Information Technology


Information Technology encompasses many aspects of computing and technology, and the term is more recognizable than ever before. The information technology umbrella can be quite large, covering many fields. IT professionals perform a variety of duties that range from installing applications to designing complex computer networks and information databases. A few of the duties that IT professionals perform may include data management, networking, engineering computer hardware, database and software design, as well as the management and administration of entire systems.



Careers

Computer and Information Systems Managers
Wage: $159,010
10 Year Growth Rate: 11.0%
Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree
Computer and Information Scientists
Wage: $131,490
10 Year Growth Rate: 22.0%
Education Requirements:
Master's degree
Computer Network, Systems, and Database Administrators
Wage: $120,520
10 Year Growth Rate: 5.0%
Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree
Computer Systems Analysts
Wage: $99,270
10 Year Growth Rate: 7.0%
Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree
Computer Software Engineers and Computer Programmers
Wage: $93,000
10 Year Growth Rate: -10.0%
Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
Wage: $80,600
10 Year Growth Rate: 5.0%
Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
Wage: $38,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 9.0%
Education Requirements:
Postsecondary nondegree award