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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).

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
151152  Computer Network Support Specialists 3,544 3,745 201 5.67 % 66 20 46 Associate's degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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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    1,070  30 % 1,200  32 % 130  13 % $79,980
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    1,070  30 % 1,200  32 % 130  13 % $79,980
Information    810  23 % 840  22 % 30  3 % $100,490
Telecommunications    430  12 % 410  11 % -20  -4 % $114,820
Finance and Insurance    340  10 % 360  10 % 20  6 % $73,010
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    290  8 % 250  7 % -40  -13 % $73,600
Wholesale Trade    230  7 % 230  6 % 0  -2 % $86,390
Management of Companies and Enterprises    200  6 % 210  6 % 10  4 % $78,720
Management of Companies and Enterprises    200  6 % 210  6 % 10  4 % $78,720
Publishing Industries (except Internet)    190  5 % 210  6 % 20  14 % $85,470
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    180  5 % 200  5 % 20  11 % $79,380
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    180  5 % 180  5 % 0  -3 % $90,650
Health Care and Social Assistance    150  4 % 170  4 % 20  14 % $82,430
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investm    150  4 % 160  4 % 10  2 % $73,920
Educational Services    140  4 % 150  4 % 10  6 % $69,450
Educational Services    140  4 % 150  4 % 10  6 % $69,450
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities    130  4 % 140  4 % 10  9 % $70,260
Hospitals    100  3 % 120  3 % 20  12 % $85,250