Computer Network Support Specialists

5.4/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $30.17 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 52% (Robots are watching)

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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Computer Network Support Specialists' job openings is expected to rise 7.4% by 2031
'Computer Network Support Specialists' is expected to be a fast 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 Support Specialists' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Computer Network Support Specialists' was $62,760, or $30.17 hourly
'Computer Network Support Specialists' are paid 37.2% 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 support specialists?

As of 2021 there were 176,200 people employed as Computer Network Support Specialists within the United States.
This represents around 0.13% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 799 people are employed as Computer Network Support Specialists.

Job description

Analyze, test, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing network systems, such as local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), cloud networks, servers, and other data communications networks. Perform network maintenance to ensure networks operate correctly with minimal interruption.

SOC Code: 15-1231.00


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Baby says
Yeah I can see this coming as automation and the cloud services are phasing out any support
Nov 18, 2020 at 04:00 PM

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