H3
 
High Wage. High Demand. High Skill.

Computer Network Architects

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. May also design network and computer security measures. May research and recommend network and data communications hardware and software. Excludes "Information Security Analysts" (15-1122), "Network and Computer Systems Administrators" (15-1142), and "Computer Network Support Specialists" (15-1152).

Overview

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Requirements

Required Education
Bachelor's degree
Required Work Experience
5 years or more
Job Training
None

Data

Comparisons

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Area/RegionEmployment 2016Employment 2026Percent ChangeAnnual OpeningsAvg. Hourly WageAvg. Annual WageH3High WageHigh SkillHigh Demand
Nebraska
1,237
1,381
11.64%
96
$44.10
$91,735
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Omaha Consortium
1,054
1,202
14.04%
87
$45.36
$94,367
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Lincoln MSA
126
139
10.32%
9
$35.37
$73,559
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Grand Island MSA
N/A
N/A
0%
0
N/A
N/A
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
Central
24
23
-4.17%
1
$39.37
$81,884
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
Mid-Plains
11
12
9.09%
1
$32.22
$67,026
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
Northeast
9
9
0%
0
N/A
N/A
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
Panhandle
N/A
N/A
0%
0
N/A
N/A
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
Southeast
N/A
N/A
0%
0
N/A
N/A
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
N/A: Data is not available due to confidentiality.
Wages from Occupational Employment Statistics, 4th Quarter 2017. Annual openings from 2016-2026 Long-term Occupational Projections.
Career Cluster information from Nebraska Department of Education.
Produced by the Nebraska Department of Labor, Office of Labor Market Information.