Computer security and technology related positions are trending in Rhode Island. According to studies performed by Rhode Island’s Department of Labor in conjunction with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, computer related positions are hot jobs in the state.
Computer Support Specialists were listed as one of the Top 50 occupations based on annual salary, with 91 annual openings. Network and Computer Systems Administrators were listed in the Top 50 for job growth with over 500 openings over the next ten years.
Computer Systems Analysts and Network and Computer Systems Administrators were both on the top 50 list for fastest growing occupations, with over 500 openings over the next ten years.
Possibilities for Information Security Jobs in Rhode Island
In a job search for major cities in Rhode Island, a job hunter can find thousands of listings for positions in the information security field. In Providence, Warwick, and Pawtucket, these thousands of jobs included digital security, project management, and data analyst. The top employers in the field of computer security include the government and private organizations, including:
- Lockheed Martin
- State Farm
- NICCA USA, Inc.
- Core Business Technologies
- United health Group
Salary Information for Computer Security Careers in Rhode Island
According to the BLS and Department of Labor in Rhode Island, Information Security Analysts can earn $45.35 an hour. Computer System Analysts earn an average of $44.52 an hour and Computer and Information Systems Managers can earn $66.50 an hour.