There are currently an estimated 636,600 technical support specialists in the United States. The technical support specialist job market is expected to grow by 11.3% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are technical support specialists?
CareerExplorer rates technical 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 technical support specialists. That number is based on 72,100 additional technical support specialists, and the retirement of 5,100 existing technical support specialists.
What’s the supply of technical support specialists?
The technical support specialist industry is concentrated in California, Texas, New York
Technical Support Specialist job market by state
|State Name||Employed Technical Support Specialists|
|District of Columbia||4,530|