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Occupation Details

Projected Growth Much faster than average (14% or higher)

National Salary $39.76 hourly, $82,710 annual

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Education Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor’s degree, but some do not. Associate’s degree – 41% Bachelor’s degree – 26% Post-baccalaureate certificate – 10%

Job Tasks

  • Expand or modify system to serve new purposes or improve work flow.
  • Test, maintain, and monitor computer programs and systems, including coordinating the installation of computer programs and systems.
  • Develop, document and revise system design procedures, test procedures, and quality standards.
  • Provide staff and users with assistance solving computer related problems, such as malfunctions and program problems.
  • Review and analyze computer printouts and performance indicators to locate code problems, and correct errors by correcting codes.

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