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!
"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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