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Computer Network Architects

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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.


  • Employment is projected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations and add 286,600 new jobs over the 2008-18 decade.
  • Excellent job prospects are expected.
  • Workers can enter this field with many different levels of formal education, but relevant computer skills are always needed.


Personality I'm a problem solver
Salary $77,990/yr ($39.00/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education Bachelors