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Associate in Applied Science



Computer Science Information Systems - Job Outlook

Job Outlook

MCC Campus(s): Blue River, Longview, Maple Woods, Penn Valley
Contacts:
BR-Melissa Napper, 604.6506
LV-Cindy Herbert, 604.2356
MW-Larry Reichard, 604.3140
PV-Karen Curls, 604.4284
BTC-Katherine Ellis, 604.5449
Job Preparation: Student Employment Services;
Career Central - job bank

Programmers

Base salary and job outlook
  • Median wages (2008): $33.47 hourly, $69,620 annual
  • Employment (2006): 435,000 employees
  • Projected growth (2008): Decline slowly or moderately (-3% to -9%)
  • Projected need (2006-2016): 91,000 additional employees

Database Administrators (DBA)

Base salary and job outlook
  • Median wages (2008): $33.53 hourly, $69,740 annual
  • Employment (2006): 119,000 employees
  • Projected growth (2008): Much faster than average (21% or higher)
  • Projected need (2006-2016): 47,000 additional employees

Computer Support

Base salary and job outlook
  • Median wages (2008): $20.89 hourly, $43,450 annual
  • Employment (2006): 552,000 employees
  • Projected growth (2008): Average (7% to 13%)
  • Projected need (2006-2016): 242,000 additional employees

Networking

Base salary and job outlook
  • Median wages (2008): $31.88 hourly, $66,310 annual
  • Employment (2006): 309,000 employees
  • Projected growth (2008): Much faster than average (21% or higher)
  • Projected need (2006-2016): 154,000 additional employees

Multi-Media

Base salary and job outlook
  • Median wages (2008): $27.08 hourly, $56,330 annual
  • Employment (2006): 87,000 employees
  • Projected growth (2008): Much faster than average (21% or higher)
  • Projected need (2006-2016): 43,000 additional employees
Last Modified: 6/15/16