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Schools Offering Technology Programs in Louisiana


Approximately 3.3% of graduates in of Louisiana receive technology degrees every year. That means an estimated 3,963 technology professionals graduate from Louisiana's 54 technology schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Louisiana with a technology program is Tulane University of Louisiana, which is located in New Orleans. In 2010, it was ranked 18th nationwide. In 2010, Tulane University of Louisiana graduated 34 students from its technology program. The tuition rate at Tulane University of Louisiana was $41,884 per year.

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College, which is located in Baton Rouge, is the second-ranked school in Louisiana that has a technology program. It received a ranking of 26th in the country in 2010. 189 students graduated with degree in technology from Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College in 2010. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College charged in-state students $5,764 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Louisiana that has a technology program is Louisiana College. Louisiana College, which was ranked 42nd in the country in 2010, is located in Pineville. In 2010, 2 students graduated from Louisiana College technology program. Students at Louisiana College paid $13,030 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Louisiana's technology schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $6,205 per year, though tuition can range from $41,884 per year to $1,032 per year. In 2010, the technology schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Louisiana were:

  1. Tulane University of Louisiana - located in New Orleans, students are charged $41,884 per year
  2. ITT Technical Institute-Baton Rouge - located in Baton Rouge, students are charged $18,048 per year
  3. ITT Technical Institute-Saint Rose - located in Saint Rose, students are charged $18,048 per year

The following Louisiana technology schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus - located in Lafayette, students are charged $1,032 per year
  2. South Central Louisiana Technical College-Young Memorial Campus - located in Morgan City, students are charged $1,092 per year
  3. Northwest Louisiana Technical College - located in Minden, students are charged $1,122 per year

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

In Louisiana, the largest numbers of technology professional work in the following counties:

  1. Jefferson Davis County - 1,210 technology professionals
  2. Ascension County - 760 technology professionals
  3. Acadia County - 330 technology professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of technology professionals in Louisiana will grow by 11%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 3,900 technology professionals working in Louisiana.

Salary

On average, technology professionals earn a salary of $54,830 per year in Louisiana state. In 2010, however, some Louisiana technology professional earned as little as less than $21,760 per year or as much as more than $116,730 per year. On average technology professional earn the most in the following Louisiana counties:

  1. Lafayette County - $75,190 per year
  2. Bossier County - $56,950 per year
  3. Jefferson Davis County - $56,835 per year

The Louisiana counties with the lowest average salary for technology professionals are:

  1. Grant County - $42,400 per year
  2. Ascension County - $47,140 per year
  3. Allen County - $51,395 per year

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

  1. Electronics Technology Instructor - $59,980 per year
  2. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $49,680 per year

The technology professionals with lowest average salaries in Louisiana were:

  1. Electronics Technology Instructor - $59,980 per year
  2. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $49,680 per year

More Information

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

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Instructional Coordinators 2,120 $49,680 44.2%
2
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 1,620 $59,980 13.3%
 

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Below are technology related jobs in Louisiana