Computer Network Architects

6.8/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
26%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
4.3%
by 2031
WAGES
$120,520
or $57.94 hourly
VOLUME
168,830
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 26% (Start worrying)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Computer Network Architects' job openings is expected to rise 4.3% by 2031
'Computer Network Architects' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

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

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Computer Network Architects' was $120,520, or $57.94 hourly
'Computer Network Architects' are paid 163.4% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as computer network architects?

As of 2021 there were 168,830 people employed as Computer Network Architects within the United States.
This represents around 0.12% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 834 people are employed as Computer Network Architects.

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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