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Computer Information Technology Careers

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The number of computer-related job openings continues to grow rapidly. Depending on the skills sets that you acquire from our various programs, you’ll have nearly limitless job options.

Networking/Security Path

Jobs include:

  • Network administrator
  • Network support technician
  • Convergence technology specialist or technician
  • Home technology integrator
  • Network security specialist
  • Database administrator
  • Cloud-support technician

PC Support Path 
 
Possible jobs are:

  • Computer support specialist
  • Help desk or end-user support technician
  • PC technician

Programming Path 
 
Jobs include:

  • Programmer
  • Software developer
  • Systems analyst
  • Database analyst

Web/Internet Services Path 
 
Jobs in various fields require Web skills, but the job title or job description may not include wording that makes that obvious right away. Possible positions include:

  • Flash developer (2-D animation)
  • Flex/action script developer
  • Webmaster or Web administrator
  • Digital media specialist
  • Producer
  • Writer or copywriter
  • Editor or copy editor
  • Information architect
  • Product or program manager
  • Graphic designer or layout artist
  • Digital developer

America’s Career Infonet gives detailed information about the skills, abilities, work activities and recommended education for jobs using skills that can be learned in Computer Information Technology programs, which may include:

Job Median Hourly Rate Median Annual Salary Projected Growth in Texas Through 2020
Computer network architect, including information security analyst $43.47 $90,400 +21%
Computer network support specialist $28.65 $59,600 +20%
Computer systems analyst $37.30 $77,600 +22%
Database administrator $36.41 $75,700 +34%
Network and computer systems administrator $34.92 $72,600 +31%
Software developer, applications $43.88 $91,300 +23%
Software developer, systems software $45.57 $94,800 +29%
Web developer $28.67 $59,600 +21%