Information Technology in Arizona

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Schools Offering Information Technology Programs in Arizona


Around 0.7% of Arizona's graduates graduate from information technology degree programs every year. That means an estimated 1,548 information technology professionals graduate from Arizona's 30 information technology schools each year.

Top Schools

Northern Arizona University, which is located in Flagstaff, is the top-ranked school in Arizona that has a information technology program. It received a ranking of 33rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Northern Arizona University graduated no students from its information technology program. Students at Northern Arizona University paid $7,672 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Arizona with a information technology program is University of Phoenix-Online Campus, which is located in Phoenix. In 2010, it was ranked 49th nationwide. In 2010, 1,017 students graduated from University of Phoenix-Online Campus information technology program. University of Phoenix-Online Campus charged in-state students $11,520 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Arizona with a information technology program is Arizona State University, which is located in Tempe. In 2010, it was ranked 57th nationwide. In 2010, Arizona State University graduated 117 students from its information technology programs. Arizona State University charged in-state students $8,132 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Information technology schools in Arizona, charge students an average tuition of $5,485 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $23,550 per year, or as little as $805 per year. In 2010, the information technology schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Arizona were:

  1. Collins College - located in Phoenix, students are charged $23,550 per year
  2. University of Advancing Technology - located in Tempe, students are charged $19,200 per year
  3. Grand Canyon University - located in Phoenix, students are charged $16,500 per year

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

  1. Dine College - located in Tsaile, students are charged $805 per year
  2. Pima Community College - located in Tucson, students are charged $1,412 per year
  3. Northland Pioneer College - located in Holbrook, students are charged $1,414 per year

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

The Arizona counties with the largest populations of information technology professional are:

  1. Maricopa County - 3,290 information technology professionals
  2. Pima County - 560 information technology professionals
  3. Coconino County - 80 information technology professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 4,610 information technology professionals will be working in Arizona state. This would require the number of information technology professionals to grow by 5%.

Salary

On average, information technology professionals earn $106,810 per year. In 2010, however, some Arizona information technology professional earned as little as less than $54,200 per year or as much as more than $161,500 per year. The counties in Arizona with the highest average salary for information technology professionals are:

  1. Coconino County - $110,560 per year
  2. Maricopa County - $108,600 per year
  3. Cochise County - $107,420 per year

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

  1. Apache County - $79,830 per year
  2. Yuma County - $93,390 per year
  3. Pima County - $100,880 per year

On average, the highest paid information technology professionals in Arizona were:

  1. Information Technology Manager - $106,810 per year

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

  1. Information Technology Manager - $106,810 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Arizona statistics regarding a career in information technology and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as information technology or computer networking.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Information Technology in Arizona
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology in Arizona
  • Master's Degree in Information Technology in Arizona
  • Certificate in Information Technology in Arizona

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Computer and Information Systems Managers 4,140 $106,810 -5.7%
 

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