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Why information technology?

Between 2006 and 2016, the IT industry in Pennsylvania is expected to experience rapid growth, adding an amazing number of jobs: 489,000. As technology gets bigger and better, so will job opportunities in this industry. The average earnings in IT already greatly exceed the average earnings in the private industry. If you have an interest in, and knack for, computers and technology, IT could be a great career path for you.

What you need to get started:

High School Diploma/GED
A knack for, and an interest in, computers and technology
Willingness to continually upgrade your skills to match technological advances

What you can become today:

(with a diploma/GED)
Surveyor/Mapping Technician
Telecommunications Line Installer and Repairer
Audio and Video Equipment Technician

What you can become tomorrow:

(with a certificate or 2-year college degree)
Computer Support Specialist
Telecommunications Equipment Installer/Repairer
Computer-Assisted Designer

What you can become in the future:

(with 4+ years of college)
Network System Administrator
Systems Engineer
Technical Writer

Average salary in Bucks County:

Around $33,660/year for Surveyors/Mapping Technicians to $112,000/year for computer managers.

IQnection Internet Services.

This Bucks County-based company provides website design, hosting and marketing services to small and mid-sized businesses throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania.

180 information technology employers

 

  • IQnection Internet Services

 More employers are joining....stay tuned.

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