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Computer Network Support Specialists

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $29.16
Statewide median: $20.95

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Computer Network Support Specialists *

Area Low Median High
U S
$23.56 $30.71 $40.25
Minnesota
$23.80 $29.16 $35.92
Central Minnesota
$21.23 $27.29 $33.40
Northeast Minnesota
$26.24 $28.73 $31.38
Northwest Minnesota
$22.85 $28.86 $36.80
Southeast Minnesota
$25.54 $29.09 $34.64
Southwest Minnesota
$20.82 $22.79 $24.75
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$24.53 $29.88 $36.57

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 3,970 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Computer Network Support Specialists most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand   This career is projected to grow much faster than average.

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 2,835 new Computer Network Support Specialists to meet market demand between 2016-2026. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Computer Network Support Specialists
Area Employment Employment Change
2016 2026 Number Percent
U S 198,800 215,200 16,400 8.3%
Minnesota 3,277 3,632 355 10.8%
Minnesota Planning Regions 2016 2026 Number Percent
Northwest Minnesota 127 149 22 17.3%
Southeast Minnesota 152 158 6 3.9%
Northeast Minnesota 101 108 7 6.9%
Southwest Minnesota 91 93 2 2.2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,673 2,949 276 10.3%


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