Data Processing Tech./Technician


Data Processing Technology/Technician. An instructional program that prepares individuals to use and operate computers and associated software packages to perform a variety of tasks, including text processing, number processing, graphics, and data base management.


Employment Options

Occupation Employment Average Wage
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
Mean Entry Experienced
Computer Support Specialists 11,020 19,280 873 Outstanding $19.44 $11.97 $23.17
Computer Specialists, All Other suppressed $27.37 $14.08 $34.02
Computer Operators 4,340 3,310 78 Fair $14.21 $9.50 $16.57
Numerical Tool and Process Control Programmers 490 550 23 Good $18.93 $12.29 $22.26

Schools offering this program in Missouri*


North Central Missouri College
1301 Main St
Trenton, MO. 64683-1824
Phone: (660) 359-3948
www.ncmc.cc.mo.us/

Springfield College
1010 West Sunshine
Springfield, MO. 65807
Phone: (417) 864-7220

Texas County Technical Institute
6915 South Highway 63
Houston, MO. 65483
Phone: (417) 967-5466

University of Missouri (Rolla)
206 Parker Hall
Rolla, MO. 65409-0001
Phone: (573) 341-4138
www.umr.edu/

Washington University
1 Brookings Dr
Saint Louis, MO. 63130-4899
Phone: (314) 935-7604



* Data Provided by Missouri Occupational Information Coordinating Committee (MOICC)