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Database Administrators at a Glance

Database administrators, computer systems analysts, and computer scientists are all in the same category, mainly because all positions require a significant amount of knowledge and training in the areas of hardware and software systems, and new technologies. Although these positions are “lumped” together in most reference guides, each has its own individual tasks, population, and average salary.

Computer Systems Analysts at a Glance

Computer systems analysts are number 2 on the list of the 500 best jobs overall. The industry is expected to experience a 31.4% increase in job growth based on everything from ever-changing technology to the growth of new businesses.  According to JIST Publications’ Salary Facts Handbook, computer systems analysts analyze business, engineering, and science problems for application to data processing systems. They analyze user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems and review computer system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations. In addition, computer system analystsmay supervise computer programmers, and analyze or recommend commercially available software.

Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software at a Glance

Computer software engineers, systems software are responsible for the research, design, and development of operating systems software. They research, design, and develop computing applications, network distribution software, and compilers as well. Computer software engineers, systems software perform a variety of other duties such as consulting with engineering staff and monitoring functioning of equipment.

Computer Software Engineers, Applications at a Glance

Computer software engineers, applications, currently hold the number one spot on the list of America’s Best 500 Jobs Overall. Computer software engineers, applications, design and program system-level software, such as operating systems, database management systems (DBMSs) and embedded systems. Computer software engineers are also called "software engineers," "systems programmers" and "systems engineers."

Computer Programmers at a Glance

¹Computer programmers develop and write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information. They convert project specifications and statements of problems and procedures to detailed logical flow charts for coding into computer language. In simple terms, computer programmers write the code that tells the computer what to do. They typically work with programming languages such as C, C++, COBOL, FORTRAN, PERL, and Java, and most computer programmers are well-versed in multiple computer languages.

Computer & Information Systems Managers at a Glance

Computer & information systems managers currently hold the number 20 spot on the list of The 500 Best Jobs Overall. Computer & information systems managers earn one of the highest starting salaries among all careers, and the talent pool is expected to grow at an above average rate over the next 7 years.

Wyoming Technical Schools

February 14, 2013

Technical career opportunities are plentiful in technical electronics and computer technology industries and maintenance technologies, as well as accounting, office, and new media technologies. Technical school graduates work as science technicians, pharmacy technicians, veterinary medical technicians and paramedics, engineering technicians, sound engineering technicians, and more.

Wisconsin Technical Schools

February 14, 2013

Electronics and computer technology, accounting, office and new media technologies, and maintenance technologies—these are just a few of the career fields available to technical school graduates. Technical school graduates may work as science technicians, pharmacy technicians, veterinary medical technicians and paramedics, engineering technicians, sound engineering technicians and more. Most technical schools offer a wide variety of degree options, so finding a technical school to match your education path will be easy. Fortunately, the state of Wisconsin has a number of technical schools to fit all backgrounds.

A degree from a technical school can help prepare students for a career in accounting, technical electronics and computer technology industries, new media technologies, and maintenance technologies. Technical school graduates can find work as engineering technicians, paramedics, pharmacy technicians, science technicians, sound engineering technicians, veterinary medical technicians, and many other positions.

Washington Technical Schools

February 14, 2013

A technical degree can help prepare students for a career in technical electronics and computer technology industries; accounting, office, and new media technologies, maintenance technologies, and in health/medical industries. Technical school graduates work as science technicians, pharmacy technicians, veterinary medical technicians and paramedics, engineering technicians, sound engineering technicians and more. Most technical schools offer a wide variety of degree options, so finding a technical school to match your chosen field should be easy. Fortunately, Washington State has a number of technical schools to fit all backgrounds.  

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