Missouri Information Systems Schools

Computer Information Systems Industry Outlook in Missouri:

According to a Missouri State University report on Computer Information Systems specialists throughout the state in 2009, many found themselves primarily in areas of business including:

  • Business Analysis
  • Software Design / Programming
  • System Quality Testing
  • System Documentation
  • Project Management

missouri information system schools

Those interested should find a vast number of programs available, either campus-based or online. If a career in business and its focus on computers, technology and network systems is what youíre looking for, Missouri has a host of companies and government agencies looking for the best talent. Currently, just about 75 percent of Missouriís Information Systems professionals have a college or university four-year degree or higher.

Missouri Computer Information Systems Salaries and Areas of Occupation:

At a median income of $98,700 per year for a Computer Information Systems professional, Missouriís industry promises to remain a lucrative career choice for those that are interested, with the drive and desire for a demanding and rewarding position. Especially when considering Missouriís average household income of just $46,800 in 2008, even a starting salary for a four-year graduate or higher can be quite comfortable.

As with many states, Missouriís government agencies typically provide excellent benefits including retirement and health care, while private business and industry many times will provide excellent compensation.

A table of Missouri average salaries for the Information Systems sector is available below:

Position Monthly Annual
25th Percentile $6,750 $81,000
75th Percentile $10,050 $120,600
90th Percentile $12,000 $144,000
Median Salary $8,225 $98,700

Source: Salary.com 2009

Schools offering online and campus-based education programs in Missouri:

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