YOUR CAREER AS A COMPUTER NETWORK SUPPORT SPECIALIST

Use your good judgment and computer skills to provide network security for your employer and job security for yourself.

Computer network support specialist working on installing a new network.

A Day in the Life of a Computer Network Support Specialist

Use your good judgment and computer skills to provide network security for your employer and job security for yourself.


MEDIAN INCOME

$55K


ANNUAL OPENINGS

490


PROJECTED JOB GROWTH

10.3%


WHAT IS A COMPUTER NETWORK SUPPORT SPECIALIST?

Computer network support specialists analyze, test, troubleshoot and evaluate existing network systems, such as local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN) and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. They perform network maintenance to ensure networks operate correctly with minimal interruption.

ARE YOU A GOOD FIT?

Computer network support specialists possess these qualities:

  • DEDUCTIVE REASONING
  • CRITICAL DECISION MAKING
  • PROBLEM SOLVING

WHAT DO COMPUTER NETWORK SUPPORT SPECIALISTS DO?

Male computer network support specialist evaluating network system wiring.

Test and evaluate existing network systems.

Male computer network support specialist performing maintenance on a large network server.

Perform regular maintenance to ensure that networks operate correctly.

Male computer network support specialist troubleshooting a local area network (LAN) internet system.

Troubleshoot local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs) and Internet systems.


EDUCATION & TRAINING

Check out the educational requirements for a computer network support specialist career.

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Associate's degree

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