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Computer Network Support Specialists

in Massachusetts

Analyze, test, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing network systems, such as local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Perform network maintenance to ensure networks operate correctly with minimal interruption. Excludes "Network and Computer Systems Administrators" (15-1142) and "Computer Network Architects" (15-1143).

Occupation Projection for Computer Network Support Specialists

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Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
151152  Computer Network Support Specialists 3,210 3,448 238 7.41 % 68 171 24 263 Associate's degree 

Computer Network Support Specialists 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
Information    1,250  39 % 1,290  37 % 40  3 % $89,330
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    610  19 % 720  21 % 110  18 % $77,550
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    610  19 % 720  21 % 110  18 % $77,550
Telecommunications    540  17 % 530  15 % -10  -1 % $105,850
Publishing Industries (except Internet)    420  13 % 430  13 % 10  3 % $69,940
Finance and Insurance    320  10 % 330  9 % 10  3 % $74,680
Data Processing, Hosting and Related Services    200  6 % 220  6 % 20  14 % $86,180
Educational Services    180  6 % 200  6 % 20  13 % $73,110
Educational Services    180  6 % 200  6 % 20  13 % $73,110
Management of Companies and Enterprises    160  5 % 180  5 % 20  8 % $81,280
Management of Companies and Enterprises    160  5 % 180  5 % 20  8 % $81,280
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities    160  5 % 170  5 % 10  7 % $75,410
Wholesale Trade    150  5 % 150  4 % 0  0 % $76,710
Health Care and Social Assistance    140  4 % 150  4 % 10  9 % $83,120
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investm    140  4 % 140  4 % 0  -1 % $75,910
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    100  3 % 110  3 % 10  14 % $73,890
Hospitals    100  3 % 110  3 % 10  7 % $85,690
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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