5. Media and Entertainment Solutions Architect

tech careersWhat They Do: When determining whether you’re interested in this job, keep in mind that solutions is a key piece of the job title. You’ll be looking to improve computer system architecture by working on the performance of apps, platforms, and data ecosystems through networking solutions.

You’re working on the serious side of projects as technology and entertainment meet in this tech career, which is why you get paid the big bucks.

What They Earn: Median salary is $118,593

Education Required: Employers typically look for at least a bachelor’s degree in fields like computer science, information systems, or computer engineering. Some require candidates to have a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) in information systems, which includes both business and computer science courses.

Schools like Amarillo College, Central Carolina Community College, and Cincinnati State Technical and Community College all offer affordable options to get you started on a path toward this rewarding career. If you’re looking to complete your entire program at a traditional university, computer science programs are available at institutions like Arizona State University, Missouri University of Science and Technology, and the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Check out the list of STEM Jobs Approved Colleges to find a school near you.

If you decide that one of these tech careers is right for you, you’ll be guaranteed to have a rewarding and challenging professional life ahead of you. Pay attention in your STEM classes now to ensure you’re ready for the career of your dreams!

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