Network and Computer Systems Administrators
According to CareerOneStop (sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration), network and computer systems administrators install, configure, and support an organization's local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and internet systems or a segment of a network system. They monitor networks to ensure network availability to all system users and may perform necessary maintenance to support network availability. They may monitor and test website performance to ensure websites operate correctly and without interruption. Administrators may assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software. In addition, they may supervise computer user support specialists and computer network support specialists and may administer network security measures.
The following chart lists the yearly wage chart for network and computer systems administrators comparing wages in Michigan with wages in the United States. Listed are the high, median, and low salary ranges for network and computer systems administrators.
The following chart lists the employment trend data for network and computer systems administrators comparing employment opportunity and job openings in Michigan with the employment opportunity and job openings in the United States.