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Network and Computer Systems Administrators

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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.


  • 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 $70,970/yr ($35.49/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education Bachelors