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Network and Computer Systems Administrators

in Massachusetts

Install, configure, and support an organization's local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Monitor network to ensure network availability to all system users and may perform necessary maintenance to support network availability. May monitor and test Web site performance to ensure Web sites operate correctly and without interruption. May assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software. May supervise computer user support specialists and computer network support specialists. May administer network security measures. Excludes "Information Security Analysts"(15-1122), "Computer User Support Specialists" (15-1151), and "Computer Network Support Specialists" (15-1152).

Occupation Projection for Network and Computer Systems Administrators

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
151142  Network and Computer Systems Administrators 9,480 9,959 479 5.05 % 137 457 48 642 Bachelor's degree 

Network and Computer Systems Administrators Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    2,100  22 % 2,420  24 % 320  15 % $96,960
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    2,100  22 % 2,420  24 % 320  15 % $96,960
Educational Services    1,370  14 % 1,470  15 % 100  7 % $82,580
Educational Services    1,370  14 % 1,470  15 % 100  7 % $82,580
Information    880  9 % 870  9 % -10  -1 % $95,870
Wholesale Trade    770  8 % 760  8 % -10  -2 % $84,890
Finance and Insurance    760  8 % 760  8 % 0  1 % $95,200
Health Care and Social Assistance    670  7 % 690  7 % 20  4 % $82,680
Management of Companies and Enterprises    520  5 % 530  5 % 10  2 % $88,770
Management of Companies and Enterprises    520  5 % 530  5 % 10  2 % $88,770
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods    490  5 % 480  5 % -10  -2 % $84,940
Publishing Industries (except Internet)    460  5 % 440  4 % -20  -5 % $92,930
Hospitals    380  4 % 390  4 % 10  2 % $91,390
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    360  4 % 380  4 % 20  6 % $95,260
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities    350  4 % 360  4 % 10  3 % $99,270
Administrative and Support Services    340  4 % 360  4 % 20  6 % $95,560
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    310  3 % 270  3 % -40  -13 % $84,080
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    180  2 % 170  2 % -10  -3 % $83,240
Ambulatory Health Care Services    170  2 % 180  2 % 10  8 % $75,390
Other Information Services    160  2 % 160  2 % 0  4 % $100,190
Telecommunications    130  1 % 120  1 % -10  -6 % $93,050
Other Services (except Government)    120  1 % 130  1 % 10  3 % $81,290
Data Processing, Hosting and Related Services    110  1 % 130  1 % 20  14 % $106,060
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    110  1 % 110  1 % 0  -5 % $89,660
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers    100  1 % 100  1 % 0  1 % $88,370
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