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Computer Network Architects in Illinois

Want to work in Illinois as a Computer Network Architect? Read this first!

6.6% Jobs Projection
$116,620 Median Salary
400 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Computer Network Architects in Illinois are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Computer Network Architects in Illinois is growing faster than average.

  • Computer Network Architects in Illinois earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Computer Network Architects Work in Illinois?

In 2018, there were 5,310 Computer Network Architects working in the state.

There were 5,260 Computer Network Architects employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 50 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 1,240 Computer Network Architects working in it, which means Illinois has more Computer Network Architects than average.


Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Computer Network Architects in this state are growing at a rate of 6.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 6.5%.


Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 400 annual job openings, and 5,980 total jobs in 2026 for Computer Network Architects in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 11,700 annual jobs and 173,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Computer Network Architects Make in Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Computer Network Architects ranged from $68,230 to $162,220 with $116,620 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $32.8 to $77.99. The median hourly rate was $56.07.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $54.3 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.77.

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


Top Illinois Metros for Computer Network Architects

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 4,620 $117,400
St. Louis, MO-IL 1,580 $107,010
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 190 $116,030
Peoria, IL 100 $133,260
Bloomington, IL 50 $109,670

Top States for Computer Network Architects Employment

The table below shows the states where most Computer Network Architects work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 16,650 $123,690
Texas 12,560 $120,820
Florida 10,280 $86,810
Virginia 9,700 $121,390
New York 8,660 $111,280
Pennsylvania 7,120 $99,860
Colorado 6,040 $113,970
Massachusetts 6,000 $121,050
Washington 5,800 $99,410
Georgia 5,390 $114,350
Maryland 5,340 $126,540
Illinois 5,310 $116,620
New Jersey 5,160 $125,020
Ohio 4,780 $96,530
North Carolina 4,730 $106,170
Indiana 3,620 $82,660
Michigan 3,300 $104,340
Minnesota 3,150 $108,640
Missouri 2,880 $98,100
Arizona 2,550 $100,440

Below are the states where Computer Network Architects get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Delaware $133,680
Maryland $126,540
New Jersey $125,020
New Hampshire $124,500
California $123,690
District of Columbia $123,590
Connecticut $121,500
Virginia $121,390
Massachusetts $121,050
Texas $120,820

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