Why Information Technology?
According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, employment of computer support specialists is projected to grow 13 percent from 2020 to 2030. These occupations are projected to add 667,600 new jobs.
In May 2020, the median annual wage for all workers was $41,950. The median annual wage for computer user support specialists was $55,510 or $26.698 per hour for the same period.
It's a career that you can pursue for the rest of your life. Entry level IT jobs offer competitive pay and they offer on the job training.
Most computer support specialists have full-time work schedules; however, many do not work typical 9-to-5 jobs. The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated trends in remote work. Because computer support is important for businesses, It's a 24-hrs per day 365 days per year industry.