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 2017 Median Pay
Computer and Information Research Scientists $114,520
Computer Network Architects $104,650
Computer Programmers $82,240
Computer Systems Analysts $88,270
Database Administrators $87,020
Information Security Analysts $95,510
Network and Computer Systems Administrators $81,100
Software Developers $103,560
Computer Hardware Engineers $115,120