Computer, IT, and Engineering Occupations

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics: “Employment of computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. These occupations are projected to add about 557,100 new jobs. Demand for these workers will stem from greater emphasis on cloud computing, the collection and storage of big data, and information security.”

Computer, IT, and Engineering Occupations
Occupation 2018 Median Pay
Computer and Information Research Scientists $118,370
Computer Network Architects $109,020
Computer Programmers $84,280
Computer Systems Analysts $88,740
Database Administrators $90,070
Information Security Analysts $98,350
Network and Computer Systems Administrators $82,050
Software Developers $105,590
Computer Hardware Engineers $114,600