Information Systems Manager

 
 

Computer and information systems managers, often called information technology (IT) managers or IT project managers, plan, coordinate, and direct computer-related activities in an organization. They help determine the information technology goals of an organization and are responsible for implementing computer systems to meet those goals.

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Most computer and information systems managers work full time. In 2016, about 1 in 3 worked more than 40 hours per week. Typically, candidates need a bachelor’s degree in computer or information science and related work experience. Many computer and information systems managers also have a graduate degree.

The median annual wage for computer and information systems managers was $135,800 in May 2016. Employment of computer and information systems managers is projected to grow 12 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Demand for computer and information systems managers will grow as firms increasingly expand their business to digital platforms.

Source: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/computer-and-information-systems-managers.htm