information technology

Picture yourself at the forefront of innovation, solving complex problems and creating solutions that shape the future. Whether you're coding the next big app, securing networks against cyber threats, or revolutionizing the way businesses operate with cutting-edge technology, the possibilities are endless. In IT, you're not just working with computers; you're changing the way people live, work, and interact.

  • Do you work well on a team?
  • Do you like to stay up to date on the latest technology trends?
  • Do you like to solve problems?
Career Pathways

Information technology has four career pathways:

  • Network Systems: Individuals who design, install and maintain a network of computers connected together and to other resources such as the Internet, printers and file servers, such as computer network administrator.
  • Programming and Software Development: Individuals who design and write computer programs or computer hardware, such as a software programmer.
  • Web and Digital Communications: Individuals who design websites and digital media, such as a web developer.
  • Information Support and Services: Individuals who collect, manage and analyze data using computers, such as a computer user support specialist.
What It Takes
A paintbrush, ruler, and pencil lined up
To-do list on a clipboard
Organized and Detail-Oriented
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Time-Management Skills
Puzzle pieces fitting together
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Ability to Multitask
Education-Career-Income: Information Technology
required education
Salary Range
Project Management Specialists
Bachelor's Degree
$56,081 - $114,637
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
Bachelor's Degree
$40,634 - $99,404
Computer Systems Analysts
Bachelor's Degree
$61,058 - $120,878
Information Security Analysts
Bachelor's Degree
$70,952 - $111,867
Computer Network Architects
Bachelor's Degree
$71,940 - $137,301
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
Bachelor's Degree
$57,926 - $108,472
Software Developers
Bachelor's Degree
$69,059 - $135,413
Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers
Bachelor's Degree
$52,784 - $108,204
Computer Occupations, All Other
Bachelor's Degree
$44,552 - $115,411
Data Scientists
Bachelor's Degree
$60,470 - $120,932
Computer Network Support Specialists
Associate Degree
$46,451 - $88,803
Web Developers
Associate Degree
$51,815 - $95,767
Web and Digital Interface Designers
Associate Degree
$48,836 - $103,595
Computer User Support Specialists
$36,269 - $66,992
Source: 2024 Florida CareerSource
For more information, visit Florida Department of Education CTE Frameworks