If you love working with computers and exploring the latest developments, consider a career in information technology. In addition to being part of an exciting, dynamic industry, you can look forward to excellent job potential—the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)* predicts IT careers will grow faster than the average for all occupations in the years to come—details below!
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Opportunities for IT pros
Computer network, systems, and database administrators: Between 2008 and 2018, employment for computer network, systems and database administrators is projected to grow much faster than average for all occupations—286,600 new jobs are expected to be added to the market. The median wage for workers in this IT career area is $66,310. *
Computer systems analysts: The employment outlook is excellent. Between 2008 and 2018, job opportunities for analysts are projected to grow much faster than the national average, with an expected 20% increase in jobs. The median salary for IT professionals in this career field is $75,500.*
Computer software engineers and computer programmers: Computer software engineer is projected to be one of the fastest growing occupations and add the most new jobs between 2008 and 2018. The median salary range for computer applications software engineers is $85,430 and for computer systems software engineers it is $92,430. While the projected job-growth outlook for computer programmers is less positive, the median salary of $69,620 and perennial demand for skilled workers continues to make this an attractive and rewarding IT career field.*
Computer support specialists: The employment outlook for computer support specialists is projected to grow faster than the national average, with an expected 14% increase in jobs between 2008 and 2018. The median salary for this entry-level IT career area is $43,450.*
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*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition