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Computer Network Architects

in Massachusetts

Design and implement computer and information networks, such as local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), intranets, extranets, and other data communications networks. Perform network modeling, analysis, and planning. May also design network and computer security measures. May research and recommend network and data communications hardware and software. Excludes "Information Security Analysts" (15-1122), "Network and Computer Systems Administrators" (15-1142), and "Computer Network Support Specialists" (15-1152).

Occupation Projection for Computer Network Architects

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
151143  Computer Network Architects 5,647 6,150 503 8.91 % 83 290 50 423 Bachelor's degree 

Computer Network Architects Projections by Industry

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
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    2,930  52 % 3,420  56 % 490  17 % $113,680
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    2,930  52 % 3,420  56 % 490  17 % $113,680
Information    880  16 % 900  15 % 20  3 % $127,690
Publishing Industries (except Internet)    290  5 % 290  5 % 0  0 % $137,970
Management of Companies and Enterprises    270  5 % 280  5 % 10  2 % $122,580
Management of Companies and Enterprises    270  5 % 280  5 % 10  2 % $122,580
Data Processing, Hosting and Related Services    250  4 % 280  5 % 30  14 % $134,180
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    220  4 % 190  3 % -30  -14 % $120,400
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities    210  4 % 210  3 % 0  0 % $117,300
Wholesale Trade    210  4 % 210  3 % 0  -3 % $124,370
Telecommunications    200  4 % 190  3 % -10  -6 % $105,720
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    170  3 % 170  3 % 0  5 % $127,230
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investm    140  2 % 130  2 % -10  -4 % $126,990
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    120  2 % 120  2 % 0  0 % $85,280
Other Services (except Government)    120  2 % 120  2 % 0  -1 % $93,510
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