IT Career Spotlight: Cybersecurity

Get Ready

Get ready for a high-paying career in IT! Your pathway begins in 9th grade with math courses linked directly with information technology careers…and continues through an associate’s degree or certification in an IT career field.

BIG Market, BIG Money

Cybersecurity is one of the hottest growing fields. Business are competing for people with these skills. They are paying big money to hire people who can protect their networks and who can solve problems caused by intrusions. You could be the one they hire!

According to CompTIA and the US Department of Labor, cybersecurity jobs have great salaries. Average salaries are…

Job Title Average Salary
Cybersecurity Analyst $95,000
Cybersecurity Consultant $91,000
Cybersecurity Manager / Administrator $110,140
Vulnerability Analyst / Penetration Tester $103,000
Cybersecurity Specialist / Technician $92,000
Incident Analyst / Responder $89,000

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Learn and Work Where You Are

Stay in your current high school and get the training and education you need for IT jobs in Cybersecurity. Work with local businesses while in high school to get real-life experience. Once you have your degrees or certificates, you’re ready to land those high-paying jobs.

One more benefit…most of these jobs you can do from anywhere, no matter where the companies are.

More about Cybersecurity Jobs

CompTIA has a great blog post about cybersecurity jobs, training, and experiences.
Check it out here!

Get Started Now

Sign up for a cybersecurity pathway with your school counselors or principal. Get started on your pathway to a job in one of the hottest fields today!