Careers in Information Systems

Introduction: Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!

Information Systems jobs are among the highest paying and fastest growing, according to the US Department of Labor.

U.S. Rep. Jared Polis says the Computer Science Education Act would help train American students for the more than 1.5 million high-paying computing jobs expected to be created in the United States by 2018. Read More

Information Systems graduates move into positions of responsibility and leadership in corporations, small businesses and government organizations.  Modern enterprises depend on Information Systems specialists, valuing their ability to design innovative and effective computing solutions to meet complex organization objectives.

Articles about IS Job Prospects

Professional Organizations

Business, Web, & IS Job Growth

(summary flyer)

Network / Communications Analysts 53%
Software Engineers / Application Analysts 34%
Database Administrators 20%
Network / Systems Administrators 23%
Computer Systems Analysts 20%
Management Analysts 24%

* Projected job growth between 2008 and 2018 from the US Department of Labor

Business, Web, & IS Salaries

summary flyer)


Web Content Designer $60K
Web Interface Designer $90K
Business Systems Analyst / Designer $60K
Information Systems Auditor $64K
Database Analyst $66K
Application Systems Analyst $64K
ERP Analyst $78K
Web Content Specialist $64K
Database Administrator $103K

* Median entry-level salary levels in the metro-NY region from, July 2011