The right career training could prepare you for work in Georgia's IT industry. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) showed that computer and mathematical occupations made up 121,210 jobs in Georgia in 2014. IT professionals in Georgia often benefit from career training in large cities like Atlanta, Columbus, or Savannah. Atlanta is Georgia's largest city and home to several Fortune 500 companies, including:
- Home Depot
- Delta Air Lines
Information Technology in Georgia
These large companies provide many IT careers to employees with the right training. Popular IT degrees in Georgia include computer networking, information systems, and computer engineering. According to BLS data, computer network support specialists in Georgia made an average salary of $68,590 in 2014, while network and computer systems administrators in the state made an average of $80,520 in the same year.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, Georgia, Occupational and Employment Wage Estimates, May 2014, http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes_ga.htm#15-0000