Technology in Alabama

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Schools Offering Technology Programs in Alabama


Each year, approximately 2.2% of Alabama graduates receive degrees in technology. In other words, every year an estimated 3,161 technology professionals graduate from Alabama's 50 technology schools.

Top Schools

Auburn University, which is located in Auburn University, is the top-ranked school in Alabama that has a technology program. It received a ranking of 25th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Auburn University graduated 176 students from its technology program. Auburn University charged in-state students $7,900 in tuition fees per year.

Birmingham Southern College, which was ranked 32nd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Alabama that has a technology program. It is located in Birmingham. In 2010, 2 students graduated from Birmingham Southern College technology program. The tuition rate at Birmingham Southern College was $27,890 per year.

Spring Hill College, which is located in Mobile, is the third-ranked school in Alabama that has a technology program. It received a ranking of 39th in the country in 2010. 1 students graduated with degree in technology from Spring Hill College in 2010. Students at Spring Hill College paid $26,730 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Alabama technology school, average tuition will be $8,600 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,834 per year to $27,890 per year. The Alabama technology schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Birmingham Southern College - located in Birmingham, students are charged $27,890 per year
  2. Spring Hill College - located in Mobile, students are charged $26,730 per year
  3. Samford University - located in Birmingham, students are charged $21,942 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Alabama technology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Southern Union State Community College - located in Wadley, students are charged $2,834 per year
  2. Alabama Southern Community College - located in Monroeville, students are charged $3,270 per year
  3. Central Alabama Community College - located in Alexander City, students are charged $3,270 per year

A technology degree from an Alabama school... what next?

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

  1. Bibb County - 350 technology professionals
  2. Autauga County - 330 technology professionals
  3. Mobile County - 260 technology professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of technology professionals is expected to grow by 13% by 2018. There are projected to be 2,730 technology professionals working in the Alabama then.

Salary

On average, technology professionals earn a salary of $55,535 per year in Alabama state. However, this number is only an average. Technology professional in Alabama had varying salaries from $22,330 to $109,680 per year in 2010. Technology professionals in the following Alabama counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Limestone County - $82,640 per year
  2. Greene County - $64,480 per year
  3. Bullock County - $64,335 per year

The following counties in Alabama have the lowest average salaries for technology professional:

  1. Bibb County - $44,325 per year
  2. Baldwin County - $50,120 per year
  3. Mobile County - $52,720 per year

On average, the highest paid technology professionals in Alabama were:

  1. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $64,470 per year
  2. Electronics Technology Instructor - $46,600 per year

The technology professionals with lowest average salaries in Alabama were:

  1. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $64,470 per year
  2. Electronics Technology Instructor - $46,600 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Alabama statistics regarding a career in technology. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as x ray technology or electrical engineering.

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

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

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Instructional Coordinators 1,340 $64,470 28.8%
2
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 1,230 $46,600 -20.1%
 

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