Computer Network Architects

Job Description

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. They perform network modeling, analysis, and planning and may also design network and computer security measures. Computer network architects are also researchers and may recommend new hardware and software.

Academic Requirements

Career options in network architecture range from computer security specialists to network architects. Some employees may be required to have completed formal education, while others may only need work experience and professional certification.

Computer Network Architects
$60-100
Thousand
Average
Salary
Low
Patient
Interaction
2.54%
Job
Growth
 
None
Blood
Interaction
Bachelor's degree
Education
Required

Schools

Missouri Valley College

P.O. Box 1000
Marshall, 65340

Southwestern Illinois College

2500 Carlyle Avenue
Belleville, IL 62221
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