Information Technology
Employment Information


In Washington, the median wage for network systems and data communications analysts is $37.96/hour. Working for city governments in Washington, network administrators average slightly more than those working for county governments.

Nationally, the median wage is $35.58/hour.

Working Conditions

Network infrastructure and security support specialists work in indoor environments within large corporations, small businesses and government organizations. They function as part of a team, with work spaces close to others, often working more than 40 hours/week.

Employment Outlook

Between 2012 and 2022, the number of network infrastructure and system support positions in Washington state is projected to increase 21 percent. Nationally, the number of jobs is expected to grow 12 percent through 2022.