Information Technology

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Do you like working with computers and databases? Do you like designing web pages or developing software programs? Do you like to solve computer and technical problems or develop large systems for storing and transferring large amounts of data? If so, a career in information technology (IT) may be just the career for you. Information Technology is one of the most dynamic career fields because all industries have IT needs, particularly in healthcare, finance, and manufacturing. Duties range from entering and cataloging data to complex web design to large-system security management.

Industry Overview
Occupation Overview

Career Map

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Information Technology Career Map

Explore our career map to find such opportunities in:

  • Programming and Software Development
  • Networks and Computer Systems
  • Information and Support Services
  • Web Development and Digital Communications

Career Spotlights

In each occupation spotlight download above you will find:

  • Common job titles
  • Number of positions posted in this field in Mecklenburg County in past 12 months
  • Annual salary range
  • Education/credentials preferred
  • Top Skills
  • Top Industries

In each Skills Transferability Guide above, you will find:

  • Occupation Overview: Wage, Jobs, Projected Growth
  • Minimum Educational Breakdown
  • Top Compatible Occupations with Wage, Jobs, and Projected Growth
  • Top 10 Competencies: Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

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