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Post-Secondary Vocational Education Instructor

Occupation Details

Projected Growth
Average (5% to 8%)

National Salary
$24.36 hourly, $50,660 annually

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Education
Post-Secondary Certificate 44%, Bachelor’s 24%, High School Diploma 11%

Job Tasks

  • Supervise and monitor students’ use of tools and equipment.

  • Observe and evaluate students’ work to determine progress, provide feedback, and make suggestions for improvement.

  • Determine training needs of students or workers.

  • Administer oral, written, or performance tests to measure progress and to evaluate training effectiveness.

  • Prepare reports and maintain records, such as student grades, attendance rolls, and training activity details.

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Computer Applications Services Integration & Infrastructure

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Occupation Details

Projected Growth
Faster than average (9% to 13%)

National Salary
$105,570 annually

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Education
Bachelor’s 77%, Master’s 17%, Associate’s 4%

Job Tasks

  • Modify existing software to correct errors, to adapt it to new hardware, or to upgrade interfaces and improve performance.
  • Develop or direct software system testing or validation procedures.
  • Direct software programming and development of documentation.
  • Consult with customers or other departments on project status, proposals, or technical issues, such as software system design or maintenance.
  • Analyze information to determine, recommend, and plan installation of a new system or modification of an existing system.

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Software Developer

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Occupation Details

Projected Growth
Faster than average (9% to 13%)

National Salary
$105,570 annually

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Education
Bachelor’s 77%, Master’s 17%, Associate’s 4%

Job Tasks

  • Modify existing software to correct errors, to adapt it to new hardware, or to upgrade interfaces and improve performance.
  • Develop or direct software system testing or validation procedures.
  • Direct software programming and development of documentation.
  • Consult with customers or other departments on project status, proposals, or technical issues, such as software system design or maintenance.
  • Analyze information to determine, recommend, and plan installation of a new system or modification of an existing system.

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IT Service Desk Support Technician

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Occupation Details

Projected Growth
Faster than average (9% to 13%)

National Salary
$47,610 annually

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Education
Bachelor’s Degree 29%, Some college, no degree 22%, Associate’s degree 18%

Tasks

  • Oversee the daily performance of computer systems.
  • Answer user inquiries regarding computer software or hardware operation to resolve problems.
  • Maintain records of daily data communication transactions, problems and remedial actions taken, or installation activities.
  • Refer major hardware or software problems or defective products to vendors or technicians for service.
  • Develop training materials and procedures, or train users in the proper use of hardware or software.
  • Prepare evaluations of software or hardware, and recommend improvements or upgrades.
  • Inspect equipment and read order sheets to prepare for delivery to users.

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Director of Operations

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Occupation Details

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

National Salary
$127,640 annually

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Education
Bachelor’s 75%, Master’s 49%, Post-master’s 8%

Job Tasks

  • Review project plans to plan and coordinate project activity
  • Manage backup, security and user help systems
  • Develop and interpret organizational goals, policies, and procedures
  • Develop computer information resources, providing for data security and control, strategic computing, and disaster recovery
  • Consult with users, management, vendors, and technicians to assess computing needs and system requirements

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Developer I

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Occupation Details

Projected Growth
Decline (-2% or lower)

National Salary
$77,550 annually

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Education
Bachelor’s 75%, Master’s 9%, Post-master’s 8%

Job Tasks

  • Modify existing software to correct errors, allow it to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance
  • Develop and direct software system testing and validation procedures, programming, and documentation
  • Monitor computer system performance to ensure proper operation
  • Provide technical support for software maintenance or use
  • Design software applications
  • Collaborate with others to determine design specifications or details

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Information Technology Specialist

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Occupation Details

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

National Salary
$127,640 annually

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Education
Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor’s degree in a Computer Science related field

Job Tasks

  • Review project plans to plan and coordinate project activity.
  • Develop computer information resources, providing for data security and control, strategic computing, and disaster recovery.
  • Consult with users, management, vendors, and technicians to assess computing needs and system requirements.
  • Analyze data to inform operational decisions or activities.
  • Evaluate employee performance.
  • Meet with department heads, managers, supervisors, vendors, and others, to solicit cooperation and resolve problems

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Project Manager

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Occupation Details

Projected Growth
Slower than average (2% to 4%)

National Salary
$83,410 annually

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Education
Bachelor’s 84%, Master’s 10%, Post-master’s 6%

Job Tasks

  • Manage project execution to ensure adherence to budget, schedule, and scope
  • Prepare project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
  • Monitor or track project milestones and deliverables
  • Confer with project personnel to identify and resolve problems
  • Schedule and facilitate meetings related to information technology projects
  • Assign duties, responsibilities, and spans of authority to project personnel
  • Perform risk assessments to develop response strategies

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Managing Consultant

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Occupation Details

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

National Salary
$127,640 annually

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Education
Bachelor’s 41%, Master’s 26%, Post-master’s 10%

Job Tasks

  • Review project plans to plan and coordinate project activity
  • Direct daily operations of department, analyzing workflow, establishing priorities, developing standards and setting deadlines
  • Evaluate the organization’s technology use and needs and recommend improvements, such as hardware and software upgrades
  • Recruit, hire, train and supervise staff, or participate in staffing decisions
  • Meet with department heads, managers, supervisors, vendors, and others, to solicit cooperation and resolve problems

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Computer Technician

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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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