What do Computer Engineering Technologists Do?
Computer Engineering Technologists are employed as embedded software technologists, computer support specialists, networking support specialists, automation engineers, applications engineers, telecommunications engineers, network support technical engineers, and network administrators. Computer Engineering Technologists are employed by industry, academia and government labs for manufacturing and analysis.
How Much Do They Earn?
In May 2019, the median annual wage for Computer Systems Analyst was $85,291, and the median annual wage for Computer Hardware Engineers was $81,785.
The employment of Computer Engineering Technologists is projected to grow 10-15 percent between 2019 to 2028.
*Source: Data was collected from Burning Glass; they represent actual job postings in the last twelve months and BLS projections from 2019-2028.
Where Do They Work?
- Industrial equipment design
- Consulting firms
- Government agencies
- Energy and environmental solutions
The Department of Engineering Technology offers integrated collaborative programs between UK and BCTC, where students earn AAS and B.S. degrees. The undergraduate program provides flexibility and sufficient depth and breadth of study through its variety of course offerings. Students will conclude the program with a two-semester senior capstone project incorporating design, creation and collaboration with participating companies under real-world conditions.
The Engineering Technology Program will be eligible for accreditation by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET.