Monday, December 17, 2012

Hot "IT" Jobs for 2013!

2013 is predicted to be another successful year for computer science and interactive arts an science graduates! If you are looking to grab a high paying job in the technology industry consider the following 5 career options that are showing favorable employment opportunities in the new year!

Network Engineers 
"Those who can effectively engineer the integration of cloud computing with other new technologies and maintain a secure transfer of data to multiple locations via LANs or WANs will have little trouble finding work." - IT World Canada

Average Forecasted Salary: Between $79,500 and $104,250 (on average)  

Mobile Application Developer:

"As smart phones and tablets continue to change the way we communicate, do business, and access news & entertainment, the demand for new and innovative mobile apps is growing at an incredible speed." - IT Career Finder 

Average Forecasted Salary: $95,000

User Experience (UX) Designers:

"Since so much customer interaction happens online, companies are looking for workers who can create positive digital experiences." - Discovery News

Average Forecasted Salary: Between $73,000 and $110,500

Interactive Creative Directors

"As companies of all sizes add interactive roles, they seek professionals with superb leadership skills and digital expertise to manage these growing teams". - Geek Wire

Average Forecasted Salary: $95,500 to $160,000 (for 1-5 years of experience)

Search Engine Optimizations/Search Engine Marketing Specialists:

"These individuals are responsible for formalising search SEO and SEM strategies and tactics. Other duties include analysing website traffic, as well as developing website assessments and recommendations." - IT World Canada

Average Forecasted Salary: Between $75,000 and $95,000 (for 3+ years of experience)

We have a number of books available in the centre for students interested in brainstorming career options in the technology field. Feel free to stop by and take a look


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Good luck on your exams/final assignments!

- Ashley :)  


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