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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

CAREER TYPE

IT SPECIALIST

Manage the technology that makes today’s businesses tick. Become an Information Systems Technology (IT) Specialist.

 

CAREER TYPE KEY FACTS:

Salary Range Potential:
$45,000 - $100,000+/YEAR

Education Required:
COMMUNITY COLLEGE OR TECHNICAL DEGREE

Skills Needed:
PROBLEM-SOLVING + COMPUTER SKILLS

Types of Employers:
OIL REFINERIES, PETROCHEMICAL MANUFACTURING

IT Specialist

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Job Overview

Information technology is at the heart of virtually every business today. As an IT professional, you will be a company’s “go-to” resource for vital tasks like network management, software development and database administration. IT specialists may also provide technical support and training to other employees within an organization.

As technology continues to constantly change and evolve, employers need trained IT professionals to keep their systems and employees up-to-date and operating at peak efficiency. Because of this, demand is expecting to grow rapidly in the near future.

Typically, employers require a bachelor’s degree for IT positions.

Employers are hiring trained IT staff now, so don’t wait to get started. Learn more about Mississippi schools offering IT programs today.

Salary Comparison

AVERAGE MISSISSIPPI WAGES

  • RESTAURANTS & BARS - $13,925

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  • ARTS, ENTERTAINMENT & RECREATION - $20,177

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  • RETAIL TRADE - $24,956

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  • REAL ESTATE RENTAL & LEASING - $34,172

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  • TOTAL PRIVATE SECTOR - $37,282

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