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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).

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
151142  Network and Computer Systems Administrators 9,873 10,511 638 6.46 % 191 64 127 Bachelor's degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    2,770  28 % 3,170  30 % 400  15 % $95,130
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    2,770  28 % 3,170  30 % 400  15 % $95,130
Educational Services    1,240  13 % 1,220  12 % -20  -2 % $80,620
Educational Services    1,240  13 % 1,220  12 % -20  -2 % $80,620
Finance and Insurance    1,180  12 % 1,280  12 % 100  8 % $92,200
Information    870  9 % 930  9 % 60  7 % $97,390
Management of Companies and Enterprises    660  7 % 620  6 % -40  -6 % $85,680
Management of Companies and Enterprises    660  7 % 620  6 % -40  -6 % $85,680
Health Care and Social Assistance    610  6 % 730  7 % 120  20 % $79,850
Wholesale Trade    480  5 % 470  4 % -10  -1 % $87,080
Publishing Industries (except Internet)    450  5 % 490  5 % 40  8 % $98,760
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    450  5 % 490  5 % 40  9 % $91,280
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investm    390  4 % 420  4 % 30  6 % $87,140
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities    360  4 % 410  4 % 50  13 % $96,590
Hospitals    340  3 % 410  4 % 70  21 % $89,880
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    270  3 % 250  2 % -20  -7 % $85,490
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    260  3 % 240  2 % -20  -10 % $85,110
Other Information Services    200  2 % 220  2 % 20  9 % $106,960
Ambulatory Health Care Services    160  2 % 200  2 % 40  24 % $82,440
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    150  2 % 140  1 % -10  -7 % $82,050
Other Services (except Government)    120  1 % 130  1 % 10  6 % $91,110
Telecommunications    110  1 % 100  1 % -10  -3 % $88,640
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers    110  1 % 120  1 % 10  6 % $88,080