Computer and Information Systems Managers (11-3021)

Occupation description:  Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming. Excludes Computer Occupations (15-1111 through 15-1199).

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 950963 1.417 5270
United States 367,600411,800 12.06,900 21,20032,520

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with high employment opportunities. Read more.


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 71.9940.3251.80 66.9384.56*
Alaska 52.9137.6543.66 51.7160.9972.78
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 52.8935.6243.38 52.3561.1472.92
Fairbanks North Star Borough 49.9238.6542.62 48.4758.0866.30
Southeast Region 52.6740.8945.66 50.7559.0769.82

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.


Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
54238 7.062.3 45.0
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation92
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation80
UI claimants previously working in occupation25
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 283
Number of job position postings 43
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 6.6

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: More than 5 years On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

 Degree
Central Texas College, Fort Richardson/Elmendorf AFB   (Fort Richardson)
Information Technology AAS

 Degree
Charter College, Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Computer Information Systems BS

 Degree
Conscious Solutions   (Anchorage)
Change & Time Management

 Degree
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University   (JBER)
Cybersecurity Management & Policy BS
Information Assurance Certificate
Information Security and Assurance MS
Management Information Systems MS

 Degree
Ilisagvik College   (Barrow)
Grants Management Certificate Certificate

 Degree
North Star Computing   (Fairbanks)
Conducting Meetings

 Degree
Nu-Solutions Consulting   (Anchorage)
Advanced Primavera P6, Fundamentals Professional Client, Course 106-P Certificate
Advanced Project Modeling and Estimating, Class E-201 Certificate
Essentials of HD Performance HD P101
Essentials of Project Modeling and Estimating, Class E-101 Certificate
Managing Risk in Primavera Risk Analysis, Course 501
Migrating from P3 to Primavera P6
Oracle Primavera Contract Management, Course 201 Certificate
Primavera P6 Advanced
Primavera P6 Analytics 11g
Primavera P6 Fundamentals Rel15 (P6 Web), Course 101 Certificate
Primavera P6 Professional Fundamentals, Course 102 Certificate
Primavera P6 Reporting with BI Publisher 11g
Primavera P6, Application Administration 15, Course 106-A Certificate
Project Management in Oracle Primavera Contractor, Course 700
Resource Management in Oracle Primavera P6, Course 106-R Certificate
Resource Management in Oracle Primavera Web Access, Course 107 Certificate

 Degree
Thomas Edison State University   (Eielson AFB)
Computer Science BA

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Business Computer Information Systems AAS
Computer Science BA
Computer Science BS
Management Information Systems BBA
Project Management MS
Technical Support OEC

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage, Kodiak   (Kodiak)
Computer Systems Technology AAS

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage, Mat-Su   (Palmer)
Computer Systems Technology AAS

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Computer Science BS
Computer Science MS
Information Technology Specialist AAS

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Bristol Bay   (Dillingham)
Information Technology Specialist AAS
Information Technology Specialist CT2

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Chukchi   (Kotzebue)
Information Technology Specialist AAS
Information Technology Specialist CT2

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, CTC   (Fairbanks)
Information Technology Specialist AAS
Information Technology Specialist CT2

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Kuskokwim   (Bethel)
Information Technology Specialist AAS
Information Technology Specialist CT2

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Northwest   (Nome)
Information Technology Specialist AAS
Information Technology Specialist CT2

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Rural College   (Fairbanks)
Information Technology Specialist AAS
Information Technology Specialist CT2

 Degree
University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Information Systems AAS
Information Systems BS
Network and System Administration OEC

 Degree
University of Alaska Southeast, Ketchikan   (Ketchikan)
Information Systems AAS
Network and System Administration OEC

 Degree
University of Alaska Southeast, Sitka   (Sitka)
Business Information Systems Support AAS
Business Information Systems Support CT2
Network and System Administration OEC