Information Technology in Georgia

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Schools Offering Information Technology Programs in Georgia


Approximately 0.6% of graduates in of Georgia receive information technology degrees every year. Thus, Georgia's 49 information technology schools put out approximately 1,386 information technology professionals each year.

Top Schools

Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus, which was ranked 19th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Georgia that has a information technology program. It is located in Atlanta. In 2010, 374 students graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus' information technology program. Tuition at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus was $8,716 per year.

The second-ranked school in Georgia that has a information technology program is Life University. Life University, which was ranked 30th in the country in 2010, is located in Marietta. In 2010, Life University graduated 5 students from its information technology program. Life University charged in-state students $8,580 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Georgia with a information technology program is Georgia State University, which is located in Atlanta. In 2010, it was ranked 32nd nationwide. In 2010, Georgia State University graduated 113 students from its information technology programs. Georgia State University charged in-state students $8,698 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Information technology schools in Georgia, charge students an average tuition of $9,344 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $30,560 per year, or as little as $2,354 per year. In 2010, the following Georgia information technology schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Mercer University - located in Macon, students are charged $30,560 per year
  2. Covenant College - located in Lookout Mountain, students are charged $26,226 per year
  3. Morehouse College - located in Atlanta, students are charged $22,444 per year

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

  1. Macon State College - located in Macon, students are charged $2,354 per year
  2. Darton College - located in Albany, students are charged $2,714 per year
  3. Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College - located in Tifton, students are charged $2,962 per year

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

The following counties have the largest number of Georgia information technology professionals:

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

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of information technology professionals is expected to grow by 15% by 2018. There are projected to be 13,580 information technology professionals working in the Georgia then.

Salary

information technology professionals in Georgia make an average of $113,140 per year. However, this number is only an average. Information technology professional in Georgia had varying salaries from $46,600 to $160,200 per year in 2010. The following counties in Georgia have the highest average salaries for information technology professionals:

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

On average, information technology professionals earn the least in the following Georgia counties:

  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 technology professionals in Georgia were:

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

On average, the lowest paid information technology professionals in Georgia were:

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

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Georgia 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 Georgia
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology in Georgia
  • Master's Degree in Information Technology in Georgia
  • Doctoral Degree in Information Technology in Georgia
  • Certificate in Information Technology in Georgia

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,896 miles from location Strayer University-Georgia Atlanta GA n/a n/a n/a
5,902 miles from location Georgia State University Atlanta GA 68.3293 68% 30,427
5,915 miles from location Kennesaw State University Kennesaw GA 60.8852 56% 22,389
5,904 miles from location Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus Atlanta GA 80.8786 42% 20,291
5,746 miles from location Georgia Southern University Statesboro GA 32.9448 72% 19,086
5,704 miles from location South University-Savannah Savannah GA 17.3865 44% 13,179
5,827 miles from location Valdosta State University Valdosta GA 59.0098 52% 12,391
5,943 miles from location University of West Georgia Carrollton GA 56.8754 57% 11,500
5,930 miles from location Columbus State University Columbus GA 24.244 61% 8,178
5,856 miles from location Mercer University Macon GA 66.2857 20% 8,072
5,707 miles from location Armstrong Atlantic State University Savannah GA 55.7086 61% 7,538
5,765 miles from location Augusta State University Augusta GA 51.0634 68% 7,061
5,833 miles from location Georgia College & State University Milledgeville GA 63.1655 48% 6,633
5,861 miles from location Macon State College Macon GA 9.40475 n/a 6,615
0 miles from location Clayton State University Morrow GA 21.8026 53% 6,587
5,884 miles from location Darton College Albany GA 11.5575 n/a 5,854
5,882 miles from location North Georgia College & State University Dahlonega GA 27.7495 53% 5,652
5,911 miles from location Southern Polytechnic State University Marietta GA 22.5982 63% 5,183
5,880 miles from location Albany State University Albany GA 26.6919 38% 4,473
5,904 miles from location Clark Atlanta University Atlanta GA 22.0674 18% 3,873
5,701 miles from location Savannah State University Savannah GA 17.8643 n/a 3,820
5,869 miles from location Fort Valley State University Fort Valley GA 21.9471 40% 3,553
5,843 miles from location Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Tifton GA 20.9039 87% 3,327
5,722 miles from location College of Coastal Georgia Brunswick GA 6.56276 n/a 3,080
5,881 miles from location Georgia Gwinnett College Lawrenceville GA 8.78568 n/a 2,947
5,887 miles from location Georgia Southwestern State University Americus GA 23.3063 52% 2,903
5,904 miles from location Morehouse College Atlanta GA 61.0705 41% 2,689
5,910 miles from location Life University Marietta GA 70.0573 85% 2,301
5,904 miles from location Spelman College Atlanta GA 35.9892 26% 2,229
5,901 miles from location American InterContinental University Atlanta GA 16.6288 100% 2,050
5,804 miles from location South Georgia College Douglas GA 18.7999 100% 2,000
5,900 miles from location University of Phoenix-Atlanta Campus Atlanta GA 8.56179 n/a 1,568
5,832 miles from location Georgia Military College-Milledgeville Campus Milledgeville GA 17.1356 n/a 1,406
5,963 miles from location Covenant College Lookout Mountain GA 62.8149 42% 1,367
5,769 miles from location Georgia Military College-Augusta Campus Augusta GA 13.1817 n/a 1,258
5,950 miles from location Shorter University Rome GA 57.4714 31% 1,205
5,932 miles from location University of Phoenix-Columbus Georgia Campus Columbus GA 7.87898 n/a 1,049
5,792 miles from location Brewton-Parker College Mount Vernon GA 46.2674 50% 1,049
5,938 miles from location LaGrange College Lagrange GA 24.6088 26% 1,027
5,911 miles from location Georgia Military College-Atlanta Campus Fairburn GA 13.7752 n/a 690
5,860 miles from location Wesleyan College Macon GA 56.1354 38% 685
5,902 miles from location Westwood College-Atlanta Midtown Atlanta GA 2.95808 n/a 675
5,901 miles from location Herzing University Atlanta GA 18.242 100% 609
5,908 miles from location Lincoln College of Technology Marietta GA 16.6114 n/a 580
5,895 miles from location Westwood College-Northlake Atlanta GA 3.32948 n/a 490
5,898 miles from location Interactive College of Technology Atlanta GA 26.2665 n/a 312
5,893 miles from location Omnitech Institute Decatur GA 25.6855 n/a 99
5,899 miles from location Interactive College of Technology Morrow GA 22.0155 n/a 53
5,874 miles from location Interactive College of Technology Gainesville GA 25.0019 n/a 50
 

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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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