Oklahoma Computer Networking Job Outlook

Computer Networker in Oklahoma

For residents of Oklahoma interested in getting started in a career in computer networking, there is no better time than the present. Right now, even in this struggling economy, many areas of Ohio are in dire need of experienced computer networking professionals. Almost anyone who wants to work in the field and who possesses either experience in the field or a related degree can find a lucrative and fulfilling position.

oklahoma computer networking schools

One of the biggest needs right now, especially in Tulsa, is for those who possess the necessary knowledge to be computer networking instructors. This simply means providing instruction to students of all ages who wish to gain knowledge in the field. Right now, ITT Technical Institute, The ITT/ESI headquarters, and ITT Educational services are all on the lookout for qualified professionals capable of excelling at this position. Qualified applicants should possess an associate or bachelor degree or higher in the field they wish to teach.

In Oklahoma City, there are several positions open for "computer explorers." These are individuals who may work in any or all of the following fields as they relate to computer networking: education, sales and/or marketing, and franchising. Positions such as these are generally open to those who have experience in computers, no matter how minimal, or who possess a certificate in computer networking. No formal degrees are necessary, though they are definitely a plus.

In other cities throughout the state, there are positions open for support advisors, recruiters, technicians, and technician's assistants. Other popular, easy to obtain jobs throughout the state include Cisco workers, business information systems administrators, and business database administrators. Many of these positions only require a minimal amount of education and or experience to be applicable.

As further good news for Oklahoma residents, computer networking professionals in the state are still making steady salaries, despite the downturn in the economy. In Altus, the average salary for computer networking professionals is approximately $64,000 per year, with some professionals earning as much as $99,000 per year. For Alva, the average annual salary is $54,000 with a high of $84,000. Enid, Omega, Stillwater, and Ponca City all have similar figures. In Ardmore, Atoka, Durant, and Shawnee, the average annual salary is $51,000, with a high of $79,000 per year. For Bartlesville and Tulsa, the salary is $65,000 with a high of $95,000. Bethany, Choctaw, Norman, and Oklahoma City all share an average annual salary of $61,000 with highs of $90,000, and, finally, Lawton has an average salary of $45,000 with a high of $66,000.

Obviously, most of the computer networking professionals in Oklahoma are doing quite well, no matter which part they may reside in. So, for those who have an interest in computer networking, it's a wonderful time to begin applying for positions or, better yet, to seek an education in a related field. The more education a person has, the higher of a salary he or she is likely to make in computer networking.

Schools offering both online and campus-based education programs in Oklahoma:

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