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)

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 899943 4.94 1115
United States 348,500402,200 15.45,370 4,1109,480

Job outlook

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

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 70.0739.6050.62 65.2982.05*
Alaska 57.9839.8944.88 53.7062.8378.51
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 59.0737.7544.63 53.5962.5686.26
Fairbanks North Star Borough 50.8440.3443.32 48.8158.2967.91
Southeast Region 57.5742.7148.65 55.9664.7572.40

* 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

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
53538 7.160.0 41.6
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation85
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation78
UI claimants previously working in occupation27
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 257
Number of job position postings 84
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 3.1

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

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

Charter College, Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Computer Information Systems BS

Conscious Solutions   (Anchorage)
Change & Time Management

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

North Star Computing   (Fairbanks)
Conducting Meetings

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

Thomas Edison State University   (Eielson AFB)
Computer Science BA

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Computer Science Bac
Global Supply Chain Mgmt Mas
Management Information Systems Bac

University of Alaska Anchorage, Kodiak   (Kodiak)
Computer Info Office Systems AAS

University of Alaska Anchorage, Prince William Sound   (Valdez)
Computer Info Office Systems OEC

University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Computer Science Bac
Computer Science Mas

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Interior Alaska   (Fairbanks)
Rural Utilities Business Mgmt. OEC