So you're thinking about a career in information technology. Or maybe you're already an IT professional but looking to take the next step in your career. Either way, your professional future looks bright. According to the U.S. Department of Labor's latest “Occupational Outlook Handbook,” the average salary for a computer user support specialist in Colorado is $60,020, or $28.86 an hour – the fourth highest pay among all 50 states. The entry-level salary stands at $42,130, and experienced computer user support specialists can easily earn north of six figures a year. To top it all off, there's this: “The computer field isn't recession-proof, but we've had a whole lot better success in keeping a lot of jobs around than a lot of other industries,” explained one local IT vice president. Great pay, job security, an exciting career ... what more could you ask for?