Sample 1 - State of California

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Computer and Information Systems Managers
(SOC Code : 11-3021)
in California

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming. Exclude "Computer Specialists" (15-1011 through 15-1099).

Employers are usually looking for candidates with a Work experience, plus bachelor's or higher degree .

Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
California 20131st Qtr$72.36$53.33$68.55$0.00

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
California 2010 - 202043,00051,1008,10018.81,470

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Job Openings from JobCentral National Labor Exchange[Top]
 
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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in State of California
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Computer Systems Design and Rel Services10,04618.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 9626.5%
Motion Picture and Video Industries 6,6046.1%
Computers and Peripheral Equipment 4764.1%
Software Publishers 2633.7%
Scientific Research and Development Svc 6,1703.6%
Other Information Services 3,2853.1%
Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers 6,7832.9%
Management & Technical Consulting Svc 30,0542.7%
Insurance Carriers 5,4702.2%
Depository Credit Intermediation 9,8582.0%
Architectural and Engineering Services 22,8761.9%
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing 1,0941.8%
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 14,3921.8%
ISPs, Search Portals, & Data Processing 4,8771.7%
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 1,6751.4%
Office Administrative Services 2,1641.3%
Semiconductor and Electronic Components 1,7261.2%
Insurance Agencies, Brokerages & Support30,1101.2%
Accounting and Bookkeeping Services 25,0041.1%
Colleges and Universities 2,3171.1%
Wired Telecommunications Carriers 7931.1%
Employment Services 6,7261.1%
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers 2,6461.1%

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Training Programs (click on title for more information)[Top]
Program Title
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assura
Computer Science.
Information Resources Management/CIO Training
Information Science/Studies

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Review project plans to plan and coordinate project activity.
Manage backup, security and user help systems.
Develop and interpret organizational goals, policies, and procedures.
Develop computer information resources, providing for data security and control, strategic computing, and disaster recovery.
Consult with users, management, vendors, and technicians to assess computing needs and system requirements.
Stay abreast of advances in technology.
Meet with department heads, managers, supervisors, vendors, and others, to solicit cooperation and resolve problems.
Provide users with technical support for computer problems.
Recruit, hire, train and supervise staff, or participate in staffing decisions.
Control operational budget and expenditures.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others` reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

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Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Working Conditions - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions.
Support - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Enterprising - Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
Conventional - Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.

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Alternate Titles
Information Systems Directors; Management Information Systems Directors; Information Technology Directors; Information Technology Managers; Data Processing Managers; Directors of Application Development; Technical Services Managers; Directors of Data Operations; Information Technology Systems Directors; and Management Information Systems Managers.
 
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