8 Sample Job Objective Statements for IT and Technical Resumes

Should you put a job objective statement on a resume for an IT or other technical job? Here's a quick yes-or-no quiz to help you figure out if a job objective statement is right for you.

  1. Are most of the job titles in your work history in the field of your job objective?
  2. Is your college degree (or degrees) or certification in a highly relevant field, and did you earn your most recent degree or certification within the last five years?
  3. Have you earned the right (through experience or education/training) to use a professional title to describe what you do for work?
  4. Do you have a list of IT or technical skills that screams, "This is my area of expertise"?

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If you answered "Yes" to any of these questions, read "Should You Put a Career Objective Statement on a Resume?" to learn about some alternatives to using a job objective statement.

If you answered "No" to all four questions, read "Your Resume Job Objective" to learn the guidelines for writing a good objective statement. Then come back here to see examples of job objective statements written by folks in IT and other technical fields.

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8 Technical Job Objective Statements

The following eight job objective statements were taken from this site's group of Technical Resume Samples.

Job Objective: Associate Environmental Specialist-Courier Express

Objective: Research Analyst, PCs or Semiconductors

Objective: Senior Software Engineering Position

Objective: Software Engineer / Programmer

Job Objective: Software Sales Engineer

Objective: Technical Account Manager/Customer Quality Engineer

Career Objective: Project Manager for an Internet / Software company

Objective: Position as a Broadcast / Electronics Engineer

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