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Network and computer systems administrators are responsible for the day-to-day operation of computer networks.
Network and computer systems administrators work with the physical computer networks of a variety of organizations and therefore are employed in many industries.
Most employers require network and computer systems administrators to have a bachelor’s degree in a field related to computer or information science. Others may require only a postsecondary certificate or an associate’s degree.
Employment of network and computer systems administrators is projected to grow 5 percent from 2018 to 2028, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Demand for information technology (IT) workers is high and should continue to grow as firms invest in newer, faster technology and mobile networks.
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