Training Requirements for Computer Network Architects

Computer network architects need a bachelor's degree and 5 years or more experience.

Degrees for Computer network architects
Percent
Less than High School 0.7
High School 6.7
Some College 23.1
Associates Degree 12.0
Bachelors Degree 40.0
Masters Degree 15.9
Doctorate or Professional Degree 1.7

Employment Outlook for Computer Network Architects

This represents about 146,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 12,000 more computer network architects but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 31,000 more.

Typical Income for Computer Network Architects

Hourly Income

On average,computer network architects make $50.12 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Computer network architects $26.74 $36.04 $48.66 $61.93 $76.25
Computer and mathematical occupations $20.51 $28.42 $39.82 $53.70 $67.91
Computer occupations $20.46 $28.41 $39.84 $53.73 $67.91
Database and systems administrators and network architects $24.06 $30.92 $40.85 $53.58 $65.85
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, computer network architects make $104,240 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Computer network architects $55,610 $74,970 $101,210 $128,820 $158,590
Computer and mathematical occupations $42,650 $59,120 $82,830 $111,690 $141,250
Computer occupations $42,560 $59,090 $82,860 $111,770 $141,260
Database and systems administrators and network architects $50,040 $64,320 $84,970 $111,460 $136,970
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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