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15-1142.00 - 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. Monitor network to ensure network availability to all system users and may perform necessary maintenance to support network availability. May monitor and test Web site performance to ensure Web sites operate correctly and without interruption. May assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software. May supervise computer user support specialists and computer network support specialists. May administer network security measures.

Sample of reported job titles: Information Technology Director (IT Director), Information Technology Manager (IT Manager), Information Technology Specialist (IT Specialist), Local Area Network Administrator (LAN Administrator), Network Administrator, Network Engineer, Network Manager, Network Specialist, Systems Administrator, Systems Engineer

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Tasks  |  Tools & Technology  |  Knowledge  |  Skills  |  Abilities  |  Work Activities  |  Detailed Work Activities  |  Work Context  |  Job Zone  |  Education  |  Credentials  |  Interests  |  Work Styles  |  Work Values  |  Related Occupations  |  Wages & Employment  |  Job Openings  |  Additional Information

Tasks

  • Maintain and administer computer networks and related computing environments including computer hardware, systems software, applications software, and all configurations. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Perform data backups and disaster recovery operations. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware, software, or other network and system problems, and replace defective components when necessary. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures to protect data, software, and hardware. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Configure, monitor, and maintain email applications or virus protection software. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Operate master consoles to monitor the performance of computer systems and networks, and to coordinate computer network access and use. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Load computer tapes and disks, and install software and printer paper or forms. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Design, configure, and test computer hardware, networking software and operating system software. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Monitor network performance to determine whether adjustments need to be made, and to determine where changes will need to be made in the future. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Confer with network users about how to solve existing system problems. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Research new technologies by attending seminars, reading trade articles, or taking classes, and implement or recommend the implementation of new technologies. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Analyze equipment performance records to determine the need for repair or replacement. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Implement and provide technical support for voice services and equipment, such as private branch exchange, voice mail system, and telecom system. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Maintain an inventory of parts for emergency repairs. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Recommend changes to improve systems and network configurations, and determine hardware or software requirements related to such changes. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Gather data pertaining to customer needs, and use the information to identify, predict, interpret, and evaluate system and network requirements. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Train people in computer system use. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Coordinate with vendors and with company personnel to facilitate purchases. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Perform routine network startup and shutdown procedures, and maintain control records. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Maintain logs related to network functions, as well as maintenance and repair records. See more occupations related to this task.

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Tools & Technology

Tools used in this occupation:

  • Cable accessories — Cable verifiers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Computer tool kits See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Desktop computers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Digital testers — Bit error rate testers BERT See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Hard disk arrays — Redundant array of independent disks RAID systems See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Interferometers — Optical spectrum analyzers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Mainframe computers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Network analyzers — Asynchronous transfer mode ATM analyzers; Communications analyzers; Synchronous optical network SONET analyzers; T-Birds See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Network switches See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Notebook computers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Power meters — Powerline monitors See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Protocol analyzers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Punches or nail sets or drifts — Punchdown tools See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Reflectometers — Optical time domain reflectometers OTDR See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Screwdrivers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Server load balancer — Load balancers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Tape arrays — Tape libraries See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Wire lug crimping tool — Wire crimpers See more occupations related to this tool.

Technology used in this occupation:

