Research Opportunities in Technology

Technology and innovation are strong drivers of Idaho’s economy. High-tech companies in the state grew 61% over the past decade.

Top Skills & Qualities Requested by Idaho Employers in the Technology Industry

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Technology Industry

Software Developers, Applications

Typical Salary: $86,680

Develop, create, and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs. Analyze user needs and develop software solutions. Design software or customize software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency. May analyze and design databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team. May supervise computer programmers.

Required Training:
Bachelor's Degree

Technology Industry

Information Security Analysts

Typical Salary: $86,590

Plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. May ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure. May respond to computer security breaches and viruses. Excludes "Computer Network Architects" (15-1143).

Required Training:
Bachelor's Degree

Technology Industry

Web Developers

Typical Salary: $54,720

Design, create, and modify Web sites. Analyze user needs to implement Web site content, graphics, performance, and capacity. May integrate Web sites with other computer applications. May convert written, graphic, audio, and video components to compatible Web formats by using software designed to facilitate the creation of Web and multimedia content. Excludes "Multimedia Artists and Animators" (27-1014).

Required Training:
Associate Degree

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