Technology in Arkansas

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Schools Offering Technology Programs in Arkansas


Each year, roughly 2.7% of Arkansas students graduate with degrees in technology. In other words, every year an estimated 1,999 technology professionals graduate from Arkansas' 47 technology schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Arkansas with a technology program is Harding University, which is located in Searcy. In 2010, it was ranked 33rd nationwide. In 2010, 38 students graduated from Harding University's technology program. Tuition at Harding University was $14,040 per year.

John Brown University, which is located in Siloam Springs, is the second-ranked school in Arkansas that has a technology program. It received a ranking of 33rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, John Brown University graduated 40 students from its technology program. The tuition rate at John Brown University was $19,770 per year.

Arkansas State University-Main Campus, which is located in Jonesboro, is the third-ranked school in Arkansas that has a technology program. It received a ranking of 42nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Arkansas State University-Main Campus graduated 130 students from its technology programs. The tuition rate at Arkansas State University-Main Campus was $6,640 per year.

Cost

Technology schools in Arkansas, charge students an average tuition of $6,809 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $32,040 per year, or as little as $1,536 per year. In 2010, the following Arkansas technology schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Hendrix College - located in Conway, students are charged $32,040 per year
  2. Lyon College - located in Batesville, students are charged $21,324 per year
  3. Ouachita Baptist University - located in Arkadelphia, students are charged $19,820 per year

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

  1. North Arkansas College - located in Harrison, students are charged $1,536 per year
  2. Rich Mountain Community College - located in Mena, students are charged $1,632 per year
  3. Arkansas Northeastern College - located in Blytheville, students are charged $1,720 per year

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

The following counties have the largest number of Arkansas technology professionals:

  1. Faulkner County - 380 technology professionals
  2. Arkansas County - 320 technology professionals
  3. Benton County - 130 technology professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of technology professionals is expected to grow by 29% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,210 technology professionals working in the Arkansas then.

Salary

technology professionals in Arkansas make an average of $53,905 per year. However, this number is only an average. Technology professional in Arkansas had varying salaries from $26,150 to $91,480 per year in 2010. Technology professionals in the following Arkansas counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Benton County - $68,870 per year
  2. Crawford County - $57,260 per year
  3. Baxter County - $55,640 per year

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

  1. Arkansas County - $49,695 per year
  2. Cleburne County - $51,570 per year
  3. Faulkner County - $53,410 per year

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

  1. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $56,320 per year
  2. Electronics Technology Instructor - $51,490 per year

The technology professionals with lowest average salaries in Arkansas were:

  1. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $56,320 per year
  2. Electronics Technology Instructor - $51,490 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Arkansas 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 Arkansas
  • Bachelor's Degree in Technology in Arkansas
  • Master's Degree in Technology in Arkansas
  • Certificate in Technology in Arkansas

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Instructional Coordinators 1,150 $56,320 98.3%
2
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 280 $51,490
 

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