Computer User Support Specialists


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Computer User Support Specialists

Computer User Support Specialists - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this career in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

Major employers:

  • Computer systems design companies
  • Colleges and universities
  • Information services companies

Outlook

Demand for this career will continue to grow at a strong pace. Support specialists will be needed to install, upgrade, and repair computer equipment. Demand will be strongest in the health care industry. Increased use of cloud-computing may slightly reduce the need for support specialists.

Job prospects are good for entry-level workers because advancement opportunities are good. People with bachelor's degrees will have the best opportunities.

Computer User Support Specialists (CIS 100046)

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Illinois
19,933
Very large
&
4.1%
8.2%
>>>>
1,539
High
  Champaign Area
676
Very large
&
-3.1%
-0.9%
>>>>
52
Moderate
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
342
Large
&
4.4%
1.2%
>>>>
30
Few
  Cook County
12,465
Very large
&
3.9%
0.6%
>>>>
1,089
Very High
  Decatur Area
158
Medium
&
5.7%
5.5%
>>>>
14
Very few
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
1,047
Large
&
4.5%
2.5%
>>>>
93
Moderate
  Du Page County
3,827
Very large
&
4.7%
3.3%
>>>>
339
High
  Edwardsville Area
336
Large
&
3.3%
5.5%
>>>>
29
Few
  Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area
127
Medium
&
-3.9%
-2.1%
>>>>
10
Very few
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
215
Large
&
6.5%
5.8%
>>>>
19
Few
  Lake County
1,547
Very large
&
3.9%
1.9%
>>>>
135
Moderate
  McHenry County
320
Large
&
5.9%
2.9%
>>>>
29
Few
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
322
Large
&
0.0%
1.0%
>>>>
26
Few
  Northwest Illinois Area
322
Large
&
5.6%
2.6%
>>>>
29
Few
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
989
Large
&
-0.7%
-1.9%
>>>>
80
Moderate
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
234
Medium
&
-1.3%
-1.1%
>>>>
19
Few
  Rock Island-Moline Area
361
Large
&
6.4%
-1.8%
>>>>
33
Few
  Rockford Area
489
Large
&
2.9%
0.9%
>>>>
42
Few
  Shawnee National Forest Area
95
Medium
&
3.2%
-2.3%
>>>>
8
Very few
  Springfield Area
418
Large
&
0.7%
0.0%
>>>>
35
Few
  St Louis-Belleville Area
469
Large
&
8.7%
-1.7%
>>>>
44
Few
  Vermilion County
69
Small
&
-1.4%
-3.0%
>>>>
5
Very few
  Will County
843
Large
&
4.6%
4.1%
>>>>
75
Moderate
United States
690,200
Very large
&
6.2%
5.3%
>>>>
58,900
High
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.