Computer Network Architects

7.0/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
15%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
5.5%
by 2030
WAGES
$116,780
or $56.14 hourly
VOLUME
159,350
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 15% (No worries)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Computer Network Architects' job openings is expected to rise 5.5% by 2030
'Computer Network Architects' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Computer Network Architects' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Computer Network Architects' was $116,780, or $56.14 hourly
'Computer Network Architects' are paid 178.4% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 159,350 people employed as Computer Network Architects.
This represents around 0.11% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

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, including analysis of capacity needs for network infrastructures. May also design network and computer security measures. May research and recommend network and data communications hardware and software.

SOC Code: 15-1241.00

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