By 2020, the cybersecurity market is expected to grow to $170 billion. Career Outlook for Cybersecurity professionals is expected to see job growth of 28 percent between 2016 and 2026 as reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). An average wage of $99,690 was earned by these specialists as of a 2018 bureau report.
Cybersecurity is rapidly expanding and ever-evolving field with many types of jobs in the private, public, and nonprofit sector including:
- law enforcement
- intelligence agencies
- public utilities
The types of jobs range from management and administration to technical and engineering. It is an exciting field for people who enjoy learning new things and exploring aspects of technology.