Information Technology in Alabama

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Schools Offering Information Technology Programs in Alabama


Approximately 1.3% of graduates in of Alabama receive information technology degrees every year. Thus, Alabama's 45 information technology schools put out approximately 1,849 information technology professionals each year.

Top Schools

Auburn University, which was ranked 25th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Alabama that has a information technology program. It is located in Auburn University. In 2010, 20 students graduated from Auburn University's information technology program. The tuition rate at Auburn University was $7,900 per year.

Spring Hill College, which was ranked 39th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Alabama that has a information technology program. It is located in Mobile. In 2010, 0 students graduated from Spring Hill College information technology program. Spring Hill College charged in-state students $26,730 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Alabama with a information technology program is Tuskegee University, which is located in Tuskegee Institute. In 2010, it was ranked 49th nationwide. Tuition at Tuskegee University was $16,750 per year.

Cost

Information technology schools in Alabama, charge students an average tuition of $6,030 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $26,730 per year, or as little as $1,308 per year. The Alabama information technology schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Spring Hill College - located in Mobile, students are charged $26,730 per year
  2. Tuskegee University - located in Tuskegee Institute, students are charged $16,750 per year
  3. University of Mobile - located in Eight Mile, students are charged $16,120 per year

The following Alabama information technology schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. J F Ingram State Technical College - located in Deatsville, students are charged $1,308 per year
  2. Southern Union State Community College - located in Wadley, students are charged $2,834 per year
  3. Enterprise State Community College - located in Enterprise, students are charged $3,052 per year

An information technology degree from an Alabama school... what next?

In Alabama, the largest numbers of information technology professional work in the following counties:

  1. Limestone County - 800 information technology professionals
  2. Bibb County - 710 information technology professionals
  3. Autauga County - 270 information technology professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of information technology professionals is expected to grow by 16% by 2018. There are projected to be 2,670 information technology professionals working in the Alabama then.

Salary

information technology professionals in Alabama make an average of $107,250 per year. However, Alabama information technology professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $47,260 per year to more than $156,230 per year in 2010. The counties in Alabama with the highest average salary for information technology professionals are:

  1. Limestone County - $113,940 per year
  2. Autauga County - $109,250 per year
  3. Bibb County - $108,060 per year

The Alabama counties with the lowest average salary for information technology professionals are:

  1. Cullman County - $79,890 per year
  2. Chambers County - $81,890 per year
  3. Baldwin County - $87,020 per year

The information technology professionals with highest average salaries in Alabama were:

  1. Information Technology Manager - $107,250 per year

The information technology professionals with lowest average salaries in Alabama were:

  1. Information Technology Manager - $107,250 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in information technology in Alabama and to compare salaries with various related fields such as information technology or computer networking, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Information Technology in Alabama
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology in Alabama
  • Master's Degree in Information Technology in Alabama
  • Doctoral Degree in Information Technology in Alabama
  • Certificate in Information Technology in Alabama

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Computer and Information Systems Managers 2,390 $107,250 -13.7%
 

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