  • Access software — Access management software; Mac HelpMate; Remote desktop control software See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Administration software — Cisco Systems CiscoWorks software; Hewlett-Packard HP Network Node Manager; Network management software; SolarWinds software (see all 9 examples) See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Analytical or scientific software — Root cause analysis software See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Application server software — Citrix XenApp See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Authentication server software — Password management software See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Backup or archival software — Backup and archival software; Symantec Ghost Solution Suite; System and data disaster recovery software; VERITAS Backup Exec See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Compiler and decompiler software — Command interpreters See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Computer based training software See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Configuration management software — Application management software; Automated installation software; Microsoft Windows Sysprep; Patch and update management software See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Data base management system software — Oracle software See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Data base reporting software — ReCrystallize Crystal Reports See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Data base user interface and query software — Structured query language SQL See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Desktop communications software — Secure shell SSH software See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Development environment software — C; Systems and applications migration software See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Enterprise application integration software — Enterprise application integration EAI software; Systems integration software See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Enterprise resource planning ERP software — Adexa eGPS Suite See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Gateway software — Microsoft Windows Terminal Services Access Manager See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Graphical user interface development software — Tk software See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Helpdesk or call center software — Help desk software See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Internet directory services software — Active directory software; Berkeley Internet Domain Name BIND software; Domain name system DNS software; Network addressable storage NAS software See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Network monitoring software — Dartware InterMapper; Ethereal; Quest Foglight; Remote monitoring software (see all 24 examples) See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Network operating system enhancement software — Management information base MIB software; Network, server and operating system optimization software; Operating system process control software See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Network security and virtual private network VPN equipment software — Firewall software See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Network security or virtual private network VPN management software — Intrusion prevention system IPS software; Network and system vulnerability assessment software; OpenService Open NerveCenter; Security incident management software (see all 6 examples) See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Object or component oriented development software — Practical extraction and reporting language Perl; Python See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Operating system software — Kornshell; Shell script See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Optical network management software See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Pattern design software — Diagramming software See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Platform interconnectivity software — Virtual network computing VNC software See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Program testing software — Computer system diagnostics software; Mercury Interactive LoadRunner See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Requirements analysis and system architecture software — Requirements management software See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Storage networking software — Storage area network SAN software See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Transaction security and virus protection software — Encryption software; Honeypot; Ping Identity software; Root kit detection software (see all 5 examples) See more occupations related to this technology.

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Knowledge

  • Computers and Electronics — Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Administration and Management — Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources. See more occupations related to this knowledge.

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Skills

  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Systems Analysis — Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Systems Evaluation — Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Operation Monitoring — Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Programming — Writing computer programs for various purposes. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Quality Control Analysis — Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Equipment Maintenance — Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Equipment Selection — Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Operation and Control — Controlling operations of equipment or systems. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Operations Analysis — Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do. See more occupations related to this skill.

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Abilities

  • Information Ordering — The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations). See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Inductive Reasoning — The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events). See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer). See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Oral Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Written Comprehension — The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Speech Recognition — The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Category Flexibility — The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Flexibility of Closure — The ability to identify or detect a known pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) that is hidden in other distracting material. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Selective Attention — The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Fluency of Ideas — The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic (the number of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or creativity). See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Perceptual Speed — The ability to quickly and accurately compare similarities and differences among sets of letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns. The things to be compared may be presented at the same time or one after the other. This ability also includes comparing a presented object with a remembered object. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Speech Clarity — The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Visualization — The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Written Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Originality — The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Far Vision — The ability to see details at a distance. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Finger Dexterity — The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Mathematical Reasoning — The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Number Facility — The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly. See more occupations related to this ability.

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Work Activities

  • Interacting With Computers — Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events — Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems — Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates — Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge — Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Processing Information — Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Thinking Creatively — Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Analyzing Data or Information — Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work — Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships — Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings — Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards — Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others — Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be used. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Provide Consultation and Advice to Others — Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems-, or process-related topics. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Developing Objectives and Strategies — Establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Documenting/Recording Information — Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material — Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information — Estimating sizes, distances, and quantities; or determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Scheduling Work and Activities — Scheduling events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment — Servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating, fine-tuning, or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles. See more occupations related to this activity.

