There are currently an estimated 636,600 IT support specialists in the United States. The IT support specialist job market is expected to grow by 11.3% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are IT support specialists?
CareerExplorer rates IT support specialists with a B+ employability rating, meaning this career should provide good employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 77,200 IT support specialists. That number is based on 72,100 additional IT support specialists, and the retirement of 5,100 existing IT support specialists.
What’s the supply of IT support specialists?
The IT support specialist industry is concentrated in California, Texas, New York
IT Support Specialist job market by state
|State Name||Employed IT Support Specialists|
|District of Columbia||4,530|
|Virgin Islands, U.S.||100|