You’ve acquired many new skills while serving in the military. Now that you are transitioning to civilian life, wouldn’t it be great to use those skills in a field that is interesting and lucrative? You should be able to take your military experience and use it as a foundation for a new vocation. That’s why so many returning veterans transition into IT careers.
Information technology continues to be a growing field where veterans can apply their skills. It’s been demonstrated that vets excel at IT jobs. Military training generates a talent pool rich in technology and cybersecurity experience. Those skills tend to readily translate to IT careers in civilian life. And demand for IT professionals continues to grow. The Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that IT will add 557,100 new jobs over the next 10 years, new jobs that pay a median wage of $86,320 per year.