Technology in Georgia

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Schools Offering Technology Programs in Georgia


Each year, approximately 2.9% of Georgia graduates receive degrees in technology. Thus, Georgia's 94 technology schools put out approximately 7,225 technology professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Georgia with a technology program is Emory University, which is located in Atlanta. In 2010, it was ranked 14th nationwide. In 2010, Emory University graduated 51 students from its technology program. Tuition at Emory University was $39,158 per year.

University of Georgia, which is located in Athens, is the second-ranked school in Georgia that has a technology program. It received a ranking of 15th in the country in 2010. 274 students graduated with degree in technology from University of Georgia in 2010. University of Georgia charged in-state students $8,736 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Georgia with a technology program is Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus, which is located in Atlanta. In 2010, it was ranked 19th nationwide. 581 students graduated with degree in technology from Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus in 2010. Students at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus paid $8,716 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Technology schools in Georgia, charge students an average tuition of $8,002 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $39,158 per year, or as little as $1,863 per year. In 2010, the technology schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Georgia were:

  1. Emory University - located in Atlanta, students are charged $39,158 per year
  2. Mercer University - located in Macon, students are charged $30,560 per year
  3. Savannah College of Art and Design - located in Savannah, students are charged $29,570 per year

The technology schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Georgia were:

  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

A technology degree from a Georgia school... what next?

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

  1. Barrow County - 3,240 technology professionals
  2. Burke County - 350 technology professionals
  3. Houston County - 320 technology professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 7,650 technology professionals will be working in Georgia state. This would require the number of technology professionals to grow by 35%.

Salary

technology professionals in Georgia earn $58,070 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Georgia technology professional earned as little as less than $25,850 per year or as much as more than $102,260 per year. The counties in Georgia with the highest average salary for technology professionals are:

  1. Murray County - $75,850 per year
  2. Liberty County - $68,230 per year
  3. Houston County - $66,860 per year

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

  1. Banks County - $50,920 per year
  2. Russell County - $52,730 per year
  3. Floyd County - $54,860 per year

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

  1. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $58,190 per year
  2. Electronics Technology Instructor - $57,950 per year

The technology professionals with lowest average salaries in Georgia were:

  1. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $58,190 per year
  2. Electronics Technology Instructor - $57,950 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Georgia statistics regarding a career in technology and to compare salaries with a variety of 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 Georgia
  • Bachelor's Degree in Technology in Georgia
  • Master's Degree in Technology in Georgia
  • Doctoral Degree in Technology in Georgia
  • Certificate in Technology in Georgia

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Instructional Coordinators 4,810 $58,190 -42.2%
2
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 1,030 $57,950 -40.5%
 

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