Computer Network Architects
Design and implement computer and information networks, such as local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), intranets, extranets, and other data communications networks. Perform network modeling, analysis, and planning. May also design network and computer security measures. May research and recommend network and data communications hardware and software.
Entry Level: $33.61/hr
Growth for Computer Network Architects
|2015 Jobs||2025 Jobs||Change (2015-2025)||% Change (2015-2025)
Industries Employing Computer Network Architects
|Industry||Occupation Jobs in Industry (2016)||% of Occupation in Industry (2016)||% of Total Jobs in Industry (2016)
|Computer Systems Design Services||63||20.1%||1.6%
|Custom Computer Programming Services||37||12.0%||1.6%
|Wired Telecommunications Carriers||21||6.8%||1.4%
|Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices ||17||5.5%||0.3%
|Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portals||14||4.5%||0.6%
- Adjust network sizes to meet volume or capacity demands.
- Communicate with customers, sales staff, or marketing staff to determine customer needs.
- Communicate with system users to ensure accounts are set up properly or to diagnose and solve operational problems.
- Coordinate installation of new equipment.
- Coordinate network operations, maintenance, repairs, or upgrades.