Computer and Information Systems Managers


Salary Median (2020)


Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

+10.4% (faster than the average)

Most Common Level of Education

Bachelor's degree


What Computer and Information Systems Managers Do

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming.

Other Job Titles Computer and Information Systems Managers May Have

Application Development Director, Computing Services Director, Data Processing Manager, Information Systems Director (IS Director), Information Systems Manager (IS Manager), Information Systems Supervisor (IS Supervisor), Information Technology Director (IT Director), Information Technology Manager (IT Manager), MIS Director (Management Information Systems Director), Technical Services Manager

How Leaders Describe a Typical Day at Work

Global Chief Information Security Officer ,

JP Morgan Chase & Co.

No day is ever the same. JP Morgan Chase & Co. is one of the world's largest banks and I am reminded daily of the important role it plays in the global economy and what I do here. My time is typically divided equally between time with my team and time with executives. My main function is leading a team that protects the firm and its customers, clients, employees and partners from cybersecurity threats. I also do a lot of work engaging fellow employees and training them on proper cyber hygiene.

Founder and CEO ,

Women's Society of Cyberjutsu

As the Founder and CEO of WSC, I use a holistic approach to develop programs that train women in both the hard technical skills and soft skills, empowering them to succeed.

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Direct daily operations of department, analyzing workflow, establishing priorities, developing standards and setting deadlines.
  • Meet with department heads, managers, supervisors, vendors, and others, to solicit cooperation and resolve problems.
  • Review project plans to plan and coordinate project activity.
  • Assign and review the work of systems analysts, programmers, and other computer-related workers.
  • Provide users with technical support for computer problems.

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