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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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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