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Kay Johnson - 325.734.3630
Mayra Juarez - 325.236.8206
Email: wtxfinaid@tstc.edu

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Julia Humphrey - 325.734.3612
Abilene Campus

Patricia Reid - 254.559.7720
Breckenridge Campus

Charlotte Tongate - 325. 641. 3901
Brownwood Campus

Jennifer Rosas - 325.235.7338
Sweetwater Campus

(254) 799-3611

3801 Campus Drive
Waco, TX 76705

TSTC is located off I-35 North at exit 342A, just north of Waco
 
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What the Future Holds

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that employment in the database and web programming field is expected to increase 21% from 2008 to 2018--faster than the average of many other occupations. And with salaries ranging from $40,000 to $90,000, it may be the right time to make the transition into computer programming.

  • One of the fastest-growing occupations projected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Annual median wage: $77,740
  • Mean hourly wage:  $39.06
  • 21% Average Projected Growth (2008-2018) with a projected need to fill 295,000 job openings

Current & Previous Employers

  • Genesis Network Solutions
  • Texas State Technical College
  • Santa Maria Care Center
  • ARMtech Inc.
  • Bluff Creek Petroleum
  • EDMS
  • CBD Training Inc.
  • Murph Systems
  • Arrow Ford
  • Ronnie Smith Transmissions 

By the Numbers 

CST Industry

15-1021 (15-1131) Computer Programmers
Annual Average of Job Openings TX 620
2010-2020 Projection of Growth TX 12%
2010 Average Starting Wage TX $38.46
2010 Average Starting Wage Abilene $33.85
15-1099.04 (15-1179) Web Developers
Annual Average of Job Openings TX 315
2010-2020 Projection of Growth TX 14.1%
2010 Average Starting Wage TX $39.23
2010 Average Starting Wage Abilene $25.02
15-1032 (15-1133) Computer
Software Engineers, Systems Software
Annual Average of Job Openings TX 1070
2010-2020 Projection of Growth TX 32.4%
2010 Average Starting Wage TX $46.81
2010 Average Starting Wage Abilene $33.85
15-1099.01 (15-1121) Software
Quality Assurance Engineers & Testers
Annual Average of Job Openings TX 315
2010-2020 Projection of Growth TX 14.1%
2010 Average Starting Wage TX $39.16
2010 Average Starting Wage Abilene $35.68

SOURCES: WantedAnalytics, WorkInTexas.com, BLS.gov, and O*NET Online, MSN Careerbuilder and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
*Salaries are dependent on location and demand











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