Network and Computer Systems Administrator
What Does A Network and Computer Systems Administrator Do?
Network and computer administrators are responsible for all aspects of a computer network including its installation and daily operations of local area networks, wide area networks, and communication systems.
How Do I Become A Network and Computer Systems Administrator?
A four-year bachelor’s degree in computer science, network administration, computer engineering, or a related field is usually required to obtain this position. A higher degree (master’s degree) in a related field, which may take an additional two-three years to earn, would be more valuable and may be required to obtain positions in some organizations.
What is the Average Salary For A Network and Computer Systems Administrator?
High – 110,000
Median – 70,000
Low – 40,000
What Courses Should I Take To Become A Network and Computer Systems Administrator?
- Math – As much as possible!
- English – As much as possible!
- Computer Science
What Is The Work Environment For A Network and Computer Systems Administrator?
Network and computer systems administrators work with the physical computer networks of a variety of organizations and therefore are employed in many industries.
What Is The Future Outlook For A Network and Computer Systems Administrator?
The job outlook for this position looks very good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
- Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada