Presentation on theme: "Computer Jobs 2013 Bob Nielson. Average Wage The average wages of all jobs in America >>>> $45,790 <<<< The average wage of Computer jobs is >>>> $80,180."— Presentation transcript:
Average Wage The average wages of all jobs in America >>>> $45,790 <<<< The average wage of Computer jobs is >>>> $80,180 <<<< That’s $1,031,700 over 30 years.
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Most Wanted College Degrees Career Builder 1. Computer Science 63K 2. Accounting 50K 3. Finance 53K 4. Elec Engineering 61K 5. Mech Engineering 61K 6. Business 47K 7. Info Sciences 57K 8. Comp Engineering 60K 9. MIS 54K 10. Logistics 51K 11 Economics 55K
Graphic Designer Average = $44,150(Starting = $26,250) Outlook 4/5 Star Job Bachelor’s degree Design or create graphics to meet a client's specific commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, or logos. May use a variety of mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects.
Computer Support Average = $46,420(Starting = $27,620) Outlook 4/5 Star Job Associate degree Provide technical assistance to computer system users. Answer questions or resolve computer problems for clients in person, via telephone or from remote location. May provide assistance concerning the use of computer hardware and software, including printing, installation, word processing, electronic mail, and operating systems.
High School CS Teacher Average = $55,050(Starting = $36,930) Outlook 5/5 Star Job Bachelor’s degree High school teachers help students study subjects more closely than they did in elementary school. High school teachers use the methods of lecture and presentation to teach computer science and information technology.
MultiMedia Artists Average = $61,370(Starting = $34,860) Outlook = 3/5 Star Job Bachelor’s Degree Create special effects, animation, or other visual images using film, video, computers, or other electronic tools and media for use in products or creations, such as computer games, movies, music videos, and commercials.
Web Developers Average = $62,500(Starting = $33,550) Outlook = 4/5 star job Bachelor’s degree Web developers design, build, edit, and repair websites and web pages. They design the look and feel of a web page and write computer code.
Systems Analysts Average = $70,440(Starting = $46,810) Outlook = 4/5 Star Job Bachelor’s Degree Systems analysts help organizations redesign their computer systems. Sometimes they add only a few software programs to make better use of computers. At other times, they design entirely new software systems. Analysts often specialize in business, science, or engineering systems.
College CS Professor Average = $72,200(Starting = $36,330) Outlook = 4/5 star job Doctorate Degree University and college teachers teach classes, provide service to the community, and write papers.
Systems Admin Average = $72,560(Starting = $44,330) Outlook = 5/5 Star Job Bachelor’s Degree Computer systems administrators plan, coordinate, and direct the computer-related activities of an organization. They make sure all parts of a computer system work to meet the organization's goals. They talk to management and staff to determine their computer needs.
Computer Programmers Average = $74,280(Starting = $42,850) Outlook = 5/5 star job Bachelor’s degree Convert project specifications and statements of problems and procedures to detailed logical flow charts for coding into computer language. Develop and write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information. May program web sites.
Database Admin Average = $77,080(Starting = $42,930) Outlook = 5/5 Star Job Bachelor’s Degree Coordinate changes to computer databases, test and implement the database applying knowledge of database management systems. May plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to safeguard computer databases.
Computer Security Average = $86,170(Starting = $49,960) Outlook = 4/5 Star Job Bachelor’s Degree Computer security specialists work with companies to build secure computer systems. They question managers and staff about their current security methods. They find out what information the company wants to protect. Specialists also learn what information employees should be able to access. Computer security specialists use their findings to plan the security system. They regularly train staff on how to use security software and properly use computers to prevent any problems.
Software Engineers Average = $90,060(Starting = $55,190) Outlook = 5/5 Star Job Bachelor’s degree Develop, create, and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs. Analyze user needs and develop software solutions. Design software or customize software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency. May analyze and design databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team.
Information System Managers Average = $120,950 (Starting = $74,940) Outlook = 5/5 star job Bachelor’s degree / Experience Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming.
DSC 4 areas of study Computer Science Information Technology Web Development Software Development
DSC – Computer Science Programming / Software Engineering Databases Artificial Intelligence Graphics Computational Theory / Languages Computer Architecture Some Information and Visual Technology
DSC – Information Tech Networking Systems Administration Databases Electronic Commerce Some Programming & Visual Tech
DSC – Visual Tech Design Internet Development Multimedia Publication Corporate Identity E Commerce Some Programming / Information Tech
DSC Advantages Smaller class sizes Experienced faculty – Most faculty have had years of experience in their fields. Lab Facilities Can get help