Job Outlook

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U. S. Department of Labor, positions for computer support specialists and systems administrators is expected to grow as fast as average. Overall employment of computer programmers is projected to increase by 12 percent from 2010 to 2020. Growth, however, will vary by specialty.

Potential Earnings

According to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, computer programmer and support specialists can start around $27,000 per year with salaries ranging from $46,000 to $70,000.