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Computer Network Architecture

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Computer Network Architect

What is Computer Network Architecture?

Computer network architects design and build data communication networks, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), and intranets. These networks range from small connections between two offices to next-generation networking capabilities such as a cloud infrastructure that serves multiple customers.

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Computer Network Architect

It’s all in the numbers. Choose your personal STEM path, and discover a multitude of possibilities. From certificate to doctorate and associate to graduate - learn more about creating your career in the world of STEM.

Total Jobs

5,359

Starting Salary

$72,364

Average

Median Salary

$117,936

Average

Experienced Salary

$165,447

Average

Jobs Added

570

Last 3 Years

Expected Job Growth in DFW

6%

Next 3 Years | National: 4%

Computer Network Architect Educational Pathway

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The academic requirements for specific STEM career tracks vary as much as the disciplines. For some fields, an advanced degree is a must, but for others, it depends on your career goals. Whatever your path, here is a summary of the degree options available to you along the way.

  • Required Education: four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not
  • Entry Level Degree: bachelor's degree
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    High School Endorsement

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    Certificate

  • Associates

    Associate Degree

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    Bachelor's Degree Entry Level Degree

  • Masters

    Master's Degree

  • Doctorate

    Doctorate Degree

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