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Top Paying Jobs for People with an Associates Degree

Business Insider lists Web Developer and Computer Network Support Specialists in their top paying jobs:  6 High-Paying Jobs That You Can Get With An Associate's Degree (December 2014)

According to data provided by CCC Center of Excellence (2015), there has been an 8% increase in San Diego County area Web Development jobs in the past 3 years with an average of 85 jobs available per year.  These jobs pay a median annual income of $51,807 with an Associate’s degree as the typical entry level of education.  San Diego community colleges average only 30 web development degrees per year.


  • Communications Specialist
  • Computer Game Programmer
  • Computer Graphics Designer
  • Computer Hardware Specialist
  • Computer Help Desk Technician
  • Computer Maintenance Technician
  • Computer Software Technician
  • Cyber Caf� Owner
  • GIS (Geographic Information Systems)
  • Specialist
  • Information Specialist
  • LAN/WAN Manager
  • Manufacturer's Representative
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Consultant
  • Network Control Technician
  • Network Training and Support Specialist
  • Sales and Service
  • Software Consultant
  • Technical Support Representative
  • Telecommunications Technician
  • Training Specialist
  • Web Developer

Options if you have a CIS Bachelor's Degree or higher

  • Computer Systems Engineer
  • Computing Analyst
  • Database Manager
  • Information Systems Programmer
  • Network Analyst
  • Programmer Analyst
  • Scientific Programmer
  • Software Engineer/Designer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Systems Programmer
  • Telecommunications Programmer
  • Telecommunications Technical Engineer

For more career information talk to the Cuyamaca Career Center.

Last Updated: 01/21/2016


Jodi Reed
Program Coordinator
Phone: (619) 660-4465

  • Grossmont
  • Cuyamaca
A Member of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District