Students of IT career training programs in California can look to some of the state's largest cities for opportunities. Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose are three main business centers that can get your IT career rolling. Salary.com reports several popular IT careers and their wages for Los Angeles:
- Data Architect: $62,600
- Engineer: $59,600
- IT Account Manager: $122,700
- Software Engineer: $59,900
As of April 2007, California's information industry employed 469,800 people. IT degree programs in information systems security, computer networking, and computer business systems are just a few of the degree programs available. With a computer networking degree, you could chose from over a dozen different job sectors that employ network and computer systems administrators. In general, top companies for IT professionals to consider include Chevron, Hewlett-Packard, Wells Fargo, and Safeway.