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Network and Computer Systems Administrators
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or $40.77 hourly
as of 2020
What is the risk of automation?
We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of
14% (No worries)
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Qualities required for this occupation:
Social Perceptiveness (50)
Assisting and Caring for Others (44)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (26)
not very important
How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Network and Computer Systems Administrators' job openings is expected to rise 5.4% by 2030
'Network and Computer Systems Administrators' 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 'Network and Computer Systems Administrators' in the United States?
In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Network and Computer Systems Administrators' was $84,810, or $40.77 hourly
'Network and Computer Systems Administrators' are paid 102.2% 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 339,560 people employed as Network and Computer Systems Administrators.
This represents around 0.24% of the employed workforce across the United States.
Install, configure, and maintain an organization's local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), data communications network, operating systems, and physical and virtual servers. Perform system monitoring and verify the integrity and availability of hardware, network, and server resources and systems. Review system and application logs and verify completion of scheduled jobs, including system backups. Analyze network and server resource consumption and control user access. Install and upgrade software and maintain software licenses. May assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software.
SOC Code: 15-1244.00
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