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 2019 Median Pay
Computer and Information Research Scientists $122,840
Computer Network Architects $112,690
Computer Programmers $86,550
Computer Systems Analysts $90,920
Database Administrators $93,750
Information Security Analysts $99,730
Network and Computer Systems Administrators $83,510
Software Developers $107,510
Computer Hardware Engineers $117,220