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For the 10 year period
2012-2022, employment in
all computer occupations
is expected to
increase
by 18%.

Software
Developers
will grow by 22%
through 2022—
At a median
salary of $93,350.

For IT managers,
employment
is projected to
increase 15%
by 2022.

7.1% of the U.S. economy is from the tech industry

Average salaries for holders of CompTIA certifications:

The average 2014 wage in the tech industry—more
than double the average private sector wage: $100,400.

CompTIA Security+: $93,990

CompTIA Network+: $90,280

CompTIA A+: $79,390

CompTIA Server+: $73,140

CompTIA Linux+: $72,650

$49,600: The average annual
private sector wage in 2014

IT Jobs abound!

There are 6.8 million
tech occupation jobs
in the U.S., with a
total annual payroll
of $654 billion.

Burning Glass Technologies
and CompTIA estimate that
there are almost 1,000,000 IT
job postings in the U.S.
alone
in a variety of industries.

91 Percent

90% of
employers
believe IT
certifications
play a key role
in the hiring

process and that
IT certifications
are a reliable
predictor of a
successful
employee.

72 Percent

72% of
employers
require IT
certifications

for certain
openings.

60 Percent

60% of
employers use
certifications
to confirm
subject
matter
expertise.

67 Percent

67% of
employers
use
certifications
to measure a
candidate’s
willingness
to work hard
and meet a
goal.