Aug 18, 2018 - 03:16 AM
According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, data analysts have to conduct tests, design computer systems, and analyze network information. In this role, you may also have to collaborate with coworkers, research new technologies, and solve functionality problems. The median pay for this type of job is around $88,000 per year. The job opportunities as a data analyst should continue to grow at a steady rate of 9% over the course of the next decade.
Cybersecurity technicians may have to create disaster recovery plans, monitor networks for breaches, simulate attacks, research new security trends, and install new firewalls. The average salary for this type of position comes in around $95,000. This field should grow at a rate of 25%, which means there's the potential for a lot of job opportunities.
Forensic computer examiners analyze data to detect identity theft, fraud, and scams. They must also follow strict procedures to ensure all evidence gathered remains usable. The average salary for this position falls around $58,000. It's expected to grow by 17%.
Apr 05, 2019 - 04:14 PM
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, the pay for mathematicians and statisticians who analyze data to solve problems is an average of $84,760 per year, with a faster rate of growth than average of 33 percent annually until 2026.
Information security analysts plan and carry out security measures to protect an organization's computer networks and system, and the annual average pay is $95,510, with a 28 percent annual growth until 2026, which is considered faster than average.
In computer forensics, the job duties may be a bit different than an information security analyst, as these workers are tasked with looking into things like industrial espionage, employment disputes or fraud investigations. Computer forensics pay averages about the same as information security analysts. Of course, any of these salaries or job duties may depend on whether you choose to work in the public or private sector, as the private sector may be able to pay more annually.