Job Outlook

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor, employment of network systems and data communications analysts is projected to increase by 28 percent from 2010 to 2020, which is faster than the average and places it among the fastest growing of all occupations.

Potential Earnings

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U. S. Department of Labor, annual salaries for network and computer systems administrators start at $42,000 and increase to $69,000 depending on experience and industry.