Information Technology Consultants

Information Technology (IT) consultants, also known as computer consultants and digital consultants, help clients design and implement IT systems or develop better IT practices; provide strategic advice on social media and IT issues; and train staff members working in IT areas such as hardware/software design and setup, computer security, network setup and administration, and search engine marketing.


Quick Facts
Duties Help clients design and implement IT systems or develop better IT practices; provide strategic advice on social media and IT issues; train staff members working in IT areas
Alternate Title(s) Computer Consultants, Digital Consultants
Salary Range $25,000 to $100,000+
Employment Prospects Excellent
Advancement Prospects Good
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities are especially strong in large cities such as Boston, New York, and Chicago
Education and Training
  • Bachelor's Degree
Related School Subjects
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Speech
Experience Completion of at least one internship in college is highly recommended
Skills
  • Computer
  • Information Management
  • Organizational
Personality Traits
  • Conventional
  • Problem-Solving
  • Technical
Licensure/Certification Recommended
Special Requirements None
Career Ladder
  • Partner, or Self-Employed, or IT Executive
  • IT Consultant
  • Associate

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