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.
Median Annual Wage: $98,430
Projected Growth: Faster than average (15% to 21%)
Related Job Titles: Systems Engineer; Network Engineer; Systems Analyst; Network Manager; Network Analyst; System Programmer; Network Consultant; Networking Systems and Distributed Systems Engineer; Telecommunications Analyst; Telecommunications Engineer