Computer and Information Systems Manager

Career Overview

Computer and information systems managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities of organizations that analyze, design, develop, implement, operate and administer computer and telecommunications software, networks and information systems. Use the search box to find the video made by Craig!


The degrees/certifications required for this position may depend on the organization. Some people focus on gaining technical skills and certifications, while other focus on getting a computer-related or business degree that relates to technology. Some might earn a four-year bachelor's degree in computer or information science, computer systems engineering, or management information systems.

Salary Expectations

Low End:
High End:
$48,000 /yr
$113,000 /yr
$171,000 /yr

Recommended Courses

  • Math - as much as possible!
  • Computer Programming
  • Computer Science
  • Business
  • English - as much as possible!
  • Communication
  • Technology - as much as possible!
Work Environment

Typically, computer and information systems managers work for companies who deal with computer systems design, finance, insurance, information, and manufacturing.

Future Outlook

The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada