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2010 High Priority Occupations in Information and Communication Services (ICS) Industry Cluster
 
The ICS cluster includes businesses engaged in the production and dissemination of information such as motion pictures and newspapers. Also included are information support industries, e.g. computer systems design and Internet service providers. Communication equipment manufactures are included given their ties to the publication industries. Technical consulting rounds out the cluster.
 
High Priority Occupations in ICS
(New occupation additions in 2010 are marked with an asterisk.)
 
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SOC Code Occupation Educational Attainment 1 Industry Cluster Wage, 2008 Industry Cluster All Industries Percent Employment Change, 2004-2006 Percent Change in Wages, 2006-2008 Unempl. Rate, 2007-2009 Completers as Percent of Total Openings
15-1021 Computer Programmers BD $83,368 191 404 -9.20% 16.75% 1.0% 108.91%
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications BD $87,686 278 624 26.47% 5.28% 3.1% 101.76%
15-1032 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software BD $92,262 139 337 22.30% 9.69% 3.1% 224.93%
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists AD $41,782 221 882 16.11% 2.77% 0.6% 43.08%
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts BD $83,188 283 1,033 10.71% 15.51% 1.0% 71.54%
15-1071 Network & Computer Systems Administrators BD $74,658 145 595 30.87% 7.59% 0.0% 158.82%
15-1081 Network Systems & Data Communications Analysts BD $81,203 113 499 26.60% 8.32% 8.4% 57.92%
17-2051 Civil Engineers BD $74,721 174 333 49.72% 9.50% 1.4% 234.23%
17-2081 Environmental Engineers BD $80,348 52 140 54.76% 16.80% 0.0% 25.71%
17-3011 Architectural & Civil Drafters PS VOC $41,785 106 157 10.20% 3.48% 0.9% 165.61%
27-1024 Graphic Designers BD $43,754 87 309 48.87% 7.41% 7.6% 307.44%
41-3011 Advertising Sales Agents MT OJT $48,935 133 250 51.80% 7.99% 7.8% 146.40%
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Scientific & Technical MT OJT $84,741 80 509 10.17% 6.96% 4.5% 6.88%
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting & Auditing Clerks MT OJT $35,116 56 1,835 20.84% 8.65% 2.3% 91.39%
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives MT OJT $42,090 420 4,400 27.21% 9.45% 6.5% 3.61%
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers & Repairers PS VOC $48,765 94 201 1.67% -2.09% 1.7% 0.00%
49-9052 Telecommunications Line Installers & Repairers LT OJT $51,865 163 310 91.03% 0.80% 11.1% 0.00%
 
1 Educational Attainment Abbreviations:
 
ST OJT Short-term Training – basic tasks and skills are learned through a period of on-the-job training.
MT OJT Moderate-term Training – basic tasks and skills are learned through a period of on-the-job training.
LT OJT Long-term Training – basic tasks and skills are learned through a period of on-the-job training.
WK EXP Work Experience - in a related occupation, training is gained through hands-on work in a similar occupation.
PS VOC Post-secondary Vocational Training - training is gained through a vocational training program.
AD Associate’s Degree – degree completed after two years of full-time schooling beyond high school.
BD Bachelor’s Degree – degree completed after four years of full-time schooling beyond high school.
BD+ Bachelor’s Degree plus experience – a four-year bachelor’s degree plus experience gained through hands-on experience.
MD Master’s – training at the college or university level beyond a four-year bachelor’s degree.
PhD Doctoral – training at the college or university level beyond a four-year bachelor’s degree.
PROF First Professional Degree – training at the college or university level beyond a four-year bachelor’s degree.
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