|Quick Facts: Computer Network Architects|
$116,780 per year
$56.14 per hour
|5 years or more|
|5% (Faster than average)|
Computer network architects design and build data communication networks, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), and Intranets.
Most computer network architects work full time. Some work more than 40 hours per week.
Most computer network architects have a bachelor’s degree in a computer-related field and experience in a related occupation, such as network and computer systems administrators.
The median annual wage for computer network architects was $116,780 in May 2020.
Employment of computer network architects is projected to grow 5 percent from 2019 to 2029, faster than the average for all occupations. Demand for computer network architects will increase as firms continue to expand their information technology (IT) networks.
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