Career Information

What jobs can I get? How much can I get paid?

Why is This a Good Career Bet?

According to projections by the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in computer technology services will grow at more than four times the rate of all industries through 2022.

Computer support positions are in increased demand as organizations upgrade outdated hardware, software and network equipment and require more knowledgeable professionals to respond to user questions.

Workforce Solutions of Greater Dallas’ targeted occupations projects 11 separate computer-related positions as high growth areas. High job growth is projected for information systems managers, programmers, systems analysts, database administrators, computer support technicians, information security analysts, computer specialists, computer maintenance technicians and graphic designers.

CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, lists Web developer and computer network support specialist among its fastest-growing occupations for the coming decade. For jobs requiring at least an associate degree, Web developer is among its fastest-growing occupations and careers with the most job openings through 2022.

The number of computer-related job openings continues to grow rapidly. Depending on the skills sets that you acquire from our various programs, you might work as:

Networking/Security Path

Jobs include:

  • Network administrator
  • Network support technician
  • Convergence technology specialist or technician
  • Home technology integrator
  • Network security specialist
  • Database administrator
  • Cloud-support technician

PC Support Path

Possible jobs are:

  • Computer support specialist
  • Help desk or end-user support technician
  • PC technician

Programming Path

Jobs include:

  • Programmer
  • Software developer
  • Systems analyst
  • Database analyst

Web/Internet Services Path

Jobs in various fields require Web skills, but the job title or job description may not include wording that makes that obvious right away. Possible positions include:

  • Flash developer (2-D animation)
  • Flex/action script developer
  • Webmaster or Web administrator
  • Digital media specialist
  • Producer
  • Writer or copywriter
  • Editor or copy editor
  • Information architect
  • Product or program manager
  • Graphic designer or layout artist
  • Digital developer​