Information Systems in Georgia

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Schools Offering Information Systems Programs in Georgia


Each year, approximately 0.6% of Georgia graduates receive degrees in information systems. Thus, Georgia's 60 information systems schools put out approximately 1,392 information systems professionals each year.

Top Schools

University of Georgia, which was ranked 15th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Georgia that has a information systems program. It is located in Athens. In 2010, 109 students graduated from University of Georgia's information systems program. Students at University of Georgia paid $8,736 per year in tuition fees.

Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus, which is located in Atlanta, is the second-ranked school in Georgia that has a information systems program. It received a ranking of 19th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus graduated 387 students from its information systems program. Students at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus paid $8,716 per year in tuition fees.

Georgia State University, which is located in Atlanta, is the third-ranked school in Georgia that has a information systems program. It received a ranking of 32nd in the country in 2010. 113 students graduated with degree in information systems from Georgia State University in 2010. Georgia State University charged in-state students $8,698 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Information systems schools in Georgia, charge students an average tuition of $8,789 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $26,226 per year, or as little as $1,863 per year. In 2010, the information systems schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Georgia were:

  1. Covenant College - located in Lookout Mountain, students are charged $26,226 per year
  2. Morehouse College - located in Atlanta, students are charged $22,444 per year
  3. LaGrange College - located in Lagrange, students are charged $22,208 per year

The following Georgia information systems schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Central Georgia Technical College - located in Macon, students are charged $1,863 per year
  2. Athens Technical College - located in Athens, students are charged $1,863 per year
  3. Gwinnett Technical College - located in Lawrenceville, students are charged $2,064 per year

An information systems degree from a Georgia school... what next?

The Georgia counties with the largest populations of information systems professional are:

  1. Barrow County - 7,900 information systems professionals
  2. Clarke County - 240 information systems professionals
  3. Burke County - 230 information systems professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 13,580 information systems professionals will be working in Georgia state. This would require the number of information systems professionals to grow by 15%.

Salary

On average, information systems professionals earn $113,140 per year. But, salaries for information systems professional can vary. In 2010, information systems professional made as little as less than $46,600 per year or as much as more than $160,200 per year in Georgia. The counties in Georgia with the highest average salary for information systems professionals are:

  1. Barrow County - $119,460 per year
  2. Burke County - $102,960 per year
  3. Houston County - $100,260 per year

The following counties in Georgia have the lowest average salaries for information systems professional:

  1. Bulloch County - $73,640 per year
  2. Appling County - $78,140 per year
  3. Baker County - $82,500 per year

On average, the highest paid information systems professionals in Georgia were:

  1. Information Systems Manager - $113,140 per year

The information systems professionals with lowest average salaries in Georgia were:

  1. Information Systems Manager - $113,140 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in information systems in Georgia and to compare salaries with various related fields such as computer networking or information technology, 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 Systems in Georgia
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems in Georgia
  • Master's Degree in Information Systems in Georgia
  • Doctoral Degree in Information Systems in Georgia
  • Certificate in Information Systems in Georgia

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Computer and Information Systems Managers 10,100 $113,140 -2.6%
 

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