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View the mid-level salary in both your current job and your selected occupation. (Annual salaries apply to people who work full-time year-round.)

Computer Systems Analysts
$73,300 $73,300
Database Administrators
$86,400 $86,400

Similar skills & knowledge

These skills are commonly used in both your current job and your selected occupation.

English Language
Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

Time Management
Managing your time and the time of other people.

Active Learning
Figuring out how to use new ideas or things.

Operations Analysis
Figuring out what a product or service needs to be able to do.

Teaching people how to do something.

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Critical Thinking
Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

Writing things for co-workers or customers.

Active Listening
Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

Systems Analysis
Figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it.

Talking to others.

Using math to solve problems.

Education and Training
Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

Judgment and Decision Making
Thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one.

Systems Evaluation
Measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it.

Reading Comprehension
Reading work-related information.

Computers and Electronics
Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

Keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements.

Complex Problem Solving
Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.

Changing what is done based on other people's actions.

Management of Personnel Resources
Selecting and managing the best workers for a job.

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skills & knowledge Gaps

These are areas where you might have skill gaps. People working in your selected job generally need higher levels in these skill and knowledge areas than people working in your current job.

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Medium Target Skill

Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.

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Typical Level Of Training

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Bachelor's degree


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No license required in ME

No license required in ME

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