44
Yearly $66,939 $84,484 $102,841
    Champaign Area Hourly $28.63 $35.57 $43.42
Yearly $59,545 $73,979 $90,319
    Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area Hourly $19.78 $24.80 $32.18
Yearly $41,142 $51,578 $66,943
    Cook County Hourly $33.87 $42.54 $52.89
Yearly $70,442 $88,485 $110,013
    Decatur Area Hourly $29.04 $36.82 $54.47
Yearly $60,407 $76,579 $113,296
    Dekalb-Elgin-Aurora Area Hourly $30.61 $37.92 $44.74
Yearly $63,663 $78,867 $93,064
    Du Page County Hourly $32.71 $41.31 $48.52
Yearly $68,042 $85,921 $100,912
    Edwardsville Area Hourly $27.64 $32.85 $40.36
Yearly $57,499 $68,327 $83,939
    Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area Hourly $25.38 $32.24 $36.96
Yearly $52,780 $67,051 $76,882
    Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area Hourly $26.85 $33.77 $41.06
Yearly $55,843 $70,248 $85,395
    Lake County Hourly $35.27 $44.54 $62.16
Yearly $73,359 $92,643 $129,283
    McHenry County Hourly $34.34 $39.15 $45.63
Yearly $71,435 $81,423 $94,914
    Mt. Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area Hourly $24.91 $29.36 $35.90
Yearly $51,820 $61,070 $74,674
    Northwest Illinois Area Hourly $32.84 $46.28 $56.05
Yearly $68,308 $96,270 $116,580
    Peoria-Bloomington Area Hourly $27.97 $34.49 $42.08
Yearly $58,176 $71,746 $87,529
    Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area Hourly $23.47 $31.38 $40.25
Yearly $48,827 $65,265 $83,713
    Rock Island-Moline Area Hourly $34.09 $41.70 $47.02
Yearly $70,914 $86,729 $97,806
    Rockford Area Hourly $30.54 $40.09 $47.47
Yearly $63,517 $83,389 $98,733
    Shawnee National Forest Area Hourly $25.95 $32.73 $38.69
Yearly $53,970 $68,081 $80,481
    Springfield Area Hourly $27.79 $35.49 $41.37
Yearly $57,805 $73,818 $86,042
    St. Louis-Belleville Area Hourly $29.97 $35.74 $42.91
Yearly $62,341 $74,341 $89,258
    Vermilion County Hourly $28.20 $35.83 $46.15
Yearly $58,658 $74,516 $95,996
    Will County Hourly $32.67 $41.02 $51.04
Yearly $67,950 $85,315 $106,172
United States Hourly $31.47 $40.15 $51.11
Yearly $65,460 $83,510 $106,310

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.