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Detailed Work Activities

  • Maintain computer networks to enhance performance and user access. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Document operational activities. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Implement security measures for computer or information systems. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Analyze data to identify or resolve operational problems. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Create electronic data backup to prevent loss of information. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Collaborate with others to resolve information technology issues. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Test software performance. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Collect data about customer needs. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Develop computer or information security policies or procedures. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Update knowledge about emerging industry or technology trends. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Install computer hardware. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Resolve computer network problems. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Resolve computer software problems. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Troubleshoot issues with computer applications or systems. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Analyze project data to determine specifications or requirements. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Recommend changes to improve computer or information systems. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Conduct research to gain information about products or processes. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Document network-related activities or tasks. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Monitor the performance of computer networks. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Maintain the inventory of equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Provide technical support for computer network issues. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Design integrated computer systems. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Train others in computer interface or software use. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Test computer hardware performance. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Identify information technology project resource requirements. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Coordinate resource procurement activities. See more occupations related to this activity.

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Work Context

  • Electronic Mail — 100% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Telephone — 85% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Contact With Others — 82% responded “Constant contact with others.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Face-to-Face Discussions — 77% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Importance of Being Exact or Accurate — 58% responded “Extremely important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Structured versus Unstructured Work — 46% responded “A lot of freedom.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Indoors, Environmentally Controlled — 68% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Work With Work Group or Team — 46% responded “Extremely important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Sitting — 48% responded “More than half the time.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Freedom to Make Decisions — 42% responded “Some freedom.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Importance of Repeating Same Tasks — 42% responded “Extremely important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Duration of Typical Work Week — 59% responded “More than 40 hours.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Coordinate or Lead Others — 44% responded “Very important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Impact of Decisions on Co-workers or Company Results — 29% responded “Minor results.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Letters and Memos — 37% responded “Once a week or more but not every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Sounds, Noise Levels Are Distracting or Uncomfortable — 43% responded “Once a year or more but not every month.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Consequence of Error — 38% responded “Extremely serious.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Frequency of Decision Making — 40% responded “Once a year or more but not every month.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Time Pressure — 59% responded “Once a month or more but not every week.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Physical Proximity — 53% responded “Slightly close (e.g., shared office).” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Using Your Hands to Handle, Control, or Feel Objects, Tools, or Controls — 31% responded “Continually or almost continually.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Making Repetitive Motions — 40% responded “About half the time.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Level of Competition — 30% responded “Moderately competitive.” See more occupations related to this work context.

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Job Zone

Title Job Zone Four: Considerable Preparation Needed
Education Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
Related Experience A considerable amount of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these occupations. For example, an accountant must complete four years of college and work for several years in accounting to be considered qualified.
Job Training Employees in these occupations usually need several years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training.
Job Zone Examples Many of these occupations involve coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, database administrators, teachers, chemists, art directors, and cost estimators.
SVP Range (7.0 to < 8.0)

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Education


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Credentials

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Interests

Interest code: IRC

  • Investigative — Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally. See more occupations related to this interest.
  • Realistic — Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others. See more occupations related to this interest.
  • Conventional — Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow. See more occupations related to this interest.
  • Enterprising — Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business. See more occupations related to this interest.

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Work Styles

  • Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Attention to Detail — Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Cooperation — Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility — Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Analytical Thinking — Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Integrity — Job requires being honest and ethical. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Self Control — Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Stress Tolerance — Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Initiative — Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Persistence — Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Achievement/Effort — Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Innovation — Job requires creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and answers to work-related problems. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Concern for Others — Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job. See more occupations related to this work style.

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Work Values

  • Working Conditions — Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions. Corresponding needs are Activity, Compensation, Independence, Security, Variety and Working Conditions. See more occupations related to this work value.
  • Support — Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees. Corresponding needs are Company Policies, Supervision: Human Relations and Supervision: Technical. See more occupations related to this work value.
  • Achievement — Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment. Corresponding needs are Ability Utilization and Achievement. See more occupations related to this work value.

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Wages & Employment Trends

Median wages (2014) $36.44 hourly, $75,790 annual
State wages Local Salary Info
 
Employment (2012) 366,000 employees
Projected growth (2012-2022) Average (8% to 14%) Average (8% to 14%)
Projected job openings (2012-2022) 100,500
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Top industries (2012)

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2014 wage data external site and 2012-2022 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.

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