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Metropolitan Community College Computer Science Program

Computer Science Information Systems Job Outlook

MCC Campus(es):
MCC-Blue River: Brian Hurley, 816.604.6659
MCC-Business & Technology: Jerin Schreiber, 816.604.5449
MCC-Longview: Cindy Herbert, 816.604.2356
MCC-Maple Woods: Dempsey Yearry, 816.604.3218
MCC-Penn Valley: Victorie Edwards, Ed.D., 816.604.4455

Programmers

Base salary and job outlook

  • Median wages (2018): $40.52 hourly, $84,280 annual
  • Employment (2018): 250,000 employees
  • Projected growth (2018-2018): Decline slowly or moderately (-2% or lower)
  • Projected need (2018-2028): 15,100 additional employees

Database Administrators (DBA)

Base salary and job outlook

  • Median wages (2018): $39.45 hourly, $82,050 annual
  • Employment (2018): 384,000 employees
  • Projected growth (2018): Average (4% to 6%)
  • Projected need (2018-2028): 29,300 additional employees

Computer User Support Specialists

Base salary and job outlook

  • Median wages (2018): $24.51 hourly, $50,980 annual
  • Employment (2018): 672,000 employees
  • Projected growth (2018): Much faster than average (11% or higher)
  • Projected need (2018-2028): 65,100 additional employees

Network and Computer Systems Administrators

Base salary and job outlook

  • Median wages (2018): $39.45 hourly, $82,050 annual
  • Employment (2018): 384,000 employees
  • Projected growth (2018): Average (4% to 6%)
  • Projected need (2018-2028): 29,300 additional employees

Software Developers, Applications

Base salary and job outlook

  • Median wages (2018): $49.82 hourly, $103,620 annual
  • Employment (2018): 944,000 employees
  • Projected growth (2018-2028): Much faster than average (11% or higher)
  • Projected need (2018-2028): 99,200 additional employees

Software Developers, Systems Software

Base salary and job outlook

  • Median wages (2018): $52.89 hourly, $110,000 annual
  • Employment (2018): 421,000 employees
  • Projected growth (2018-2028): Faster than average (7% to 10%)
  • Projected need (2018-2028): 35,400 additional employees

Source: onetonline.org