Employment trends in computer occupations.

by H. Philip Howard

Publisher: U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Publisher: For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C

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SeriesBulletin / U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics ;, 2101, Bulletin of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics ;, 2101.
ContributionsRothstein, Debra E.
LC ClassificationsHD5718.D372 U63 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 43 p. :
Number of Pages43
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Open LibraryOL3922618M
LC Control Number81604028

Although you usually need a Ph.D. to be a research scientist, you may be able to get a federal job in this field with a bachelor’s degree. Average annual salary is $,, with 15 percent job growth projected over the next ten years (faster than average for all occupations). 6. Computer Network Architect. The proportion of S&E jobs filled by whites declined steadily from 84% in to 70% in Asians are the second largest racial/ethnic group in S&E occupations – 19% of all working scientists and engineers in , double their percentage in (9%). Asians are strongly concentrated in computer engineering fields. Occupation trends. 9 July Skills Match is the latest online, interactive tool now available on the Job Outlook website to help workers and job seekers match their current skills and experience to new jobs. 13 June Careers in caring - increasing demand for workers.   Earlier this year, Glassdoor, a jobs listing website, ranked the median base salary of workers in their first five years of employment by undergraduate er science topped the list.

  According to projections from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), job growth should increase by 21% through , much faster than the national average. Computer software engineers can find employment in almost any industry. In fact, over half a million new computer and information technology jobs are projected to be added to the workforce. Computerization has eliminated many prepress and production jobs, but has also provided new job opportunities for digital press operators and other computer-related occupations. Though employment is concentrated in establishments that employ 50 or more workers, most establishments are small: 7 out of 10 employ fewer than 10 people. Computer & mathematical occupations are most often employed by the Computer Systems Design industry. The average yearly wage for Computer & mathematical occupations was $89, in The top 3 most similar occupations to Computer & mathematical occupations by wage are Architecture & engineering occupations, Management occupations, and Business & financial operations occupations.   Within the profiles, we compare trends in employment, earnings, and occupations for men and women age 30–45 using the Census and the American Community Survey.

  In the latest U.S. News & World Report Best Jobs rankings, these 25 careers offer nice work-life balance and strong job growth while only requiring a .   According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, expected job growth for all computer and mathematical occupations between and is projected to be 18 percent Job growth for that same period for Information Security Analysts, a subfield within computers, is expected to be 37 percent.

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2, no. 9 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, April ).Author: Dawn Rosenberg Mckay. Employment in STEM occupations grew by percent, orjobs, between May and Maycompared with percent net growth in non-STEM occupations.

Computer occupations and engineers were among the types of STEM occupations with the highest job gains. Employment in computer occupations was nearly   Employment of computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 12 percent from tomuch faster than the average for all occupations.

These occupations are projected to add aboutnew jobs. Demand for these workers will stem from greater emphasis on cloud computing, the collection and storage of big data, and.

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Computer user support specialists. $52, Footnotes: Data are from the Occupational Employment Statistics program, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Wage data cover non-farm wage and salary workers and do not cover the self-employed, owners and partners in unincorporated firms, or household workers.

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Top Ten Jobs for the Next Decade and Beyond 1. Computer Programmer. The professional and related cluster and the service cluster are at opposite ends of the labor market in terms of education and wages.

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Careers in information and computer technology are available in many industries, including healthcare, government, business, and education.

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Baby Boomers have reached retirement age, and as the years pass, there will be a smaller pool of experienced workers. Figure 2 shows the trends for high-wage occupations’ and low-wage occupations’ share of total employment. As noted in a previous blog post, the employment share in low-wage (i.e., service) occupations was stable and remained at a low level—roughly 15 percent of total employment—over the last few decades.

The trends in the s differ in the CPS and the. The total figure represents job postings across the 50 tech occupations used within Cyberstates. The emerging tech job posting figure uses a basket of 15 emerging job roles and skills, such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, robotics, digital business transformation, and more.

BLS then analyzes how the job distribution is likely to change over the –26 decade, studying trends in technology, changing skill requirements, and other factors. And because employment trends in most occupations are closely tied to trends in particular industries, BLS used the job distribution information to project employment by.

As the chart below demonstrates, median salary can vary widely by job title. Computer support specialists make an annual median salary of $54, while computer and information research scientists earn $, The chart below lists the top computer science careers by salary.

Video and computer games have become one of the largest segments of the entertainment industry. As can be imagined, careers in video gaming are on the rise and are also very competitive due to the thousands of people who would like to land a job.

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Computer Occupations, meanwhile, are projected to have a shortage and make up percent of all job postings in the next three years, but only percent of the 50+ workforce currently works in these or similar occupations.The U.S.

Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that, during the period –, employment in S&E occupations will grow by %, compared to % for all occupations.

Key Observations Approximately 59% of the projected increase in S&E jobs is in computer/mathematical scientist occupations.This indicates current employment trends are better than the trend within this occupation. Inthis occupation was projected to increase by % in to 4, jobs. Linear extrapolation of the projection for results in an expected number of 4, jobs for% higher than the projection for