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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
Computer Systems Engineers/Architects
$76,700 $76,700

Similar skills & knowledge

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

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

Using math to solve problems.

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

Reading Comprehension
Reading work-related information.

Talking to others.

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

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

Writing things for co-workers or customers.

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

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

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

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

Learning Strategies
Using the best training or teaching strategies for learning new things.

Quality Control Analysis
Testing how well a product or service works.

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.

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

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

Writing computer programs.

Customer and Personal Service
Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

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

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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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Engineering and Technology
Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.

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Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

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

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Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

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

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Using scientific rules and strategies to solve problems.

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Typical Level Of Training

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Bachelor's degree


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