Website Resource Launched for Individuals Seeking Computer Training in Maryland

Nov 29, 2010 (11:11 AM EST)

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the current economic woes that plague the U.S., the Washington D.C. Capital region – D.C., Maryland and Virginia – is thriving with economic development in the IT sector. According to, the tri-state area accounts for states in the top ten of U.S. states for the number of jobs in industries such as computer systems design, engineering, telecommunications, and software publishing, as well as average pay.

The tri-state cumulative salary average is one of the highest in the nation. IT professionals in D.C. are among the highest paid in the nation, with an average pay of $89,000 a year. Similarly, Maryland and Virginia IT professionals are the second-highest paid – netting an average of $84,000 per year. This is part of the reason for this site's opening: to help foster growth and sustainability within the IT sector with qualified professionals.

Hence, the staff and contributors at Computer Training Maryland are pleased to announce the grand opening of their site, one of the web's premier resources for information on computer training options in Maryland. The website – – aims to help empower students and professionals to further their careers or to simply get their feet wet for the first time in the IT sector. offers a growing database of IT-related certifications, where and when they can be acquired, and a myriad of helpful resources for prospective students as well as seasoned professionals. Facts and information are easily accessible and include the following certifications: would also like to extend a big THANK YOU to the Academy of Computer Education for their generous sponsorship. Without the experience and know-how of ACE, this great service and information-base would not have been possible.