Employment Outlook

The overall computer technology field is prospering, thanks to the increasing reliance of business and everyday affairs on computers. Employment opportunities for those in computer systems design will increase a whopping 48.78% during the 2008-18 decade, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. – Online Education Database

The following information for Projected Job Growth was taken from Parade Magazine, February 25, 2001, page 6. Growth was calculated for the 1998-2008 time period.

  • Computer Engineer – 108%
  • Computer Support Specialist – 102%
  • System Analyst – 94%
  • Database Administrators – 77%
  • Desktop Publishing Specialists – 73%