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, including analysis of capacity needs for network infrastructures. May also design network and computer security measures. May research and recommend network and data communications hardware and software.
According to the US Department of Labor, there are 174,800 people employed as career profile - computer network architects in the United States. The median annual salary is $120,520. Entry level employees earn approximately $63,240 per year and senior employees earn approximately $168,890 per year.
Estimates do not include other potential benefits such as health insurance, overtime, or retirement benefits that may be offered by employers.
Data is sourced from United States Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration and the Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development.