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Computer & Information Systems Manager

Occupation Details

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

National Salary
$48.66 hourly, $101,210 annually

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Job Tasks

  • Direct daily operations of department, analyzing workflow, establishing priorities, developing standards and setting deadlines.
  • Meet with department heads, managers, supervisors, vendors, and others, to solicit cooperation and resolve problems.

  • Review project plans to plan and coordinate project activity.

  • Assign and review the work of systems analysts, programmers, and other computer-related workers.

  • Provide users with technical support for computer problems.

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Network and Computer Systems Administrators

Occupation Details

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

National Salary
$38.32 hourly, $79,700 annually

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Job Tasks

  • Maintain and administer computer networks and related computing environments including computer hardware, systems software, applications software, and all configurations.
  • Perform data backups and disaster recovery operations.

  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware, software, or other network and system problems, and replace defective components when necessary.

  • Plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures to protect data, software, and hardware.

  • Configure, monitor, and maintain email applications or virus protection software.

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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 Programmer

Occupation Details

Projected Growth
Decline (-2% or lower)

National Salary
$38.39 hourly, $79,840 annually

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Education
Bachelor’s 78%

Job Tasks

  • Correct errors by making appropriate changes and rechecking the program to ensure that the desired results are produced.
  • Conduct trial runs of programs and software applications to be sure they will produce the desired information and that the instructions are correct.

  • Write, update, and maintain computer programs or software packages to handle specific jobs such as tracking inventory, storing or retrieving data, or controlling other equipment.

  • Write, analyze, review, and rewrite programs, using workflow chart and diagram, and applying knowledge of computer capabilities, subject matter, and symbolic logic.

  • Perform or direct revision, repair, or expansion of existing programs to increase operating efficiency or adapt to new requirements.

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